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Incoming Students

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Admitted Student Webpage Orientation 


There will be department specific mandatory orientation on Wednesday, September 15th.  More information will be sent to your UCSD email.  You will also receive information regarding your faculty mentor/advisor shortly before or on Wednesday, September 15th. 

Information regarding orientation, registration (enrollment for classes), campus ID, health insurance, planning your classes will be sent to you in an email in late July. Email to incoming SE Master of Science (MS) students was sent on July 13th, 2021.

If you have any VISA related questions, please contact the International Students & Programs Office.  You can request appointments here.

If you have any questions regarding Residence for Tuition Purposes, please contact the Residence Deputy.



Address: Matthews Ln, La Jolla, CA 92093 (Structural Materials Engineering Building)

Graduate Student Orientation Schedule

Orientation will be held on Wednesday, September 15th, 2021.  
It will be via zoom.  Link was sent to your UCSD email.

Schedule content is subject to change; please check back frequently.



10:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
Department Chairs and Student Affairs.
10:15 a.m. Ice Breaker
Get to meet other incoming graduate students
through an activity.
10:35 a.m. Q&A with Student Affairs and Faculty
Your chance to ask questions based on Canvas
information and Graduate Student Handbook.
10:50 a.m. Breakout Rooms with Faculty
Get to interact with a SE Faculty member.
11:10 a.m. Student Panel and Graduate Student Organizations
Your chance to hear from current Graduate Students in
the Department and learn about ways that you can get
involved with Graduate Student Organizations.

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