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University Policies

The listing below shares information regarding UCSD policies. For addition details, please see our Policy & Procedure Manual.

Information Practices Act

The State of California Information Practices Act of 1977 requires the university to provide the following information to individuals who are asked to supply information about themselves.

The information on the application forms is requested by the Graduate Division, UCSD, for the principal purpose of gathering information to facilitate the processing of your graduate application for admission to UCSD. University policy authorizes the maintenance of this information.

Furnishing information that is not designated voluntary or optional is mandatory. Failure to provide such information will delay or prevent your admission to UCSD.

Information furnished on these forms may be used by various university departments, and once admitted, all or portions of the information provided may become a part of your student records. The information provided will be transmitted to the state and federal governments, if required by law. Individuals have the right of access to this record as it pertains to themselves.

The official responsible for maintaining the information contained on these forms is:

Graduate Division
Student Services Center 400, MC 0003
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093-0003.

Nondiscrimination Statement

The University of California, in compliance with Titles VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, or age in any of its policies, procedures, or practices; nor does the university discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation. This nondiscrimination policy covers admission and access to, and treatment and employment in, university programs and activities, including but not limited to, academic admission, financial aid, educational services, and student employment.

Inquiries regarding the university's equal opportunity policies may be directed to the campus compliance coordinator, (858) 534-6861.