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2018 Schedule

STARS 2018 program dates: June 24th - August 17th.

The STARS program is an intensive 8-week academy modeled on graduate school life. It includes 6-8 hours of faculty led research per day, student development workshops, a GRE (Graduate Records Exam) course and social activities.

In addition to a faculty mentor and a lab supervisor, each participant will be assigned a graduate student advocate/mentor. To complete the program, participants must participate in all courses, meetings and activities and make a 15-minute oral presentation of their research findings at the UC San Diego Summer Research Conference.

Information will be updated to the following schedule of activities as it becomes available.

Day
Date
Time
Event
Location

Sunday

6/24/2018

7:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Arrive at UCSD / Housing Check-in

Monday

6/25/2018

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Program Orientation

TBD

Monday

6/25/2018

1:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Team Building - Ropes Course

Challenge Course

Tuesday 

6/26/2018

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Mentor Meeting

 

Tuesday

6/26/2018

1:00 - 5:00 PM

GRE Intensive Course

TBD

Wednesday

6/27/2018

1:00 – 5:00 PM

GRE Intensive Course

TBD

Wednesday

6/27/2018

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

BBQ Dinner & Dialogue w/ Graduate Students

TBD

Thursday

6/28/2018

1:00 - 5:00 PM

GRE Intensive Course

TBD

Friday 

6/29/2018

1:00 - 5:00 PM

GRE Intensive Course

TBD

Saturday

6/30/2018

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Field Trip

San Diego Zoo

Tuesday

7/3/2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

GRE study session with Michael Flynn (optional)

TBD

Wednesday

7/4/2018

 

HOLIDAY!

 

Thursday

7/5/2018

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

STARS Conference

Price Center

Tuesday

7/10/2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

GRE study session with Michael Flynn (optional)

TBD

Wednesday

7/11/2018

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Graduate Advocate Meeting

TBD

Thursday

7/12/2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

GRE study session (mandatory)

TBD

Tuesday

7/17/2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

GRE study session  (mandatory)

TBD

Wednesday

7/18/2018

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Graduate Advocate Meeting

TBD

Thursday

7/19/2018

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

GRE post-test

TBD

Thursday

7/19/2018

Deadline to Register for the Summer Research Conference

Wednesday

7/25/2018

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Graduate Advocate Meeting

TBD

Wednesday

8/1/2018 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Graduate Advocate Meeting TBD

Wednesday

8/8/2018

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Graduate Advocate Meeting

TBD

Wednesday

8/15/2018

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Graduate Advocate Meeting

TBD

Thursday

8/16/2018

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Annual Summer Research Conference
(students present research - business attire)

Price Center

Thursday

8/16/2018

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Closing Event

Faculty Club

Friday

8/17/2018

Students Depart from UCSD

To get directions to any of the event locations, visit maps.ucsd.edu and enter the building number in the " I Am Looking For... " field.