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Welcome to UC San Diego

Welcome to UC San Diego

Congratulations on your offer of admission to the University of California San Diego - we are excited to have you as a member of the Graduate Division community! The checklist below will help guide you through your next steps. Should you have any questions along the way, please contact us.

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New Student Guides

What to Do Immediately

What can you do immediately once you are admitted to your grad program?

Next Steps

Before Arriving on Campus

What can you do before you arrive on campus to make sure your transition is as smooth as possible?

Plan Ahead

After Arriving on Campus

What should you do when you arrive on campus?

Get Situated

International Student Guide

International students may have additional or different requirements to fulfill for enrollment

International Guide

Learn More

Housing

Graduate and professional student on-campus housing is in very high demand. We recommend recently admitted students apply for housing and get on a waiting list as soon as possible.

Apply for Housing

Grad Life

Grad Life is a new comprehensive resource hub supporting the success of all UC San Diego graduate students. Visit the site to learn more about academic, financial, social, community, and health resources, as well as events.

Visit Grad Life

Fellowships

A variety of fellowships are awarded to incoming students as a means to increasing campus diversity and supporting student success.

Learn About Fellowships