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Gradlife and Events

At UC San Diego, there is never a shortage of activities and events. There is always something to do, ranging from academic seminars to concerts to excursions into the greater San Diego community. Please use the following calendars

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GradLife Calendar

The GradLife website and events calendar include events submitted by fellow graduate students.  These may be campus-wide events, department-specific events, or informal gatherings.

Graduate Student Association (GSA) Calendar

The Graduate Student Association maintains a calendar for functions supported fully or partially by the association.

UC San Diego Events Calendar

The UC San Diego Events Calendar includes all official events of the university.  Many events are open to students, staff, faculty, and the community.


Grad Slam is a competitive speaking event to showcase the impact of graduate student research.


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