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New Graduate Student Orientation

Graduate Triton Weeks of Welcome 2023

The Division of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs (GEPA) and the Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) plan a series of annual events for new graduate students to introduce you to the UC San Diego campus community. Information will be emailed to new students and posted here as it becomes available. Click on the menu to the left to view orientation information from previous years or explore the resource guide below.

Incoming Graduate Student Resource Fair

We are hosting a campus resource fair for new graduate students Thursday, September 7, 2023. More information and details will be shared via email. RSVP here! Map of resources here!



Join GPSA for an Ice Cream Social after the Resource Fair! 



Upcoming International Student Orientation 

For more information regarding International Students & Programs Office (ISPO) orientation events, please visit the ISPO orientation website


Upcoming Grad Welcome Events





White-Minimalist-Simple-Aesthetic-Name-Twitter-Header.pngThe New Student Welcome Convocation marks the formal entrance of our incoming students into UC San Diego’s scholarly community. Please join us on RIMAC field on Tuesday, September 26 at 4:30 p.m. to kick off your academic journey! Visit for more information.


Incoming Graduate Student Resource Guide

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  • Follow Grad Life on social media to keep up with the latest updates regarding graduate student life at UC San Diego


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