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Student Life

Grad Life

Grad Life supports the success of all UC San Diego graduate and professional students by providing academic, financial, social, community, and health resources, as well as promoting events relevant to graduate students.

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Updates from Dean Antony

Dean Antony provides regular updates and shares important information outlining campus resources relevant to graduate and professional students. The Graduate Division welcomes students to reach out at any time with questions or concerns.

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Student Spotlights

UC San Diego graduate and professional students make important contributions to our research and educational mission and go on to become tomorrow’s leaders, innovators, artists, and entrepreneurs.

MEET OUR SCHOLARS

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International Opportunities

Graduate students are eligible for international internships, research opportunities, and short-term programs at partner universities around the world.

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Sign-up for Both Direct Deposit Options

Stipends & Financial Aid

Direct deposit is a method of payment that electronically transfers funds to your checking or savings account. It is the fastest, most secure, and environmentally friendly way to receive student account refunds and stipends.

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Payroll & Disbursements

Direct deposit is a method of payment that electronically transfers funds to your checking or savings account. It is the fastest, most secure, and environmentally friendly way to receive paychecks and employee expense reimbursements.

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Featured Events

New Student Orientation

Fall Quarter

New Graduate Student Orientation

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Winter Quarter

Grad SLAM Competition

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Spring Quarter

Graduate Division Commencement

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