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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.

Read the updates

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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2021 SUMMER JOBS

Whether you'd like to work as an instructional assistant or in an hourly position, there are numerous summer opportunities available to graduate and professional students living both near and far.

Explore Your Options

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

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Fall Quarter

New Graduate Student Orientation

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Winter Quarter

Grad SLAM Competition

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Spring Quarter

Graduate Division Virtual Commencement

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Show us your #TritonPride

Even when we can't be together on campus, we are connected by #TritonPride. Here's how our community is showing off their Triton spirit from home.