Top public university in the nation for contributions to social mobility, research and public service.Featured in: Washington Monthly
UC SAN DIEGO RINGS IN 2022
WITH CHANGEMAKER WEEK
The campus community is invited to welcome in the New Year by participating in the fourth annual Changemaker Week from Jan. 15–22. The weeklong series of virtual events is dedicated to driving positive change, with activities such as conversations with community leaders and workshops on creating a more inclusive world.LEARN MORE ABOUT CHANGEMAKER WEEK EVENTS
OMICRON VARIANT AND CAMPUS OPERATIONS UPDATE
As the nation continues to experience a considerable spike in new COVID-19 cases, UC San Diego is extending the mandatory remote instruction period until the end of January. In-person instruction is scheduled to begin on Monday, January 31. During this time, in-person gatherings must be moved to remote modalities or rescheduled. All faculty, staff and students who are eligible are required to receive their vaccine booster no later than January 31, 2022. All students and campus employees, regardless of vaccination status, must also complete a SARS-CoV-2 test on the day they return to campus for Winter Quarter 2022. Please read the full notice for details on testing, housing and dining, research, in-person activities and vaccines.
We merge disciplines and surpass expectations, empowering students to think creatively across boundaries, resulting in unimagined discoveries.Learn More
Second in the nation for providing a quality education at an affordable price.Featured in: Money Magazine
One of the top 10 public universities in the nation for over a decade.Featured in: U.S. News & World Report
UC SAN DIEGO
Your journey is unique—whether as a first-generation student, a community college transfer, an international scholar or student veteran—and we are dedicated to your success. Dive deep into our vibrant learning community taught by award-winning faculty with an ocean backdrop.
GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL
Work alongside world-class experts—and become one. Join our thriving community of graduate and professional scholars.
Looking to prepare for college, advance your career with certificate and degree-related programs, or just seeking to enrich your personal growth? We offer a range of courses and programs to help you meet your goals.
Here, students can unleash their curiosity to help shape new fields and transform lives.Learn More
FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS
Whether you’re a first-year, transfer, or graduate student, the UC system has one of the most generous and progressive financial aid programs in the nation. College is within your reach.
Stay connected, even while apart. Join online live dance and yoga classes, watch experimental performances, participate in virtual wellness workshops and more.Learn More