We’re happy and excited to have you all start the 2019 academic year! During the first two weeks of school, there are a number of events and programs available to you. Below are some engineering specific events that we highly encourage you to participate in. To view all the campus-wide events that are happening, please visit welcomeweek.ucsd.edu.

Make sure that you note the time and location of your Mandatory Department Orientation.

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Computer Science & Engineering Department Orientation (Freshman Students Only)

For Computer Engineering (CSE), Computer Science, and Computer Science: Bioinformatics majors.

NOTE: Please arrive 10 minutes early so you can check in. Bring your UCSD ID card with you. This event is restricted to CSE majors.

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Peterson Hall 110
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All Campus Convocation

This is the kick-off event of Welcome Week for all new students, marking your formal entrance into the UC San Diego academic community.

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM RIMAC Field

Triton Mania

Learn all about Triton Athletics and win fantastic prizes!

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM RIMAC

Student Services Festival*

Come check out the many student services, academic departments, and fun activities available at UC San Diego! Make sure to stop by the IDEA Engineering Student Center table to hear from current engineering students and learn about how you can get involved in engineering events and activities made just for you!

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM RIMAC Ridgewalk
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NanoEngineering Department Orientation

For NanoEngineering and Chemical Engineering majors.

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Warren Lecture Hall 2005

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Department Orientation

For Aerospace Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering majors.

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Peterson Hall 108

Bioengineering Department Orientation

For Bioengineering, Bioengineering: Biotechnology, Bioengineering: Bioinformatics, Bioengineering: BioSystems majors.

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Pepper Canyon Hall 106

Electrical & Computer Engineering Department Orientation

For Computer Engineering (ECE), Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Society, and Engineering Physics majors.

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Warren Lecture Hall 2001

Structural Engineering Department Orientation

For Structural Engineering majors.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Qualcomm Conference Center, Jacobs Hall

Computer Science & Engineering Department Orientation (Transfer Students Only)

For Computer Engineering (CSE), Computer Science, and Computer Science: Bioinformatics majors.

NOTE: Please arrive 10 minutes early so you can check in. Bring your UCSD ID card with you. This event is restricted to CSE majors.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Warren Lecture 2005

Cross-Cultural Center Block Party*

Get acquainted with social justice-oriented student organizations, departments, and campus resources! There will be a photo booth, music, food, swag, and more!

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Cross Cultural Center, located in Price Center East

Women’s Center Welcome Week Fest*

Learn about the Women’s Center. There will be arts and crafts, music, popsicles, and much more!

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Women’s Center

*The IDEA Engineering Student Center will be tabling at these events.

First day of class!

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QT Fest*

A fall welcome for the LGBTQIA+ Community. There will be free food, tours of our space, art activities and a resource fair!

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM LGBT Resource Center

*The IDEA Engineering Student Center will be tabling at this event.

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Jacobs School of Engineering Open House

Come and learn about the various campus services and programs available to engineers. Make sure to stop by the IDEA Engineering Student Center for food and giveaways!

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Jacobs Hall
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Engineers on the Green

Come check out Fall Engineers On the Green! This a great opportunity to learn more about the different engineering organizations on campus and how you can get involved. Not to mention, TESC will be providing FREE pizza and swag. So come eat, socialize, and have fun with us at the event!

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Warren Mall

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