Events and Resources for Admitted Transfer Students

Welcome, Admitted Engineering Transfer Students!

Congratulations on being admitted to the #10 engineering school in the nation, according to the 2023 US News rankings.

Transfer students who have been admitted to engineering majors at UC San Diego, along with their family, are warmly invited to participate in activities that the IDEA Engineering Student Center prepared to provide you with an inside journey on what Jacobs School of Engineering has to offer and learn about the numerous programs and services geared towards supporting your transition to engineering studies at UC San Diego.

We are offering activities both in-person and virtually, and we welcome your attendance in any or all sessions! 

We are excited to share with you the diverse and welcoming community that awaits you at the Jacobs School of Engineering.


In-Person Event on May 6, 2023, 12:30PM-1:30PM

Welcome by Dean Al Pisano & Networking with Engineering Faculty & Students

Meet the Dean and engineering faculty. Ask questions about the opportunities awaiting you as an engineering student at UC San Diego. Refreshments will be served.

Location: Fung Auditorium (Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall), UC San Diego

RSVP here by 5/1/23


Live Remote Sessions on May 10, 2023, 3:00PM-4:00PM

Successful Academic Transition to Engineering at UC San Diego

Get first-hand exposure to what it’s really like being a transfer student at a top institution. Learn more about how your previous courses will articulate to UC San Diego, and how you can get a head start on this process. Meet and start connecting with current transfer students in engineering. This is your opportunity to ask the hard-hitting questions and start making friends on campus!     

Register here by 5/7/23 to receive the Zoom link

Engineering Transfer Student Guidebook

Learn about the 50+ Engineering Student Organizations and Project Teams

Why Engineering at UC San Diego?