Engineering Series for Admitted Transfer Students

Welcome, Admitted Engineering Transfer Students!

Congratulations on being admitted to the #10 engineering school in the country, according to the US News and World Report rankings of Best Engineering Schools!

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. 

Click here to RSVP to the in-person and/or virtual sessions.


In-Person Activities on May 14, 2022, 12:30PM-3:30PM

5/14/22 12:30PM PST Welcome by Al Pisano, Dean of the Jacobs School of Engineering and networking with faculty.  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.
5/16/22 1:45PM PST Engineering Student Organization and Project Teams Fair Meet current student organization leaders and learn how to get involved on campus. Discover how extracurricular activities can impact your journey at UC San Diego.
5/16/22 1:45PM PST Engineering Research Expo Meet faculty and current students engaged in research. Learn how to get involved in research opportunities at UC San Diego.

Live Remote Sessions on May 16 and 17, 2022, 5PM-7PM (Click the titles to register for the Zoom Session)

5/16/22 5PM PST Successful Academic Transition to UC San Diego

Attend this session if you want to learn more about how your previous courses will articulate to UC San Diego. Whether you come from a Community College or another 4-year institution, you can get a head start on this process.

5/16/22 6PM PST

Student Organizations and Research at UC San Diego

Start learning how you can tailor/personalize your UC San Diego experience through student involvement and research! You will get a chance to discover what exciting projects and opportunities you can join once you transfer.

5/17/22 5PM PST Why Engineering at UC San Diego? Take part in this offering if your interest lies in the professional opportunities in the San Diego area. Discover impactful companies and organizations that are a close distance from campus. Learn what makes San Diego a great place to embark on your professional journey     
5/17/22 6PM PST Meet Current Engineering Students at UC San Diego Get first-hand exposure to what it’s really like being a transfer student at a top institution. In this session, you will be able to 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!