Events and Resources for Admitted First Year Students

Welcome, Admitted Engineering First Year Students!

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

First year students who have been admitted to engineering majors at UC San Diego, along with their family, are warmly invited to participate in an event 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 excited to share with you the diverse and welcoming community that awaits you at the Jacobs School of Engineering. 

In-Person Event on April 8, 2023, 12:30PM-1:30PM

Promoting Your Success as an Engineering Student at UC San Diego, Starting with the Summer Engineering Institute (SEI)

  • An overview of the engineering student programs and services at UC San Diego

  • Networking with current engineering students over lunch

  • Learn about the Summer Engineering Institute, a 5-week program aimed at jumpstarting your academic career at UC San Diego

  • Tour engineering student project spaces

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

RSVP here by 4/2/23

Experience UC San Diego on April 7, 2023, 9:00AM-7:00PM

Formerly known as Overnight Program, Experience UC San Diego is an invitation-only program for select UCSD-admitted high school seniors. This one-day, in-person program provides admitted first year students an opportunity to experience the university environment and campus life at UC San Diego, network with other admitted high school seniors and current college students and learn about campus resources. Participants will be paired up with a current UC San Diego undergraduate who will serve as their host and mentor throughout the duration of the program.

Summer Engineering Institute (SEI)

Learn about the 50+ Engineering Student Organizations and Project Teams