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 2022 US News rankings.


Participate in Summer Engineering Institute

Get a jump start on your academic career at UC San Diego's 5-week, Summer Engineering Institute (SEI), and earn six credits towards your engineering degree. Receive support in making the transition from high school to the rigors of a university-level engineering curriculum, and build awareness of relevant campus programs and resources. Take part in organized social activities on evenings and weekends, and begin forming a peer network and make lasting friendships. Scholarships are provided for students with financial need: Learn how to become an IDEA Scholar.

Learn more!