Engineering Student Organizations
UC San Diego has over 50 engineering-focused student organizations and project teams. Learn more about the numerous benefits of getting involved, and how to get started!
All of UC San Diego’s recognized and engineering student organizations must complete these implemented requirements in order to be eligible for funding through the Jacobs School of Engineering.
Engineering Student organizations that work towards increasing K-14 student knowledge and awareness of engineering through various outreach programs and events that they organize throughout the year.
Project Spaces and Rooms
Jacobs School Student Project Spaces are administered by the IDEA Engineering Student Center to provide student organizations and project teams with physical space to plan, build, and test their projects.
Reserve the Qualcomm Conference Center, located in Jacobs Hall, for your event.
Find options for reserving space for your student organization's event or activity.
Funding for Student Org Activities
Funding for Project Teams, Attendance to Conference or Competitions
Engineering student organizations participating in select project-based competitions may apply for this program, which will match funds raised by the student organization and will be considered by a selection committee for matching on a dollar-for-dollar basis.
The Student Travel Fund provides financial support and funding for students attending conferences and competitions. Funds can be awarded for individual students for a variety of travel-related expenses, such as traveling, hotel costs, and conference fees.
Funding for registered student organizations participating in conferences, tournaments, competitions or similar activities in the contiguous United States, Alaska, and Hawaii.
Tournament and Competition funds are made available to student organizations looking to participate in tournaments and competitions outside of UC San Diego.
The ECE Department offers a travel fund to current ECE undergraduate students who are either presenting at an engineering-related conference or competing at an engineering-related competition.
Starting an Organization
Use this toolkit to find everything you need to start, join, promote, or fund a student organization, plan an event, or participate in the vast student org opportunities at UC San Diego.