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Triton Transitions Calendar

This academic calendar helps families stay informed about campus activities, traditions and several campus resources. The calendar also includes dates for finals week and campus closure, and department information such as the student health center, campus police, financial aid and scholarship, and more. Families can also read about topical tips to support and to get ahead of their student's experience.

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Parent & Family Guide

Whether your student is a first-year or in their last year, a transfer student or an international student, a student-parent, or first-generation, your support will be important in their success at UC San Diego. You, too, will benefit from being informed as a family member of an incoming or continuing student. The Parent & Family Guide is a way to learn or get reacquainted with the university's resources. Start here to get ready for the academic year and to connect to the resource that will answer your questions. Contact Parent & Family Programs to help find what you are looking for.

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Triton Family Connection

Triton Family Connection quarterly e-newsletter keeps you informed about a variety of resources and news throughout the year.

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Video Library

View recordings from Parent & Family Programs such as the International Parent & Family Orientation college transition program.

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Academic Resources

A variety of academic support is available to help with the transition to college level class work and to succeed in the academic endeavors of your student’s field of interest.

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Campus Resources

There are many campus resources that support students’ life on campus, including traveling to campus, eating on campus, and wellness on campus. Campus resources like the Community Centers play a vital role in students’ cultural identity and heritage.

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Campus Safety

UC San Diego takes measures to keep the campus safe. Campus Police Department is located on the UC San Diego campus, near Warren College. Resources are available to receive emergency notifications and other safety related information.

Campus Safety

Local Resources

If you are in the area or your student is looking for something to do in San Diego and La Jolla, this page will lead you to local resources, in addition to Bartell Hotels, hospitals, and pharmacies.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Parent and Family Top Questions

Got questions? Use this resource to find answers to all your frequently asked questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Parents' Helpline: (858) 534-7273 |