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Supporting Your Student

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Parents and families are important partners in a student’s educational journey. We know that when families are informed, students benefit. Whether you're helping your student navigate academic or personal challenges, explore potential career paths, or find their campus community, we’re here to help.

Academic Resources

At UC San Diego, we don’t expect students to navigate their academics alone. Everyone’s journey to success is unique, and we’ve got all the support and resources your student needs to help them excel.


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Career and Professional Development

Wherever your student is in their career journey, they’ll find all the support they need to explore and find meaningful careers and build their professional network.


Student Life and Community

Much of your student’s time will be spent outside the classroom, and campus communities, involvements, and activitiest have a significant impact on your student’s experience.

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Housing, Dining and Transportation

There’s a lot to navigate when it comes to housing, transportation, and parking — whether your student lives on or off campus. Get the resources and answers you need to ensure your student’s needs are met.


Health and Well-Being

Personal wellness is a huge factor in academic success. Your student has access to a wealth of health-related resources, from primary and urgent medical care to counseling and well-being programs.


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Campus Safety

Your student’s safety and well-being are of the utmost importance to us. Check out our emergency procedures and resources, our campus police department, and our approach to campus safety and security.


Supporting Your Student

Your student is unique, and so is their college experience. Better understand and support your student’s time at UC San Diego with tips and insights that speak to your student's indiviual identity.

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Contact Us

Parents' Helpline: (858) 534-7273