About the Colleges
Every undergraduate belongs to one of the six colleges and is afforded the benefits of a small, liberal arts college while enjoying the resources of a large, research university.
Each college makes up the university as a whole. This site houses programs that operate across all six colleges and provides students with information and resources helpful to any member of the university community. Our key inititiaves are:
First Year Experience:
The First Year Experience program is designed to help new students maximize their educational experience at UC San Diego through a course offered in Fall and a series of programs and events.