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Community and Resource Centers

Finding a community at UC San Diego is important to your well-being and success. While community can come in many shapes and forms, the following resource centers can be very helpful in starting this process, and supporting you while you're a student.

Exterior glass entry for UC San Diego's Cross Cultural Center

Community Centers

Campus community centers include the Women's Center, LGBT Resource Center, Raza Resource Centro, Black Resource Center, Cross-Cultural Center, Intertribal Resource Center, and Asian Pacific Islander MIddle Eastern Desi American Programs & Services (APIMEDA).

Find your community

Student orgs, Greek life, & more

Find a place of belonging and personal growth, and become an experienced citizen and leader through engagement in Student Organizations, Events, Greek Life, Communication and Leadership programs, and Community Service initiatives.

Get Involved

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Athletics

UC San Diego is one of the premiere NCAA athletics programs in the nation. Check out the teams, schedules, ticket info, merchandise, and much more.

Go Tritons!

Transfer Student Services

Large group of students touring the UC San Diego campusFind support and meet other transfer students through Triton Transfer Success

Transfer Student Success provides resources, services, and programs to empower Triton Transfers to achieve their goals as they navigate UC San Diego's academic and cultural landscape. 

 

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Commuter Student Services

Find useful tips and resources especially for students living off campus: A lounge, lockers, fridge for your packed meals, and community groups and events.

Commuters Unite

Student Veterans Resource Center

The SVRC provides programmatic support and resources for all of UC San Diego’s military affiliated students, which include current and former U.S. Military service members, their family members, and ROTC cadets.

Visit the SVRC website

Student veterans carry a U.S. flag on campus at UC San Diego

International Students

UC San Diego students chat together at a social gathering UC San Diego ranks among the top 10 leading institutions in the United States for hosting international students. We are proud to have such a diverse and vibrant community. Visit the International Students & Programs Office to learn about all the programs and services in place to support international students at UC San Diego.

UC San Diego students sitting on the Triton Steps, Price Center East

First Generation

Are you a first generation student? Connect with Student Retention & Success.

Find out more

Undocumented Student Services

Undocumented Student Services is committed to serving undocumented students and their families through holistic services, generating a sense of community for all students that are undocumented or come from mixed immigration-status families.

Visit the Center's website

Staff and friends from UC San Diego's Undocumented Student Services Center
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The Center for Ethics and Spirituality

Find an inclusive community that promotes interfaith discussion and relationships on campus. The Center for Ethics and Spirituality provides secular counseling, discussion, and education programs relating to spiritual, moral, and ethical issues and questions.

Visit the Center's website

More tips for getting involved

Other opportunities for finding new friends and making memories your first year on campus: