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TWOW: Triton Weeks of Welcome

Join UC San Diego during the Triton Weeks of Welcome (TWOW). Connect to opportunities and virtual events during your first weeks “on” campus remotely. Get engaged and join the thousands of other new students navigating this unusual first year together. Don’t miss residential move-in activities, New Student Welcome Convocation, Triton Fest, and much more.

Welcome Week, an annual tradition at UC San Diego, fosters Triton Spirit for both new and returning students. Take part in the fun and supportive activities, services and programs to find your place, make friends, and live the Triton Spirit!

Welcome Week events you won't want to miss

UC San Diego Housing - Dining - Hospitality

September 19–28

Living on campus? Learn more about move-in details!

King Triton mascot, UC San Diego

September 29 at 4 pm

The annual New Student Welcome Convocation kicks off Welcome Week

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Fall & Winter Quarters

Triton Fest events run on weekend evenings during fall & winter quarters


New Student Orientations

Get your Triton spirit on

Go Tritons

Are you ready to show your UC San Diego spirit? Be the ultimate Triton by learning the fight song, downloading Zoom backgrounds, listening to TritonCast, catching up on news, and much more!


Triton Tide

The Tritons are starting something… a new era of NCAA Division I athletics, a new set of Big West competition, and a new era of Triton spirit. Be one of the first and activate your Triton Tide membership today. More than just cheering on at games, Triton Tide is here to drive spirit and fun.

Join today

Find your College’s Welcome Week Events

UC San Diego, Sixth College student celebrate winning 2019 Unolympics, Welcome Week


Unolympics is a traditional competition between the seven colleges. This year, Unolympics is postponed to a later date, but learn about other events being hosted by the Colleges. And when the time comes, who will win the next Golden Shoe?

Open Houses & Resource Fairs

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Check out the annual student organizations fair & get involved!

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Link to campus community centers to find fall open house dates

UC San Diego student services fair - outdoors on Library Walk

Learn about multiple campus resources available to support you

Bookmark these calendars

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For all students

This list of events & programs helps you stay connected, even while we stay physically apart!

UC San Diego - International Students and Programs (ISPO)

For international students

These programs offer international students opportunities to learn, grow & stay engaged

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For grad students

Find links to virtual events & opportunities for graduate & professional school students

Other ways to stay connected