UCSD Alumni




Schedule of Events

Thursday, May 31

Back to School
Various Locations | Classes Offered 8:00 a.m. - 7:50 p.m. |  Cost: Free
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Journey back into the classroom with active scholars on the cutting edge of the arts and sciences, then enjoy a tasty meal at one of the hottest new campus eateries. Advance registration is not required.

Staff Alumni Swirl  Walk-ins accepted
Yogurt World, Town Square  | 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Cost: Free
You deserve a treat! Enjoy music and activities alongside fellow staff and faculty alumni while swirling your own froyo. Alumni will receive a coupon for $3 off at Yogurt World.

Taste of UCSD: An Evening of Intellectual Inspiration and Gourmet Grub  SOLD OUT
Calit2, Atkinson Hall  | 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. | Cost: $10
Hear five internationally recognized UCSD faculty members discuss their groundbreaking research and latest projects. Stick around following the program for a chance to meet these faculty members and enjoy a lively reception featuring unique culinary delights from chocolate and beer to cookies and canapés from alumni-owned businesses. Learn More.

Friday, June 1

Back to School
Various Locations | Classes Offered 8:00 a.m. - 8:20 p.m. | Cost: Free
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Family Night Birch Aquarium at Scripps  | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. | SOLD OUT
From face painting and scavenger hunts to live music and underwater shows, King Triton says, “This event will sell out―register your family early!” This eco-minded evening will include an interactive green station highlighting ocean conservation, dive show demonstrations, living tide pool experience and much more. Don’t miss your chance to view the hands-on exhibits that make the Birch Aquarium at Scripps a must-see experience. 

Saturday, June 2

Summer Beach Party and Surfing Invitational 
Black's Beach (free shuttle)  | 7:30 a.m. Surf Competition; 10:30 a.m. Beach Party | Cost: $10
Enjoy surf lessons, games and a picnic lunch while watching 24 teams compete for the prestigious Paul Saltman Trophy. Don't miss out on a sandcastle contest, flip flop ski races, beach blanket bingo and volleyball. A complimentary shuttle will take you from campus to the sand -- going to the beach has never been so easy!

Career Boost Camp
Institute of the Americas  |  8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Cost: $10
In today’s ever changing job market, UCSD Alumni and UC San Diego Extension are pleased to offer an opportunity to help navigate your career path. Whether your focus is professional development, starting your own business, or understanding the dynamics of the job market, the Career Boost Camp is a can’t miss event. This program will inspire participants in defining their own pathway to success. Learn More

Jacobs School of Engineering Family Day
Qualcomm Conference Center, Jacobs Hall  | 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Cost: Free
UCSD alumni and families are invited to explore and celebrate the multitude of engineering fields offered at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering. Current UCSD students will share their exciting research presentations and offer Lab tours. Following the tours, meet UCSD researcher and National Geographic Adventure magazine’s adventurer of the year, Albert Lin, ’04, M.S. ’06, Ph.D. ’08 and learn about his adventures in search of the lost tomb of Genghis Khan. Learn More

Alumni Celebration SOLD OUT
Price Center Ballrooms  |  6:00 p.m. | Cost: $200
An evening full of inspiration, friends, incredible culinary delights and lively entertainment. Join us as we celebrate five distinguished members of our Triton family. Event proceeds benefit student scholarships. Learn More 

Alumni Celebration After-Party
Price Center East  |  9:30 p.m. | Cost: $30 (Free for Alumni Celebration attendees)
Join alumni and friends for a night cap and music following the annual Alumni Celebration.

Sunday, June 3

Bear Brunch  SOLD OUT
Bear Courtyard  |  11:00 a.m. | Cost: $15 (Free for children under 12)

Alumni Weekend concludes with a family-friendly brunch near the Stuart Collection’s Bear. Enjoy kid-friendly food, brunch cocktails, DJ and activities for the whole family. This event will also recognize the more than 500 alumni volunteers who have given their time and talent in support of UC San Diego.

NOTE: Sunday, June 3 is also the day of the San Diego Rock & Roll Marathon please be advised of the road closures and traffic impact when planning your route and arrival time. Here is the link to all road closure information.

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