UCSD Alumni



Are you ready? Alumni Weekend returns this June with a great lineup of events and activities to inspire, entertain and inform. Whether you live nearby, or are returning to campus from another city, we invite you to bring your family and loved ones along for a long weekend in beautiful San Diego. Come back to campus, rediscover UC San Diego and reconnect with fellow Tritons. You’ll be awe-struck when you learn about all the great things your fellow alumni have been up to!

Check out our event lineup and start planning for an amazing Alumni Weekend!

THURSDAY, JUNE 8 | 4:30 p.m.
Price Center Theater, UC San Diego
  Complimentary for Alumni & Students

Online registration is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome.

Join us as we host alumnus DJ Patil ’96, appointed by President Obama to serve as the nation’s first Chief Data Scientist for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. His role: to maximize the nation’s return on investment by focusing on policies to help the U.S. remain a leader in technology and innovation. A graduate of Warren College, Patil’s work with weather datasets has led to improved weather forecasting and a reliable 14-day model. A leader in the public and private sectors, he has held roles at the U.S. Department of Defense, eBay Inc., LinkedIn, Skype and PayPal.

The conversation will be hosted by Assistant Professor of Cognitive Science, Brad Voytek.

FRIDAY, JUNE 9 | 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown
1100 Kettner Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101
  $20 per person

Online registration is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome.

Join fellow alumni for a lively evening of art, cocktails and inspiration at the MCASD in the heart of Downtown. Immerse yourself in Jennifer Steinkamp's colorful, synchronized projection installation, Madame Curie as you sample delicious appetizers or try a fun, interactive experience. Mix and mingle to the beats of DJ Shammy Dee ’06. Kick off the evening with a talk by internationally recognized, award-winning visual artist Carrie Mae Weems, MFA ’84. It’s sure to be a night to remember!

SATURDAY, JUNE 10 | 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Sun God Lawn, UC San Diego
  $5 per adult | $5 per child

Online registration is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome.

Who says that Alumni Weekend is just for grownups? Pack up your Tritons-in-training for a day of fun in the sun at the 2nd annual Camp Sun God. Gather at the foot of the iconic Sun God for a delicious camp-inspired lunch and thirst-quenching beverage – (included with admission), and get ready for fun!  

Explore our many Triton-inspired craft stations and make your very own crown or customized T-shirt. Get messy with a watermelon eating contest, jump into a lawn game or get hands-on with an educational activity. Dance and sing along with local, award-winning children’s musical duo, Hullabaloo, led by alumnus, Steve Denyes ’93. Great fun for kids 12 and younger. Don't miss out!

SUNDAY, JUNE 11 | 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Price Center East Ballroom
This event is sold out

As the university’s leading ambassadors, True Tritons advocate for our mission on campus, in the community and around the world. Their passion for their alma mater is both inspirational and aspirational. Gather for a celebratory lunch in their honor and toast these and all of our exceptional alumni volunteers.

GPS & ISP Alumni Weekend Reunion
Saturday, June, 10 | 12 - 3 p.m.
UC San Diego, GPS Robinson Building Complex

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Rainbow Graduation and Induction
Saturday, June 10th | 2 - 4 p.m.
UC San Diego, Faculty Club

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All Co-Ops Alumni Reunion Radical Brunch
Saturday, June 10th | 12 - 2 p.m.
Student Center, Building A, UC San Diego at Food Co-op
Cost: $5 a plate | Pay at door
ECE Alumni Day
Saturday, June 10th | 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Atkinson Hall, UC San Diego

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Guardian 50 Year
Reunion Celebration

Friday, June 9th | 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Original Student Center, UC San Diego

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Black Alumni & Friends
Social Hour

Friday, June 9th | 4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Puesto San Diego

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Explore San Diego

Besides Alumni Weekend, don't forget about everything you can see and do around town – from hiking and beer tasting, to surfing and the Birch Aquarium. And that’s just for starters. Reconnect on campus, then hang out and play in San Diego! More Ideas

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