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Summer Success Programs (SSP) at UC San Diego serves a diverse and global community of entering undergraduates in holistic five to six week academic residential programs.


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Summer Success Program Application will open April 1, 2021

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SSP Student Checklist

The Summer Success Program 2020 Student Checklist will be updated April 15th, 2021

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Summer Success Programs (SSP)

  • Reduce time to degree
  • Academic credit bearing 
  • Tutoring and mentoring offered in a structured and supportive learning environment
  • On-Campus housing and dining options
  • Targeted co-curricular activities

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Incoming Student Programs

Programs for First-Year Students

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Programs for Transfer Students

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Summer Success Programs Timeline Summary

  • Feb - SSP Websites are updated for all students 
  • Mar - SSP Courses posted online
  • Mar - Admissions markets SSP to admitted students
    • Common Application opens for students to apply to Summer Success Program
  • Apr - Triton Day
  • May - Freshmen deadline to accept offer of admissions 
            - Transfer Triton Day
  • May-Jun - Students notified of acceptance to SSP
  • Jun - Transfer deadline to accept offer of admissions
  • Jul - Session 1 & 3 SSP begins (Move-in to dorms)
  • Aug - Session 2 SSP begins (Move-in to dorms)
  • Sep - SSP complete (Move out from dorms)