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Summer Success Programs for Incoming Transfer Students

Summer Session is committed to helping new UC San Diego students achieve academic excellence in their undergraduate education.

UC San Diego offers several Summer Success Programs to assist incoming transfer students in making the transition to UC San Diego's intensive quarter system.

New incoming students only. Before applying to the Summer Success Program

Steps for applying to the Common Application:

Step 1: Accept your Offer of Admissions and pay enrollment deposit (if required)

Step 2: Wait 3 business days for your student ID # to get generated and go to TritonChecklist.ucsd.edu and log in to the system

Step 3: Click "First Time User" link on the right hand side of the UserID box. You will be asked to provide your UC Application ID, Date of Birth, City of Birth, and email address you used on their UC application as confirmation of student’s identity

Step 4: Once you are authenticated, you will be provided with your official PID and asked to create a password

Step 5: Click here to view the SSP Common Application page to begin applying. 

PATH Summer Academy

A 5-week residential program that provides academic transition designed for transfer students from San Diego Community College Districts (SDCCD) to UC San Diego. Students in this program are admitted to majors in Arts & Humanities. This program is intended to enhance the academic performance of SDCCD transfer students, as well as optimize their transition experience. The program offers immersive experience in residential life and credit-bearing courses.  

Program Description
Eligibility Incoming Transfer to UC San Diego from San Diego Community College Districts (City, Mesa or Miramar College only)
Session Summer Session 1
Dates

5-week program: June 29 - August 4

Move-in: June 29th

Majors Humanities, Arts, and Institute of Arts & Humanities (IAH) programs
Housing On-campus housing optional
Courses

Students will enroll in two courses (8-academic units)

Courses:

  • Course 1: LTCS 165- Special Topics: The Politics of Food (4 units)
  • Course 2: MUS 150 – Jazz and the Music of the African Diaspora (4 units) 
Fees

This program is fully covered by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Program Contact

Joelle Fusaro

Phone: (858)-822-0733     

Email: path@ucsd.edu

Program Website

https://artsandhumanities.ucsd.edu/initiatives/path.html 

Application

Apply Now! 

  • Link will be updated March 18th.
  • Sign on as a Student SSO using your: Single Sign-On User ID/PID and password 
  • Once you log in, you will be directed to the Common Application Dashboard, where you will see a list of Summer Success Programs that are available to you. Click on PATH Summer Transfer Academy to begin the application process, which includes essay question(s) created by the program leader(s). 
Deadline to apply June 3, 2019 11:59pm(PST)

*Program information subject to change

Veteran/CalVet Education Benefits

If you are a Military Affiliated student receiving Federal Veteran Affairs (VA) or Cal Vet assistance during the summer, you may want to verify your benefits and how your participation may be affected, please contact the Student Veteran Benefits Coordinator, Lisa Linares at (858) 534-0477 or by email at llinares@ucsd.edu.

 Additional information may be found at: https://students.ucsd.edu/finances/financial-aid/types/veterans/federal-benefits.html

Office for Students with Disabilities 

If you are a student with a disability (physical, chronic health, learning, mental health, ADHD, etc.) who may need accommodations in classrooms (lecture and/or examination), labs, housing and/or dining, recreational activities such as hiking, ropes, field sports, etc., please contact the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) at (858) 534-4382 as soon as you become aware that the condition may impact your ability to participate in our programs. 

Additional information may be found at:https://disabilities.ucsd.edu/about/index.html

For More Information, contact your Program Contact or contact

Jonathan Vega 
Special Programs Manager 
Phone: (858) 534-5358
Email: Summer-Programs@ucsd.edu

Veteran/CalVet Education Benefits

 If you are a Military Affiliated student receiving Federal Veteran Affairs (VA) or Cal Vet assistance during the summer, you may want to verify your benefits and how your participation may be affected, please contact the Student Veteran Benefits Coordinator, Lisa Linares at (858) 534-0477 or by email at llinares@ucsd.edu.

 Additional information may be found at: https://students.ucsd.edu/finances/financial-aid/types/veterans/federal-benefits.html

Office for Students with Disabilities 

If you are a student with a disability (physical, chronic health, learning, mental health, ADHD, etc.) who may need accommodations in classrooms (lecture and/or examination), labs, housing and/or dining, recreational activities such as hiking, ropes, field sports, etc., please contact the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) at (858) 534-4382 as soon as you become aware that the condition may impact your ability to participate in our programs. 

Additional information may be found at:https://disabilities.ucsd.edu/about/index.html