Structural Engineering

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Incoming Students

Welcome to Structural Engineering!

Congratulations on being admitted into UCSD and we're happy that you chose Structural Engineering as your major. We're excited to see you all this upcoming Fall and we hope you are too. 

We invite incoming students to learn more about our program by watching the following videos as well as reading our website including the Explore the SE Student ExperienceCareer Opportunities, Undergraduate Labs, and our Student Organizations.

The SE New Student Orientation will take place on September 24, 2024, from 9AM to 12 PM. The  New Student Orientation is mandatory and will take place in person.

During New Student Orientation, students will have a chance to learn more about SE, specific SE requirements and policies as well meet current student leaders and faculty. 

Tentative Agenda for SE New Student Orientation
8:30 - 9:00 AM Check In
9:00 - 9:20 AM Chair's Message and Introduction
9:20 - 09:45 AM Department of SE Overview
09:45 - 10:150 AM Faculty Research Highlight
10:15 - 10:30 AM Final Remarks
10:30 - 11:00 AM Q & A
11:00 - 12:00 PM Student Organization Fair


UCSD's Convocation will take place on September 26, 2023, at the Rimac Field. For more information, click here.

New admitted students will receive more detailed information this summer. 

Triton Weeks of Welcome! UCSD Convocation Living on Campus! Dining Plan

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