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Transfer Student Life

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Transfer students are a vital part of the Seventh College community and we value the academic and personal experiences you bring to UC San Diego. Seventh College and UC San Diego offer many opportunities, resources, and staff to ensure quality educational and co-curricular experiences for all transfer students.

Transfer Involvement

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Quick Click Resources for Transfers

Academic Support

Transfer Student Involvement

  • Many of the student groups and organizations at Seventh College have positions dedicated to enhancing the transfer experience.  
    • Transfer students are invited to pursue any position on the Seventh College Student Council or apply for the Transfer at Large position.
    • Students living at Seventh College have the opportunity to join the Resident Council. In addition to elected positions, there are also transfer-specific leadership positions such as Transfer Representative.
  • All Campus Transfer Association (ACTA) provides social opportunities, study groups, and a transfer student listserv.  Visit their Facebook for more information.
  • Follow Seventh College on Instagram and Facebook and check your email weekly to view the Seventh College Newsletter, which includes timely information on events and opportunities.
  • Learn about things happening across campus on the Virtual Student Union.

Triton Transfer Hub

The Triton Transfer Hub assists students in their transition to UC San Diego.  The Hub provides academic support, community engagement, and resources for all transfer students.  They also work closely with Seventh College staff to connect with Transfer Seviies.

Study & Lounge Spaces

  • If you need a place to relax or study between classes, be sure to visit the North Break student lounge and the Game Room, located in Seventh College Building 3, West.  
    • Residents can access these spaces with their student ID and Seventh students who live off campus can request  access from Residence Life.
  • Commuter Student Services offers a variety of open and reservable study spaces in Price Center.
  • The UC San Diego Libraries have open, group, and reservable study spaces including overnight study options. 
  • The Triton Transfer Hub has a quiet study room and a conference room that is reservable for group study sessions.
  • IT Services  offers information on connecting to campus wi-fi, setting up two-step login, and using the VPN to connect to resources from off campus.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Employment and Career Services

On and Off Campus Living

  • Living on campus comes with many benefits, visit the HDH website for transfer housing information and to view the amenities in different housing areas. 
  • If you live off campus, TritonLink has a variety of Commuter Student Resources to help you navigate your path to and around campus.
  • Whether you have a campus dining plan or prefer to eat on campus for convenience, UC San Diego offers casual dining, specialty restaurants, and retail markets with vegan, vegetarian, certified kosher, and Halal items.  If you prefer to bring food to campus, Price Center offers commuter fridge access.
  • If you are looking for housing or a roommate,  the Off Campus Housing Portal offers resources and available options.

Health & Wellness

  • UC San Diego Recreation offers opportunities to get involved and stay active through intramural sports, virtual and in-person classes, gym and recreation facilities across campus, and wellness resources. 
  • Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides individual and group counseling, workshops, and online resources to support student mental health.
  • All students have access to the UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP), which provides access to primary care services through UC San Diego Student Health Services (SHS) and some off-campus services.   If you have private insurance through another plan, you may waive UC SHIP.

Virtual Student Union

Visit the Virtual Student Union to participate in events, programs, and opportunities across campus all year long!

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