Mesa Journeys



UCSD Transfer Information

UCSD Transfer Information

UC San Diego: UC San Diego’s rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university’s award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs. To schedule a meeting with a UCSD representative please use this link here. For questions please email Jennifer Atkins,


The Triton Transfer Hub has services and programs through digital spaces this summer! The services include:


  • Students need to click on the second tab. ALL UC STUDENTS SHOULD DO THIS!!! Students need to send two emails; one to AskUC@UCOP. edu and to one to your transfer school. UCSD Students should also email Jennifer Atkins. Full and Partial Certification will be accepted through mid September.
  • Please note that once the application has been submitted students cannot make any edits to content. They can make changes to their contact information and in January they will submit their Fall grades and make any changes to what they had initially planed for Spring.  They cannot make any changes to PIQs, activities, courses for prior terms (before FA20) or add any other academic history.  If they discover an error, they can add a comment in the TAU in January.
  • UCSD Representatives visit the Mesa campus throughout the year.  Check here for dates/times

UC San Diego's Summer Showcase

This multi-day event allows you to pick and choose which daily sessions you want to take part in. Check out the schedule below, and register for any or all of our exciting virtual presentations. The deadline to register is 4 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, August 11. Please reserve a spot through the student registration form.

  • Monday, August 16, 4:00 - 4:45 PM - The Lifestyle, Landscape and Learning at UC San Diego: From academics to student life, learn about the opportunities students will have at their fingertips here at UC San Diego.  
  • Monday, August 16, 5:00 - 6:00 PM - Academics: Overview of Divisions and Research: Learn more about academic divisions at UC San Diego, including majors and programs, and research opportunities for students. 
  • Tuesday, August 17, 4:00 - 4:45 PM - Housing and Dining: Explore the housing and dining options available at UC San Diego. 
  • Tuesday, August 17, 5:00 - 6:00 PM - Financing Your Education: Learn about the options and resources available to help pay for college with the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office.
  • Wednesday, August 18, 4:00 - 4:45 PM - Student Life Panel: Learn the best ways to get involved on campus and get your questions answered by current UC San Diego students.
  • Wednesday, August 18, 5:00 - 6:00 PM - The College System: Discover UC San Diego's unique undergraduate College System, including an overview of each college, tips for students ranking the colleges on the UC Application and a Q&A panel with current students.
  • Thursday, August 19, 4:00 - 6:00 PM - UC Application Preparation: Get tips to share with your students on filling out the UC Application and responding to Personal Insight Questions (PIQs), including Q&A with UC San Diego Admissions Officers.
  • Friday, August 20, 12:00 - 1:00 PM - Ask an Admissions Officer: Get your questions answered by knowledgeable UC San Diego Admissions Officers. 


This virtual journal club is a great opportunity for incoming transfer students to meet peers and discuss a variety of scientific topics and learn about research methods/analysis. The purpose of Transfers and Non-Traditional Students for Health (TNT 4 Health) Organization is to provide you information and opportunities to pursue a career in health care. Please see flyer

UC San Diego University Link Program

Click Here for University Link (U-Link) Program Info

Linking first-year community college students to a program of guaranteed admissions to UCSD.  University Link (U-Link) is your pathway to a premier four-year university by way of community college.   A signed agreement is required for the UCSD U-Link program.

You are eligible for U-Link if you are a:

  • First-year student at San Diego Mesa College (family income less than $40,000; OR
  • Student veterans or military service members, regardless of first-time student status 

Changes include:

  • 3.5 GPA requirement.
  • Inclusion of Foster Youth as an eligible group of students
  • $40,000 family income limit for high school seniors and first year students (not for Veterans and Foster Youth)

Sign up for a U-Link Workshop in the Transfer Center to learn more.

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