Hello New Triton!,

Welcome to UC San Diego! The International Students & Programs Office (ISPO) is excited to welcome you to campus very soon. We are here to help you navigate the ins and outs of your program as a graduate student. Let's get started!
Fall 2020 Planning During Uncertain Times FAQ
UC San Diego’s Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs has released further information for Fall Quarter 2020 to help our students plan for the year ahead during this time of uncertainty. It includes answers to frequently asked questions about everything from enrollment, online instruction, safety on campus, and housing. We encourage all students to visit that page with common questions  here

In addition to this great resource, we continue to encourage our students to consult ISPO's Coronavirus Information for International Students webpage, as this also includes continually-updated FAQs and information specifically for our international student population, both new and continuing.

As always, if you have questions or concerns you want to discuss with ISPO, we invite you to email us at  inewstudent@ucsd.edu  or attend one of our Zoom Advising Sessions just for for new students, offered Monday-Friday each week.  
Important Checklist Reminders
Alone Together: COVID-19 Emotional Support Forum
for International Students
UCSD’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) & ISPO are offering an Emotional Support Forum for International Students! Sharing connection, coping strategies, physical and psychological safety will help us fuel resilience. This is a weekly drop-in forum and every international student is welcome. Together, we will help you manage in the face of the enormous psychological strain that COVID-19 is generating. This forum will be led by CAPS Psychologist Dr Sophia Chang. 

Date: Wednesdays 1-2 PST (Weekly)
Catch Up On Our Pre-Arrival Webinars!
If you missed out on ISPO’s Pre-Arrival Webinars this spring, you can still watch them at iwebinars.ucsd.edu . These presentations focus on a variety of topics specific to newly-admitted international students, and they help answer some of our new students’ most frequently asked questions about getting started at UCSD .  
Missed a Newsletter from ISPO?
Did you miss out on receiving one of ISPO’s New Student eBulletins? Not to worry! We have kept an archive of all our messaging to you this spring for your reference.

Visit our  global.ucsd.edu  website for all the New Student eBulletins and more.
More information regarding orientation, housing, and other important pre-arrival information is coming soon! If you have any questions, contact us at   inewstudent@ucsd.edu.
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