COVID-19 Updates for CSE Students

(updated 7/9/2020)


CSE Advising

We want to let you know that our CSE advisors are still here for you when you need us. However, to ensure we are doing our part to "flatten the curve" and keep you and our staff safe during this global pandemic, we are moving to remote advising until further notice. Current students may contact us via the Virtual Advising Center ( or We are still offering advising appointments which can be conducted via Zoom videoconference or phone. To schedule an appointment, please email

We have not had staff in the office to monitor our phone lines since Wednesday, March 18th, 2020; so please be sure to reach out to us via email only for an appointment. 

Fall 2020 Courses 

CSE Major/Minor requirements must be taken for a letter grade. 

Fall 2020 Course Updates webpage

Fall 2020 Schedule of Classes FAQ's

Summer 2020 Courses

All Summer Session CSE course offerings will be offered remotely.

CSE Major/Minor requirements must be taken for a letter grade. 

The deadline to drop a course with a 'W' grade for undergraduate students in Summer 2020 has been extended.  The new deadlines follow:

Summer Session 1: July 28, 2020

Summer Session 2: September 1, 2020

Special Session: See the Summer Session Deadline Calendar for specific dates by class.

Please see the Enrollment and Registration calendar for a complete list of academic deadlines.

Spring 2020 Courses

Spring 2020 Grading Option Policies for CSE Major and CS Minors (updated April 16th, 2020)

Spring 2020 Grading Option Policies for Prospective CSE Majors (Capped Major)

Spring 2020 UC San Diego FAQ's regarding P/NP


UCSD Resources

The following links may be helpful: 

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for the UC San Diego Community

Current Information About the Coronavirus for International Students 

Education Continuity Tools and Resources from Educational Technology Services

Student Loaner Laptop Request Form (Spring 2020): Use this form to request a loaner laptop for the period in which students will be learning remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Campus Computer Lab Lookup 

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS):  Call (858) 534-3755, 24/7, for assistance. All services will be offered via telehealth, no onsite services will be available at this time.

International Students and Programs Office

Coping with Corona Virus Stress (article)