We are so excited to welcome you to the Computer Science and Engineering Department! Our entire orientation is full of important information, and is designed to ensure a strong start to your time at UC San Diego!

Our three part orientation will be broken up into a series of online Canvas modules, live Zoom session that incoming students can tune into and an in-person event to welcome and engage our new students. Take a look at the page below for more details and a full schedule of our live Zoom orientation component.

New CSE majors were sent emails the first week of September with details about the CSE Department's Fall Orientation. 

As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to email us at

Access Canvas Here

The link to join us on Zoom is included on the CSE Orientation Canvas page.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

CSE Advising will also send out a message on September 20th including the Zoom link.

Introduction to the CSE Department from the CSE Vice Chair for Undergraduate Education 10:00-10:25am
IDEA Center 10:25-10:30am
CSE Student Panel 10:30-11:00am
CSE Student Affairs- General Advising Q&A 11:00-11:30am

To help us determine how much food to order for our in person orientation event, please complete the following attendance form: (Links to an external site.)

We can’t wait to meet you in the Bear Courtyard and kick off your time at UC San Diego with a bang! See you there!

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