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, a live Zoom webinar session, 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. 

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

New CSE majors were sent an email on August 14th with details about the CSE Department's Fall 2023 Orientation.

Join Canvas Here

The link to register to join us on Zoom is included in your CSE Orientation Canvas course. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

CSE Department Introduction by the Vice Chair for Undergradauate Education, Mia Minnes 10 AM - 10:30 AM
CSE Student Panel 10:30 AM - 11 AM
CSE Student Affairs - General Advising Q&A 11 AM - 11:30 AM
Transfers Only Presentation Segment (Incoming Freshmen are welcome to log off at this time) 11:30 AM - 12 PM

To help us determine how much food to order for our in person orientation event, please complete the following attendance form:

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

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