Student Success and Opportunities

Updated January 4th, 2024

How can you get the most out of your college career?

Get involved, network, participate in research, meet faculty, join student organizations, find internships...the possibilities are endless!  We've highlighted some key resources and opportunities below - if you have any questions about which path is best for your intended goals, don't hesitate to connect with your advisors!

Discover more UCSD Student Support resources here:

Gain Experience


Discover undergraduate research projects and programs, and learn more about receiving academic credit for these opportunities.

Jobs and Internships

View resources for finding, preparing for, and receiving academic credit for job and internship opportunities.


"Students Who Engage, Learn and Lead" is a CSE program that assists students with getting involved on campus during their first year at UCSD.

Study Abroad

Take advantage of unique academic, experiential, and coursework opportunities abroad while gaining a new perspective on the discipline of engineering.

Be a Tutor

Tutoring is an excellent way to improve communication skills, learn to work in groups, and learn teaching skills that will be beneficial for future jobs or internships.


Volunteering is a great way to gain experience within your field, demonstrate your passion, and use your skills to create lasting impact in your community.

CSE Honors Program

An opportunity for eligible students to pursue advanced study in their major by working closely with faculty on a research project.


The Co-Curricular Record highlights student involvement and achievements in opportunities beyond the classroom including the skills and competencies developed.

Student Support

OSD Accommodations

More information about receiving accommodations in CSE courses through the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD).

Steps for Success in CSE

Suggestions for how to make the most out of your time at UCSD as a CSE major.

Tips for Academic Success at UCSD

Use these tips and techniques to improve your academic performance and optimize your learning experience.

Campus Writing Assistance

Find links to campus writing programs, and resources to help you with your writing requirements and assignments.

Teaching + Learning Commons: Supplemental Instruction

Reach out to the TLC to see what academic services they offer in addition to their Supplemental Instruction schedule!

Resources for ESL Students

Find campus resources for ESL and international students, as well as for all students who use English as a second language.

Basic Needs

The Hub supports students facing food, housing, and/or financial insecurity.

CAPS (Counseling and Psychological Services)

Workshops and resources supporting UCSD student health and well-being.

Get Involved

JSOE Organizations

View a list of all engineering-focused student organizations within the Jacobs School of Engineering.

All UCSD Organizations

Search through all UCSD student organizations to find the best group for you, view events and find resources for your org.

Campus Community Centers

A great starting point for finding your community and support resources at UCSD, along with fun events and comfortable study spaces.

Triton Transfer Hub

Resources and support for transfer students’ transition as well as their academic, professional, and personal goals.


Attending a conference is a great way to engage in your field and grow your network by connecting with other students, industry representatives, and graduate schools.

Discover Funding

CSE Showcase: What’s Our Impact?

A contest for students to submit a project showcasing their interpretation of Computer Science and Engineering's impact on the world.

Financial Aid and Scholarships Office

Connect with the Financial Aid and Scholarships office for assistance in identifying funding that you may be eligible to receive.

Fellowships and Scholarships

View fellowships and scholarships specific to CSE students that you may be eligible to apply for and/or receive.