Welcome to our ERC global family!  Whether you’re a freshman, transfer student, or family member, we look forward to meeting you as the newest member of our campus community.  At ERC, we create our orientation programs with several goals in mind:

  • Welcome you to the ERC and UC San Diego community
  • Lead into our philosophy of what it means to develop into a world citizen through scholarship, leadership, and service
  • Introduce you to a wealth of services available on campus at UC San Diego
  • Help you meet other new and current ERC students, family members and staff personnel
  • Teach you about ERC and UC San Diego academic requirements (*note - you will NOT be enrolling for classes at orientation - all class enrollment occurs online)
  • Answer your questions about college life and available transitional opportunities to support student success
Orientation is the beginning of your college experience and career!  It is the first step toward your academic and co-curricular success.   By attending orientation you will be ready and excited to participate in all that ERC and UC San Diego has to offer you.  Attending the College Orientation is Mandatory for all incoming New Students to UC San Diego.

Incoming Transfer Students - Registration Deadline has now passed.

The Deadline for Transfer Students to Register for Orientation was JULY 11, 2017.  You still must register for Orientation - check your UC San Diego Email for instructions on how to register after the deadline.

Transfer Orientation Dates:

Students who have been enrolled in another University or Community College before coming to UC San Diego
$130.00 Program Fee
  • Session 1: September 14 (Thursday)
  • Session 2: September 15 (Friday)
  • Session 3: September 18 (Monday)

We do not have Family Orientation for Transfer Students - we apologize for the inconvenience.

Incoming Freshman Students - Registration Deadline has now passed.

The Deadline for Freshman Students and Families to Register for Orientation was JUNE 6, 2017.  You must check your UC San Diego Email for instructions on how to register after the deadline.

Freshman Orientation

High School Students who have not enrolled at another college or university exclusively
$210.00 Program Fee + $45.00 per night overnight housing fee
(*This fee is not paid now - this will be part of the student's first UC San Diego Bill.  We just want you to know where the money is going!)
  • Session 1: June 22-23 (Thursday - Friday; 1 night of housing)
  • Session 2: June 26-27 (Monday - Tuesday; 1 night of housing)
  • Session 3: June 28-29 (Wednesday - Thursday; 1 night of housing)
  • Session 4: September 20 (Wednesday; 2 nights of housing)
  • Session 5: September 21 (Thursday; 1 night of housing

Freshman Family Orientation

Family Members (parents and/or guardians of a new ERC Freshman Student, etc)
$70.00 per person Program Fee - Fee paid at time of registration *limit of 1 family member per incoming student
*Should more space become available we will notify everyone that an additional person may be register
We are not able to provide overnight on-campus housing for Family Members.
Family Members will need to find overnight accommodations off-campus nearby.
Family Members must register BEFORE JUNE 6, 2017.  Registration is now Closed.
  • Session 1: June 22-23 (Thursday - Friday)
  • Session 2: June 26-27 (Monday - Tuesday)
  • Session 3: June 28-29 (Wednesday - Thursday )
  • Session 4: September 20 (Wednesday)
  • Session 5: September 21 (Thursday)

Contact Us:

Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm
(Closed daily from 12:00-1:00pm)

Phone: 858-534-2237


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