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.

Find out more about:

Freshman Orientation


Parent/Family Orientation

(for family members of Freshman students only)


Transfer Orientation

Contact Us:

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

Phone: 858-534-2237


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