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College and Campus Wide Resources


For all Admissions-related questions, please go to All transcripts must be sent directly to UCSD Admissions, NOT to ERC Academic Advising.

Course Planning

To get a head start on planning your fall courses, click on the "ERC General Education Requirements" link to the right. If you cannot certify completion of a breadth program at another institution, most of our general education requirements, as well as many lower division major prerequisites, can be met by courses completed elsewhere. If you're transferring from a California community college, please refer to Remember, course enrollment will occur in late August through the online enrollment process.


In early May, you will be mailed a brochure about the UC San Diego on-campus housing for transfer and upper division students. The mailing will explain how to apply for housing. For off campus housing options, please check:

Maps and Directions to UCSD

For printable maps and interactive driving directions to UCSD, go to  For directions to ERC, click here.

Campus Tours


Student-led walking tours are available Monday - Saturday (excluding holidays and holiday weekends) at 11:00 a.m. for prospective students and their families. Make a tour reservation online or call (858) 822-1455 to make an appointment.

Other Links of Interest:

Academic Internships at UCSD


Career Services

Center for Student Involvement

Child Care

Cross Cultural Center

Financial Aid Office

International Center

International House

LGBT Resource Center

Library Resources

Programs Abroad Office

UCSD Recreation

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Women's Center