2019 SPIS Welcome Day

Students and parents are expected to arrive on campus on August 4, 2019. A tentative schedule for the day is presented below.

9:00-12:00 PM
Marshall Residential Hall check-in/move-in to your assigned rooms in Marshall Residential Hall N, O, or S. Check-in will be at the ERC Conference Desk. The following information will help you locate the ERC Conference Desk and park at the Pangea Parking Structure.

Location: ERC Student Activities Center
Hours of Operation: 7 AM to 9 PM, 7 days per week.
Address: 9851 North Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla, CA 92093
Phone: 858-534-1142
Map location
ERC Neighborhood Map
Parking: Pangea Parking Structure is located right next to the ERC Student Activities Center. Although parking is free on the weekends (beginning at 11pm on Friday evening through 7am Monday morning), please follow all the posted rules.

12:00-1:00 PM
Have lunch on your own and walk to the CSE Building (EBU 3B) for the SPIS Welcome Reception. Café Ventanas is an excellent option for lunch.

1:15-2:00 PM
SPIS Welcome Reception.  Light refreshments will be served (Room 1202, CSE Building).

2:00-3:00 PM
SPIS Welcome Ceremony. UC San Diego faculty welcome the students and parents (Room 1202, CSE Building).
Welcoming team:
  • John Moore, Professor and Dean of Undergraduate Education
  • Christine Alvarado, CSE Faculty and Associate Dean for Students, Jacobs School of Engineering
  • SPIS faculty, staff, and mentors
  • Questions and answers

3:00-3:15 PM
Parents depart.

3:15-4:30 PM
SPIS Students, faculty, and mentors stay for arrival activities (Room CSE 1202, CSE Building)

4:30-6:00 PM
SPIS students return to Marshall Residential Halls to unpack and settle in.

6:30-7:15 PM
Dinner at Café Ventanas