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A Message from Marshall College Provost Leslie Carver

I am thrilled to welcome all new and continuing students to Thurgood Marshall College. The Marshall College staff and I are passionate about our mission of promoting cultural responsiveness, social equality, and civic justice, and we hope you will be as well. We encourage you to take advantage of the many opportunities Marshall College offers to contribute to this mission. Please let me or the Marshall College staff know if you have any needs! I am looking forward to meeting and working with as many of you as possible. Watch for me at OceanView, Goody’s, or around campus, and please feel free to join me for lunch, coffee, or just a chat.

portrait of Provost Carver.

Upcoming Events

February 27, 2020

The Defamation Experience: An interactive courtroom drama about race, class, religion and gender where the audience is the jury!

March 3, 2020

Marshall Speaker Series presents: Enrique Morones (founder and former director of Border Angels)

March 4, 2020

Untold Stories: Black Women and the Vote with Robin Hamilton

Marshall College News

Involvement Opportunities

Apply to be a 2020 FYE/TYE Discussion Leader! Applications are now live for our 2020 First Year Experience/Transfer Year Experience Discussion Leader positions. Apply Today!


Former Provost, Dr. Joseph Watson, to receive esteemed UC San Diego Revelle Medal


Professor Truong Nguyen credits the Marshall Mentor Program as the inspiration for the changes he made to better serve students within the UC San Diego Electrical & Computer Engineering Department.

Student Spotlight

Thurgood Marshall College student, Harrison Li, was recently awarded the highly distinguished Churchill Scholarship for research conducted as an undergraduate here at UC San Diego! Harrison is a fourth year Bioengineering: Biotechnology major. Congratulations, Harrison!

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Student Spotlight

Thurgood Marshall College student, Christian Johnson, was recently awarded the Social Impact Scholarship as part of the 4th Global Empowerment Summit "Investing in the Future - Change Makers". Christian is a Political Science and Public Law major. Congratulations, Christian!

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Marshall Welcomes New Artist in Residence

Jay Wolf Schlossberg-Cohen, an American artist based out of Baltimore and San Diego, has been selected as the 2019-20 Thurgood Marshall College Artist in Residence. He will be on campus to facilitate a series of design workshops that will help develop visual ideas for a new outdoor mural in the Marshall College Residential Life area. Official mural unveiling coming March 2020!

Minors Hosted by Marshall College

Film Studies Minor

The Film Studies Minor provides students an exciting opportunity to examine the many facets of American and International cinema.

About the Film Studies Minor

Public Service Minor

The Public Service minor encourages all UC San Diego students to understand the history and practices of public service

About the Public Service Minor


Marshall Mentor Program

The Marshall Mentor Program is a year-long program providing transfer students the opportunity to work closely with faculty who will share their knowledge and experience in order to better equip students for study at UC San Diego.

About MMP

Partnership Schools

Do you need an extra class, to fulfill a GE and/or are you looking for volunteer experience? Volunteer for the Partnership Schools Program! Open to students from all colleges and all majors!

About PSP

Exchange Programs

Officially launched in the fall quarter of 1989 with the UC San Diego - Spelman/Morehouse Student Exchange Program. This formal exchange program was developed by Thurgood Marshall College and is open to all UC San Diego undergraduates.

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Dimensions of Culture

The year-long program introduces TMC students to major issues in the history of the United States with an emphasis on the tension between the nation's founding principles and the inequality and lack of opportunity experienced by various groups over time.

Learn more about DOC

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