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Fall 2020, Week 2
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Marshall College Announcements
Marshall Academic Advising Reminder
The deadline to add a course to your class schedule via WebReg is this Friday, October 16 at 11:59PM. This is the same deadline to apply for part-time study, if you are eligible. Continue to actively check the VAC for advising hours and last minute advising-related updates.
How to Add a Class
Part-Time Study Info


TMCSC Recruiting for 2020-2021 Term
Thurgood Marshall College Student Council (TMCSC) is recruiting for the 2020-2021 Term! WE ARE the student representative body for the THURGOOD Marshall college community at UC San Diego. We ELEVATE THE VOICES OF MARSHALL students THROUGHOUT various campus AUXILLARIES. This year is more special than ever with Marshall's 50th year anniversary. Come join us and make this an amazing year for Marshall College! The application can be found on Applications are open from now until October 19th at 11:59pm.
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Community Sessions with Marshall Staff
Mondays 3 - 4 pm (PST)
Wednesdays 7 - 8 pm (PST)
Marshall Community Sessions are twice a week spaces for Marshall staff, faculty, alumni and students to come together around a particular topic of interest. It is an opportunity to share perspectives and engage in conversation.

Mondays: Time to come together as a community to engage around Indigenous Peoples' Day. Register here.

Wednesdays: Open to anyone to come talk to staff who will be available in the zoom room to talk about anything related to the Latinx experience. Register here.

If you need any accommodations, please contact
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TMTV's First Fall Quarter Meeting
October 14th | 8 - 9 pm (PST)
Interested in film appreciation and video production? Want to learn editing practices and scripting strategies? Curious about the relationship between social justice topics and media? If any of these sound like you, come on out to Thurgood Marshall Television (TMTV)’s first virtual GBM of the Fall Quarter! We’ll have introductions, film trivia, screenings of our past short films, and more! Meeting ID: 956 0149 5052
Join Zoom Here


Thurgood Thursdays Live
October 15th | 12:30 pm (PST)
Instagram Live
Thurgood Thursdays Live is back! Connect and meet fellow Marshall students and staff through Instagram Live. Tune into the conversation and ask them any question that you have.

This week, Gabriella Imai, the current Chair of Thurgood Marshall College Student Council (TMCSC), will be going Live with our Host, Shayna Frink. Meet Gabi online and chat with her about Marshall student life, involvement, and classes!
Join Us Online


Thurgood Marshall College & Alumni Association present Alumni 101: Alumni Activism–50 Years Later
October 20th | 5 - 6 pm (PST)
How has the world and our UC San Diego campus community evolved in the 50 years since Third College was founded? Join us to meet and interact with Third/Marshall College founding alumni, who will share memories about their student experiences and how their efforts shaped their careers and life following graduation. Register here.
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Download Marshall College Virtual Backgrounds
Classes, meetings, and events have begun! Download these exclusive Marshall College Virtual Backgrounds from our Marshall Virtual Engagement Website. 
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Events from the Colleges
Let’s Get Real about Imposter Syndrome
October 14th | 5 - 6:30 pm (PST)

Join us as we discuss the ways Imposter Syndrome might show up in your collegiate experience. We will share stories and strategies for working through Imposter Syndrome as a community.
Register Here
Inter-College Transfer Social Hour
October 21st | 5 - 7 pm (PST)

Calling all transfers across the Seven Colleges! Come join us for a night of fun games and activities. We hope to see you there!
Register Here


Roy Wood Jr. & Mike Birbiglia: A Comedic Discussion of Civic Engagement
October 16th | 7 - 8 pm (PST)
Register Here

Join ROY WOOD JR. (The Daily Show with Trevor Noah) and MIKE BIRBIGLIA (Orange is the New Black, Broad City) for a hilarious discussion on voting and civic engagement! This event is free and open to all current UCSD undergrad and graduate students with valid email address. Learn more below about this event.
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Weekly Global Trivia Night
Thursdays | 7 - 8 pm (PST)
Register Here

Want to test your trivia knowledge and a chance to win an Amazon gift card? Join us at Global Trivia Night for some trivia fun and get a chance to meet your peers! Hosted by the Undergraduate Colleges, Outreach, and International House.
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Resources for Your Success
HDH Dining Services Fall 2020 Hours
Note the updated times for HDH Dining Services for Fall 2020.One important one to remember is that OceanView, John's Market, 64 Degrees and the Bistro will be closed on the weekends. These hours are currently reflected on the HDH website, which you can access below.
HDH Dining Hours


CAPS Session: Coping During COVID-19
Mondays | 1 - 2 pm (PST)

These are unprecedented times and you may be feeling overwhelmed, stressed, isolated, depressed, and/or anxious at times. This workshop aims to help students manage those difficulties and develop coping skills to increase resilience and well-being during this pandemic.
Join the Zoom Here
New CAPS Drop-In Workshops for Fall 2020
Mondays | 1 - 2 pm (PST) [JOIN]
Wednesdays | 1 - 2 pm (PST) [JOIN]
Thursdays | 1 - 2 pm (PST) [JOIN]

Get Your Daily Dose of Well-Being! Having a tough day? Want to gain skills to increase well-being today? Need a "refresher" until your next appointment? CAPS is offering DAILY DROP-IN groups for all registered students. You do not need to make an appointment -- simply click the zoom link above, show up, and enjoy!
Find All the Workshops


Writing Hub Services for you
The Writing Hub consultations provide specific and actionable peer-to-peer feedback. Our team of highly trained Writing Consultants can work with writers on any writing project, at any stage of the writing process. They offer 1-on-1 online appointments; asynchronous appointments; and virtual writing workshops. For more info about the Writing Hub, visit their website.
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Writing Hub: Virtual Writing Workshops
The Writing Hub is offering a whole host of virtual writing workshops for you as an undergrad. Some workshops include: Graduate School Personal Statements; Medical School Personal Statements; and more! To find the full list of workshops and their registration links, check out their website below.
Find Them All Here


Return to Learn Student Townhall
Fall Quarter is here and we have successfully welcomed back students, faculty and staff to campus. Thank you everyone for contributing to the campus safety and for making the return possible.

Find the recordings of the previous Town Halls here, including the October 8th Townhall.

Read about the full Fall 2020 plan here. Topics include: Move In, Dining, COVID Testing, Fall Instruction

For the most updated information about Fall 2020 Housing, visit HDH's COVID-19 FAQs. You can also reach them at
More on Return to Learn


Download the CA COVID Notify App
Together, we CAN help fight COVID-19. CA COVID-19 Notify, published by the state of California, uses the Exposure Notifications System from Google and Apple to alert you when you have been exposed to COVID-19. One of the key tools to fight COVID-19 and slow its spread on campus and in the community is right in your pocket. It will quickly notify you if you’ve likely been exposed, allowing you to seek medical attention and reduce risk for your loved ones.
Learn How It Works


Register to Vote
Make your voice heard. Register to vote today! If you’re already registered, make sure your address is current, especially if you moved or returned home. Register via TurboVote (see link below). TurboVote makes it super easy for students to register and set up reminders.
Register on TurboVote
Virtual Events Around Campus
TWOW: Triton Weeks of Welcome
Join UC San Diego during the Triton Weeks of Welcome (TWOW). Connect to opportunities and virtual events during your first weeks “on” campus remotely. Get engaged and join the thousands of other new students navigating this unusual first year together. Don’t miss residential move-in activities, New Student Welcome Convocation, Triton Fest, and much more. Welcome Week, an annual tradition at UC San Diego, fosters Triton Spirit for both new and returning students. Click button below for more event details.
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Your Virtual Student Union
Even though we are not physically together, we can continue to connect and build community with each other through the creative use of technology now more than ever.

Check out the events through the Virtual Student Union to connect and build community with your fellow Tritons. There are events for everyone! Visit the site on the button below.
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How to Find and Work with a Faculty Mentor
October 14th | 4 - 5 pm (PST)

Join us for a webinar on how to find and work with a faculty mentor! This session will offer information about how to find a faculty member you could work with on a research project. We will also provide tips about how to work with a faculty mentor effectively. Please register for the event below.
Register Here


STEMtorship Network Info Session
October 14th | 4 - 5 pm (PST)

The STEMtorship Network program is intended to create space where women can connect and build community within the larger context of STEM. Students who complete all aspects of the program can receive CCR credit. For general information or to request an accommodation, contact Jessica @
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Women Writing History Project
Join the Women's Center for Women Writing History: A Coronavirus Journaling Project, inspired by the National Women's History Museum's Women Writing History Project. Come journal and share your experiences of life during the pandemic. Follow us on our project Instagram @ucsdwcjournal for daily journaling prompts and to stay connected to the project. Register for the project below. 
Register Here


Electing the President - Electoral College Vote and the National Popular Vote
October 14th | 6 - 7:30 pm (PST)

The San Diego Chapter of Fulbright Association and UC San Diego’s Division of Global Education are pleased to invite you to a Webinar Panel Discussion on Electing the President - Electoral College Vote and the National Popular Vote. This topic evokes a good deal of discussion and the panel will provide us with information that will help clarify and perhaps raise questions about our current system being used to elect our national President. You are invited to attend this online virtual panel discussion as a Fulbright Member, alumni, grantees and interested general public. More information and registration is below.
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iCafe - Your Passport to Culture
Fridays | 12 - 1 pm (PST)
Register Here

During fall quarter we travel to nine countries over nine Fridays. Connect with your Triton community over culture, trivia, fitness and cuisine. Join us and bring a friend!
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Homecoming @Home
October 19th - 25th

Homecoming @Home is planned by three amazing departments whose goals are to make sure every Triton feels a part of the campus celebration. There will be events for parents, students, alumni, athletes, faculty, and staff. Signature events - e-Games Tournament, Virtual Tailgate Party, Virtual Triton 5K, and Let’s Break a Record are highlights of the week open to all to celebrate UC San Diego. Homecoming @Home features events just for families of undergraduate students.
Register Here


National Transfer Student Week
October 19th - 23rd

At UC San Diego, we love our Triton Transfers! We want to celebrate and support the diversity of the transfer student experience. Join in on this celebration! We will be hosting a variety of events and programs all across campus. View our website for the full schedule and to register for your events in advance.
Full Schedule of Events
Come join an event and win prizes!
Participate in National Transfer Student Week Events and be entered into a drawing to receive a Triton Transfer Gift Package! For every activity you attend, your name will be entered into the drawing. Learn more about the Triton Transfer Hub below.
Triton Transfer Hub


Study Abroad Expo Week
October 26th - 30th

Don't miss Study Abroad Expo Week 2020! From October 26-30, Study Abroad will be offering over 70 live and recorded programs on issues ranging from financial aid and scholarships; UCEAP, OAP, and Global Seminars; diversity and identity issues abroad; post-graduation opportunities abroad; internship and research opportunities abroad; study abroad programs in STEM and other majors; and much, much more! Register and be entered to win Airbnb credits! Registration and more information available in the link below.
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Opportunities for Involvement
Socially Responsible Tritons
GBM #1
October 12th | 5 - 5:30 pm (PST)

Introducing Socially Responsible Tritons (SRT), a new student org at UCSD! We focus on having discussions on ethical issues in various STEM fields and promoting curriculum change on campus. Join us for our first GBM Monday, October 12th at 5 PM to learn more about SRT and our Fall plans!
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Kappa Alpha Pi Fall 2020 Recruitment
Recruitment from October 12th - 17th

Pre-Law student? Interested in becoming a lawyer, or wanting to find a profession in the legal field? Then come meet Kappa Alpha Pi, UCSD's Premier Pre-Law, Co-Ed Fraternity! We're a Pre-Professional Fraternity dedicated to serving the Pre-law community at UCSD, fostering pre-law professionals in a majority STEM school. If you're interested in becoming a member, or would like to learn more about our free workshops and events, then please join us for our recruitment week! The first event starts on Monday, October 12th, and the last event is on Friday, October 16th. More details are on our Facebook Event Page!
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Microtomes Grantathon Info Session
October 14th | 7 - 8 pm (PST)
Register here

Come learn about Grantatho! In teams of 3-5 students, undergraduates from any major will compete in a “Hackathon-style” event to write an NSF grant style research proposal and present their work to a panel of UCSD faculty and researchers. You can win up to $1000! Be sure to fill out an interest form! Microtomes is an academic journal club that aims to introduce students to cutting edge topics in Biology through discussions of recent publications.
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Asians & Pacific Islanders for the Arts and Humanities (APIAH)
Asians & Pacific Islanders for the Arts and Humanities' (APIAH) at UC San Diego mission is to provide support and a close-knit community on-campus for Asian/Pacific Islander (API) scholars, students, and creatives who are studying or otherwise interested in the arts and humanities. We hope to promote creative opportunities on-campus, as well as connect with our local community in support of API creators outside campus.
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Triton Networking: Business Industry
October 21st | 4 - 6 pm (PST)
Register on Handshake

Mark your calendars, Triton Networking: Business Industry is coming up soon! Join us and talk to recruiters and alumni in industries such as consulting, finance, marketing, and technology. This is an opportunity to have an engaging conversation with recruiters and alumni and learn about the companies you're interested in.

RAFFLE FOR 1 on 1 CALLS WITH RECRUITER/ALUMNI Participants will have the opportunity to be entered into a raffle for 15-minute coffee chats (online 1 on 1 calls) with industry professionals. The event is capped at 250 students, so RSVP now.
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Tulane Health Policy Case Competition
Register by October 25th

The Tulane Health Policy Case Competition gives teams of undergraduate students an opportunity to apply their talents and knowledge to put together a solution to a given health policy program. Students will have an opportunity to interact with school faculty in the course of constructing their solutions. Top teams will present their solutions to a panel of experts for detailed feedback. The winning team will receive $3,000 in cash to divide evenly among the winning team members.
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Marshall Community Hours
Leslie Carver

Available by appointment: Email to schedule.
Dean of Academic Advising, 
Clare Harrington

Available by appointment. Please send a message to the Virtual Advising Center.
Assistant Dean of Academic Advising,
Emily Gonzales 

Available by appointment: Please send a message to the Virtual Advising Center.
Dean of Student Affairs,
Amber Vlasnik

Thursdays 4-5:30pm (PST)
Zoom Link
Email tmcstudentaffairs
for more info
Dimensions of Culture (DOC) Director,
Amanda Solomon

Available by appointment: Email to schedule.
Dimensions of Culture (DOC) Associate Director, Emily Johnston
Available by appointment: Email to schedule.
Interim Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Fnann Keflezighi
Tuesdays 4-5pm (PST) Fridays 12-1pm (PST) Zoom ID-335 971 0463 Email fkeflezighi for more info
Thurgood Marshall College, UC San Diego
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