Fall 2023 Orientation

The ECE Student Affairs Office is excited to welcome M.S. and Ph.D. students to the department and share more information about the graduate program. ECE will be hosting virtual and in-person orientation sessions! We hope to see you there 😊 

Incoming ECE M.S. Students 

Virtual Orientation + Registration
  • The Zoom links will be sent to your @ucsd.edu email once the registration has been completed.
  • The session + presentation slides will be recorded and sent to your @ucsd.edu email after it concludes.


Please contact your M.S. Advisor. 

In-Person Meet and Greet + Registration
  • Note that the virtual orientation sessions are different from the in-person Meet & Greet event. 
  • Important material will be covered during these two events and we highly encourage students to attend both. 


Please contact your M.S. Advisor. 

Incoming Ph.D. Students

In-Person Orientation + Registration
  • The session + presentation slides will be recorded and sent to your @ucsd.edu email after it concludes.


Please contact your Ph.D. Advisor.

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