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New Transfer Student Information Session

Congratulations on your admission to UC San Diego, and welcome to the Division of Biological Sciences!

Transfer students who were admitted into a biology major at time of admission to the university are encouraged to register for the Online Biological Sciences New Transfer Student Information Session.

Online Information Session

The online information session covers items you need to know before you begin your first quarter at UC San Diego. Topics include:

  • UCSD's Advising Structure & Biological Sciences Advising Services
  • Biology Major Requirements
  • Academic Planning Tools
  • Fall Quarter Planning

While the Online Biological Sciences New Transfer Student information session is not mandatory, participation is highly recommended to assist with your transition to UC San Diego in the fall.

If you plan to view the Online Transfer Information Session, you will need to register.

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation to your UCSD email address with a link to the Online Transfer Information Session videos.

You must have an active UCSD email address to access the registration system. Please note that it may take 24 to 48 hours after activation for the registration system to recognize your UCSD email account.

Registration for the Transfer Student Information Session is closed.

Students should review all presentations in the online info session prior to the start of enrollment, which will begin August 17th.

Online Q&A Session

The Biological Sciences advising team will be available for a general online major question and answer session, should you have questions following the online information session.

Note, questions pertaining to individual student records and course recommendations will not be addressed during the session.

Registration is required. The Q&A Session will be administered via Zoom. Confirmation and access information will be sent to your @ucsd.edu email account and Zoom must be installed on your device to participate.

August 9th, 2:00-3:00pm PST  Register for the Online Q&A Session Here

Additional major-related questions can be directed to Biological Sciences through the Ask a Question tab in the Virtual Advising Center any time prior to enrollment. An advisor will respond within 3 business days. You will be notified via your UC San Diego email when your question has been answered. You will then need to log in to the Virtual Advising Center and return to the Contact Record tab to read the response.

Online Student Enrichment Opportunities Info Session

An online student enrichment information session will occur after initial enrollment for fall. The online session will focus on experiential learning opportunities available for Biology majors outside of the classroom.

Registration is required. The Student Enrichment Info Session will be administered via Zoom. Confirmation and access information will be sent to your @ucsd.edu email account and Zoom must be installed on your device to participate.

August 30th, 2:30-3:45pm PST Register for the Online Student Enrichment Opportunities Info Session Here

FA22 Enrollment Preparation

To better assist students in navigating all required action prior to fall enrollment as a biology major, students are encouraged to view helpful links and utilize the Fall Preparation Enrollment Checklist.

Helpful Links from Info Sessions

Fall Preparation Enrollment Checklist