New Freshmen Orientation 

Welcome to Revelle College! Whether you're a freshman, transfer student, or family member, we are looking forward to meeting you as the newest member of our college community. Click HERE to watch a very special video made just for you!

As a new UC San Diego student, you are required to participate in a college orientation program for new students, the first step toward your academic and co-curricular success. Orientation consists of an on-campus session about student life and academic expectations at UC San Diego and Revelle College, and is designed to:

  • Ensure a smooth transition as you prepare for your undergraduate experience at UC San Diego
  • Give general information about University and College academic requirements and standards
  • Offer an opportunity to meet other new students, staff and faculty
  • Present an opportunity to learn about leadership, governance, clubs, sports, activities and other ways to get involved

Freshmen Orientation Sessions, 2017-18

Session Number

Session Dates

Deadline to Register Online

1

Thursday & Friday, June 22 - 23, 2017

Friday, June 2, 2017

2

Monday & Tuesday, June 26 - 27, 2017

Friday, June 2, 2017

3

Thursday & Friday, June 29 - 30, 2017

Friday, June 2, 2017

*4

Tuesday & Wednesday, September 19 - 20, 2017

Friday, June 2, 2017

*Reserved for Out-of-State and International students

Parents and Family of Freshmen Students

Parent and Family Orientation registration is now closed. You will have registered online AFTER your student registered for the New Student Orientation program.

Please direct your student to the New Student Site for information.

Please note: All attendees must be registered regardless of age; daycare and/or babysitting services are not provided. This conference-style program is designed for adults, and is not intended for younger family members. 

Travel and Parking

Please note that travel arrangements should not be made until you have completed registration for Orientation.

Getting to and from the San Diego International Airport

The San Diego International Airport is approximately 15 miles from UC San Diego/Revelle College. It is served by most of the leading domestic and many international airline carriers. Below are various transportation options to campus from the airport.

Airport Shuttles
There are various shuttle options leading to and from the airport. Airport shuttles tend to be slightly slower than taxicabs, as they typically stop at multiple destinations, but they may also be a cheaper than taking a taxi if traveling alone. 

Taxi Cabs
There are also numerous taxi options at the San Diego International airport. Taxi rates vary and should be confirmed before committing to this option.

Rental Cars
San Diego International Airport offers a number of rental car options. Rental policies, services and rates are subject to change and may vary among companies.

Driving Directions to UC San Diego/Revelle College

Revelle College Orientation parking is located in Parking Lots P102 or P103, west of Galbraith Hall. Driving directions to Parking lots 102 and 103 can be found by using the campus interactive map.  

Campus Maps

Want to print a copy of the UC San Diego map to bring with you? View a Printable Campus Map.

Parking Permit Instructions

One complimentary visitor parking permit will be provided per vehicle upon arrival at Orientation Registration. Parking permits should be placed on the dashboard of your vehicle for the duration of the day. Failure to visibly display your parking permit may result in a parking ticket.

Off-Campus Accommodations

Off Campus Accommodations

 


Clarion Del Mar Inn

720 Camino Del Mar
Del Mar, CA.
(800) 451-4515 or (858) 755-9765
15 minutes north of UCSD

 


La Jolla
 Marriott
4240 La Jolla Village Drive
La Jolla, CA
(800) 228-9290 or (858) 587-1770
5 minutes from UCSD


Doubletree 
Club Hotel DelMar
11915 El Camino Real
San Diego, CA
(858) 481-5900
15 minutes from UCSD

Marriott Residence Inn
8901 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA
(800) 876-1778 or (858) 587-1770
2 minutes from UCSD


Embassy Suites Hotel

4550 La Jolla Village Drive
San Diego, CA
(858) 453-0400
5 minutes from UCSD


Sheraton Hotel – La Jolla

3299 Holiday Court
La Jolla, CA
(858) 453-5500
2 minutes from UCSD


Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa

9700 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA
(855) 318-7602
Within walking distance of UCSD


La Jolla Shores Hotel

8110 Camino Del Oro
La Jolla, CA
(877) 346-6714
5 minutes from UCSD


Hotel La Jolla

7955 La Jolla Shores Drive
La Jolla, CA
(800) 941-1149 or (858) 459-0261
2 miles south of UCSD

Hotel Indigo
710 Camino Del Mar
Del Mar, CA
(858) 755-1501


Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines

10950 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA
(858) 558-1500
5 minutes from UCSD


Country Inn & Suites

5975 Lusk Boulevard
San Diego, CA
(858) 558-1818
10 minutes from UCSD


La Jolla Cove Suites
 
1155 Coast Boulevard
La Jolla, CA
(858) 495-2621
5 minutes from UCSD

UC San Diego, a smoke-free campus

Revelle Orientation offered in English only