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Our Mission and Vision


Through programs, campus collaborations, and placemaking, we continually strive to create an inclusive community that enhances wellbeing and success and activates students with the passion and skills to make meaningful change in the world, becoming lifelong changemakers.


Engage every student with inspiring co-curricular experiences vital to their lifelong success

Current Events

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Student-Centered Campaign

Through innovative programs & scholarships, the campus offers access to higher education for students from all backgrounds.

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4-hour shifts now open

Come help make history and assist UC San Diego Health vaccinate our campus and the San Diego community. We need YOU!

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Bookmark and visit the Virtual Student Union to find events, programs and opportunities you can participate in, all year long.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Statement

Student Life is dedicated to empowering leaders for a just and humane world by cultivating a community that is anti-racist, and supporting people and their intersecting identities. We are committed to recognizing diversity as an active process and not an end result.

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About Student Life

Student Life is a division of Student Affairs at UC San Diego. Find out who we are, and what's important to us.

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Student Life Units

From basic needs to campuswide arts and entertainment programs, the Student Life team is responsible for the scope and quality of student cultural, social, and civic life at UC San Diego.

See the list

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Student Life Initiatives

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Join us in our quest to make a real difference — around the globe or in our local community

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Find virtual events and online communities through Student Life at UC San Diego

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Access information and resources to encourage civic involvement and the free exchange of ideas

Office of Student Life

Location: Price Center East, Fourth Floor (map)
Main office phone:  (858) 822-5880

Student Life is a division of Student Affairs at UC San Diego