Honors and Opportunities

UCSD students have large ambitions and high goals, and UCSD offers many opportunities for students to enhance their educational experiences while at UCSD.

Honors Programs

Learn about both our college honors program for incoming freshmen and the opportunities to earn honors for your achievements at UCSD.

Study Abroad at Muir

International experience can improve your career options and college experience. Opportunities exist for all majors, language levels, and  exist for full year, one semester, or for the summer. Y ou can still graduate on time—advisors will work with you to include study abroad in your long-term plans. Programs are affordable, and may be covered by financial aid and scholarships. For more information, visit the UCSD Programs Abroad Office or search for a program to fit your needs.

Domestic Exchange Program

Learn about opportunities to study within the United States while earning your degree at Muir.

Research and Internships, and Graduate School Preparation

Learn about ways to explore graduate and professional preparation through applied experience, and find people to help you along the way.         

Muir Special Projects Major

The Muir Special Project (MSP) major is a B.A. degree that offers Muir students the chance to develop a focused individual major culminating in a senior project or thesis. Each proposal must be approved by the Muir provost, and applicants must have a minimum 3.25 UC GPA. For further information on the MSP major, make an appointment to meet with a Muir Academic Advisor.

Dine-With-a-Prof Program

Looking to connect with a professor or graduate teaching assistant? The Dine with a Professor Program allows students to take their professor out to lunch for FREE at one of two dining facilities on campus. Visit the Dine-With-a-Prof Program Webpage for more information about how to sign up and obtain a FREE meal card.

Coffee-With-a-Prof Program

The Coffee with a Professor Program functions like the Dine-With-a-Prof Program, but allows students to take their professor or graduate TA out for coffee for FREE at a coffee shop on campus. Visit the Coffee-With-a-Prof Program Webpage for more information about how to sign up and obtain a FREE voucher card.