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New Student Orientation FAQ

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What time is Orientation?

Options for Virtual Orientation

 Session Date  Session Day  Session Time
 September 21, 2020  Monday  9:00AM-2:30PM
 September 23, 2020  Wednesday  9:00AM-2:30PM

Options for the Online Engagement Experience

 Session Date  Session Day  Session Time
 September 25, 2020  Friday  8:00AM-12:00PM
 September 25, 2020  Friday  1:00PM-5:00PM
 September 28, 2020  Monday  8:00AM-12:00PM
 September 28, 2020  Monday  1:00PM-5:00PM
 September 29, 2020  Tuesday  1:00PM-5:00PM
 September 30, 2020  Wednesday  8:00AM-12:00PM

How do I get to Muir?

Click here for directions to campus. Please note that we are anticipating road closures due to construction. We will have signage leading from the designated parking lot to Muir College.  Additional details are still being determined.  Please check back regularly for updated information.

When do I pay for Orientation?

Students: Orientation will be billed along with your Fall Quarter’s tuition which is available on TritonLink in September.  Payment for Fall quarter is DUE on September 25th. If you receive Financial Aid, you will be able to use it towards the Orientation fee as well as your quarterly tuition.

For more information on Student Billing; Direct Deposit, Billing and Authorized Payer: 

Information about Parents & Families Payment Help:

What if I have special needs?

If you have a disability and need special assistance please let us know by email at We will make the appropriate arrangements if possible.

For further assistance (as well as assistance during the quarter if need be) please contact the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) at to get information about resources available at UC San Diego.

Do I enroll in classes at Orientation?

No, new students will enroll in courses online beginning August 10th.  We will be hosting enrollment webinars throughout summer to help you navigate enrollment.  More information will be emailed to you once they are scheduled. 

All students will receive information through E-Advising starting August 3rd regarding the appropriate courses to enroll in for Fall quarter.

I have another question about Orientation that is not listed here.

Contact the Muir College Orientation Coordinator by email at 

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