2017 Academy/SPIS Welcome Day

Students and parents are expected to arrive on campus on August 6, 2017. A tentative schedule for the day is presented below.

9:00-12:00 PM
Housing move-in to your assigned apartments if you are staying on campus. If not, collecting meal cards.
Details will be provided in due course.
12:00-1:30 PM
Have lunch on your own and walk to Atkinson Hall (Qualcomm Institute) for reception. Ocean View Terrace is an excellent option for lunch.
1:30-2:15 PM
Reception will be held in the Calit2 (Qualcomm Institute) Auditorium in Atkinson Hall. Light refreshments will be served.

2:15-3:30 PM
Welcome ceremony. UC San Diego faculty welcome the students and parents (Calit2 Auditorium in Atkinson Hall).
Welcoming team:
  • Taner Halicioglu (Keynote speaker)

  • SPIS/Academy faculty, staff, and academic mentors
  • Questions and answers

3:30-4:30 PM
Assemble in CSE 2154 (for SPIS students)  or CSE 1202 (for Academy students)  for obtaining books and clickers and for a break-out session with instructors and mentors.
4:30-6:00 PM
Time to go back to Asante House, unpack and settle in and have dinner at Cafe Ventanas