Registrationopens in December 2014

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UCSD Academic Connections 2015 Programs

Please Note: Applications for the Academic Connections 2015 program will open in the third week of December. San Diego courses and faculty are still being finalize so check back for updates.

San Diego, California Programs


UCSD Academic Connections San Diego California

San Diego Academic Connections
July 12-August 1, 2015
Residential and Commuter Students

UCSD Academic Connections San Diego California

San Diego Academic Connections Research Scholars
July 12-August 1, 2015
Residential and Commuter Students

Global Environmental Leadership and Sustainability Programs


UCSD Academic Connections Hawaii Program

Big Island, Hawaii
August 2-August 10, 2015
Residential Students

UCSD Academic Connections Arizona Program

Biosphere 2: Tucson, Arizona
June 21-28, 2015
Residential Students

UCSD Academic Connections New Mexico Program

Los Alamos National Laboratories, New Mexico
July 19-26, 2015
Residential Students

About Academic Connections

The UC San Diego Academic Connections pre-college program connects high achieving high school students with college subject matter courses led by graduate students in a wide array of academic disciplines, renown UCSD faculty researchers and subject matter experts in the field.

Gifted high school students from around the world choose UCSD pre-college programs to prepare for success, and experience college-level academics.

Why UC San Diego?

UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 10 public universities by U.S. News & World Report and ranked number one in the nation for public service by the Washington Monthly. Our location is unparalleled, our impact unmistakable.

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