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No. 1 Surf Destination: My UC San Diego Surf Story

No. 1 Surf Destination: My UC San Diego Surf Story

Monday, May 9, 2022 from 11:59 p.m. PDT

Alumni, students and friends are invited to share their favorite UC San Diego surf stories. Tell the winning tale, and you’ll get hands on training to create your own customized sample board at the new campus Craft Center. Dude!

Community Destination: Blue Line Trolley Experience

Community Destination: Blue Line Trolley Experience

Monday-Sunday, May 9-15, 2022 from Self-Guided Tour

Guests of all ages are invited to take a self-guided tour of Triton-owned businesses along the new UC San Diego Blue Line Trolley route, spanning from La Jolla to Downtown San Diego! Experience the breadth of Triton innovation, spirit and commerce. Hop aboard!

Destination for World Class Education: Take a Triton to Class

Destination for World Class Education: Take a Triton to Class

Monday, May 9, 2022 from 12 p.m. PDT

Sit in on a virtual class, as you learn, engage and explore with UC San Diego’s top-ranked professors. Topics will cover a range of academic disciplines, showcasing our stellar faculty and staff — the thought leaders and innovators behind cutting edge research impacting our world.

Our Journey to the Destination: The Colleges

Our Journey to the Destination: The Colleges

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 from 4-5 p.m. PDT

Join us for an exciting and diverse panel of alumni representing various colleges across UC San Diego. Learn how the college model helped them “arrive” in their careers post-college and how the experience continues to influence their career journey.

Triton Magazine Presents: Science Fiction Writers from UC San Diego

Triton Magazine Presents: Science Fiction Writers from UC San Diego

Tuesday, May 10, 2021 from 5 p.m. PDT

We are excited to feature New York Times bestselling author Catherynne Valente ’02 and Sarina Dahlan ’98 who released her first novel, RESET, in May 2021. The conversation will be moderated by Malinda Danziger ’00, editor of UC San Diego’s Triton magazine.

Indelible Impact: Graduate and Professional Alumni Transforming Our Region

Indelible Impact: Graduate and Professional Alumni Transforming Our Region

Friday, May 13, 2022 from 1-2 p.m. PDT

Our graduate and postdoc communities are an essential part of UC San Diego’s history. A select group of distinguished alumni will participate in a panel discussion, exploring the tangible and significant regional, national, and global impact of the graduate and professional alumni community.

ArtPower: St. Lawrence String Quartet

ArtPower: St. Lawrence String Quartet

Friday, May 13, 2022 from 8 p.m. PDT

The St. Lawrence String Quartet is renowned for the intensity of its performances, breadth of repertoire and commitment to their concert experiences. Since its founding in 1989, the SLSQ has performed around the world and earned critical acclaim, including two Grammy nominations. In 1998, they were appointed ensemble-in-residence at Stanford University.

Triton Softball Pre-game Social

Triton Softball Pre-game Social

Saturday, May 14, 2022 from 11:30 a.m. PDT

Come out and show your Triton spirit for UC San Diego Softball, as the Tritons take on Big West foe Cal Poly at home. Throw on your Triton blue and gold, and come ready to get loud! Prior to the game, enjoy appetizers and beverages at Ridgewalk Social. Everyone is invited.

Destination for Excellence: 43rd Annual Alumni Awards

Destination for Excellence: 43rd Annual Alumni Awards

Saturday, May 14, 2022 from 6-9 p.m. PDT

Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla invites you to join us in celebration as we gather to honor eight extraordinary Tritons who are innovating new possibilities around the globe. Get dressed up for a special evening of inspiration, entertainment and delicious bites. Let’s take a moment to celebrate our very best.

Exclusive Destination: Birch Aquarium Experience

Exclusive Destination: Birch Aquarium Experience

Sunday, May 15, 2022 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. PDT

Enjoy an exclusive oceanic adventure at the Birch Aquarium! Jump into fun educational activities with special access to fascinating marine exhibits and more. This family friendly event is offered free of charge.

Join the Celebration

Get ready for loads of fun, inspiration and celebration. Prepare to be wowed and inspired as you immerse yourself in unique, alumni-led events and one-of-a-kind campus experiences.

Register for the Celebration

Understanding the COVID-19 variants are still a significant concern in our community, and out of an abundance of caution, we strongly encourage the use of masks at our events, and recommend guests be fully vaccinated and take an antigen test just prior to arrival. We will provide masks and antigen tests onsite to anyone who would like them. Thank you for helping us slow the spread of COVID in our community.

To stay up to date, visit the Return to Learn and CDC websites.