PATH is a collaborative program between the San Diego Community College District (SDCCD) and the University of California, San Diego to help support and guide the journey of transfer students into the study of the humanities.

SUMMER ACADEMY

WHY STUDY HUMANITIES?

A humanities degree provides enduring, transferable, foundational skills sought by a variety of employers.
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SUMMER ACADEMY

SUMMER ACADEMY

Come join us for an exciting five-week Summer Academy at UC San Diego!
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FAQs

FAQs

You've got questions? We've got answers!

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Transfer Student Spotlight: Andrew Powers

Name: Andrew Powers Community College: San Diego City College UC San Diego College: Warren Major: Literature/Writing What was the hardest part of transferring? The hardest part about transferring, for me, was dealing with all of the stress involving applications, their fees, and their due dates. Juggling my work life with school was already a challenge when attending community college, and adding transfer applications and essays into […]

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Transfer Student Spotlight: Mike Lowenhaupt

Name: Mike Lowenhaupt Community College: San Diego Mesa Community College UC San Diego College: Muir College Major: Literature/Writing What advice would you give to transfers who are currently at community college? The best advice I can give to those looking to transfer is that you need to complete IGETC, talk to your transfer advisors regularly, take advantage of resources at the transfer center, and get […]

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Transfer Student Spotlight: Rebecca Chhay

Name: Rebecca Chhay Community College: Miramar College UC San Diego College: Muir Major: Literatures in English Minor: Ethnic Studies What advice would you give to transfers who are currently at community college? I would definitely recommend completing IGETC, using assist.org, and researching multiple schools. I didn’t initially apply to UC San Diego because of its reputation as a STEM school, but during my application cycle they […]

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Transfer Student Spotlight: Anna Strahan

Name: Anna Strahan Community College: Mesa College UC San Diego College: Warren Major: Speculative Design What was the hardest part of transferring? The hardest part of transferring was getting to know the campus and getting involved on campus. Being a transfer student you don’t have much time to explore other majors (if you want to graduate in 2 years). I switched from Media to Speculative Design towards the end of […]

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Transfer Student Spotlight: Joanie Lopez

Name: Joanie Lopez Community College: San Diego City College UC San Diego College: Sixth Major: U.S Latino/Latin American Literatures Minor: Chicano/a and Latino/a Arts and Humanities What advice would you give to transfers who are currently at community college? They need to come to UC San Diego to check it out for themselves, and see what programs and resources are available for them and their major. […]

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Transfer Student Spotlight: Aaron Valdivia

We’re starting a new blog series featuring the experiences of 2017 Preparing Accomplished Transfers to the Humanities (PATH) Summer Academy attendees and other transfer students. Name: Aaron Valdivia College: Sixth Major: Japanese Studies Minor: Film Studies What was the hardest part of transferring? Filling out the application. It seemed easy enough, but because I attended all three San Diego Community College District colleges, and the application […]

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Off-Campus Housing during the school year

UC San Diego has great new Off-Campus Housing website and service managed by University Centers: https://offcampushousing.ucsd.edu/ Current students, faculty, and staff can sign in using their UC San Diego credentials to search and post rental listings or find roommates. Incoming staff and students can register for a temporary “guest account” (until they get their UC San Diego ID) which gives them access to search listings […]

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Summer Academy Application – Opens May 1st

How to apply: The online application will go live on Monday, May 1, 2017. Students are encouraged to apply as soon as they decide to accept their offer from UC San Diego. To apply: Go to http://summersuccessprograms.ucsd.edu Sign on as a Student SSO using your: Single Sign-On User ID/PID and password Select Summer Transfer in Arts and Humanities Complete the application Note: As part of the application […]

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