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First-Year Students

BSU Overnight Program

History

Every spring, the Black Resource Center and Black Student Union (BSU) partner with SPACES to offer a unique opportunity for newly admitted students who are interested in connecting with the Black community at UC San Diego, the annual BSU Overnight Program.  Founded in 2009 by Black student leaders, this program invites participaOVNT.JPGnts to campus for an engaging experience to connect with current Black students, interact with a variety of faculty and staff members, and learn more about Black experiences at UC San Diego.

Throughout the program, students interact with members of the many Black student organizations, including the Black Student Union, the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), Black Greek Letter Organizations, and more!  Students also will engage with a variety of campus resources that support the community and learn more about how to maximize their experience at UC San Diego. 

The BSU Overnight Program is truly a celebration of your accomplishment of being admitted to a world-class university, and we look forward to welcoming you into our community!  For more information about the Black Student Union Overnight Program, please email us at brc@ucsd.edu.

Eligibility

The Overnight Program is open to any newly admitted student to UC San Diego who is interested in learning more about Black experiences at UC San Diego.  Upon admission to UC San Diego, you should receive more information about how to apply via your email and New Student Portal.

 

Transfer Students

BRC UMOJA Experience

The Black Resource Center is excited to offer our newly admitted Black transfer students the UMOJA Experience, a multi-day series of programs that provides you all with an engaging experience to connect with current Black students, interact with a variety of faculty and staff members, and learn more about Black experiences at UC San Diego.

The UMOJA Experience is truly a celebration of your accomplishment of being admitted to a world-class university, and we look forward to welcoming you into our community!  For more information, please email us at brc@ucsd.edu.

2022 Programming Schedule

Note

All times below are in Pacific Standard Time.
  • May 13, 2022 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm
    • UMOJA Reception:  This event is a welcome reception for our newly admitted Black transfer students. A student's success is nurtured by the support of a loving community. We invite you to come to campus for an evening of entertainment, food, and an opportunity to meet new and current students, staff, faculty, alumni, and campus leadership.
  • May 14, 2022 | 9am - 1pm
    • Triton Day & Open House:  Triton Day is your opportunity to get to know everything that UC San Diego has to offer.  This is the day to get all your questions answered to help inform your decision to potentially attend UC San Diego.  Black Resource Center staff will be tabling to answer your questions, and we invite you to visit the Black Resource Center for our open house so you can see our space with your own eyes!  
  • May 15, 2022
    • No programming scheduled
  • May 16, 2022 | 6pm - 7:30pm
  • May 17, 2022 | 6pm - 7:30pm
    • Finding Community on Campus:  Come join us for a virtual session to meet some of our current Black transfer students and members of our UMOJA student organization.  This session is designed to help you form connections and learn about the Black transfer student experience from the experts!