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Student Life

Student Life

Your student life will depend on the decisions you make before and after you arrive to UC San Diego Extension International Programs. To ensure a successful learning and living experience here at UC San Diego Extension, consider and research all options thoroughly. After you arrive we will help you to enjoy your stay by providing activities, field trips, and other opportunities to practice English or experience American culture.


Choosing the right place to live during your time at UCSD Extension is very important. Choose a living arrangement that will ensure a successful learning and living experience according to your preferences.


San Diego is California's second largest city. It is bordered by Mexico, the Pacific Ocean, the Anza Borrego Dessert, and the Laguna Mountains. Learn about the transportation options to help you explore San Diego County's 4,200 square miles.

Registration & Orientation

Would you like to see what a typical registration and orientation week will be like when you arrive here at UCSD? Click here to find out!


UC San Diego Extension International Programs has an Activities Coordinator to plan activities for our international students. To see a calendar of typical monthly activities click here.