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Getting Started at UC San Diego

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CASP scholarship requirements

For prospective students

Support for first-year students

Tutorial videos

GPA Calculator

The GPA Calculator allows students to project their future GPA, as well as what is needed to achieve their desired GPA. Click the video below to learn how to use the GPA Calculator tool on TritonLink.

REAL Portal

The Research Experience & Applied Learning (REAL) Portal offers research, internship, international, service learning, entrepreneurial, leadership, and other co-curricular opportunities that help students build real-world skills by applying knowledge gained in the classroom. Click the video below to learn more about the REAL Portal

TritonEd

TritonED is one of most popular tools that professors all across campus use in order to organize their classes. Students use it to check grades, turn in assignments, find pass information, and communicate with their fellow classmates. Click the video below to learn more about TritonED.

Virtual Advising Center

The Virtual Advising Center (VAC) allows students to communicate with their personal academic advisor online without having to schedule a personal meeting beforehand. It's a convenient and fast way to get your questions answered. Watch ERC's VAC tutorial video, and also check out the CASP video below.

Informational flyers

Check out these flyers for more helpful information. If you click on each image below, you'll download a larger PDF version of the flyer that you can save on your phone or computer.

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