For Current Students

Orientation for New Students

Orientation Documents, New Students

  • Incoming students will be directly notified of the particulars for student orientation.
  • Fall Quarter 2016 Orientations run Monday, September 19 - 21, 2016. Orientation Schedules (forthcoming) can be viewed as follows:
    • MS Orientation Schedule (forthcoming)
    • PhD Orientation Schedule  (forthcoming)
      Note: to reach Cole Hall Auditorium enter the lobby of the Medical Sciences building at 513 Parnassus Avenue and look for the Cole Hall entrance towards the back opposite the large stairwell.
    • CLE Documents. The following pages are found in the Collaborative Learning Environment (a.k.a., "Moodle") website used for course support and operated by the UCSF library.
    • Entering Student Information (Registrar)

Documents Library

  • Visit Documents Library for materials relevant to both admitted/entering students and to enrolled/current students.

General Student Information

International Students

International (non-USA) students may be required to complete specific pre-enrollment tasks, and then other continuing requirements after beginning their coursework. Therefore, after receiving their notice of UCSF admission, new international students should immediately contact the International Students and Scholars Office.

Academic Calendar

Orientations typically occur during mid- to late- September, prior to the first day of class instruction for the Fall Quarter (see the Academic Calendar).

Computer Requirements

Both entering and continuing students should review both of the following linked resources.

Student Disability Services