Academic and Campus Resources

for Incoming Students and Their Parents

Academic Advising

Warren College academic advising provides a variety of online tutorials and resources to help answer all of your academic questions. Visit their website for the most up-to-date advising information.

Academic Integrity

Undergraduate Academic Opportunities

Undergraduate Libraries

Finding Classrooms

Placement Exams

Before you begin your first year of classes, make sure you have taken any necessary placement exams.

Placement exams help you determine the course level in which to enroll.

  • Entry Level Writing RequirementThe University of California requires all undergraduate students to demonstrate a minimum proficiency in English composition through the Entry Level Writing Requirement
  • Math Placement Exam: All students who wish to enroll in a math course at UC San Diego must take the placement exam unless you have already qualified for enrollment
  • Chemistry web-based exam: This exam is optional but recommended for students who plan to take general chemistry at UC San Diego
  • Foreign Language web-based exam: If you are interested in taking a foreign language course in French, German, Italian, or Spanish, you should complete the proficiency exam prior to enrolling

Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and CS Bioinformatics majors should review the Computer Science Advisory Information before enrolling into CSE 3, CSE 8A/L and CSE 11

Visit the placement exam schedule for more information on when and where placement exams are offered during the 2015–2016 academic year.

Resources for Incoming Freshmen

Resources for Incoming Transfer Students

Resources for Parents

Campus Departments

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