Welcome, Newly Admitted
Engineering Transfer Students!
Transfer Triton Day
Transfer Triton Day is for newly admitted transfer students and will be on Saturday, May 10. The entire campus will be open with tours, information sessions, and staff from all departments will be at hand to answer any questions you may have. We highly encourage you to attend to learn about your major and the Jacobs School of Engineering, and explore the campus.
You can view the schedule of engineering department sessions here.
Interested in changing your major to engineering or to an impacted engineering major?
The following engineering majors are "impacted," meaning that the number of spots for incoming transfer students are limited: Bioengineering, Bioengineering: Biotechnology, Aerospace Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. If you are interested in changing your major to one of these four impacted majors, you need to contact the department directly.
Majors that are open (i.e., not impacted), can be changed into and out of at any time. You will need to notify the Office of Admissions if you wish to make this change before attendance in the fall.
To find a full list of engineering majors (both open and impacted) please click here.
Do you offer tours of engineering facilities?
The Jacobs School of Engineering currently does NOT offer tours of its facilities. As you can imagine, there are several factors that prohibit public access to our laboratory spaces. If interested in touring the UC San Diego campus, you can sign up for a free tour here. You can also visit department advising when you are here. Please visit their respective websites for Undergraduate Advising hours and locations.
Can I change colleges?
Students who accept the offer of admission should assume that they will remain in the college to which they were admitted. Changing colleges is rare and quite difficult.
Can I double major or minor in engineering?
You can double-major in an engineering and NON-engineering major. You CANNOT double major in two engineering majors. Similarly, you can major/minor in an engineering major and a non-engineering minor. Some common combinations are engineering/math, engineering/economics.