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Engineering Undergraduate/Transfer Orientation: Home

This orientation guide is being updated for Fall 2021. Please contact Teri Vogel ( if you want to share this with students by a certain date, so we can prioritize these pages for updating.

This is the UC San Diego Library's freshmen/transfer orientation guide for the Jacobs School of Engineering (JSOE). It covers much of what we would include at an in-person orientation or the JSOE Undergraduate Open House, information to get you started using our library services and resources. Please note that our physical spaces and services are subject to change, depending on campus guidelines. Part of Geisel Library is currently open as a study space until September 12, and more information about services and spaces related to the Fall 2021 reopening coming soon. 

Welcome to UC San Diego, and do not hesitate to contact us if you have questions or need assistance. 

--Deborah, Dave, and Teri
UC San Diego Engineering Librarians

Jacobs School of Engineering Buildings

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Photos: Leandro Neumann Ciuffo, Tim Hawkinson's Bear, CC-BY; Ross Doering, Irwin & Joan Jacobs School of Engineering, UCSD, CC-BY-NC; Tktktk, Engineering II Building, UCSD, CC-BY