The information below applies to all UCSD students, including international students
If you live in campus/university housing:
If you live off campus and away from your family:
If you live with your family:
Those in the San Diego area can call the Los Angeles Regional Census Center at 213-314-6500 to confirm identity of a census taker, if there are safety concerns.
Additional information on verifying a census employee, mailing, or phone call may also be helpful.
Between March 12-March 20, most households will receive in the mail an invitation to participate along with information on how to respond online or by phone. Households in areas less likely to respond online may also receive paper questionnaires at this time, along with an invitation to respond online or by phone.
If you have not responded, periodic reminders will be mailed until April 3.
If you have still not responded, a reminder and paper questionnaire will be delivered by mail between April 8-April 16.
Final reminders will be mailed between April 20-April 27. After that, the Census Bureau will follow up in person.
See sample form from the Census Bureau; note that there is NOT a question about citizenship
The individual filling out the form ("Person 1") will be asked:
Questions about additional people in the household are: