Our divisions and schools do more than shake up our campus. Their impact shakes the globe. This commitment to boundary pushing spans our community and culture, driving innovation and positive change. Explore below to see how you can support the people, places and programs making UC San Diego distinctively unconventional.
The 10 departments of the Division of Social Sciences focus on wide-ranging issues from economics and politics to human development and education, inequality and social mobility. Your gift nurtures our current and future innovators through scholarships and fellowships, interdisciplinary research, faculty recruitment funding, public outreach events and much more.
The School of Global Policy and Strategy prepares future leaders to strategically manage economic growth, competitiveness and environmental sustainability in our complex, diverse and interconnected global society. Your investment supports all aspects of the School, including immersive real-world, service-learning projects that educate, engage and empower passionate young leaders.
UC San Diego offers innovative training to prepare students for the shifting roles of clinical and research pharmacologists. Your gift helps the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science foster critical interdisciplinary collaborations across campus and the region to explore new avenues for research and discovery.
The School of Medicine’s research-intensive programs educate and equip future doctors for careers in medicine. Your gift provides flexible funding to support our future healers with hands-on experience in the science of practicing medicine and the art of providing compassionate care, as well as funding for community outreach.
Our top-ranked charter school, The Preuss School UC San Diego, inspires students to deliver on the promise that college and careers are within their grasp. By supporting Preuss, you provide high-potential San Diego students with access to the transformative education, skills, support and experiences they need to pursue their dreams.
UC San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering educates the next generation of leaders and innovators. Your gift ensures we can be always forward-looking, creative in our research endeavors and collaborative in our approach to solving problems.
The UC San Diego Library is the intellectual heart of campus, driving and inspiring innovation, creativity and progress. Your gift provides vital information and learning resources for our students, faculty, scientists, artists and community members as they explore, research and discover.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography is one of the oldest and most important centers for ocean, earth and atmospheric science research, education and public service in the world. Support provides vital flexibility to best serve our students, faculty and research.
The Rady School of Management shapes ethical, entrepreneurial visionaries and leaders who launch products, reinvent companies and bring discoveries to market. Your gift to Rady provides additional flexibility to implement innovative ideas, recruit the nation’s top faculty and respond quickly to high-potential, emerging opportunities.
Dedicated to the integration and collaboration of fundamental sciences across disciplines, the Division of Physical Sciences works on the frontiers of discovery. Your support provides the division with flexible funds to meet today’s challenges and tomorrow’s opportunities, addressing issues from climate change to drug delivery systems.
The Division of Biological Sciences is a vibrant center of discovery dedicated to solving some of the most urgent issues of our time, from curing cancer to protecting the food supply. Your gift enables the dean to invest in the division and our current and future scientists through state-of-the-art equipment, support for scholarly work, promising research, and more.
An arts and humanities education develops foundational, transferable and enduring skills for lifelong success. Your gift provides flexible resources to empower our people and programs to understand – and improve – our world through innovation and risk-taking in craft, performance, and research.