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New Employee Orientation: Campus Life

Price Center

A university is a work environment like no other. Make the most of it.

Catch a concert, watch a play, attend a lecture, or simply stroll through the campus and enjoy its natural beauty. For a more rigorous workout, visit the first-class recreation facilities and classes. And don’t forget to participate in UCSD’s diverse staff associations and community centers.

Arts and entertainment

Recreation and dining

Recreation offers recreation classes, programs and facilities throughout campus:
  • Aquatic facilities
  • Archery range
  • Ball fields
  • Classes
  • Climbing center
  • Main gym complex
  • Mission Bay Aquatic Center
  • Multipurpose fields
  • Natatorium
  • Basketball, volleyball, and tennis courts
  • Par course
  • Recreation, Intramural, Athletic Complex (RIMAC)
  • Track and Field Stadium

Charitable efforts

Associations and centers

Staff associations encourage employees to network and get involved in campus life: UCSD Community Centers support diversity and understanding through programs and services:
Contact the Employee Programs and Recognition team at or (858) 822-2633.