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Information for New Faculty

If you are new to UCSD, check out these links for information to help you get familiar with life on campus, housing options, and more.


New to UC San Diego


  • Housing Resources offers links to information about housing resources for faculty and staff.
  • Search online for faculty sabbatical rentals and other vacancies.
  • La Jolla del Sol offers off-campus condominium rentals for faculty and other eligible individuals.
  • Faculty housing assistance includes the Mortage Origination Program and the Faculty Recruitment Allowance Program (eligibility is limited).

Family and child care

Assistance programs

DisAbility Counseling and Consulting (DCC) assists with job accommodations, vocational rehabilitation, and other disability-related issues.


  • Benefits orientation - Introduction to benefits and an opportunity to have questions answered
  • Benefits information on Blink
  • At Your Service, University of California's comprehensive website, has benefits news and information, and online tools for retirement and benefits transactions.
  • For further questions about faculty benefits, contact your department's management services officer (MSO) or Academic Personnel representative, or your UCSD Benefits representative.

Career resources

  • The Partner Opportunities Program provides career and relocation resources in the San Diego area, as well as specific program benefits for dual-career family couples.
  • Southern California HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium) promotes awareness of employment opportunities for dual-career couples and others.
  • The UCSD Emeriti Association offers a variety of benefits and services for retired faculty.

Faculty groups