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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.

AP&M building

New to UC San Diego


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