Want to be a UCSF Insider? You've come to the right place. 


New Student Checklist

To prepare for your first year at UCSF, please read through our New Student Checklist. This list is a general overview for all incoming students. Please check with your school or program for specific orientation information in addition to the list below.

  Look up program specific orientation info
  Visit the Student Portal
  Access your UCSF email
  Apply for Financial Aid
  Enroll in classes
  Review immunization requirements
  Obtain your UCSF photo ID card
  Find a place to live
  Access the Library resources

Insider Tips of the Week

bicyclist riding pass
When you ride your bike to UCSF, you’ll always find parking. With sturdy racks or well-lit cages, you’ll find multiple options to easily and securely lock up your bicycle on each campus.

French toast with fruit
Craving some french toast, chocolate shakes, cheese fries, or a juicy burger? Check out one of the best diners!









Student Insider App

iPhoneDownload the Student Inside Guide iPhone App to learn:

  • what's happening on campus
  • find free food
  • locate available study space
  • ...and more!

Student Inside Line

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Can't find what you're looking for? 

Contact the Student Inside Line:
(415) 502-1484

Helping students succeed and thrive at UCSF, in the Bay Area and beyond.

Prospective graduate student?
View UCSF admissions information here

Student Academic Affairs
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500 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143

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