Getting Started - Teaching at UC San Diego

Whether you are a seasoned professor new to UC San Diego or just starting your academic career, this guide will direct you to important campus resources needed by all faculty.

Course Logistics

Instructional Technology


Office for Academic Integrity

Academic Integrity Office provides resources and guidance on preventing, detecting, and reporting academic dishonesty. The office also supports these tools for faculty and students:

  • The Faculty Reporting Tool – an easy way for faculty to report integrity violations and attach supporting documentation. The link is located at the bottom of our homepage
  • The Academic Integrity Community in TritonEd – access for faculty and teaching assistants to integrity & ethics tools and resources. Instructions for joining can be found at
  • The Actors of Integrity Co – educating the community through theatrical performances
  • The Academic Integrity Tutorial – required for all new undergraduates but available to all students, staff and faculty
  • The #Excel with Integrity campaign – including a contest and raffles for students, integrity lunch & learns for faculty and staff, facebook, Instagram and twitter messaging. Excel with Integrity framed posters are available upon request.

Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination

Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD)

Student Academic Support

Supplemental Instruction

As part of the Teaching + Learning Commons, the SupplementaI Instruction (SI) program provides academic support through facilitated study sessions for students who are enrolled in historically-challenging courses. Learn more.

Subject-Area Tutoring

We currently offer tutoring for students enrolled in Math 2, Math 3C, Math 4C, Math 10A, Chemistry 6A, Chemistry 6B, and Chemistry 6C. Learn more. 


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Student Information

Students of Concern: Triton Concern Line

UC San Diego has a new resource to assist students with a wide range of issues and concerns. The Triton Concern Line provides a streamlined way for staff and faculty to seek consultation and assistance regarding students of concern.* 

Call (858) 246-1111 to report your concerns. The line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

This is not to be used as an emergency contact number. For immediate concerns about student behavior, or concerns for the safety of yourself and/or others, we encourage you to call the UC San Diego Police Department at 858-534-HELP (4357). UC San Diego Police Dispatch is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

To learn more about the new Triton Concern Line, visit the Triton Concern Line web page or contact Dr. Monique Crandal at (858) 822-2614 or

*A student of concern is someone whose academic progress or overall functioning in our university environment is adversely affected due to a number of indicators that are impacting their well-being and/or the well-being of others.

Syllabus Preparation

Writing + Critical Expression Hub

The Writing + Critical Expression Hub supports all writers on campus—every writer, any project—and promotes writing as a tool for learning.

For Educators

  • Writing pedagogy workshops
  • Faculty writing retreats and writing groups
  • One-on-one consultations about write-to-learn pedagogy

For Undergraduate Student Writers

  • One-on-one writing tutoring by appointment, 6 days/week.
  • Help with every stage in the writing process
  • Walk-in tutoring (Mon-Thurs 5pm-7pm, and by availability)
  • Workshops on key writing topics

For Graduate Student Writers

  • By appointment one-on-one writing tutoring
  • Dissertation writing retreats and writing groups
  • Workshops on graduate-level writing topics

Learn more by visiting the Writing + Critical Expression Hub or emailing