Tell Us How UC It Call for Submissions

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“The campus established a diversity requirement for graduation. A knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion is required of all candidates who begin their studies at UC San Diego in lower-division standing in fall 2011, or in upper-division standing in fall 2013.
This Week @ UC San Diego, October 10, 2011

“At our university, we recognize that true excellence is achieved when we feel respected for our perspectives, backgrounds and heritage. We should all feel included in campus life and experience equitable opportunity in achieving our aspirations.”
Inclusive Excellence @ UC San Diego: 2018 Update


These requirements have been in place for several years now, so Tell us how UC it!

How do you experience equity, diversity, and inclusion on the UC San Diego campus?

Are you A PART or APART?

We will highlight a physical exhibit in Geisel Library from May 20 – June 28, 2019.
We would like to feature YOU.

Submit your creative work and join the conversation–

Submission Form

Submission Details

Deadline: June 14, 2019
Eligibility: Must be enrolled as a current student at UC San Diego
Accepted Media: Paintings, drawings, collages, prints, sculptures, photographs, performance art, written work, video or film
Original Work/Copyright: You must be the creator of every element of the art you submit for this archive. Submissions must be original, respect privacy, have the necessary permissions for any copyrighted materials, and abide by UC San Diego’s Principles of Community.
Multiple Entries: Please limit 2 entries per student

Submission Criteria:

Please remember that the purpose of this exhibit is to facilitate a conversation, highlight awareness, and provide a space for dialogue.  Please ensure that your submissions uphold this intent, honor UC San Diego’s Principles of Community, and are free of bias and hate.

About the physical exhibit:

Due to space constraints, a limited selection of the submissions will appear in the physical exhibit.  All submissions meeting the guidelines above will appear in the online collection, including images of the artwork or video.  All artwork will be returned at the conclusion of the exhibit period.

Available Resources:

The UC San Diego Library has a number of resources available to assist you with your submissions, should you need it:

Digital Media Lab  |  Tech Lending Program  | UCSD History  |  Digital CollectionsPrevious Tell Us How UC It Submissions

If you have any questions, please contact Tamara Rhodes,