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Thanks to the generous support of 145,000 of our friends, we have raised more than $2 billion for the Campaign for UC San Diego, making us the youngest US university to have ever reached a multi-billion-dollar milestone.


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UC San Diego Turns 60!

Six decades ago, a group of like-minded changemakers pioneered a school free from the constraints of tradition and expectation. Their unprecedented vision for higher education proliferated a new way of thinking and pushed daring intellectuals to venture outside the accepted norms. Today, we honor their founding philosophy and those who carry on the nontradition.

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We are aware that Blackbaud, a company that provides a number of services to UC San Diego in support of Advancement business functions, suffered a ransomware attack in May that resulted in a potential breach of encrypted accounting data for the UC San Diego Foundation. We want to assure you that no UC San Diego donor data was exposed, lost or stolen as a result of this breach. UC San Diego maintains donor data on campus systems and these systems were not involved in the incident at Blackbaud. If you have questions, please contact (858) 534 1032.