University Communications and Public Affairs


Whether you are looking for a faculty expert to interview, need information about UC San Diego, or need help on a story, the University Communications Office is standing by to assist you.

For News Media: How to Reach Us

Regular business hours communications

  • Communications main number: (858) 534-3120
  • Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

After-hours communications

  • Campus: (858) 531-4714
  • UC San Diego Health: (619) 290-2688
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography: (858) 349-1723

UC San Diego Communications Directors

Contact Phone Email

UC San Diego Academic Divisions

Arts and Humanities
Anthony King 858-822-7824 anthonypking@ucsd.edu
Biological Sciences
Mario Aguilera 858-822-5148 maguilera@ucsd.edu
School of Global Policy and Strategy
Christine Clark 858-534-7618 ceclark@ucsd.edu
Jacobs School of Engineering
Daniel Kane 858-534-3262 dbkane@ucsd.edu
Physical Sciences
Cynthia Dillon 858-822-0142 cdillon@ucsd.edu
Rady School of Management
Joleen Schultz 858-534-5468 joleen.schultz@ucsd.edu
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Lauren Wood 858-534-3626 lmwood@ucsd.edu
Social Sciences
Inga Kiderra 858-822-0661 ikiderra@ucsd.edu

UC San Diego General Campus Academic or Administrative Areas

General Campus, Alumni, Advancement
Judy Piercey 858-534-6128 jpiercey@ucsd.edu
Advancement, The Preuss School UCSD
Jade Griffin 858-822-5309 jadegriffin@ucsd.edu
Halicioglu Data Science Institute
Lisa Petrillo 858-246-2491 lpetrillo@ucsd.edu
Nikki Kolupailo 858-534-0667 nkolupailo@ucsd.edu
Qualcomm Institute
Alicia Clarke 858-822-5825 amclarke@ucsd.edu
Research Affairs
Michelle Franklin 858-534-8564 m1franklin@ucsd.edu
Resource Management & Planning
Laura Margoni 858-822-2485 lmargoni@ucsd.edu
San Diego Supercomputer Center
Jan Zverina 858-534-5111 jzverina@sdsc.edu
Student Affairs
Christine Clark 858-534-7618 ceclark@ucsd.edu
UC San Diego Extension
Jennifer M. White 858-534-2013 jlw043@ucsd.edu
Richard Kilwien 858-534-9147 rkilwien@ucsd.edu

UC San Diego Health Sciences—Health System/School of Medicine

Health Sciences—Research, School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shiley Eye Center
Scott LaFee 619-543-5232 slafee@ucsd.edu
UC San Diego Health System—Surgery, Clinical Practice, Hospital Administration, Cardiovascular Center, Moores Cancer Center
Jackie Carr 619-543-6427 or

News Releases

Are you looking for a specific press release? Visit the UC San Diego News Center or This Week @ UC San Diego.

Broadcast Studio

For booking and general information about our broadcast studio, email studio@ucsd.edu or call (858) 534-5178.

Campus Profile

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