November 14, 2016


SUBJECT:   Join the Campus Community for Founders Celebration 2016

I invite all campus members to join your colleagues at Founders Celebration 2016 to commemorate UC San Diego’s 56th anniversary on Friday, Nov. 18. Celebrate the ways in which UC San Diego scholarship, community, and commitment have created a force for positive change in our region, nation and world.

A complete schedule of our Founders Celebration may be found at Here is an overview of the free activities:

Friday, November 18

The Founders Day Festival fills Town Square from noon to 2:00 p.m. Enjoy interactive exhibits from academic divisions and departments, sample tasty treats, and enjoy a live concert by San Diego cover band Liquid Blue.

If you are interested in volunteering at Founders Celebration 2016, click here to sign up:

For undergraduate students, Hullabaloo kicks off at 8:00 p.m. through midnight in Matthews Quad and Town Square. A partnership with AS Concerts and Events, Hullabaloo is an undergraduate student-only festival with live music, free food and games. Student ID required. For more information, visit

In order to allow employees the opportunity to attend Founders Celebration events, two hours of administrative leave with pay has been approved. Managers and supervisors are asked to allow employees to attend, as long as the absence does not infringe upon the performance of required job duties or patient care.

If you have questions about the Founders Celebration, please call Special Events & Protocol at (858) 822-1400 or email

I look forward to celebrating Founders Day with you.

Pradeep K. Khosla