UC San Diego News Center


Media Contacts

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
Biological Sciences
Mario Aguilera 858-822-5148
School of Global Policy and Strategy
Christine Clark 858-534-7618
Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute
Bobby Gordon 858-246-4625
Jacobs School of Engineering
Daniel Kane 858-534-3262
Physical Sciences
Cynthia Dillon 858-822-0142
Rady School of Management
Melinda Battenberg 858-534-0855
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Lauren Wood 858-534-3626
Social Sciences
Inga Kiderra 858-822-0661

UC San Diego General Campus Academic or Administrative Areas

Academic Affairs
Judy Piercey 858-534-6128
General Campus, Diversity, Advancement
Judy Piercey 858-534-6128
Preuss School
Erika Johnson 858-534-9372
Nikki Kolupailo 858-534-0667
Qualcomm Institute
Alicia Clarke 858-822-5825
Research Affairs
Michelle Franklin 858-534-8564
Resource Management & Planning
Leslie Sepuka 858-822-5309
San Diego Supercomputer Center
Jan Zverina 858-534-5111
Student Affairs
Christine Clark 858-534-7618
UC San Diego Extension
Debra Bass 858-822-7715
Jeff Tourial 858-246-5393

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 858-249-0431 or
UC San Diego Health System—Surgery, Clinical Practice, Hospital Administration, Cardiovascular Center, Moores Cancer Center
Jackie Carr 858-249-0420 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 or call (858) 534-5178.

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