From sea to the stars, Scripps Institution of Oceanography alumni advance society’s efforts to understand and protect the planet and beyond. Read more about the Scripps alumni currently exploring our universe as NASA Astronauts: Jessica Meir, PhD ‘09 and Megan McArthur, PhD ‘02

Photo: Erik Jepsen

Alumni Statement

Alumni of Scripps Institution of Oceanography represent over 3,000 academics, professionals, experts, and entrepreneurs from all over the globe. Their accomplishments reach far and wide, from education and environment to industry and innovation, and their impact spans the expanse of our planet, from deep oceans to deep space.

Many from our active alumni community stay connected each year, returning to meet and mentor students, speak at special events, pursue professional goals and continued education, and develop partnerships with faculty and researchers here at UC San Diego. We thank them for returning to share their time and talents!

Scripps Alumni in the News

UCSD NEWS | Jun 16, 2022

To the Stars, Tritons



Stay Connected!

The Scripps alumni network is robust and vibrant.

Please share your updates, accomplishments, and ways you'd like to stay active in the Scripps community.

Stay Involved


#UCSDCARES Join the alumni volunteer community and help make an impact. Sign up below and we will share a diverse array of volunteer opportunities with UC San Diego that will keep you connected to campus while making a difference. For volunteer opportunities specific to Scripps Institution of Oceanography, contact Alumni Director Risa Farrell at

Learn about the alumni volunteer community


Stay connected to your alumni family as you make new Triton connections, locally and across the globe. UC San Diego offers a year-long menu of campus-wide alumni events, and there are also signature alumni specifically for Scripps Oceanography graduates. Contact Risa Farrell at for more information and upcoming activities

UC San Diego Alumni Events
Scripps Oceanography Events

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By supporting any area on the Scripps Institution of Oceanography campus with a gift of any size, you are a part of the campaign for UC San Diego. Help us make waves -- here and across the globe.

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Tritons Connect is the newest tool to find and interact with your fellow alumni, offering options to search by location, degree, job, industry, and more. Connect 1:1 or in groups, post and apply for job opportunities, or get matched with a mentor. Create your account today!

Tritons Connect Platform

Scripps Institution of Oceanography is comprised of world-class scientists that use their diverse backgrounds and talents to advance out understanding of the earth system and train the next generation of scientific and environmental leaders. Students and postdoctoral scholars at Scripps are ready to tackle real-world scientific and technological challenges.

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Alumni Email for Life is a permanent email address from which Alumni can send and receive emails. It is a forwarding service provided exclusively to our UC San Diego Alumni to help fellow Tritons, friends and family stay in contact with you.

Email for life

UC San Diego Alumni have access to many discounts on products and services, and can now enjoy special pricing on Apple products at The UC San Diego Bookstore. This exclusive educational pricing can save alumni up to $200 on Apple technology.

Alumni pricing

UC San Diego alumni donors who make an annual gift of any size to any fund may enjoy complimentary access to the UC library system. 

Library privileges

The Career Center’s Industry Engagement Team works with leading employers from every industry to bring internship and job opportunities to Tritons through Career Fairs and more. Learn more about upcoming job fairs and events to further your career.

Career fairs and boosts

Life after college starts today! Here’s your first-year-out list of opportunities to stay connected with campus and have a fulfilling, lifelong relationship as a UC San Diego graduate.

New grad resources

Triton magazine is published by UC San Diego Alumni and appears in print three times a year: fall, winter and spring. We invite you to submit class notes, obituaries and other alumni updates and achievements to be published by emailing Triton magazine directly at: Editorial inquiries can be sent to our staff at

Triton Magazine


Congratulations to Emi Koch, MAS ’19 for receiving the 2021 International Alumni Award – one of UC San Diego’s highest honors.

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Risa Farrell

Risa Farrell, M.A.
Director, Alumni & Community Engagement