CS Head Start

Fall 2019


This is an on-campus head start program for incoming CS majors one week before the start of their first year. Students participate in day-long sessions with faculty and guest lecturers introducing campus and departmental resources, technical foundations, and the resources available from the technical community in the SF Bay area. Students will also participate in a field trip to familiarize them with the San Francisco area.

The Fall 2019 program runs from Monday, August 12th to Friday, August 16th in LS G12. See the Schedule for more information.

The dining information and schedule have been recently updated. The program will run from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Monday thru Friday, followed by an optional dinner and student social lasting until 8:00pm on Monday thru Thursday.

Schedule at a Glance

Time 08/12 Mon 08/13 Tue 08/14 Wed 08/15 Thu 08/16 Fri
9:00a Welcome Reception Warmup Warmup Warmup Warmup
9:30a Introductions Python Programming Python Programming Python Programming Python Programming
10:45a 15m Break 15m Break 15m Break 15m Break 15m Break
11:00a CS Major Overview and Advising Python Programming Python Programming Python Programming Python Programming
12:00p Lunch Lunch Lunch (To Go) Lunch Lunch
1:00p Careers in CS Active Study Part 1 Exploratorium Time Management Active Study Part 2
2:00p Mission Bit Career Services Campus Advising Services Stress Management
3:00p 30m Break 30m Break Autodesk Gallery 30m Break 30m Break
3:30p Computer Hardware Using Unix Faculty Scavenger Hunt Wrapup
4:00p Using Unix
4:30p CS Unplugged Recap Recap
5:00p Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner
6:00p Social with CS Tutoring Center Social with the Diversineers Social with Women in Tech Social with the ACM

See the full daily schedule for more details.