The University of California, San Diego[a] is a public research university located in the La Jolla neighborhood of San Diego, California, in the United States. The university occupies 2,141 acres (866 ha) near the coast of the Pacific Ocean with the main campus resting on approximately 1,152 acres (466 ha). Established in 1960 near the pre-existing Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego is the seventh oldest of the 10 University of California campuses and offers over 200 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, enrolling about 28,000 undergraduate and 7,000 graduate students.
Film and color slides created for and used in a photographic documentary of early UCSD events from 1963 to 1967. The project documents the construction of Revelle College campus, various campus events, political and social activities of the first undergraduate classes. The original film and color slides are held by the UC San Diego Library.