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Scripps Oceanography has more than a century of scientific achievement and instructional excellence.

Our body of alumni is nearing 2,000 members, spread throughout the globe and participating in a diverse range of careers.

From studying the earth’s core to probing the far reaches of space, Scripps alumni continue the institution’s mission to seek, teach, and communicate scientific understanding of the oceans, atmosphere, Earth, and other planets for the benefit of society and the environment. 

In the News

Astronaut Jessica Meir called her alma mater from space to participate in a live Q&A session. Photos: Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego

An Out of This World Conversation with Astronaut Jessica Meir
UC San Diego alumna discussed her journey from 'STEM to Stars' during live Q&A from space

2019 fellows at the SURF research symposium.

Around the Pier: SURF Program Fosters Network of Support for Students to Continue to Graduate School
explorations now conducted a Q&A with 2019 SURF participants on how the program has supported their path to graduate school

  • Demographics

    With nearly 2,000 alumni across the globe, Scripps alumni have used their degrees as a springboard into dynamic careers ranging from professors to entrepreneurs to astronauts.  

  • linkedin

    This private group provides networking for Scripps alumni and students through postings on recent accomplishments, research highlights, and topics of interest.