Engaged Learning Tools

What are the Engaged Learning Tools (ELTs)?

UC San Diego offers a suite of tools designed to help you discover, capture, review, and share your real-world learning experiences.

These tools include: Research Experience & Applied Learning (REAL) Portal, Co-Curricular Record, and Enhanced Electronic Transcript.



Getting involved in opportunities outside of the classroom has a number of benefits, including:
Build skills, find community, and explore interests.
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There are many places to get involved on campus. Here are just some!

Research, internship, or global experiences.   Jobs, internships, and volunteer    Clubs and professional development    Clubs, programs, residence, mentorship.
Campus Community Centers     Intercollegiate athletics     Intramural athletics and recreation     Student health and well-being



Once you get involved, you can have your opportunities recognized through your integrated toolbox.

Electronic Transcript and Co-Curricular Record

Enhanced Electronic Transcript     Co-Curricular Record     

Your ENHANCED ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPT takes your academic transcript and embeds contextual
information about the courses you took.

 Your CO-CURRICULAR RECORD (CCR) highlights your achievements in opportunities beyond the classroom,
including a brief description and the skills you developed. 


Seal of UC San Diego

Your OFFICIAL records.

Your Enhanced Electronic Transcript and Co-Curricular Record are your official, validated records from the University of California San Diego. 



Career services offers a whole host of tools to help you prepare for your next steps—whether it be a job or your applying for further studies. Click below to learn more:

Career advising     Online tools     Interview preparation     Events & seminars  




Share your experiences and the skills you developed through your curricular and co-curricular experiences, through integrating it into your cover letter, resume, CV, online profiles and applications. You may also want to attach a copy of your academic transcript or Co-Curricular Record, depending on what you are applying for. You can share this when you are applying for:

Jobs, further education studies, awards and scholarships.

Questions? Contact the Engaged Learning Tools Coordinator from the Teaching + Learning Commons at

Teaching + Learning Commons

UC San Diego 9500 Gilman Dr. La Jolla, CA 92093 (858) 534-2230
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