Campus Partners

UCLA students who utilize CAPS services often benefit from other campus resources. Here are a few campus resources to explore:

Academic Advancement Program (AAP)

The Academic Advancement Program (AAP) is a program that provides an array of academic services that encourages and promotes academic achievement and excellence among historically underrepresented, low-income, and first generation college-going students.
The mission of AAP is to ensure the academic success and graduation of all AAP students; increase the numbers of AAP students entering graduate and professional schools; and to develop the academic, scientific, political, economic, and community leadership necessary to lead and transform our society.

For more information:
AAP - New Student Programs Office
1230 Campbell Hall
(310) 206-1571

Academic Counseling (Undergraduate)

There are four principal advising units administered by the UCLA College:

  • College Academic Counseling
  • Academic Advancement Program (AAP)
  • Honors Program
  • Student Athletics

Since each unit has been created to address the respective needs of its target population, it is very important that you know which advising office you should go to in order to meet with a full-time counselor or process UCLA College petitions or related requests.

Visit College Academic Counseling for more information.

Arthur Ashe Student Health Center (The Ashe Center)

The mission of The Ashe Center is to support UCLA students in the successful attainment of their educational goals through the personalized delivery of accessible, high-quality health and wellness services, rendered with kindness and competence, by diligent, dedicated professionals.

For more information:
221 Westwood Plaza (Bruin Plaza)
(310) 825-4073
After-hours 24/7 Nurseline: (310) 825-4073, Option 2
(For advice and information from a registered nurse after hours)

Behavioral Wellness Center (BWC)

The Behavioral Wellness Center (BWC) serves medical students, DGSOM graduate students, residents and fellows.  The BWC staff includes psychiatrists, psychologists and a full-time therapist to coordinate care. The team was carefully selected for their talent and enthusiasm for working with students and trainees in a demanding healthcare environment.  BWC provides psychiatric consultation, short-term individual psychotherapy and information about community-based services and resources.

Services rendered through BWC are covered by insurance and co-pays have been waived. 

For more information:
(310) 825-9605
Email: BWC@mednet.ucla.edu
Location: CHS 18-218 (first floor of the UCLA Center for Health Sciences)
Administrative office hours: 8am-5pm with clinicians available for early morning and evening sessions.  

Bruin Resource Center (BRC)

The mission of the Bruin Resource Center (BRC) is to support students’ development, well-being, and academic success by providing valuable resources, services and learning opportunities and by promoting a supportive and inclusive campus community. The BRC serves all UCLA students, with a particular focus on current and former foster youth, students with dependents, student veterans, transfer students, and undocumented students. The BRC also offers programs that promote holistic development and education of the student and the larger campus community. These programs include Intergroup Relations and Student Development and Coaching.

For more information:
Student Activities Center, Suite B44
(310) 825-3945

Campus & Student Resilience

UCLA Campus & Student Resilience (CSR) expands and coordinates campus efforts to promote student resilience, well-being, and success.  

Programs focus on:

  • expanding access to resilience skills development through innovative methods;
  • increasing peer-to-peer support for stressed students;
  • promoting mindfulness approaches for resilience skills development;
  • and expanding early awareness, stigma reduction and engagement for vulnerable students to bolster their own resilience.

CSR emphasizes evidence-based positive psychology programs to promote skills to cope with stress and adversity, recover & maintain emotional equilibrium, increase flexibility and overall functioning, and thrive in response to personal, campus and global strife and challenge. We target cognitive, behavioral, emotional, motivational, spiritual, and social domains, collaborating with campus partners to support students' skill development in each domain.  

CARE Advocates

CARE (Campus Assault Resources & Education) is a safe place for UCLA students who are victims or survivors of sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, stalking, and sexual harassment to get support, consultation, and counseling services.

CARE Advocates are available to support and advocate for UCLA student victims or survivors. They can assist students in finding resources and navigating reporting options. CARE Advocates can also assist students in receiving campus accommodations. You can get help from CARE Advocates without formally reporting an assault.
     
For more information, visit CARE Program.

To contact a CARE Advocate, email CAREadvocate@caps.ucla.edu

Victoria Molina, MSW, ASW – 310-206-2465
Jaclyn Wright, MSW – 310-794-4959

Center for Accessible Education (CAE)

The Center for Accessible Education (CAE) is a campus resource that provides educational support services and programmatic access to regularly enrolled students with verifiable permanent and temporary disabilities and provides information to the campus community about services to students with disabilities. The philosophy and mission of the office is to encourage independence, assist students in realizing their academic potential and to facilitate the elimination of physical, programmatic and attitudinal barriers.

The CAE at UCLA provides students with disabilities academic support services in accordance with federal and state legal requirements and University policy. All academic support services are provided free of charge. To receive services students must register with the Office for Students with Disabilities and provide documentation of their disability.

For more information:

Murphy Hall A255
(310) 825-1501
(310) 206-6083 (Telephone Device for the Deaf) 

Consultation and Response Team (CRT)

UCLA believes that students’ well-being and safety are paramount to academic success. We share the responsibility of responding when a student’s health or safety is at risk by reporting these concerns to the appropriate offices and referring students to campus resources. UCLA’s Consultation & Response Team (CRT) is a group of professional staff members charged with responding to reports of students who may be in distress. This team is comprised of representatives from key campus departments, such as The College, Dean of Students, Counseling and Psychological Services, Residential Life, and the UCLA Police Department.

Case Managers are available to meet directly with students or advise campus constituents on how to work with students in distress. Please email CRTeam@ucla.edu with your request and someone will get back to you during business hours. Case Managers do not maintain 24 hour access to email or phone.

If you need an immediate response after hours or on weekends please call UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services 24 hour access line (310) 825-0768 or call the UCPD 24 hour dispatch line at (310) 825-1491 or dial 911 for your local police.

Dashew Center for International Students & Scholars (DCISS)

The Dashew Center for International Students & Scholars serves the international community at UCLA. They are the central hub for contact, resources, support and advocacy for international students and scholars.

What they do:

  • Serve over 12,000 international students and scholars from over 110 countries
  • Support UCLA international students through immigration, personal, academic, and cultural advisement
  • Provide comprehensive services for visiting international researchers, scholars, professors, and post-docs
  • Advise UCLA departments on employment-based immigration for their non-citizen faculty and staff
  • Design, implement, and promote a wide range of programs, trainings, and resources to enrich the student and scholar experience
  • Build partnerships across UCLA to assist with campus internationalization and diversity initiatives

For more information:
106 Bradley Hall
(310) 825-1681

Economic Crisis Response Team (ECRT)

The Economic Crisis Response Team (ECRT) provides support and guidance to students who have self-identified, or are identified by UCLA faculty or staff, as experiencing a financial crisis that impacts their academic success at UCLA. We aim to efficiently, compassionately and discreetly:

  1. Provide a seamless and individualized response to UCLA students in extraordinary financial crisis.
  2. Develop proposals for actions to examine (and revise, when appropriate) university policies and office protocols in order to improve students' ability to manage their financial situations and avoid economic crisis.

If you are in financial distress, contact the Economic Crisis Response Team (ECRT) via email at ecr@saonet.ucla.edu or via phone at (310)-206-1189. 

Financial Wellness Program

The mission of UCLA’s Financial Wellness Program is to empower all Bruins to confidently navigate their finances in a way that supports their overall well-being. This program fosters financial literacy skills through workshops, coaching and online educational efforts. Additionally, we aim to encourage students to know who, when and why to ask for help.

Overall, the program centralizes and advocates for student economic support services on campus.

The Financial Wellness Program consists of ten Financial Wellness Peers and one administrative professional here to support your economic well-being. These peers plan events, collaborate on initiatives, lead workshops and coach peers 1:1.

The program offers individual financial coaching and many personal tools students can use to navigate their own economic well-being process. They review topics such as budgeting, frugal living tips, loan borrowing and repayment, credit scores and more! 

Graduate Student Resource Center (GSRC)

The UCLA Graduate Student Resource Center (GSRC) is a Graduate Students Association (GSA) initiative that is managed by Student Affairs. The GSRC is a resource, referral and information center for graduate and professionals school students. They offer advice and assistance in dealing with the challenges of graduate school, as well as a number of workshops and programs done in collaboration with campus partners. 

For more information:
(310) 267-4805
Student Activities Center B-11

International Student Support Program (ISSP)

International Student Support Program (ISSP) provides 24/7 student acculturation support and counseling to international students via the use of technology. International Student Support Advisors speak your language and understand your culture, including unique challenges you may face while studying in the United States. This program is free for students to use and confidential within the limits of the law. You can access articles, tools, resources, and a support advisor anytime, anywhere. 

Download the free My SSP app from the Apple or Android app store

Visit the website us.myissp.com

Dial 1-866-743-7732 if calling from North America or dial 001-416-380-6578 if calling from outside North America

*Program offered through partnership with Morneu Shepell, an international provider of international support services. If you have any questions about the International Student Support Program (ISSP), please email dciss.projects@saonet.ucla.edu 

Law School

CAPS offers UCLA Law School students satellite services of select workshops and Wellness Skills Groups.

Workshops are held in the Cappello Moot Court Room, dates TBD:

  • Public Speaking Confidence
  • Harnessing Your Stress

Workshops do not require pre-registration or fees.


Wellness Skills Groups are held in 67 Dodd Hall, dates TBD:

  • The Art of Public Speaking
  • Finding Focus for Law Students
  • Break the Cycle of Anxiety

Participation in a Wellness Skills Group requires students to complete a Brief Screening via telephone, availability to attend the entire session series, and a fee for students without SHIP insurance. Call (310) 825-0768 for more information and to schedule a screening.

LGBT Campus Resource Center

The UCLA Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Campus Resource Center is the crossroads of the LGBTQ community at UCLA, providing a comprehensive range of education and advocacy services supporting intersectional identity development. They foster unity, wellness, and an open, safe and inclusive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, intersex, transgender, queer, asexual, questioning, and same-gender-loving students, faculty, staff, alumni, their families, and the entire campus community.

For more information:
220 Westwood Plaza B36
Student Activities Center
(310) 206-3628

Mindfulness Awareness Research Center (MARC)

The mission of the UCLA Mindfulness Awareness Research Center (MARC) is to foster mindful awareness across the lifespan through education and research to promote well-being and a more compassionate society.

In the last ten years, significant research has shown mindfulness to address health issues such as lower blood pressure and boost the immune system; increase attention and focus, including aid those suffering from ADHD; help with difficult mental states such as anxiety and depression, fostering well-being and less emotional reactivity; and thicken the brain in areas in charge of decision making, emotional flexibility, and empathy.

MARC was created to bring to a renowned mental health research institution the ancient art of mindful awareness in a scientifically supported and rigorous form.

MARC:

  • offers classes and workshops to the general public, teaching the skills of mindfulness across the lifespan
  • fosters and publicizes research to support the scientific benefits of mindful awareness
  • brings mindfulness to professionals through UCLA's medical education program-including doctors, medical students, staff and faculty
  • offer mindfulness tools and classes to support mental health professionals

MARC offers free Drop-in Meditations at various campus locations.

Office of Ombuds Services

The Office of Ombuds Services is a place where members of the UCLA community–students, faculty, staff and administrators–can go for assistance in resolving conflicts, disputes or complaints on an informal basis. In order to afford visitors the greatest freedom in using its services, the Office is independent, neutral and confidential.

The Office of Ombuds Services works to ensure that all members of the University community receive fair and equitable treatment in matters of concern or complaint. The Ombudspersons facilitate communication and assist parties in reaching their own mutually acceptable agreements when conflicts arise. Acting as neutrals and committed to confidentiality, the Ombudspersons may gather information on complaints, clarify issues, expedite processes or, when appropriate, initiate mediation. The response of the Office is tailored to the dynamics of the situation and the informed consent of the visitor.

The Ombudspersons are respectfully impartial with all parties to a conflict. The Office operates within University policy and reports to the Chancellor’s Office for administrative and budgetary purposes. Ombudspersons may make recommendations for review or change when policies or procedures of the University generate trends or patterns in conflicts and concerns.

For more information:
Strathmore Building
501 Westwood Plaza, Suite 105
(310) 825-7627

Residential Life

UCLA Residential Life creates safe, supportive, and inclusive living-learning communities that engage residents in the fostering of their academic success, personal growth, leadership development, and social responsibility.

Visit Residential Life for more information about housing, communities, academic support, and opportunities to get involved.

For more information:
205 Bradley Hall
(310) 825-3401

Student Legal Services

Student Health Education Program (SHEP)

The Student Health Education Program (SHEP) is commited to using student centered, developmentally-focused, and researched-based methods to provide experiences and resources that aim to: enhance student health and well-being; increase student capacity to successfully navigate through the university setting and beyond; and enable, promote, and maintain a healthier, safer, and more resilient campus community. 

To get in touch, please email at healtheducation@saonet.ucla.edu

UCLA Police Department (UCPD)

For emergencies and crimes in progress, dial 9-1-1.

If your matter is not an emergency but you would like an officer to respond to a particular location, dial UCPD dispatch at (310) 825-1491.

Anonymous Reporting Line: (310) 794-5824, to report crimes anonymously

UCLA Police Department serves over 75,000 faculty, staff and students in Los Angeles. Services include police services, records unit, Community Service Officers (CSOs), and alarm services.

UCPD is located at 601 Westwood Plaza.

UCLA Psychology Clinic

The UCLA Psychology Clinic is located in the Psychology Department. As the training clinic for the top-ranked psychology training program in the country, their goal is to utilize the best available treatments to improve the happiness, health, and well-being of their clients.  They provide low-fee individual and group therapy as well as assessment/testing services for adults, children, couples, and families.

The UCLA Psychology Clinic also serves as a training and research center for psychotherapy and diagnostics. Clinic therapists treat clients with approaches validated by recent research and matched to the individual needs of the clients.

The UCLA Psychology Clinic offers the best of both worlds: a small, people-oriented clinic and the resources of the top-rated clinical psychology program in the country. Benefits include:

  • Cutting-edge psychological treatments
  • Supervision by faculty who are leading experts in their field
  • Specialty clinics based on the latest research
  • Confidential personalized services
  • Low cost, sliding scale fees for therapy and assessment

With services from child assessment to counseling with older adults, the UCLA Psychology Clinic provides affordable help to all age groups. It is important to us that everyone who seeks services at the UCLA Psychology Clinic is treated in a respectful, culturally sensitive, and welcoming way. Our staff includes doctoral students in Clinical Psychology working under the supervision of UCLA faculty.

For more information:

UCLA Psychology Clinic
(310) 825-2305
(310) 825-6632 (FAX)
psychclinic@ucla.edu  
2191 Franz Hall

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