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UCSB Resources for Current Students

Welcome, Brennies! 

As a Bren School student, you have a wealth of resources at your disposal through Bren and the UCSB campus. We've compiled a list of the most helpful resources for you below. As always, Bren School staff are here to help if you have any questions along the way (academics@bren.ucsb.edu). 

COVID-19 Resources

Online learning

UCSB Resources

Safety for Our Bren Community

Hate Crimes and Incidents

Hate crimes, hate incidents, and incidents of bias should be reported through the UCSB Incident Report Form (not a police report) or the Hate Incident Response Coordinator at 805-893-3596. If the hate crime or incident is immediately threatening, then the student should contact Campus Police (9-911) or 911. We acknowledge that some students may not feel comfortable contacting police, and therefore we will work with UCSB’s administration to improve the conduct by police to better serve and protect all students on campus.

Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Discrimination

Sexual violence, sexual harassment, and acts of discrimination related to gender and sexual identity should be reported to Campus Police (9-911) or 911 if the victim is or was in danger. Once the student is in a safe situation, they should report sexual violence, sexual harassment, and acts of discrimination related to gender and sexual identity via an online form to the Office of Title IX/Sexual Harassment Policy Compliance or at 805-893-2701. Reports to the Office of Title IX/Sexual Harassment Policy Compliance are not confidential, and the content may need to be reported to law enforcement if the student is in danger or a crime has been committed. Faculty and staff are mandated reporters of such acts. Incidents of sexual violence and sexual harassment may be discussed confidentially with the Campus Advocacy, Resources, and Education (CARE) office at 805-893-4613 or Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at 805-893-4411. 

Zoombombing

Incidents of Zoombombing, when an uninvited party joins a Zoom session to cause disruption, should be reported to Campus Police at 805-893-3446 and a report should be filed with the Security Operations Center (SOC) at security@ucsb.edu.

Microaggression

Incidents of microaggressions by Bren students, faculty, or staff against students may be reported as described above through the UCSB Incident Report Form or 805-893-3596 or may be discussed with a trusted member of the administration, faculty, or staff. 

In any situation in which a Bren graduate student is not sure about the appropriate reporting procedure, students should bring their concerns to a trusted member of the Bren School staff or faculty. We recommend that students should contact Student Affairs Manager Kristine Duarte (kristine@bren.ucsb.edu), Academic Programs Manager Sean Kerr (kerr@bren.ucsb.edu), or Assistant Dean Satie Airamé (airame@bren.ucsb.edu). Our staff will provide support and will help the student with appropriate reporting, depending on the nature of the incident.

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