UCSB Resources for Current Students
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 (email@example.com).
- Fall 2020 IT Support for Bren Students
- FAQs for UCSB Graduate Students on Coronavirus Impacts
- Graduate Student Resource Center COVID-19 page
- UCSB's Response to the Global Pandemic
- COVID-19 Resources for International Students
- UCSB COVID-19 Call Center: 805-893-3113; firstname.lastname@example.org
The COVID-19 Call Center will assist callers to find the correct resource for questions related to the campus COVID Response including medical needs, COVID-19 testing, campus housing, class registration, etc. and refer them to the proper offices and websites, along with receiving reports of positive COVID-19 cases and referring them to the campus COVID-19 case investigators.
- Graduate Student Resources Center: http://www.gradpost.ucsb.edu/
- UCSB Student Wellbeing: https://wellbeing.ucsb.edu/
- Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS): https://caps.sa.ucsb.edu/
All registered students are eligible for services at Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS). When help is needed to address a personal concern, CAPS is a resource for learning new skills in building self-confidence, relating to others, reducing stress, solving problems, and identifying options. Students can make an appointment to see a counselor individually or as a group; counselors are also available to meet with students on a walk-in basis. Phone consultation is available 24/7 at (805) 893-4411. The main CAPS building (Building 599), shared with UCSB Career Services, is located across the bike path from the Arts Building and Storke Tower.
- UCSB Basic Needs: https://food.ucsb.edu/
- Campus Learning Assistance Services (CLAS): http://clas.sa.ucsb.edu/
- UCSB Graduate Division, Graduate Academic Counselor, Ryan Sims: https://www.graddiv.ucsb.edu/academic/academic-counseling
Ryan provides academic support, referrals to outside resources, and an ear for
graduate students dealing with the various stressors of graduate school. 805-893-
2068; Cheadle Hall, 3rd Floor; Ryan.Sims@graddiv.ucsb.edu.
- Office of the Ombuds: https://ombuds.ucsb.edu/
The Office of the Ombuds is a confidential, impartial, informal, and independent resource for conflict management that serves all members of the UCSB community, including faculty, staff, and students. The Office assists those who seek guidance with the resolution of academic or administrative issues and disputes that are not being adequately addressed through other University procedures. It is a safe, confidential, and impartial place to express concerns. Students are discouraged from using email to contact the Office of the Ombuds about confidential matters, including scheduling an appointment. The Office of the Ombuds may be reached at (805) 893-3285.
- Disabled Students Program (DSP): https://dsp.sa.ucsb.edu/
- Student Health: http://studenthealth.sa.ucsb.edu/
- UCSB Directory: https://www.ucsb.edu/directory
- UCSB Risk Management Waivers: https://www.ehs.ucsb.edu/riskmanagement/waiver-liability
- Associated Students Legal Resource Center: https://legal.as.ucsb.edu/
- Multicultural Center: https://mcc.sa.ucsb.edu/
- Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity (RCSGD): http://rcsgd.sa.ucsb.edu/
- Women's Center: http://wgse.sa.ucsb.edu/WomensCenter/home
- Non-Traditional Student Resources Center: http://wgse.sa.ucsb.edu/nontrad/home
- University and Community Housing Services: http://wgse.sa.ucsb.edu/nontrad/home
- Dining Services: https://www.housing.ucsb.edu/dining-services