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Resources

This page offers resources intended to advance gender equity across identities and promote the well being of UCSD staff, faculty, students and community members.

 

Academic

Academic Advising
Provides information about academic advisors in your undergraduate college and advice on choosing a major/minor, planning what classes to take, and helping to find opportunities that will enrich your university experience.

Academic Enrichment Program (AEP)
Programs designed to broaden your educational experience and encourage your pursuit of an advanced degree.

Center for Student Involvement
Facilitates rich opportunities for learning, community building, and engagement outside the classroom.

Career Center
Provide students with the quality training and tools necessary to find meaningful life work.

Critical Gender Studies Department
An undergraduate program specializing in the study of gender and sexuality.

Office of Academic Support and Instructional Services (OASIS)
A learning center at UC San Diego that provides most of the free tutoring on campus in a collaborative, supportive environment.

Student Promoted Access Center for Education and Service (SPACES)
A fully funded, student run space that is focused on access and retention work through the University of California San Diego.

Study Abroad Office
Provides programs and locations, making sure credits you take abroad will fit into your UC San Diego academic requirements, assists with exploring financial aid and scholarship opportunities, and preparing for the challenges of adapting to living overseas

Teaching & Learning Commons
Works with units throughout UC San Diego to engage with students in their academic and co-curricular pursuits to support them in achieving their undergraduate, graduate, and career goals.

UCSD Undergraduate Scholarships
Provides information about how scholarships can help cover your undergraduate education costs

Campus Community Centers and Programs

Asian Pacific Islander Middle Eastern Desi American (APIMEDA) Programs & Services
An office at UCSD intended to build community, enhance leadership skills, and provide retention support.

Black Resource Center
The Black Resource Center is a Campus Community Center that serves everyone at UC San Diego while emphasizing the Black experience. We promote scholarship, foster leadership, and cultivate community for students through the committed, collaborative effort and support of faculty, staff, and the broader UC San Diego community.

Cross Cultural Center
Empowering students to engage in all frameworks of social justice

Intertribal Resource Center
Supports Native American students and promotes educational access in our tribal communities.

LGBT Resource Center
The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Resource Center at UC San Diego provides a visible presence on campus and enhances a sense of connection and community among LGBT faculty, staff, students, alumni and the UC San Diego Community.

Raza Resource Centro
As a Campus Community Center with administrative staff and student interns, we offer activities, events and resources to connect, students, staff, faculty, and alumni.

Women’s Center
The Women’s Center serves as a resource for the entire campus community while placing the experiences of diverse women at the center through the resources we provide, the programming and learning opportunities we facilitate, and the dynamic community space that we create. We are a unit of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

Chancellor's Advisory Committee on the Status of Women

Community

American Council on Education Women’s Network (ACE)
The ACE Women’s Network facilitates the networking of women interested in pursuing leadership opportunities in higher education.

American Association of University Women San Diego Branch
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) San Diego Branch encourages personal and professional growth in women of all ages. We support scholarship programs and provide community leadership opportunities - all in the context of developing lifelong friendships with like-minded women.

Center for Community Solutions
The mission of the Center for Community Solutions to end relationship and sexual violence by being a catalyst for caring communities and social justice.

Commission on the Status of Women San Diego
The Commission is mandated to study and advise the San Diego County Board of Supervisors on areas of concern to women’s lives and needs in San Diego County.

Community Resource Center
Established in 1979, CRC has grown from providing basic needs for families in crisis, to offering extensive programs that facilitate the safety, stability, and self-sufficiency of low-income and episodically homeless households – including domestic violence (DV) victims.

Equality California
Equality California brings the voices of LGBTQ people and allies to institutions of power in California and across the United States, striving to create a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ people.

It’s Up 2 Us Women’s Resources
Find easy access to mental health and suicide prevention resources by using the links provided here. If you or someone you care about is in crisis and needs immediate help, call the Access and Crisis Line at (888) 724-7240.

League of Women Voters of San Diego
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government and influencing public policy through education and advocacy.

National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, San Diego Chapter
NAPAWF-San Diego’s mission is to build community, engage in political activism and empowerment, develop new leaders, and sustain our chapter and the AAPI movement in San Diego for AAPI womyn, girls, transgender, gender non-conforming individuals and allies.

National Organization for Women San Diego Chapter
San Diego NOW’s purpose is to take action through intersectional grassroots activism to promote feminist ideals, lead societal change, eliminate discrimination, and achieve and protect equal rights of all women and girls.

PFLAG San Diego County
PFLAG envisions a world where diversity is celebrated and all people are respected, valued, and affirmed inclusive of their sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

Planned Parenthood for the San Diego area
Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest provides confidential, comprehensive, high-quality medical services to the communities of San Diego and Riverside, and Imperial County.

Project TRANS
The mission of The San Diego LGBT Community Center is to enhance and sustain the health and well-being of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV communities by providing activities, programs and services that create community; empower community members; provide essential resources; advocate for civil and human rights; and embrace, promote and support our cultural diversity.

San Diego LGBT Community Center
The mission of The San Diego LGBT Community Center is to enhance and sustain the health and well-being of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV communities by providing activities, programs and services that create community; empower community members; provide essential resources; advocate for civil and human rights; and embrace, promote and support cultural diversity.

San Diego Stalking Strike Force
Provides information, resources, and tips about stalking and cyberstalking.

San Diego Women’s Groups
A listing of women’s groups in San Diego— focused on networking, particular industries, occupations, professions and hobbies.

San Diego Family Justice Center
Provides resources to victims of family violence and their children.

Shakti Rising
A social change organization transforming the lives of women, girls, and the larger community. They cultivate the health and emerging leadership of women and girls, ultimately empowering them to use their personal transformation as a catalyst for positive change in their families and communities.

San Diego Women in Biotech
The goal of the San Diego Women in Biotech group to build a stronger and more collaborative community among women from academia, industry, and startups. Their events bring together women in biotech for career development, networking, and training, and host panel discussions covering a range of scientific and engineering disciplines, with a focus on female leadership and representation.

Society of Women Engineers San Diego County (SWE)
The Society of Women Engineers is a not-for-profit educational and service organization that empowers women to succeed and advance in the field of engineering, and to be recognized for their life-changing contributions as engineers and leaders.

Women’s Museum of California
Their mission is to educate and inspire current and future generations about the experiences and contributions of women by collecting, preserving, and interpreting the evidence of that experience.

YWCA San Diego County
YWCA of San Diego County empowers women, men, and children to break the cycle of domestic violence and homelessness, and achieve self-sufficiency. Their comprehensive residential programs and community services allow individuals and families to secure immediate safety, recover from trauma, improve their economic status, obtain permanent housing, and ultimately transform their lives.

Faculty

Academic Family Accommodation Policies
UC San Diego academic personnel policies pertaining to family accommodations for academic appointees.

Academic Family Friendly Programs and Services
UC San Diego's Academic family-friendly programs and services and links to local resources for families.

Care at the Sexual Assault Resource Center
The UC San Diego confidential* advocacy and education office for sexual violence and gender-based violence (dating violence, domestic violence, stalking).

Center for Faculty Diversity and Inclusion
Provides information on faculty recruitment, development, and advancement.

Faculty Staff Assistance Program
The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program is a confidential service designed to help all campus employees and the members of their immediate household resolve concerns that may be affecting personal well-being and/ or job performance.

HR Work/Life Health and Wellness
Find out about programs that promote health and wellness for faculty and staff at UCSD.

Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination (OPHD)
Educates the UC San Diego community about issues of bias, harassment and discrimination and to assist with the prevention and resolution of these issues in a fair and responsible manner.

Ombud’s Office
A channel for confidential, neutral, and informal dispute resolution services for the UC San Diego Community.

Teaching & Learning Commons
Works with units throughout UC San Diego to engage with students in their academic and co-curricular pursuits to support them in achieving their undergraduate, graduate, and career goals.

UCSD Center for Mindfulness Work/Life Integration Program
The Center offers a broad range of mindfulness-based programs and initiatives. Whether your interest in mindfulness is personal or professional, on behalf of a young family member or your workplace, or if you are just curious about what it is, you are invited to explore their online home.

UCSD Health Library
Offers access to a range of topics on health and wellness.

Graduate Students

Graduate Student Association
Advocates for the rights and interests of our diverse community, to provide for the enjoyment of social, cultural, and service-oriented events, and for the betterment of academic and non-academic life of all graduate and professional students at UC San Diego

Graduate Resource and Advisors Network (GRADNET)
A volunteer staff organization that supports, develops, and empowers graduate staff and advisors in networking, organizing, and sharing of information and resources in order to advance and influence the issues pertinent to graduate education at UC San Diego.

Graduate Women in Computing (GradWIC)
An organization dedicated to fostering diversity and inclusion in the Computer Science and general STEM fields at UCSD.

GradWISE
Addresses issues important to graduate women in science and engineering in a supportive environment and promotes programming on related topics.

Graduate Division Resources for Current Graduate Students
Provides administrative support, in partnership with your department’s graduate coordinator, to help guide you on your path to graduation. From financial support opportunities and professional development programs to preparing your dissertation, the Graduate Division is a central resource committed to your academic success.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE)
Graduate Women group was established circa 2012 in order to encourage a sense of community within graduate women in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at UCSD.

San Diego Women in Biotech 
The goal of the San Diego Women in Biotech group to build a stronger and more collaborative community among women from academia, industry, and startups. Their events bring together women in biotech for career development, networking, and training, and host panel discussions covering a range of scientific and engineering disciplines, with a focus on female leadership and representation. 

Society of Women Engineers San Diego County (SWE)
The Society of Women Engineers is a not-for-profit educational and service organization that empowers women to succeed and advance in the field of engineering, and to be recognized for their life-changing contributions as engineers and leaders. 

Student-Parent Resources
A site to help navigate resources available to you as a student-parent.

UCSD Graduate Women in Physics
This group was formed to foster a sense of community amongst the women of the UCSD Physics department.

Women in Philosophy Summer Program (SPWP)
SPWP is a two-week program for undergraduate women in philosophy hosted by the UC San Diego Philosophy Department, featuring philosophy seminar courses taught by visiting and UC San Diego faculty, along with a variety of workshops taught by faculty and graduate students, all geared towards providing an engaging philosophical learning experience and helpful preparation for applying to and succeeding at graduate school in philosophy and beyond.

Women in Political Science
The Women in Political Science (WIPS) group, an organization of the women faculty and graduate students in the Political Science Department, proposes to serve as the lead organization to coordinate an event with groups in other departments and programs at UCSD that promote women in academia.

Parenting and Childcare

Academic Family Accommodation Policies
UC San Diego academic personnel policies pertaining to family accommodations for academic appointees.

Academic Family Friendly Programs and Services
UC San Diego's Academic family-friendly programs and services and links to local resources for families

California Childcare Resource and Referral Network
Gives parents’ referrals and information about the elements of quality care and state licensing requirements, as well as the availability of child-care subsidies.

DisAbility Counseling and Consulting
The Human Resources division that can provide additional information and advice regarding job accommodations.

HR Work/Life Family
Discover family-friendly stops for staff. UC San Diego provides benefits and programs for the health, well-being, and education of employees and their families.

Lactation Accommodation
Find out about the UC San Diego Lactation Program, including registration, facilities and services for employees and students who are breastfeeding.

Local San Diego Childcare Referrals
In addition to referrals, assists with how to identify high-quality child care for infants and toddlers, as well as follow-up assessments to help parents evaluate their satisfaction with a child care arrangement.

Resources for Expectant Parents
If you're expecting a child soon, these topics will help you learn about options available to you.

Student Parent Resources
Helps students who are parents navigate family-friendly resources.

UCSD Center for Mindfulness Youth and Family Programs
The Center offers a broad range of mindfulness-based programs and initiatives. Whether your interest in mindfulness is personal or professional, on behalf of a young family member or your workplace, or if you are just curious about what it is, you are invited to explore their online home.

UCSD Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC)
Offers weekday care for children 3 months to 6 years old, with 5 age-appropriate developmental programs. (There may be waiting lists for all age groups.) The center offers full-time enrollment only. Parents who meet income guidelines may be eligible for subsidized care, and an after-hours program is available.

UC San Diego Babysitting Service
The UC San Diego Babysitting Resource allows UCSD Students, Staff and Faculty Parents to connect with UCSD Students who are interested in providing a babysitting service.

UCSD Working Moms Facebook Group

UCSD Parents Facebook Group

Graduate Student-Parents List-serve
 
UCSD Moms List-serve

Postdoctoral Scholars

Professional Development

UCSD Extension
Serve the critical lifelong learning and skill development needs of individuals, organizations and the community. Provides continuing education, certificate and degree-related programs; community initiatives that support economic and social development; and a wide array of public-service lectures, forums and special events.

Staff Education and Development
provides complex organization development consulting services and programs, instructor-led and e-learning, instructor support, enrollment management, development and coordination of major professional development programs and processes for UCSD employees.

Sexual/Gender Based Violence & Discrimination and Harassment Prevention

CARE at the Sexual Assault Resource Center
The UC San Diego confidential* advocacy and education office for sexual violence and gender-based violence (dating violence, domestic violence, stalking).

Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination (OPHD)
Educates the UC San Diego community about issues of bias, harassment and discrimination and to assist with the prevention and resolution of these issues in a fair and responsible manner.

Rape Aggression Defense Classes (RAD)
A national program designed to provide women with the concepts and methods needed for self-defense. The program enables women to take a more active role in protecting themselves and their psychological well-being.

UCSD Safety Escort Program
Assists with arranging to have a repeating escort so a CSO will meet you at the same place and time based on your schedule.

UCSD Police Department
Law enforcement serving staff, faculty, patients and visitors, handling all patrol, investigation, crime prevention education and related law enforcement duties.

Staff

Care at the Sexual Assault Resource Center
The UC San Diego confidential* advocacy and education office for sexual violence and gender-based violence (dating violence, domestic violence, stalking).

DisAbility Counseling and Consulting
A division of Human Resources responsible for providing disability management and job accommodation consultation services to UC San Diego faculty and staff who have a medical condition (physical or mental) that interferes with their ability to work or return to work.

Employee Relations, Policy Development and Work/Life
Employee Relations is the division of Human Resources that serves as the first point of contact for employees, supervisors, or managers who have questions or want assistance related to conflict in the workplace, policy interpretation, referrals, and consultation on a wide range of matters related to work.

Equal Opportunity Services
This division designs and facilitates campus-wide programs to foster equal opportunity, heighten awareness of the value of diversity, and ensure UCSD's status in good standing as a federal and state contractor.

Faculty Staff Assistance Program
The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program is a confidential service designed to help all campus employees and the members of their immediate household resolve concerns that may be affecting personal well-being and/ or job performance.

HR Work/Life Health and Wellness
Find out about programs that promote health and wellness for faculty and staff at UCSD.

Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination (OPHD)
Educates the UC San Diego community about issues of bias, harassment and discrimination and to assist with the prevention and resolution of these issues in a fair and responsible manner.

Ombud’s Office
A channel for confidential, neutral, and informal dispute resolution services for the UC San Diego Community.

Staff Education and Development
provides complex organization development consulting services and programs, instructor-led and e-learning, instructor support, enrollment management, development and coordination of major professional development programs and processes for UCSD employees.

UCSD Staff Association
An organization that creates community, champions staff interests, and provides opportunities for professional networking and development.

UCSD Center for Mindfulness Work/Life Integration Program
The Center offers a broad range of mindfulness-based programs and initiatives. Whether your interest in mindfulness is personal or professional, on behalf of a young family member or your workplace, or if you are just curious about what it is, you are invited to explore their online home.

UCSD Health Library
Offers access to a range of topics on health and wellness.

UCSD Whistleblower Hotline
Provides an avenue for reporting concerns anonymously. Employees are also encouraged to discuss concerns about possible improper activity directly with their supervisors or department heads, and to use other campus reporting mechanisms currently in place.

STEM

GradWISE
Addresses issues important to graduate women in science and engineering in a supportive environment and promotes programming on related topics.

GirlTECH San Diego UCSD
UCSD’s GirlTECH program, hosted by the San Diego Supercomputer Center, aims to encourage young women to learn and apply computational thinking and coding skills.

Graduate Women in Computing (GradWIC)
An organization dedicated to fostering diversity and inclusion in the Computer Science and general STEM fields at UCSD.

GradWISE
Addresses issues important to graduate women in science and engineering in a supportive environment and promotes programming on related topics.

Idea Engineering Student Center
Fosters an inclusive and welcoming community, increase retention and graduation rates, and promotes a sustainable culture of academic excellence among all engineering students at UC San Diego.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE)
Graduate Women group was established circa 2012 in order to encourage a sense of community within graduate women in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at UCSD.

San Diego Women in Biotech 
The goal of the San Diego Women in Biotech group to build a stronger and more collaborative community among women from academia, industry, and startups. Their events bring together women in biotech for career development, networking, and training, and host panel discussions covering a range of scientific and engineering disciplines, with a focus on female leadership and representation. 

Society of Women Engineers San Diego County (SWE)
The Society of Women Engineers is a not-for-profit educational and service organization that empowers women to succeed and advance in the field of engineering, and to be recognized for their life-changing contributions as engineers and leaders. 

UCSD Center for Research on Gender in STEMM
Fosters social scientific research on gender disparities in STEMM fields.

UCSD Graduate Women in Physics
This group was formed to foster a sense of community amongst the women of the UCSD Physics department.

Women’s Center STEMtorship Network
A group mentorship program that aims to build a network of support for undergraduate women in STEM. Monthly meetings throughout the academic year will include a combination of guest speakers, professional development and community building activities.

Women Organization for Research Mentoring in STEM (WORM)
WORM is aimed at fostering personalized and useful mentoring experiences for women in STEM at UCSD at all levels.

Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)
Supports the career advancement of women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine by providing networking opportunities, access to mentorship and leadership development, and initiatives that improve campus equity, diversity, and inclusiveness.

Student Health and Wellness

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
High quality, culturally-sensitive, and confidential counseling services, including individual, couples, family and group counseling, crisis/urgent care interventions, and referral services FREE of charge.

Care at the Sexual Assault Resource Center
The UC San Diego confidential* advocacy and education office for sexual violence and gender-based violence (dating violence, domestic violence, stalking).

Office for Students with Disabilities
Determines eligibility for modifications, adjustments and other accommodations for students and dependents who have disabilities.

Student Health Services
Provides quality primary medical care, including urgent care and support services such as laboratory, pharmacy, and x-rays.

The Zone
The Zone is a lounge for student well-being designed to promote healthy, balanced living to UCSD students.  

The Hub
Provides access to nutritious food, affordable & emergency housing, financial resources, and more.

Triton Food Pantry
Provides a discreet service to UCSD students in need of food.

UCSD Center on Gender Equity and Health
An organization dedicated to building awareness, research and action on the equitable treatment of women and girls as a means of improving the health of populations globally.

UCSD Center for Mindfulness
The Center offers a broad range of mindfulness-based programs and initiatives. Whether your interest in mindfulness is personal or professional, on behalf of a young family member or your workplace, or if you are just curious about what it is, you are invited to explore their online home.

UCSD Health Library
Offers access to a range of topics on health and wellness.

UCSD Recreation
Classes and programs to help you get fit, have fun, learn new skills - with skilled instructors

Student Organizations

Associated Students Women’s Commission
Student activists and advocates dedicated to improving the lives of all womxn on campus regardless of race, age, sexual orientation, disability, financial constraint, parental status, political affiliation or religious affiliation.

Feminist Book Club
Their purpose is to learn about feminist theory through the writings and literature of feminist scholars. The Feminist Book Club will serve to open up a dialogue about intersectional feminism, covering a wide range of topics, including, but not limited to: race, gender, sexuality, class, ability, and ethnicity. This club will be an inclusive, safe space for all participants.

Graduate Women in Science and Engineering (Grad WISE)
Addresses issues important to graduate women in science and engineering in a supportive environment and promote programming on topics of interest to said group.

Girl Up UCSD
In alignment with Girl Up and the United Nations Foundation’s mission, the Girl Up club at UC San Diego aims to empower others to get involved, teach their communities that girls matter and make sure that girls in developing countries are educated, healthy, safe, counted and positioned to be the next generation of leaders.

GradWIC
Fosters an innovative, informative and comfortable environment to advance the interests and address the concerns of women graduate students in Computer Science and Engineering at University of California, San Diego.

Hermanas Unidas de UC San Diego
Provides resources and leadership opportunities for predominately Latina, college students and alumni by participating in and organizing community service events, social activities, and academic/professional workshops.

International QLGBT Union at UCSD
Support and accommodation for international students who identify as queer/transgender, we are creating International Queer Union at UCSD.

MENding Monologues
Through the production, "The MENding Monologues," MENding Monologues at UCSD raises money and awareness to combat the issues that surround gender based violence. We are a not-for-profit student-run community service organization.

Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (oSTEM)
Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (oSTEM) is a nationally recognized organization that is geared towards the personal and professional development of queer or LGBTQIA+ students who are interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics through social, educational, professional, philanthropic, and outreach programming.

Queer and Trans* People of Color (QTPOC) at UCSD
Queer and Trans* People of Color (QT*POC) at UCSD was established in 2000 by a group of Queer students of Color FED UP with racism in the queer community, and with homophobia and transphobia within cultural organizations. With this, at the core of QT*POC are their commitments to struggle and activism. They recognize the intersections of multiple, beautiful, and sometimes confusing identities, as well as the related intersections of social justice movements. They create a SPACE--a social, political, academic, and cultural environment--to enhance our members' entire self-being and holistic wellness.

She’s the First
She's the First is a non-profit undergraduate student organization that works to give scholarships to young women in low-income countries in order to attend secondary school. She's the First helps raise awareness about the socio-economic conditions of the women of low-income countries to help create first generation graduates

Society for Women in Graduate Studies in Chemistry and Biochemistry
The purpose of this group is to build a network amongst the graduate students within the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department to foster professional development and to address issues that affect women in the fields of chemistry and biochemistry.

Society of Women Engineers
Motivates women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life, and demonstrate the value of diversity.

South Asian Sisters at UCSD
A diverse collective of progressive South Asian women dedicated to empowering our community to resist all forms of oppression through art, dialogue, conscious alliances, and grassroots political action.

Student Affirmative Action Committee SAAC
SAAC is dedicated to fighting ignorance, addressing the issues confronting historically underrepresented and/or underserved students and promoting cross-cultural awareness and communication by strengthening the bonds between students and organizations.

Student Health Advocate Program (SHA)
A volunteer peer health education program at the University of California San Diego. SHAs are an essential part of the Health Promotion Services and Student Health Services departments where they are trained to educate other students about health issues and concerns through educational workshops, events, and campaigns.

Tritons for Sally Ride Science
The purpose of Tritons for Sally Ride Science is to promote K-12 STEM education and generally broaden STEM participation. Through mentoring and exciting K-12 students, we hope to promote science literacy and awareness.

Undergrad Women in Computing at UCSD (WIC)
WIC is a non-profit student organization committed to fostering a supportive and informative environment for women in the Computer Science and Engineering department through technical, professional development, and social events.

Undergrad Women in Physics
The Undergraduate Women in Physics is a student organization dedicated to promoting women in physics by providing access to a network and community for women in physics, as well as support in pursuing research and higher education.

Vagina Monologues V-Day
Through the production, "The Vagina Monologues," V-Day @ UCSD raises money and awareness to fight violence against women and girls. We are a not-for-profit student-run community service organization.

Women in Bioengineering
The purpose of the organization is to provide an academic, professional and career-supportive environment to graduate students in Bioengineering. The organization will strive to facilitate career and professional events to benefit the potential career path of its members.

Women in Business
UCSD Women In Business aims to empower women of all backgrounds to become leaders in today's ever-changing world. Through business education, networking, mentorship, leadership development workshops, and social events, members will have the chance to join a community dedicated to helping one another succeed.

Women in ECE (WeCe)
To build a community among graduate women in Electrical and Computer Engineering to enhance their career opportunities.

Women in Politics
Leading, creating opportunities, networking, teaching. 1. Promoting female leadership in politics and the law 2. Creating a pipeline for UCSD undergraduates to political jobs in Washington 3. Representing women of all colors in government 4. Networking with people from around the country in our prospective fields and beyond 5. Using our knowledge to educate other students, inspiring women to pursue broader avenues than may appear to be readily available

Women Speak
The purpose of Women SPEAK is to promote girls' health and leadership by cultivating positive body image, establish healthy relationships, defy and deconstruct gender media stereotypes, and become leaders of change in their local communities.

For more information and to join an organization contact the Center for Student Involvement.

Student Support Services

Career Center
As part of our comprehensive commitment to career development, we strive to provide students with the quality training and tools necessary to find meaningful life work.

Financial Aid & Scholarship Office
Financial aid information for prospective undergraduates, continuing undergraduates, grad/professional students, parents, and veterans and their families.

International Center
UC San Diego's International Center provides leadership with regard to campus internationalization efforts.

Office for Students with Disabilities
UC San Diego welcomes students with disabilities and dependents who have disabilities (families, children, partners, significant others) in our programs, classrooms, activities, campus living and physical environments.

Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination
OPHD's mission is to educate the UC San Diego community about issues of bias, harassment and discrimination and to assist with the prevention and resolution of these issues in a fair and responsible manner.

Ombud’s Office
An alternate channel for confidential, neutral, and informal dispute resolution services for the UC San Diego Community. San Diego's International Center promotes social, educational, and intercultural participation and awareness.

Student Legal Services
Student Legal Services (SLS) provides free, confidential counseling on legal topics, education, and attorney referrals only to registered UCSD undergraduate and graduate students.

Student-Parent Resources
A site to help navigate resources available to you as a student-parent.

Student Veteran’s Resource Center
The Student Veterans Resource Center (SVRC) is committed to ensuring that military affiliated students successfully make the transition from the military environment to campus life, and are assisted in their progress toward completing their academic degree. The Center also provides opportunities for peer-to-peer support, mentoring and social networking.

Undocumented Student Services
The Undocumented Student Services Center at UC San Diego is committed to serving our undocumented students and students from mixed-status families through a holistic approach that encompasses professional guidance, academic support, legal services, counseling and psychological services, and other forms of individualized support. We strongly advocate generating a sense of community for all students that are undocumented or come from mixed immigration-status families.

UC Police Department Campus Safety
Campus safety is everyone's responsibility. From personal to group safety, you'll find excellent resources here.

UC Gender Equity Reports and Initiatives

Center of Expertise on Women’s Health, Gender and Empowerment (WHGE)
The Center of Expertise on Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment (WHGE) envisions a world in which equitable gender norms lead to healthy and empowered women — including UC students. The Center promotes research, education and community engagement both globally and locally to reduce gender and health inequities.

Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on the Status of Women (CSW)
The Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on the Status of Women (CSW) was formed in 1987 and is composed of representatives appointed by the Chancellor from members of the faculty, staff, and students at UCSD.

Systemwide Advisory Committee on the Status of Women
Examines issues regarding the status of UC women staff, students, and faculty

UCSD Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Data Dashboards
Accountability data dashboards as well as a series of detailed reports focused on inclusivity - from campus climate feedback to the success of diverse campus committees over the years.

UCSD Center on Gender Equity and Health
An organization dedicated to building awareness, research and action on the equitable treatment of women and girls as a means of improving the health of populations globally.

UCSD Women’s Leadership Alliance
Promotes leadership development, recognition, and networking of women campus leaders at UCSD.