Workshops and Support Opportunities
- OASA Academic Workshops
- Wellness Support (Counseling and Psychological Services)
- Career Planning and Exploration
- Additional Resources
The Office of Academic and Student Affairs (OASA) offers a multitude of workshops and information sessions each quarter to support student success. These workshops and information sessions include topics on Changing Majors, Study Abroad, Class Planning, S.M.A.R.T. Goals, Scholarship Writing, and Time Management. Click here.
The UCLA Samueli School of Engineering continues to partner with Counseling and
Psychological Services (CAPS) to offer free, confidential, brief support for
students within the School of Engineering.
Boelter Hall, 6288-G
Wednesday* 10-12pm & Thursday 2-4pm
(*Note: Week 7, Tuesday 10-12pm & Thursday 2-4pm)
No appointment is necessary and visits are first come, first serve. Speaking to
a counselor in a confidential
setting can help you to access support, provide perspective, help you to explore
resources and options, and discuss how counseling might be helpful.
CAPS Coping Through the Quarter Groups – Relaxation, Time Management, Problem solving, etc.
- Wellness Skills Groups (WSG) – Academic Success, Anxiety, etc.
- Download Fall 2019 CAPS Brochure now!
Additional Wellness Support:
- The RISE Center – A wellness hub for all students, faculty, and staff who want to find encouragement through mindfulness and resiliency. This hub is called Resilience in the Student Experience (RISE) and is located on campus, downstairs at Lu Valle Commons room B-01. RISE serves as a physical extension of CAPS, and as part of its programming, RISE offers meditations, yoga, peer coaching, and other mind-body modalities.
We wanted to share news about the Mind Body Health
In a partnership with the Resilience in Your Student Experience (RISE) Center, UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, and the Engineering Graduate Student Association we are providing a Mind Body Health Series for all undergraduate and graduate Engineering students.
- Improving Focus with Sleep Hygiene – Tues., Nov. 5th from 5pm – 6pm Maxwell Room (57-124 Engineering IV)Discover how improving sleep can lead to better focus, increased GPA, & overall better well-being
- Addressing Imposter Syndrome – Tues., Nov. 12th from 5pm – 6pm Maxwell Room (57-124 Engineering IV) Do you assume all of your classmates are smarter and more accomplished than you are? Do you feel like a fake? You’re not alone. Learn how to overcome impostor syndrome using self-compassion and mindfulness.
- Meal Prepping, Quick, Easy, & Affordable Recipes – Tues., Nov. 19th from 4pm – 5:30pm Maxwell Room (57-124 Engineering IV) Learn how to meal prep quick, easy and affordable recipes that support the mind, body, & overall health. Brief cooking demonstration.
Save your Spot! RSVP @ http://bit.ly/engineeringhealthseries
In addition, there will be a *NEW* Mindfulness Meditation Series for all Engineering students, staff, and faculty! Join RISE wellness experts and peer mentors as they guide you through accessible yet powerful mindfulness meditation and related practices. Mindfulness has scientific support as a means to reduce stress, improve attention, boost the immune system, reduce emotional reactivity, improve creative problem solving and promote a general sense of health and well-being. Each week, participants will be guided through a different practice. Come as you are; no prior experience necessary. Sign-up is not required for this weekly drop-in group, which is open to students, faculty and staff.
Mindfulness Meditation Series:
- Monday, Nov. 4th: Good Morning Meditation – (Located in: Conference Room 289 in Engineering VI)
- Monday, Nov. 18th: Self-Compassion Meditation – (Located in: Conference Room 289 in Engineering VI)
- Monday, Nov. 25th: Visualization Meditation – (Located in: Conference Room 289 in Engineering VI)
- The GRIT Coaching Program – Sign up for a GRIT Peer Coach! If you’re looking to focus on your holistic well-being and personal development this year, join GRIT! GRIT stands for guidance, resilience, integrity, and transformation. Undergraduate students can can enroll at any time during the academic year to receive one-on-one support from trained peer coaches. Topics of focus during individualized coaching sessions include stress/time management, effective communication skills, meditation/mindfulness, cultural humility, goal setting, comprehensive campus resource referrals and much more! Our goal is to empower students to discover their true thriving potential and ultimately give back to the greater UCLA campus community. Explore our site for more info!
- WAZO CONNECT Peer Mentorship Program
Wazo Connect is a peer mentorship program for students who are feeling lonely, stressed or overwhelmed who prefer a more informal support system. Mentors are trained by CAPS, CARE, GRIT, LGBTQ+ Center and Psychology professors. Mentors meet with mentees weekly/bi-weekly and can accompany them to important appointments and meetings if requested. Interested students can sign up to get a peer mentor from the website: https://www.wazoconnect.com/jointhefam For more information please visit our website www.wazoconnect.com or our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/wazoconnect/.
TBP is the only engineering honor society representing the entire engineering profession. It is the nation’s second-oldest honor society, founded at Lehigh University in 1885 to mark in a fitting manner those who have conferred honor upon their Alma Mater by distinguished scholarship and exemplary character as students in engineering, or by their attainments as alumni in the field of engineering, and to foster a spirit of liberal culture in engineering colleges. The National Engineering HonorSociety, provides tutoring in all lower division math and science courses along with lower division engineering courses. For more information, please visit http://tbp.seas.ucla.edu/tutoring or email
HKN was founded at the University of Illinois in 1904, HKN consists of students, alumni, and other professionals who have demonstrated exceptional academic and professional accomplishments in the electrical and computer engineering fields.
For HKN tutoring visit http://hkn.ee.ucla.edu/#section5
UPE is the International Honor Society for the Computing and Information Disciplines. UPE aims to maximize the personal and professional growth of students in the field of Computer Science Tutoring takes place at Boelter Hall 2763 from 3rd week to 9th week.https://upe.seas.ucla.edu/tutoring/
Math Success Program at UCLA– provides Math counselors guide students in 1-on-1 sessions to develop the confidence and skills necessary to apply math inside and outside of the classroom.
- Career Center Events and Services
- Logon to Handshake > click the Career Center tab > click the Resources link > click the Article “Not sure what career you want to choose?” There you will find the Focus 2 Link and Access Code that reads:
Not sure what to major in or what career path to follow? Take this series of self-assessments to learn how your personality, interests, skills and values align with academic and career options.Login or register for a new FOCUS-2 account. When creating a new account, use access code g0bRu1ns!
- UCLA MyMajors
After completing this assessment, you will receive a list of your best-fit majors at UCLA.
- UCLA Center for Accessible Education (CAE)
UCLA’s Center for Accessible Education (CAE) facilitates academic accommodations for regularly enrolled, matriculating students with disabilities. The CAE provides access to the numerous educational opportunities available to students on our campus and empowers students to realize their academic potential.
- UCLA Arthur Ashe Student Health and Wellness Center (The Ashe Center)
is devoted to providing quality, accessible, state-of-the-art healthcare and education to support the unique development of UCLA students.
- Dashew Center for International Students and Scholars
UCLA is home for more than 12,000 international students and scholars away from home. The Dashew Center is the place where domestic and international students and scholars meet. Dashew enhances the UCLA experience for international students and scholars with our multicultural programs and services. It assists UCLA academic departments with visa services and serve as a resource and learning center for the entire UCLA community to promote global connection, international understanding and cultural sensitivity.