Workshops and Support Opportunities

OASA Academic Workshops  

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.

 

Wellness Support

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

  • 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.
    Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Virtual Support Services

    CAPS Engineering Virtual Drop-in F20

    Free, confidential, brief support for students within the School of Engineering will be offered via Zoom
    To access this service through the CAPS Satellite, Weeks 5-10 Wednesdays 10-12pm & Thursdays 2-4pm,

    Students will
    Call the CAPS Front Desk (310) 825-0768
    and indicate Engineering Satellite
    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.

     

    additionally  CAPS IS OPEN AND HAS TRANSITIONED TO TELEHEALTH SERVICES ONLY

     

  • CAPS Coping Through the Quarter Groups – Relaxation, Time Management, Problem solving, etc.
  • Wellness Skills Groups (WSG) –  Academic Success, Anxiety, etc.

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.

The GRIT Coaching ProgramSign 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/.

Tutoring Resources

TBP 

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 Honor Society, provides tutoring in all lower division math and science courses along with lower division engineering courses.

Tau Beta Pi has finalized its tutoring plans for this quarter. We will be holding tutoring from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm PST Monday – Friday from Wednesday of this week through the end of week 9. Tutoring sessions will be held via Zoom at this link:Zoom Tutoring Link
Our schedule and Zoom link can be found here: https://tbp.seas.ucla.edu/schedule/ 

HKN

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

Upsilon Pi Epsilon

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/

Chemistry Department, tutor list, posted under “Academic Resources” at  https://www.chemistry.ucla.edu/student-resources

Math Department, tutor list 

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 Planning and Exploration

  • 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.

 

Additional  Support Services