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.

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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

      Free, confidential, brief support for students within the School of Engineering will be offered via Zoom
      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.

      Topic: Engineering Drop-In Hours
      Time: Wednesday 10-12,   Friday 1-3pm

      Join Zoom Meeting
      https://ucla-hipaa.zoom.us/j/97507744878?pwd=dEFvS0hPQUIweWtzalQ1ZlJZSFZGQT09

      Meeting ID: 975 0774 4878
      Passcode: 327050

      Students with questions or concerns can call the front desk at 310/825-0768 to schedule time in drop-in slots, or to meet with other available staff for immediate needs.

      additionally, CAPS IS OPEN AND HAS TRANSITIONED TO TELEHEALTH SERVICES ONLY

  • For International Students –  CAPS has a new service to support the emotional health and wellbeing of our international students, called
    My Student Support Program (My SSP): If you are feeling overwhelmed with your studies, experiencing uncertainty over recent events, or have something else occupying your thoughts and need to speak with someone, My SSP can help! 
  • CAPS Coping Through the Quarter Groups – Relaxation, Time Management, Problem solving, etc.
  • CAPS Workshops and Training

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 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.

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.
https://www.ee.ucla.edu/hkn-at-ucla-providing-tutoring-workshops-and-networking-opportunities-to-students/

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
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