- 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
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.
- Wellness Skills Groups (WSG) – Academic Success, Anxiety, etc.
Additional Wellness Support:
The RISE CenterA 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 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/.
- 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.