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

    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.



  • 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 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/.

Additional  Support Services