The UCLA Center for Accessible Education (CAE) facilitates academic accommodations for regularly enrolled, matriculating students with documented permanent and temporary disabilities. Accommodations are designed to promote successful engagement in the UCLA academic experience. The CAE is committed to ensuring that all UCLA students can participate fully in the numerous educational opportunities on our campus.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) supports students’ mental health needs as you pursue your academic goals. Our services are designed to foster the development of healthy well-being necessary for success in a complex global environment. We are pleased to offer a variety of services to meet your needs including:
Crisis counseling available by phone 24 hours a day/7 days a week
Individual counseling and psychotherapy
Psychiatric evaluation and treatment
Psychoeducational programs and workshops for students, staff and faculty
Reflecting the varied leisure and wellness needs of the University community, UCLA Recreation provides extensive access to a broad range of recreational activities and services. The Department offers programming which encompasses the competitive, passive, social, cultural, and instructional aspects of recreational activity. In addition, UCLA Recreation manages 14 of the University’s recreational and athletic facilities offering recreation, sport, and numerous multi-use options for student and university events.
UCLA students, faculty, staff and eligible alumni affiliates (and their family members) can access our many programs and facilities. UCLA students, through their tuition and fees have access to recreation facilities and may purchase additional services. UCLA faculty, staff, emeriti and alumni affiliates (and their family members) are eligible to purchase a membership for access to our many programs and facilities.
The UCLA Graduate Student Resource Center (GSRC) is a Graduate Students Association (GSA) initiative that is managed by Student Affairs. The GSRC is a resource, referral and information center for graduate and professional school students. We offer advice and assistance in dealing with the challenges of graduate school, as well as a number of workshops and programs done in collaboration with our campus partners. The GSRC works with GSA to organize the campus-wide Graduate Student Orientation and the Equity, Inclusion & Diversity Graduate Welcome Day. We are also the home of the Graduate Writing Center.
The UCLA LGBT Campus Resource Center provides a comprehensive range of education and advocacy services supporting intersectional identity development as well as fostering unity, wellness, and an open, safe, and inclusive environment for UCLA’s LGBTQ community. The LGBTCRC affirms folks of all sexual and gender identities and serves the entire UCLA community – undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Stop by the Center, attend their programming, and become a UCLA Ally.
The BRC serves all UCLA students, with a particular focus on current and former foster youth, students with dependents, students in recovery, student veterans, transfer students, and undocumented students. The BRC also offers programs that promote holistic development and education of the student and the larger campus community. These programs include Intergroup Relations and the GRIT peer coaching program.
The Students with Dependents Program provides caring and personalized support to UCLA students who are parents, guardians, and caregivers at the undergraduate, graduate and professional school level. The program is committed to helping student success, both as parents and scholars, by offering programs and advocacy that enrich and support parenting student’s academic, personal, and professional goals.
The UCLA Community Programs Office serves as an umbrella department for the Student Initiated Outreach Center, Student Retention Center, and twenty five student-initiated community service projects.
The CPO strives to increase students from underserved communities’ access to higher education, retention in the university, and graduation rates while also serving as a conscious effort in the community, working toward the empowerment of all people.
The 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.
Our comprehensive services include Primary Care, Women’s Health, Immunizations, Travel Medicine, Physical Therapy, Specialty Clinics, Radiology & Laboratory, and Acupuncture & Massage – all under one roof! Students can schedule appointments online, in person, or by phone and can communicate with their primary care providers via secure electronic messaging. For more immediate concerns, our Same-Day Access Plan (ASAP Clinic) is available during business hours. After hours, students can access our 24/7 Nurseline for advice and information by phone.
The Ashe Center is also pleased to offer additional services in the Ackerman Student Union, a full-service optometry center, U See LA Optometry, on Ackerman B-Level and the newly opened Bruin Health Pharmacy (Ackerman A-Level).
UCLA Staff Assembly is an organization for staff dedicated to promoting the interest and welfare of all staff employees. Founded in 1978 and supported by the Office of the Chancellor and Campus Human Resources, Staff Assembly provides a forum where staff employees at all levels can discuss University issues of mutual concern and forward their opinions on policies, procedures and activities related to staff to University Administration.
Staff Assembly provides a two-way communication system to help promote respect and cooperation among staff and other members of the UCLA community. The Assembly recommends staff members to serve on major campus and system-wide committees. Each quarter, Staff Assembly sends two delegates to the system-wide Staff Assembly meeting, called the Council of University of California Staff Assemblies, where they meet with representatives from the Office of the President, Board of Regents members and other key university officials. Staff Assembly not only offers a vehicle through which to stay informed and feel included, but it also offers opportunities for Staff to give back to the university community.
UCLA Dining Services is an award-winning program that is nationally recognized for its high quality cuisine, state-of-the-art facilities, and innovative services. We cater to the needs of our guests with convenience and flexibility in mind and are pleased to offer a wide variety of menu choices, dining hours, and meal plans. Our program is designed to provide fresh, healthy, and tasty meals every day for students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
Consistently ranked among the top academic libraries in the country, the UCLA Library drives the world-class research, groundbreaking discoveries, and innovation for which UCLA is renowned. Whether on campus or online, the UCLA Library takes the lead in preserving cultural heritage, making knowledge accessible, and building a library of the future. Under the direction of Norman and Armena Powell University Librarian Ginny Steel, the UCLA Library system serves students, faculty, and researchers of all disciplines. It is one Library with many physical locations, including:
UCLA Residential Life creates safe, supportive, and inclusive living-learning communities that engage residents in the fostering of their academic success, personal growth, leadership development, and social responsibility.
UCLArts & Healing is an organizational member of the UCLA Collaborative Centers for Integrative Medicine (CCIM), and is supported by the Arts & Healing Initiative, a non-profit organization established for this purpose. Their mission is to transform lives through creative expression by integrating the innate benefits of the arts with mental health practices for self-discovery, connection, and empowerment.
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. The Center enhances the UCLA experience for international students and scholars with multicultural programs and services, assists UCLA academic departments with visa services, and serves as a resource and learning center for the entire UCLA community to promote global connection, international understanding, and cultural sensitivity.
The Title IX Coordinator is available to consult and provide advice to anyone in the UCLA community regarding rights and responsibilities under Title IX as well as policies and procedures .The Title IX office takes reports of gender discrimination, including allegation of sexual harassment and sexual violence. The Title IX Coordinator ensures that all complaints are handled in accordance with established policies and procedures.
The Analytics Bridge site and app uses a statistical model developed from the data gathered from the UC Undergraduate Experience Survey (UCUES) to assess the experiences and behaviors of undergraduate students at UCLA, in and outside of the classroom. It was created with support from the UC Office of the President to advocate for greater involvement in experiences and adoption of behaviors linked to success by using an evidence-based approach to identify best strategies for student success at UCLA. For each undergraduate class, the model estimates the percentage of students who use various academic, campus, health, and life services. For each of the indicators, Analytics Bridge provides supporting documents for students, faculty, and staff to read that explain the importance of using each resource, as well as where students can find this on campus. Students may use the app to consider what they might do to increase their academic success, as well as get connected with the best places on campus to pursue change for themselves. Faculty and staff can use it to improve their methods of student engagement.
The Semel Healthy Campus Initiative Center at UCLA is envisioned and supported by Jane and Terry Semel.