Welcome to our resources page! We hope this will help you find useful tools, positive groups/associations, and helpful websites. For more resources, please visit the OGS Graduate Student Life page.
Blink is a great place to start looking for weskits related to UC San Diego. It's a search engine that looks for weskits within the UCSD Network.
The Career Services Center helps UCSD students and alumni achieve their career goals through a variety of programs and resources including: career advising, on‐line job listings, workshops, job fairs, special events and extensive reference rooms.
We give faculty, staff, and students a wide variety of choices to ensure a comfortable living experience. Navigate housing information from the top-level and explore additional topics on the left.
The International Center's mission is to facilitate and promote UC San Diego's participation in global scholarship, international educational exchange, and scholarly investigation. Their work is integral to the University's larger goals of global collaboration and innovation.
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Learn more about Transportation and Parking at UC San Diego. Don't forget about the Free Bus Zones, Carpools, Car-Sharing: Zip Car, Pedal Club, Transit/Coaster Club, and more!
This is a great place to start as it is for all current students. Check out the Toolbox full of good resources. Find more information on academics, finances and jobs, student life, wellness, and campus services.
The CCC offers programs and services specifically designed to reflect UCSD’s commitment to excellence, scholarship, and community through cross‐cultural interactions. The center’s focus areas include: faculty, staff, and student exchanges, educational material and resources, student outreach and retention activities, speakers, film series, community outreach, support and discussion groups, and leadership development.
The GSA is the official student government representing graduate and professional students. It is comprised of two or more representatives from each department and an internally elected executive board that leads bimonthly meetings. Functions of the GSA include allocation of the graduate student activity fee, the appointment of graduate students to campus‐wide committees, and the sponsorship of academic and social events. Graduate students in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry select two regular members and one to two alternate GSA representatives at the beginning of each Fall quarter. See a list of registered student orgs.
The LGBT Resource Center at UCSD is a diverse, open and public space for all members of the university community to explore issues relating to sexual and gender identities, practices and politics. It develops student leadership, builds workplace equity, promotes academic research, and provides resources. The Center challenges existing definitions of variant genders and sexualities by engaging in community building on‐ and off‐campus. This Center sustains and develops visibility, sense of community, and knowledge of diverse queer people.
The UCSD Health, Recreation, and Wellbeing has joined hands with the the UCSD Grad Parents Network and the UCSD Undergrad Student Parents Network to support your academic achievement amidst the unique challenges and additional responsibilities you face as a student-parent.
The Women’s Center provides education and support on gender issues affecting UCSD students, faculty, staff, and the community. The Center aims to advance women’s intellectual, professional, and personal goals, and to increase awareness of the issues affecting women and men of diverse backgrounds and experiences. It offers quiet spaces for study and meetings, support groups and workshops, and children’s play and care space (parent must arrange for supervision of their children at all times).
A staff of well‐qualified psychologists and counselors provide assistance to students who may be experiencing academic, emotional, personal, marital, family or vocational problems. Individual and group counseling, psychotherapy, marriage or relationship counseling, sex therapy, family therapy, behavioral and hypnotic techniques are available. Individual counseling and psychotherapy are offered within the context of a short‐term model. All services with the exception of specialized testing are available at no charge. Services are offered at all six college locations as well as the main center. Confidentiality is assured.
The Student Health Center provides primary care during the academic year for all students who are enrolled and whose fees are paid. Summer Health Coverage and dental coverage has varied year‐to‐year; check with the Student Health Center for current information. Premiums for the Graduate Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) are paid as part of registration fees. This is a comprehensive group health plan mandatory for all graduate students. Students who have health insurance benefits equal to or better than those provided by SHIP may be waived from the SHIP requirement by following the correct procedures.
LiveWell UC San Diego supports students in achieving a more balanced and healthy lifestyle in the areas of intellectual, physical, occupational, emotional, social, spiritual, financial, and environmental wellness.
Works to resolve complaints of discrimination and/or harassment through informal resolution or formal investigation.
The Sexual Assault & Violence Prevention Resource Center (SARC) envisions a world free of violence. To that end, through policy development and campus-wide collaborations, we are committed to providing education and support services that empower students, faculty, and staff. SARC is dedicated to creating a safe and respectful community that does not tolerate sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking.
SARC offers workshops on violence prevention for the entire UCSD campus and provides free and confidential services for students impacted by violence, with a focus on survivors of sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking.