Campus Resources and Support Services For UCLA Students


PH: (310) 825-7291 or (310) 825-0682

Click here to view UCLA’s Red Folder with important resources for assisting students in distress.

“Distressed and Distressing Students” –  PowerPoint Slides from CAPS and CRT.

Resources for Students in Support of their Academic Success, Social Belonging, and Overall Well-Being as Bruins:

UCLA has a multitude of resources and services available to all undergraduates, many of which are listed below. Please provide a link to this webpage on your CCLE course site or post the following list in your syllabus or as a resource on your CCLE course site. Encourage your students to explore these resources and services as needed.

  • Academic Achievement Program (AAP): This program advocates and facilitates the access, academic success, and graduation of students who have been historically underrepresented in higher education; informs and prepares students for graduate and professional schools; and develops the academic, scientific, political, economic, and community leadership necessary to transform society. Learn more at
  • Academic Support on the Hill – UCLA Residential Life: Study spaces, computer labs, and free workshops on a wide variety of issues relating to academic & personal success; (310) 825-9315;
  • Academic Counseling: Academic counseling can help students determine how to fulfill requirements, create degree objectives, or decide on a major.
  • Academic & Student Services (AS2): Assist student-athletes in their transition to the university, earn their UCLA degree, and develop their skills and confidence to be champions in life.
  • Bruin Resource Center: Student Activities Center, Suite B44: (310) 825-3945;

Bruin Guardian Scholars:

Bruin Guardian Scholars Academy:

Free Meals:

GRIT Peer Coaching Program:

Intergroup Relations Program:

Students with Dependents Program:

Transfer Student Center:

Veterans Resource Center:

Undocumented Student Program:

  • Career Center: Don’t wait until your senior year – visit the Career Center today to begin building a portfolio and engaging in opportunities to support your professional development and career success;
  • Center for Accessible Education: Located in A255 Murphy Hall: (310) 825-1501, TDD (310) 206-6083;
  • Clicker Loan Project: Offers free rental of clickers to students; may check out for entire quarter. Learn more at
  • COMPASS Life Sciences: Resource for undergraduate students to learn about mentorship and research opportunity programs in life sciences.
  • Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): Students in distress may speak directly with a counselor 24/7 at (310) 825-0768, or may call 911; located in Wooden Center West;
  • Dashew Center for International Students and Scholars, 106 Bradley Hall: (310) 825-1681
  • Dean of Students Office: Located in 1206 Murphy Hall; (310) 825-3871;
  • Financial Aid: Located in A129 Murphy Hall; (310) 206-0400; Explore available scholarships, work study positions, and more by visiting the website:
  • Financial Wellness: Find low-cost and affordable resources including employment, print/loan services (lab coats, laptops), food security resources, housing assistance (including shelters and emergency housing), and health and well-being services
  • First to Go: This program provides support for First-Generation to College Bruins. First-Gen Bruins represent a little over 30% of the undergraduate population and UCLA is committed to their success;
  • Healthy Campus Initiative: Promotes living well on campus through its seven areas: BEWell, BreatheWell, EatWell, EngageWell, MindWell, MoveWell, and ResearchWell; learn more at
  • LGBTQ Resource Center: 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;
  • Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Report an incident, access resources and attend public events:
  • Partnership UCLA | Alumni Career Programs
  • Recreation and FitWell: Explores healthy lifestyle choices at the John Wooden Center in the areas of fitness and exercise, nutrition and weight management, stress management, and general health education; learn more at:
  • Undergraduate Resources to Support Learning in STEM
    • Scientific papers – Click here to find resources about how to read scientific papers
    • Study Strategies – Click here to learn about six strategies for effective learning
  • Undergraduate Research Portal:  This online tool helps students and faculty connect over research opportunities.  It is available under the Academics tab on MyUCLA and can be directly accessed at:
    • Program for Excellence in Education and Research in the Sciences (PEERS): Assist students develop a strong foundation in the sciences and make teaching and/or research a part of their life’s work.
  • Undergraduate Writing Center: Peer learning facilitators (PLFs) are undergraduates who understand the challenges of writing at UCLA. Scheduled appointment and walk-in options are available, see for more information about writing programs and to get assistance with your writing.
  • UCLA ONE: An interactive, online gateway for mentorship, professional networking, peer driven career advice and exclusive job leads (similar to LinkedIn for the UCLA community):
  • UCLA WI+RE: UCLA’s Writing Instruction and Research Education provides quick and practical research and writing strategies, collaboratively designed by students, teachers, and librarians at UCLA; find research tips at