VIII. Resources


Basic needs

Resources available during the COVID-19 crisis to prevent and respond to sexual and relationship violence and to support survivors.

  • Title IX Office stewards the University of California’s Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Policy and provides supportive resources to individuals impacted by sexual violence and harassment. Reports of sexual violence, harassment, and relationship violence may be reported online at Resources available to individuals experiencing sexual violence or harassment, include emergency housing and transportation accommodations, as well as academic and workplace accommodations. A comprehensive list of reporting options and resources can be found on the UCSC Title IX Office website

  • CARE: CARE is a confidential resource that provides advocacy and support for survivors of sexual violence or harassment. CARE is committed to supporting the needs of the community with services including crisis intervention, accommodations, and safety planning. See CARE’s website for more information.

  • UCSC Police: UCPD is devoted to protecting the safety and well-being of the UCSC community. See more at UCPD’s website. If you have immediate concerns about your physical safety, or are experiencing an emergency, please call 911. UCPD’s non-emergency line may be reached at (831) 459-2231.

  • CAPS: UCSC Counseling and Psychological Services offers a wide range of mental health and wellness services at no out-of-pocket cost to students. CAPS services, including remote individual and group counseling sessions, remain available to support UCSC students during the current crisis. See more at CAPS’ website.

  • EAP: For staff and faculty members, and their family members, the Employee Assistance Program is available to provide confidential, personal support. See EAP website. The number of sessions has increased from 3 to 6 until June 1, 2021. 

  • National resources: It may be difficult to find privacy for a phone call, consider using the chat-based resources provided by the National Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Hotlines. 

No contact or socially distant food options

Mental and emotional health

Ergonomic/work from home resources

UCSC COVID-19 Updates




Physical & Mental Health

Disability Resources

Resources for International Students

  • International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS)
    • International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) provides visa and immigration advising to F-1 and J-1 international students at UCSC. They also provide orientation, workshops, information, and referrals to international students regarding cultural, personal, and other concerns.
    • Newly Admitted Students
      • The ISSS provides important information for incoming F-1 and J-1 international students, helping to create a smooth transition to life in Santa Cruz, and assists students with maintaining their visa status.
Resources for Undocumented and AB540 Students

LGBTQ+ Student Resources

Diversity, Resource & Cultural Centers

Pregnancy & Childcare 




Women in STEM

Room Reservations

  1. The following rooms can be reserved through the Astronomy Department:
    1. ISB 126
    2. ISB 165
    3. ISB 356
    4. CfAO 217
    5. CfAO Atrium
  2. To reserve one of the Astronomy Department rooms, please contact the department assistant at  
  3. The following rooms can be reserved through UCO:
    1. ISB 102
    2. UCO Director’s Conference Room 

More information on available rooms can be found here.

To reserve one of the UCO rooms, please contact Graseilah Coolidge at

For other options, please contact the department assistant at  

Training and Career Resources


Reporting Avenues for Student Complaints About Faculty

Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

To report discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, gender transition status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services, including protected veterans:

Contact Sonje Dayries at (831) 459-2686 or


Title IX Office

To report sexual harassment, sexual violence, or faculty/student dating relationships:

Contact Isabel Dees at (831) 459-2462 or


Disability Resource Center

Complaints regarding failure to accommodate a disability:

Contact Rick Gubash at 459-4202 or


Academic Personnel Office

Complaints regarding bullying and abusive behavior, all other allegations of faculty misconduct:

Contact Grace McClintock at 459-5254 or