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Support Services and Resources

The situation in the Middle East is tragic. UC San Diego is a place of inclusion, belonging and mutual support. We offer a variety of supportive resources that we encourage you to use during these extremely challenging times.

Support for Students

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): Students seeking immediate mental health and coping support are encouraged to reach out to CAPS, which provides free, confidential counseling and crisis services and community forums for registered UC San Diego students. CAPS can also be reached at (858) 534-3755.

Student Affairs Case Management Services: Case Managers and Deans of Student Affairs are available to provide support and referrals to on and off-campus resources.

See contact information below.

Case Managers

Revelle and Eleanor Roosevelt Colleges
Jade Barrett

Warren and Muir Colleges
Martina Galvan

Sixth and Eighth Colleges
Annie Lin

Seventh and Marshall Colleges
Kevin Baldueza

Graduate Division, School of Medicine and School of Pharmacy
Ana Bowens

Deans of Student Affairs

Sherry Mallory, Revelle College

Jason Thibodeaux, Muir College

Amber Vlasnik, Marshall College

James C. Smith, Earl Warren College

Mario Garibay, Eleanor Roosevelt College

Diane LeGree, Sixth College

Josh Brimmeier, Seventh College

Sarah Gallenberg, Eighth College

April Bjornsen, Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs

Kama Guluma, MD, School of Medicine

Candis Morrello, Skaggs School of Pharmacy


Support for Employees

Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP): Campus employees, staff and postdocs can contact FSAP, a confidential Employee Assistance Program that provides a variety of services. FSAP can also be reached at (858) 534-5523.

UC San Diego Health Employees: Review information pertaining to the Employee Assistance Program on Health HR's website or call (866) 808-6205 (use company code UCSDMC).

UC San Diego Residents and Fellows: Anthem Blue Cross Behavioral Health Resource Center is available 24/7 for trainees at 844-792-5141. Additional resources are available on the Graduate Medical Education website.

Additional Information and Resources

  • Free Expression at UC San Diego: As a public university, UC San Diego supports everyone’s right to free speech. Learn more about free speech and how you can take action.
  • Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination (OPHD): OPHD strives to increase access to employment, programs and services in an environment free of unlawful discrimination and harassment. The office is also responsible for assessing and investigating reports of discrimination and harassment.
  • UC San Diego Police Department (UCPD): UCPD’s mission is to make UC San Diego a safe place to create, collaborate and thrive. Find a variety of information and resources related to campus community safety.

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