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Bruin Mental Health Advisory Committee

Bruin Mental Health Advisory Committee

The Bruin Mental Health Advisory Committee (BMHAC), in conjunction with Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS), works to advocate for UCLA students mental health and resilience services, policies, and practices on campus. BMHAC is chaired by the CAPS Student Intern(s) for the year and provides feedback to campus administrators, promotes campus mental health information and programs, and contributes to mental health and well-being initiatives through direct community service on campus.

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Financial Education, Loan and Support Services (FELSS)

UCLA's Financial Education Center also known as FELSS is where you can expand your knowledge and competency in financial literacy. Our goal is to teach you the basics of how money works by offering multiple channels to access financial learning resources. This includes education on how to pay your bills, how to borrow and save money responsibly, and how and why to invest and plan for retirement. Your journey begins here!

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Dashew Center for International Students & Scholars

UCLA is home to more than 12,000 international students and scholars. From the moment they arrive at UCLA, the Dashew Center functions as the central hub to provide international students, scholars, and their departments with visa services, resources, support and advocacy on campus. At the center of its mission, the Dashew Center aims to serve the entire UCLA community by promoting the values of creating global connection, international understanding and cultural sensitivity.

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UCLA Library

As a consistently ranked top academic library, the UCLA Library drives the world-class research, groundbreaking discoveries and innovation for which UCLA is renowned. Whether on campus or online, the Library takes the lead in preserving cultural heritage, making knowledge accessible and building a library of the future. The UCLA Library has a wealth of services and resources available for student use including study space reservations, research consultation, data services, connecting from off-campus, and much more.

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Undergraduate Students Association Council (USAC)

USAC is the governing body of the Undergraduate Students Association (USA) whose membership is comprised of every UCLA undergraduate student. USA's programs offer an invaluable service to the campus and surrounding communities and provide an opportunity for thousands of students to participate in and benefit from these endeavors.

Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life

Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life

The Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life serves to enhance the growth and development of UCLA students through their membership in, or engagement with, the fraternity and sorority community. The Office aims to provide an integrative learning environment that fosters a sense of belonging for the individual student rooted in a shared commitment to their fraternal oath and our True Bruin Values: Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Service, and Excellence.

Black Bruin Resource Center

Black Bruin Resource Center (BBRC)

The mission of the UCLA BBRC is to uplift, support, and inspire the UCLA Black and African Diaspora Community. With the goal of cultivating community, family, and power, the UCLA BBRC serves as a space the community can call home. The center serves as an essential branch of support available to Black UCLA students, staff, and faculty at a departmental and institutional level.

Graduate Student Resource Center

Graduate Student Resource Center

The UCLA Graduate Student Resource Center (GSRC) is a resource, referral and information center for graduate and professional school students. They offer resources, services, workshops and programs to support graduate students on campus. The GSRC works with campus partners including the Graduate Student Association to organize the campus-wide Graduate Student Orientation (GSO) and Graduate & Professional Student Appreciation Week (GPSA).

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Student Wellness Commission

The Student Wellness Commission is a branch of the Undergraduate Students Association Council (USAC) and addresses holistic UCLA student health. It is the largest student health organization on campus with 12 committees and 500+ members. The committees organize and facilitate events, advocacy, outreach, and research targeting topics in the realms of mental health, sexual health, and physical health for UCLA undergraduate students.

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UCLA Recreation

UCLA Recreation is committed to providing high-quality recreational experiences that benefit the campus community. They provide extensive access to a broad range of recreational activities and services. UCLA Recreation manages 14 of the University's recreational and athletic facilities offering recreation, sports, and numerous multi-use options for student and university events.

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The Arthur Ashe Student Health & Wellness Center

The Arthur Ashe Student Health and Wellness Center is the healthcare home for UCLA Students. The Ashe Center is devoted to providing quality, accessible, state-of-the-art healthcare and education to support the unique development of UCLA students. The Ashe Center offers a full system of care and manages student health insurance plans (UCSHIP).

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FITTED Eats

Fitness Improvement Training through Education and Diet [FITTED] is a student retention project dedicated to providing free fitness and nutrition education classes for students. As part of the Community Programs Office (CPO), students are invited to join drop-in sessions & participate in programs on health education & nutrition.

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UCLA Housing

UCLA Housing oversees different university-owned housing options for undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty members of the UCLA community. 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.

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Student Health Advocates

The SHA program encourages students to develop a healthy lifestyle and educates students on well-being. The SHA program is under the umbrella organization of the Student Wellness Commission (SWC) and works in conjunction with the Arthur Ashe Student Health & Wellness Center, putting on health programs in the residence halls on topics concerning stress, communication, relationships, alcohol safety, and body image.

Veterans Resource Center

Veterans Resource Center

The Veteran Resource Center (VRC) provides caring and personalized support to UCLA undergraduate and graduate military-connected students. The VRC provides guidance on educational benefits, academic support, career development, and community building opportunities for military-connected students. The VRC values the skills, assets and experiences military-connected students bring to the UCLA community and is committed to helping them achieve their goals and aspirations to contribute to their overall well-being and sense of belonging.

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University of California Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (UC-LEND)

The University of California Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (UC-LEND) is a collaborative and interdisciplinary program comprised of health professionals and graduate-level trainees with a focus on understanding the impact of neurodevelopmental disabilities on individuals and families to improve the care & outcomes for these individuals over the lifespan. In continuing UC-LEND's mission, the program trains future health professionals in both didactic and experiential instruction.

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Undocumented Student Program

The Undocumented Student Program (USP) within the Bruin Resource Center supports UCLA undergraduate and graduate students who are undocumented and/or part of mixed-status families. Through individual support, education, and campus advocacy, USP is dedicated to providing academic, wellness, and emotional support to students and create an inclusive environment and supportive community.

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UCPD 24 Hour Dispatch Line

The UCLA Police Department Communications Center is staffed 24 hours a day by trained public safety dispatchers. The dispatchers receive calls from 9-1-1 and the non-emergency business lines, and assign police officers, firefighters, paramedics/EMTs, CSOs and parking enforcement officers as appropriate. Crimes occurring on the UCLA campus can be reported in person or by calling the UCLA Police Department any time of the day or night.

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UCLA Police Department (UCPD)

The UCLA Police Department is a leader in providing progressive law enforcement services to a culturally diverse urban campus and its surrounding community. UCPD is dedicated to providing a safe and secure environment for teaching, research and public service. The department does this through patrol, rapid response to calls for service, investigations, education and implementation of preventative strategies. The work of the UCPD, grounded in a community policing philosophy, utilizes campus partnerships as the most effective approach for insuring a safe campus.

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UCLA First to Go

First To Go promotes campus involvement and visibility with a focus on the retention and success of all first-generation college students at UCLA. First To Go serves as a resource hub to assist current UCLA undergraduate and graduate/professional students as they navigate the campus and provide support in building community. Being first-generation college is an accomplishment that should be celebrated!

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UCLA CalFresh Initiative

CalFresh is California's version of SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), a federally-funded food assistance program, colloquially known as "food stamps." Many students qualify for CalFresh and can receive up to $250/month to spend on groceries at places like Ralphs, Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, Target, and participating Farmers Markets.

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Transfer Student Center

The Transfer Student Center is UCLA's central hub for all things transfer! If you are a prospective transfer there are many resources that may be helpful, you can see them here. If you are a current or newly admitted student be sure to check out many of the resources available to you, the transfer timelines to help you map out your time at UCLA, campus-wide transfer specific events, ways to get involved, and more!

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Teaching Kitchen

The UCLA Teaching Kitchen was developed as an educational, interactive space to meet the needs of the campus community in areas of nutrition education, food insecurity, culinary skills, and community engagement. Programs will range from medical students to faculty and staff wellness programs, to summer camps, to student groups.

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Students with Dependents Program

The Students with Dependents (SwD) Program within the Bruin Resource Center offers support to UCLA undergraduate, graduate, and professional students who have taken on the role of parent, guardian, or caregiver and have continued their academic careers. Through partnerships with parenting student organizations at UCLA, the SwD Program can direct students with dependents to organizations and resources that would support scholars and their families throughout their educational journey.

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Student Organizations Leadership & Engagement (SOLE)

The Student Organizations Leadership & Engagement (SOLE) Office advises over 1,200 student organizations on campus. Services include registration of new and continuing organizations, programming assistance, organization & leadership development, fundraising approval and guidelines, funding proposal consultation, and advisement on rules and regulations. SOLE also approves time, place, and manner for the campus activities of registered student organizations.

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Student Legal Services

The mission of Student Legal Services is to prevent, ameliorate, or resolve legal problems that confront students by providing professional legal counseling and assistance. Student Legal Services also seek to educate students about their legal rights and responsibilities through informational programs and materials, as well as individual counseling.

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Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)

SHAC is the officially recognized UCLA student committee charged with having oversight and input into the provision of health services as well as with fostering the overall health and well-being of UCLA students. SHAC has established formal relationships not only with the Ashe Center, but also with other administrative bodies associated with student health and wellness and organizations charged with the oversight of these programs.

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Spanish Speaking Psychosocial Clinic

The Spanish Speaking Psychosocial Clinic (SSPC) provides socio-culturally competent, comprehensive mental health services to the Latino community. The outpatient clinic is staffed by culturally competent, bilingual mental health professionals within the disciplines of psychiatry, psychology and social work who have extensive knowledge of Latino cultural issues related to immigration, acculturation, ethnicity, class, socioeconomic status, language, cultural practices, traditions and beliefs that impact the psychological functioning of Latino individuals and families.

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Ombuds Services

The Office of Ombuds Services is a place where members of the UCLA community–students, faculty, staff and administrators–can go for assistance in resolving conflicts, disputes or complaints on an informal basis. In order to afford visitors the greatest freedom in using its services, the Office is independent, neutral and confidential.

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MoveWell

MoveWell brings together the vast array of existing physical activity programs UCLA already offers with the goal of extending their reach even further and increasing participation by students, faculty, and staff. In working collaboratively with diverse groups interested in physical health, MoveWell hopes to inspire additional programming, increase educational opportunities about how to take the lead in improving one’s own physical fitness, and how to support one another in reaching these goals.

MoveWell is part of the UCLA Semel Healthy Campus Initiative (HCI).

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Little Bruins Clubhouse

The Little Bruin Clubhouse (LBC), funded by the Social Justice Referendum, provides free and reduced-cost evening youth programming for dependents at the Sunset Canyon Recreation Center for children ranging from diaper graduate to age 12. Student dependents may utilize the clubhouse at no cost.

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Jane B Semel HCI Community Garden

In partnership with the Semel Healthy Campus Initiative Center at UCLA, the Community Garden provides an on-campus space for the UCLA community to grow healthy food, foster education of urban gardening practices, and enjoy free, fresh produce. The garden is located atop UCLA’s iconic Sunset Canyon Amphitheater and is a dynamic learning space comprised of thirty-one raised beds flanked by an assortment of over fifty evergreen and deciduous fruit trees.

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International Student Ambassadors

The International Student Ambassador program is overseen by the UCLA Dashew Center for International Students & Scholars. International Student Ambassadors are UCLA students that use their own cultural backgrounds, experiences, and knowledge to support the UCLA community. Selected Ambassadors undergo an application, interview, and training process. The Ambassadors serve on one of five specialized committees where they work on quarter or year-long projects. Through their work, the Ambassadors work to amplify the visibility, voices, and contributions of the entire UCLA international community.

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Graduate Writing Center

The Graduate Writing Center (GWC) offers a variety of workshops and programs throughout the year. During the summer, GWC offers various dissertation "boot camps" for graduate students working on dissertation proposals and dissertations. For master's thesis writers, GWC offers a master's thesis mentoring program.

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FITWELL

The UCLA Recreation FITWELL Program activates wellness on campus by educating, motivating, and empowering faculty, staff, and students to make healthy lifestyle choices specifically in the areas of fitness and exercise, nutrition and weight management, stress management, and general health education.

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Fitness Improvement Training through Education and Diet [FITTED]

The UCLA Community Programs Office (CPO) Fitness Improvement Training through Education and Diet [FITTED] is a program designed to raise and retain students’ consciousness of holistic health by providing free fitness and health education services to UCLA student leaders. FITTED’s ultimate goal is to assist students in incorporating healthy habits into all aspects of their lives for many years to come.

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Financial Wellness Program

The mission of UCLA’s Financial Wellness Program is to empower all Bruins to confidently navigate their finances in a way that supports their overall well-being. This program fosters financial literacy skills through workshops, coaching and online educational efforts. Additionally, the program aims to encourage students to know who, when and why to ask for help. Overall, the program centralizes and advocates for student economic support services on campus.

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Evening Escort Van Service

The OSD Evening Van Service is part of the fleet of vehicles operated by Community Service Officers (CSOs) under the direction of the University Campus Police Department. Their round-trip route includes 26 pre-designated pick-up and drop-off spots on campus and in the area just west of the campus.

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ECRT Meal Vouchers

The Meal Voucher Program, developed by the Economic Crisis Response Team (ECRT) in partnership with Swipe Out Hunger UCLA, was created to assist enrolled UCLA students who find themselves in extreme financial need and are experiencing food insecurity as a result. The meal voucher program is intended for students who do not have access to regular and nutritional meals.

Economic Crisis Response Team

Economic Crisis Response Team

The Economic Crisis Response Team (ECRT) provides support and guidance to enrolled UCLA students who have self-identified, or are identified by UCLA faculty or staff, as experiencing a financial crisis that impacts their academic success at UCLA. They offer support through emergency housing, meal vouchers, grants, short-term loans, and additional campus resources.

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Diabetes Prevention Program

UCLA Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) provides education, encouragement, and the tools necessary to help individuals reach their health goals. Participants meet in a classroom setting to discuss the CDC-approved curriculum, which includes basic information on nutrition, ways to increase physical activity, stress management techniques, and ideas to stay motivated.

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Dashew Global Siblings

The Global Siblings program pairs one student with another student of a different cultural background for the duration of the academic year. Often, we will match an international student with a domestic (from the U.S.) student, but we may also pair international students of different cultural backgrounds together.

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CPO Grocery Bundles

The UCLA Community Programs Office (CPO) Grocery Bundle Program provides students weekly grocery packages during Weeks 3-10, each academic quarter. Students must complete an application and submit required materials to participate in the program.

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CPO Food Box Giveaways

The UCLA Community Programs Office (CPO) Food Box Giveaway Program distributes 1,000 boxes of food to students during the Thanksgiving and winter holiday breaks. This is a seasonal program alongside the ongoing programs hosted by CPO.

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Center for Accessible Education (CAE)

UCLA’s Center for Accessible Education (CAE) facilitates academic accommodations, disability advocacy, and serves as an educational resource for the campus community. CAE provides students with disabilities the necessary accommodations to ensure they have access to instruction materials and other resources that contribute to their success at UCLA

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Career Center

The UCLA Career Center offers services and resources to help UCLA students, UC graduates and employers reach their goals. The Career Center can introduce students to internships, help you explore the link between your major and career choices, help you with your resume, and connect you to career fairs. There are an array of offerings the Career Center can assist students with for professional development & career planning.

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Campus Assault Resources and Education (CARE) Program

The UCLA Campus Assault Resources and Education (CARE) Program is committed to the eradication of sexual and gender-based violence through creating and sustaining a safe, healthy, equitable community for all people. CARE provides a safe place for survivors of sexual violence to get confidential support and provides education, advocacy, and healing services.

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BruinAccess

BruinAccess is a complementary paratransit service provided by UCLA Transportation for qualified Bruins during academic weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. They offer curb-to-curb rides from most points within and near campus. Seats are filled on a first-to-respond, first-served basis.

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BruinHub

The BruinHub is a space for commuter students to wait out traffic, rest, study, store belongings, and access valuable information and resources. As an initiative of cityLAB, administrators and advocates at UCLA developed the hub to provide spaces of rest and community for students with long and extreme commutes and students experiencing housing insecurity. Located in the heart of campus at the John Wooden Center, the BruinHub is conceived as a 24/7 on-campus space for commuting students.

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Bruin Guardian Scholars

The Bruin Guardian Scholars (BGS) offers programming for current and former foster youth, students who have or are currently experiencing homelessness, experienced guardianship/kinship care, probation, or that are unaccompanied minors. The BGS program provides social and academic support, hosts community building events, provides financial scholarships, has a textbook lending library, as well as internship opportunities.

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All Brains

UCLA All Brains is a student-led program that plans and arranges events for neurodiverse students at UCLA, including those with dyslexia, ADHD, autism, and more. They offer weekly socials, a peer mentoring program, workshops, and trainings for groups on how to facilitate a neurodiverse-friendly environment in their workspaces to create a community that caters to the social and emotional well-being of neurodiverse students.

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Academic Advancement Program (AAP)

The Academic Advancement Program (AAP) provides an array of academic services that encourage and promote academic achievement by offering support to students from groups historically underserved in higher education. AAP is a cohort-based program designed to serve first generation, low-income, and diverse populations with services including peer tutoring, academic programs, personal and career counseling, graduate mentoring, scholarships, research opportunities, etc.

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580 Café

The 580 Café is a place for students to engage in activism, and creativity through collective learning, dialogue, and relaxation. The group has daily and weekly activities led by students daily and weekly social gatherings, such as lunch on the patio, healing music and wellness presentations, mentorship program, and they also offer a shared food cupboard.

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The RISE Center

The RISE Center is the campus holistic wellness hub committed to uplifting and supporting every Bruin’s well-being by providing the education, resources, and tools needed to foster health, healing, and hope. Through intentional programs, workshops, trainings, and self-directed resources students are encouraged to RISE. The RISE Center is an extension of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).

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Peer Assistance & Wellness Support (PAWS)

Peer Assistance and Wellness Support (PAWS) is a group dedicated to improving the experiences of students at UCLA through peer counseling. PAWS offers confidential and private one-on-one sessions for those seeking a peer who will listen to concerns, help clarify thoughts, and work on overall well-being.

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Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC)

The Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC) fosters mindful awareness across the lifespan through education and research to promote well-being and a more compassionate society. MARC offers courses, programs, and community resources to support mindfulness practice and serves within the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA.

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Collegiate Recovery Program (CRP)

The Collegiate Recovery Program (CRP) within the Bruin Resource Center supports UCLA students who are in recovery/are considering recovery from substance use or other addictive behaviors. Through individual support, education, and campus advocacy, CRP is dedicated to providing academic, wellness, and emotional support to students and create an inclusive environment and supportive community.

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Bruins For Recovery (B4R)

Bruins for Recovery (B4R) is a registered student organization at UCLA dedicated to supporting students recovering from addictive behaviors, as well as their allies, family, and friends.​ They offer support groups, events, and a sense of community for Bruins who are in long-term or short-term recovery from substances/behaviors or who have chosen not to drink, for any reason.

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Bruin Resource Center

The Bruin Resource Center (BRC) is the home for a number of campus centers and programs that provide support to different student communities including students who have been part of the foster care and probation systems, students who are undocumented or a part of mixed-status families, parenting students and students who are taking care of other dependents such as siblings, students in recovery, students who were formerly incarcerated or impacted by the carceral system, and students who have experienced homelessness. They offer academic, social, and financial support programs.

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Anxiety & Depression Research Center

The purpose of The UCLA Anxiety & Depression Research Center (ADRC) is to further our understanding of the factors that place individuals at risk for developing anxiety and depression and to develop more effective and cost-efficient treatments that have long lasting effects. The center offers information about anxiety and depressive disorders, as well as research information, and the opportunity to participate in studies.

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LGBTQ Campus Resource Center

The UCLA LGBTQ Campus Resource Center (LGBTQ CRC) 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 LGBTQ CRC supports community members of all sexual and gender identities and serves the entire UCLA community.

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Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) supports students' mental health needs as they pursue their academic goals. Services include crisis counseling, emergency intervention, individual counseling and psychotherapy, group therapy, psychiatric evaluation and treatment, psychoeducational programs and workshops for students, staff and faculty, and campus mental health and wellness promotion.