Need Help?

Counseling and Advising

If you do have any problem at UCLA whatsoever, please do feel free to come to the Chair's office any time (CHS 63-323; phone 310-794-5733).
Members of the entry advising committee are open to talk with you anytime.
The advising committee is open at any time as individuals or as group to hear complaints, thoughts or concerns of individuals or groups.
The current members of the advising committee are:

  • David Krantz, Committee Chair
  • Elaine Hsiao
  • Tom O'Dell
  • Felix Schweizer
  • Kate Wassum

Consider contacting the Behavioral Wellness Center (BWC) for confidential counseling. They are located in CHS 18-218 and can be reached at (310) 825-9605.

Graduate Division also has put together a helpful list of further help that the campus organizes called Campus Resources.

Another important resource is UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).

Diversity and Discrimination

UCLA and the NSIDP are committed to maintaining an equal learning and working environment. If you have, or believe to have, witnessed an act of discrimination, please either contact the NSIDP Chair or advising committee or the Equity Office at 310-794-1232.

The local equity advisors are:

  • Medicine Lynn Gordon 310-794-2095
  • Life Science Elizabeth Bjork 310-825-6935
  • Graduate Education Carlos Grijalva 310-825-8277