Graduate Student Resources


  • Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): Integrative and student-centered services designed to support students towards their academic success, personal development and well-being while at UC San Diego.
  • Office of Students with Disabilities (OSD): UC San Diego welcomes students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors who have disabilities and wish to participate in the academic endeavors, professional opportunities, and campus events available in our community. In a collaborative effort to share campus resources for and about people with disabilities, this site provides resources to encourage all campus partners and constituents to engage in UCSD programs and activities.
  •  Suicide Prevention:
    • National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1 (800) 273-8255
    • Speaking of Suicide: A site for suicidal individuals and their loved ones, survivors, mental health professionals and the merely curious.
  • UC Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP): UC SHIP is a student-focused benefits package for UCSD graduate and undergraduate students, including strong medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, dental, and vision care benefits. UC SHIP is compliant with the Affordable Care Act requirements and works to complement your care at the Student Health Services right on campus. Enrollment is automatic for registered students; waiver application is also available.

International/Undocumented Students

Professional Development

  • Career Center: As part of their comprehensive commitment to career development, they strive to provide students with the quality training and tools necessary to find meaningful life work.
  • Teaching + Learning Commons:
    • Programs for Graduate Students & Postdocs