Campus and System-Wide Resources
Campus and System-Wide Resources
There are any number of support services available to those within the broader UCLA community who seeking external guidance. For a complete listing of these offices, scroll down.
UCLA Office of Ombuds Services
The Office of Ombuds Services mission serves as a safe space in which all members of the UCLA community can go for assistance in resolving conflicts, disputes, or in resolving a wide variety of complaints. As a primary resource for campus mediation services, it operates in an independent, neutral and confidential fashion. The Ombuds office is located at the Strathmore Building, 501 Westwood Plaza, Suite 105. Phone: 310 / 825-7627. Hours are 8 am–5pm, Monday–Friday or by appointment
UCLA Police Department
In cases where you feel criminality is involved, you are encouraged to file a report with the UCLA Police Department. UCPD is headquartered at 601 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1364. Their phone number is (310) 825-1491. They also maintain an anonymous message/tip line: (310) 794-5824
American Disabilities Act & 504 Compliance Office
The ADA & 504 Compliance Office is responsible for ensuring the university fully complies with all provisions of the American with Disabilities Act. They also maintain a grievance procedure in cases where the university fails to meet ADA requirements. You must contact an ADA & 504 Compliance Officer for specific filing instructions (http://www.ada.ucla.edu/contactus3.html).
Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Campus Resource Center
In addition to provide a wide range of support services UCLA’s LGBT community, The LGBT Resource Center provides confidential assistance and support to students, faculty, and staff who feel they have experienced harassment or discrimination, or who have questions round issues of health, housing, financial aid, classroom, and personnel. The LGBT Resource Center is located at 220 Westwood Plaza B36 in the Student Activities Center. Phone: (310) 206-362. Their hours of operation during the academic year are Monday-Thursday 8:30 am - 6 pm and Friday 8:30 am - 5 pm.
Campus Assault Resources and Education (CARE) Office
CARE represents a safe space for survivors of sexual assault. In addition to offering reporting services, they serve as an advocacy resource and help to guide individuals through the adjudication process. CARE is located in The Counseling Center at Wooden Center West.
Sexual Harassment Prevention Office
The Sexual Harassment Prevention Office assists members of the UCLA community in navigating campus sexual harassment reporting procedures.
Academic Senate Charges Committee
The Academic Senate’s Charges Committee investigates complaints made against faculty members. These complaints must concern a violation of the Faculty Code of Conduct (which includes the sexual harassment policy). This committee determines if there is sufficient evidence for a hearing to be held by the Committee on Privilege and Tenure. To initiate a complaint individuals must submit a written statement to the charges committee, which the chair will review to determine if all other college and department level administrative procedure have been exhausted. The chair conducts a preliminary investigation and presents their findings to the Committee on Privilege and Tenure. Typical grievances filed with the charges committee include issues with faculty teaching, discrimination (both against students and other faculty), sexual harassment, issues of academic integrity, salary related issues and workplace inequities.
UCLA Whistleblowers Hotline
In cases where fraud and/or unethical activity needs to be reported, you can do so anonymously via the confidential Whistleblowers Confidential Hotline: 800-403-4744.
University of California Reporting Site
Consistent with the UC’s ongoing commitment to creating learning and work spaces free from discrimination, intolerance and hate, the UC has created a systems-wide form for reporting hostile incidents on UC campuses. These include the following:
- Expressions of Bias
- Hate Speech
- Hate Crime
- Intimidation, Bullying or Physical Violence
- Bias Incidents
- Hostile Climate
- Other Campus Climate Issues
All members of the UC community are welcome to file a report with formal follow-up guaranteed within two weeks.