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New and Revised Policies

Reaffirmation of UC San Diego's Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment
Chancellor Khosla's announcement to all academics, staff and students discussing UC San Diego's commitment to creating and maintaining a community where all individuals can work and learn together in an atmosphere free of sexual harassment and sexual violence. UC San Diego does not tolerate sex offenses in any form, including sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking.

The University of California system wide Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment is available online at

General Resources

Safety Tips 
Your safety matters at UC San Diego. If there is an emergency, call 911.

UC San Diego Campus Maps
An interactive map of the UC San Diego main campus and Scripps Institutions of Oceanography with the most up-to-date information on new buildings.

Women and Families

Lactation Facilities
There are several lactation facilities located on Health Sciences and main campus that can be used by employees and students. Register online to access the rooms.

UCSD Mom Listserv

For UCSD staff, faculty, and students with babies or toddlers. A place to share advice and ask questions.

HS 2017 Academic Family Friendly Policies & Programs 
The University of California and UC San Diego are committed to helping academic appointees balance the needs of career and family

Dependent Care Travel Grant for Senate Faculty

One EVC-funded dependent care travel grant per academic year, not exceeding $2500 total. For the 2019-2020 AY program, academic year grant applications will be accepted for eligible dependent care expenses that occur between 9/23/19 and 6/12/20 via Infoready.  All applications are due 30 days in advance of projected travel.

HS 2017 Academic Family Friendly Policies Poster UC San Diego.pdf

Health Sciences Resources

Health Sciences Faculty Compensation Policy 
Health Sciences Faculty Compensation is the main resource for departments or faculty seeking more information about the policy behind their salary determinations.

Conflict of Commitment
APM 671 is the University of California policy on conflict of commitment and outside activities and the disposition of income earned from outside professional activities. The policy provides guidance for the identification and management of outside professional activities in order to avoid conflicts of committee, while ensuring that Health Sciences Compensation Plan (HSCP) participants may engage in a wide array of outside activities without unnecessary limitations.

Health Sciences Safety & Lighting Concerns
For over 20 years, UC San Diego Police Department in conjunction with CARE at the Sexual Assault Resource Center have conducted the Annual Lighting Survey Walks across campus. An announcement is sent to all UC San Diego employees requesting that all concerns regarding lighting on campus be reported. Each comment and location is reviewed during the walk. Representatives from the following departments participate in the walks: Police Department, Facilities Management, Transportation Services, Auxiliary and Plant Services, Residential Life, EH&S, Housing Dining Hospitality, Campus Planning, Libraries and CARE @ SARC.

The Office of Faculty Affairs promotes this safety awareness opportunity Health Sciences faculty by asking all to reply with any safety and lighting concerns, regardless of location. An official response, documenting the concerns of HS faculty, is sent to the UC San Diego Police Department and the HS Office of Physical Resource Management and Capital Asset Strategies.

See October 2015 announcement for more details: Announcement _ Annual Campus Lighting Survey Walks.pdf

Funding Resources

Office of Research Affairs (page with links to search engines) 

Foundation Opportunities

Each month, the Foundation Relations team curates a list of upcoming deadlines for funding opportunities from private foundations.

Young Investigators Opportunities

The Young Investigator Program was developed by UC San Diego's Office of Foundation Relations and various campus partners to fill a vital need: to connect research faculty at the start of their UC San Diego careers with funding entities who are interested in a particular field of study, and willing to seed and support career development & innovation. The program strives to ensure our faculty members have the tools, partners and resources needed to immediately secure private support for their work.

New Faculty Guide to Competing for Research Funding by RAPIDS (SSO requested)

Online guide containing strategies to help new faculty identify and compete for grants to support their research.

Mediation Services

Office of the Ombuds 

Confidential discussion about how to deal with questionable conduct

Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination (OPHD) 

Depending on the nature of the issue, action may be taken on your behalf

Health Sciences Human Resources Services 

Go to Employee Relations and submit your inquiry