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Work/Life Information for Faculty

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Employment Information, Benefits, and Policies

Family Resources

  • Child Care
    Learn about on- and off-campus care for young children as well as other child care resources.
  • UCSD Campus and Recreation
    Find out about summer and year-round UC San Diego camps and enrichment programs for children and teens. These camps and programs held at UC San Diego are open to children of staff, faculty, students, returning families, and the community.
  • Eldercare
    Find out about caregivers and eldercare support available to faculty, staff and retirees.
  • Lactation Accommodation
    Find out about facilities and services for employees and students who are breastfeeding.
  • Resources for Expectant Parents
    If you're expecting a child soon, this website will help you learn about options available to you.
  • Family Accommodations Policies and Programs
    Get information on family accommodations policies and family-friendly programs and services established to create a supportive, equitable, and productive academic environment.

Faculty Development

  • Faculty Awards
    Learn about the various professional development and award opportunities offered to faculty to enhance their progress towards tenure and to recognize outstanding scholarship, excellent teaching, and extraordinary service to the University and greater San Diego region.
  • Faculty Career Development Programs
    Get information on the Faculty Career Development Program (FCDP) and the support it provides to junior faculty who are members of the Academic Senate to enhance their chances for advancement to the level of associate professor.
  • UCSD Faculty Mentoring Program
    Learn about the Faculty Mentoring Program and how it helps new faculty members adjust to their new environment.

Wellness

  • Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP)
    Get information on the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program, a confidential service designed to help all university employees and the members of their immediate household resolve concerns that may be affecting personal well-being and/ or job performance.
  • Counseling
    Find information on counseling and other services provided through the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP).
  • Recreation Classes
    Learn about fitness and wellness opportunities provided by UC San Diego Recreation.

Problem Resolution

New Faculty

  • Benefits Orientation
    Find a schedule of benefits orientations and information on who should attend.
  • UC Faculty Handbook
    Look through the Faculty Handbook for summary information on policies as well as a guide to where official policies and more detailed information can be found.
  • Required and Recommended Training for Academic Appointees
    Get information on numerous online and in-person training opportunities to help understand and comply with federal, state, local, and University regulations on topics ranging from animal research to stem cell research.
  • Housing Assistance Programs for Faculty
    Get information on a variety of housing programs offered to assist with the recruitment and retention of faculty and senior management group (SMG) employees.
  • Educational Technology Services
    Educational technology and support for UCSD faculty.