Message to Students

February 29, 2024

In the wake of Monday’s tragic campus announcement, and news reports or social media posts that you may have seen, we know many in our UCSC community are grieving. Whether you are mourning the loss of your friend, student, or classmate, or struggling to make sense of the news, we want you to know you are not alone. 

We are committed to providing all our students the support and resources they need to navigate this challenging time. There are several campus resources available to support you, including:

 Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) 831-459-2628

Center for Advocacy, Resources & Empowerment (CARE)

Slug Support

  • Slug Support can help connect you with campus resources, including how best to navigate conversations with instructors or professors 
  • Email:
  • Crisis line (Monday through Friday): 831-459-7003

If you need any assistance in finding the right resources, or just don’t know where to turn, please don’t hesitate to reach out for support. We want to make sure you can find the right resources to navigate this very challenging time.

More than anything right now, your well-being is our priority. We want you to take the time needed to process these events and be well. We encourage you to reach out to trusted faculty, advisors, residential staff, or any of the above resources for further guidance and support.