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Student Success Coaching is here for support!

Success Coaching students know what it means to be the first. These qualities are going to help Coaching students succeed in a virtual environment. Through the changes presented by COVID-19, SSCP would like to reassure our students that we will continue to offer support through virtual platforms. 

Explore below to learn how to stay connected with the Success Coaching team and stay up to date on the coronavirus at UC San Diego

Meet with a Coach

Meet with a Success Coach

Student Success Coaches meet with first-generation college students to discuss the student’s values and goals. Schedule a virtual Zoom appointment with a Success Coach.

Make an Appointment

Peer Coaches

First year students are also provided the support of a Peer Coach. Peer Coaches are fellow undergraduate students who are here to help you to succeed in and out of the classroom.

Meet the Peers

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I still have access to meet with my coach?

Yes, coaches will provide virtual coaching meetings via zoom video or phone call. Visit ( to schedule a meeting with your coach for a time that works for you! 

Do I still have access to meet with my peer coach twice a quarter? 

All first-year students in Success Coaching are matched with a peer coach for their first year. After the first year, students in SSCP continue to work directly with their professional success coach.

What if I don’t have access to a web camera, can I still have a meeting with my coach?

 Yes, coaches can meet via Zoom with or without audio, or you may call into the Zoom meeting. Check (  for the phone number and zoom meeting ID# to connect with your coach for your meeting! 

Will Success Coaching still host events during this quarter? 

Success Coaching intends to continue hosting events that support and celebrate your overall success. Currently, all programming is being held virtually in compliance with UC San Diego guidelines. Continue to check our website and social media for updates. 

Should I still be working towards completing the Success Coaching Milestones? 

Yes, many of the milestones are still able to be achieved virtually, check department and program websites for more information. 

I have some concerns about my experience at UCSD during the academic year, what should I do? 

Contact your Success Coach individually or make an appointment here to connect with a coach. 


  • COVID-19 Student Affairs Resources and InformationStudents can access this Student Affairs page updated with communication and information related to COVID-19.
  • Financial Aid COVID-19 PageStudents can access this page for information on COVID-19 and its impact on Financial Aid and Scholarships.
  • Student Academic Support for Remote Learning Through the Teaching and Learning Commons, students can get support for challenging courses, subjects, and projects. Whether in a group setting or through one-on-one assistance.
  • The Writing Hub @ Teaching + Learning Commons The Writing hub helps undergraduate students with their writing assignments and growing their confidence with writing academic papers. From consultations to workshops.
  • Laptop Lending ProgramStudents can request a loaner laptop for the period in which students will be learning remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Using Canvas:  Canvas is the learning platform used by UC San Diego, and several other institutions.  Faculty use this platform to assign homework, facilitate discussions, and post notices to the class.
  • Using the VAC the Virtual Advising Center allows students to ask questions and get answers from their college academic advising office and other departments.
  • Using the REAL PortalThe REAL Portal offers research, internship, international, service learning, entrepreneurial, leadership, and other co-curricular opportunities that help students build real-world skills and apply knowledge gained in the classroom.
  • Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)Offers services that are designed to support students through high quality, culturally-sensitive, and confidential counseling services, including individual, couples, family and group counseling, crisis/urgent care interventions, and referral services FREE of charge.
  • Student Health Services (SHS)All students who pay registration fees have access to SHS. Most outpatient primary care medical services at SHS are provided to you at no cost while you are a registered student.
  • Basic Needs (The Hub + Triton Food Pantry)The Hub is a new UC San Diego space that offers students the opportunity to engage in and link to Basic Needs resources, which includes access to nutritious food, stable housing, and financial wellness resources.
  • Office of Academic Support and Instructional Services (OASIS)OASIS offers community-based and culturally responsive mentoring, academic support, and professional development. OASIS offers support in Math, Science, and Writing.
  • Undocumented Student ServicesUC San Diego's Undocumented Student Services office is committed to serving our undocumented students through a holistic approach that encompasses personal guidance, immigration legal services, advocacy, community building, and referrals.
  • Handshake: Student and alumni portal to jobs and internships.
  • Co-Curricular Record (CCR): Record co-curricular activities on your official record, and share it with employers and grad schools.