Programs, Workshops & Events

✨ Weekly Quarter Programs* ✨

Updated: April 2023

Peer Mentoring Hours: Mentoring Moments

Our Peer Mentors are available to answer your questions about navigating the university, and general mentorship this quarter during their OSC Mentoring Moments! Each Peer Mentor will hold weekly hours through a virtual or in-Center platform. You can find more information on when these hours are held on our homepage calendar!



Grad School Guidance Pop-in

Meet with our Graduate Student Mentor, Aracely! Aracely is a resource available to you about all things graduate school. She is a first-generation student and scholar. As a Ph.D candidate in the Chicanx Studies Department, she understands the obstacles that come with navigating higher education as a first-generation college student. Join her during her GSG Pop-in hours to chat and recieve mentorship on graduate school.


Academic Advising

Join L&S Academic Advisor Jack Rivas during his in-person drop-in hours at the ONDAS Student Center! Jack has been a long-time campus partner and collaborator with the Center with a passion for supporting students. You can find him in the ONDAS Student Center Tuesday & Wednesday from 9:00 AM- 3:00 PM and Thursday from 9:30 to 3:00 PM!



Career Staff Mentoring Hours

Malaphone, Denise, and Eric are former first-gen college students and professionals. Meet with them during their Mentoring Hours to talk about their experiences navigating university life, adulthood, post-grad life, progessionalism, careers, higher education, and more! 


Real Talk

Join us every week for Real Talk, a first-gen community space that always includes snacks! This is an informal space for first-gen students to connect with each other and socialize. Both ONDAS and EOP staff members are always in attendance, so it is a great way to get advice or answers to your questions about attending UCSB.