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A Message from OASIS 

The Office of Academic Support & Instructional Studies (OASIS) strives to facilitate the holistic enrichment of UC San Diego students through community-based, and culturally responsive mentoring, academic support, and professional development. At OASIS, it is all our staff’s vision to support all Tritons in their academic endeavors and empower them to enter the world as socially just changemakers.

For over 40 years, OASIS has been described as a “home away from home.”  Along with many other departments, programs, and resources at UC-San Diego, we ensure that you are not alone in your collegiate journey.  We offer several programs and services that empower students to reflect and grow personally, build community, learn, and become professionally prepared.  We are also proud to be one of the largest student employers at UC-San Diego, hiring over 150 student positions every year.

At OASIS, accommodating the needs of our students goes beyond academic support and redirection to campus resources – it is providing meaningful and long-lasting relationships with campus staff, students, and peer mentors for all students of all backgrounds, including first-generation, low-income, and historically underrepresented students. Utilizing OASIS Core Values as a scaffold to foster and cultivate a meaningful means of professional development, OASIS works to provide the support and space to empower students in their academic, professional, and personal pathways.