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Math & Science Tutorial Program

The Math and Science Tutorial Program (MSTP) provides academic support to undergraduate students in lower division chemistry, math, and physics courses via workshops and drop-in tutoring.

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2Excel Program

2Excel is a retention and support program serving 2nd year students at UCSD. The program is a yearlong commitment which provides holistic support through personal, academic and professional development with a special focus on 2nd year challenges. Support is provided through 1-on-1 Peer Mentoring, Two unit Winter Seminar, partnership with multiple enrichment opportunities and access to special programming and events catered to the needs of 2nd year students.

Student employment opportunities would consist of  2YE Peer Mxntors which are expected to

  • Full time, academic year commitment
  • Attend all Peer Mentor training in Summer 2024
  • Attend quarterly  Bi-Weekly staff meetings
  • Provide peer mentoring and assistance to all assigned students  
  • Conduct at least three 1:1 mentoring sessions with each assigned student/quarter
  • Follow-up on assigned student’s status regarding housing, financial aid, and classes
  • Build and maintain meaningful, trusting relationships with students and staff
  • Complete required mentoring documentation in a timely manner
  • Have at least 2 hours available for 2Connect drop-in mentoring
  • Actively participate and assist in the implementation of all 2nd Year Experience activities
  • Maintain an atmosphere conducive to studying and educational pursuits
  • Maintain respectful team building attitudes and demeanor

Training for the program will take place early summer.  If selected, mentors will need to be available for September training.

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Delaney Custer

3rd-year student in ERC
Major: International Studies-Sociology
From: Clovis, CA

Hobbies include running, traveling, tennis, writing poetry, photography, and learning French!
Hi, I’m Delaney! I’m a third-year International Studies major, focusing on Sociology. I’m originally from Clovis, California, near Fresno and Yosemite National Park! In between my studies and working as a Student Coordinator for OASIS, I enjoy running, traveling, playing tennis, writing poetry, photography, and I’ve been learning French on and off for the past 5 years. I love being a Student Coordinator at OASIS because of the people! OASIS is such a welcoming, friendly, empowering, supportive, and close-knit community, not to mention it has so many incredible opportunities for professional, academic, and career support and development.

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Gregorio (Goyo) Lozano Palacio

4th-year in Sixth College
Major: Business Economics and Real Estate Development
From: Mexico City, Mexico

Hobbies: Reading (philosophy, psychology, business), cooking, gym, travel
Fun fact: I eat everything with a spoon instead of a fork
I enjoy working at OASIS because it provides a welcoming atmosphere for students. Everyone at OASIS is friendly and makes an effort to offer genuine and personal help. Whether it is with science, writing, or professional advice, OASIS offers something for everyone.

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Jasmine Baez

3rd-year in Muir College
Major: Mathematics
Minors: Math Education & Accounting
From:West Covina, CA

Hobbies: Dancing, reading, painting, and looking for cute parks
Hi, my name is Jasmine. I’m a 3rd-year student in Muir, majoring in Math, and double minoring in Math Education and Accounting. I’m from West Covina, California. When I have downtime, I love to read, paint, and dance. If I want to get out of the house, I like to go hunting for cute parks with my friends. I love being a Student Coordinator at OASIS. I love interacting with everyone that comes in. I’ve made really good friends from my time working here. There are also many opportunities that I am made aware of inside and outside of OASIS.

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Monica Karam

3rd-year in Muir
Major: Math Economics
Minor: Financing
From: Whittier, CA

Hobbies: Singing, playing, and listening to music, reading, exploring new places with friends, foodie, coffee dates
Hi! I’m Monica, and I’m a 3rd-year Math-Econ Major with a Finance Minor in Muir College. My hobbies include all things music, listening, singing, and playing. I love going out with my friends to explore new places and sites such as cute coffee shops, bookstores, etc. My favorite thing about working at Oasis is the welcoming energy coming from the people here but also the overall environment. It's a very welcoming place to come to when you need help, and everyone is more than glad to help come up with solutions for various inquiries.

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Riley Begley

3rd-year in ERC
Major: Literature and Writing
From: San Rafael, CA

Hobbies: Playing video games, drawing, writing, and going on drives with friends to the beach
Hello! My name is Riley Begley, and I am a third-year Literature and Writing major in ERC. I am originally from San Rafael, California, so I really consider the cold beaches and redwood forests of Northern California my home. In my free time, I enjoy playing video games, drawing, writing, and driving to the beach with my friends. I love working at OASIS because of the incredibly supportive atmosphere. Both staff and students alike are some of the nicest people you will ever meet, and they are always happy to help out!

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Office of Academic Support and Instructional Services

Center Hall, Third Floor (map)
Phone: (858) 534-3760
Fax: (858) 534-0679
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If you have a question for a specific program or staff member please find their email on the OASIS Staff Page.

OASIS Office Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Mailing Address

9500 Gilman Drive
Mail Code 0045
La Jolla, CA 92093-0045

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