Programs, Workshops & Events

✨ Weekly Winter Quarter Programs* ✨

*The ONDAS Student Center and it's programming will be held remote until further notice. Please visit our homepage calendar for Zoom links and more information.

ONDAS Peer Mentoring Hours: Mentoring Moments

Our Peer Mentors are available to answer your questions about navigating the university, and general mentorship this Fall 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 new Graduate Student Mentor, Aracely! Aracely is a resource available to you about all things gradaute school. She is a first-generation student and scholar who understands the experience higher education. 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 on Tuesdays & Wednesdays 9:00-12:00pm & 1:00pm-4:00pm! Beginning Week 1 of Winter Quarter.

Career Staff Mentoring Hours: 

Our Associate Director and Programs Assistant will be hosting weekly Mentoring Hours. As first-gen scholars and professionals, Denise and Sofi will be available to chat and offer support in your experience at UCSB and beyond. Have questions but not sure who to ask? They are great resources that can help!

STEM Student Guidance:

Questions about graduate school in STEM? Join Nate Palmquist and Jannine Chamorro during the weekly STEM Student Guidance where you can chat about the application process, internships, growth (gap) years, research, and more! Jannine and Nate understand the first-gen experience and are ready to support you.

Taking place in the Center every Friday of Winter quarter from 12-1pm.

Workshops & Events

Have a research paper coming up but don't know where to start?

  1. February 18, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Join our workshop to learn tips on creating a strong resume
  1. February 1, 2022 - 1:00pm to 1:45pm

Not sure how to study for STEM courses?

  1. January 31, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Join the OSC and Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships to work on your FAFSA/Dream Act...

  1. January 24, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Join in our online session to learn what the team looks for when hiring new mentors, hear advice...

  1. January 21, 2022 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
  2. January 28, 2022 - 2:30pm to 3:00pm

Have a research paper coming up but don't know where to start? Join us on Zoom to learn about...

  1. January 21, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm