Student Support Syllabus Text

Adding the information below to your syllabus can help a student find services during a time of need. 
You can download a Word doc Student Support Syllabus here.

(1) Disabled Students Program: accommodations for exams

Students with disabilities may request academic accommodations for exams online through the UCSB Disabled Students Program at Please make your requests for exam accommodations through the online system as early in the quarter as possible to ensure proper arrangement.

 (2) Managing stress / Supporting Distressed Students

Personal concerns such as stress, anxiety, relationships, depression, cultural differences, can interfere with the ability of students to succeed and thrive. For helpful resources, please contact UCSB Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) at 805-893-4411 or visit

If you encounter a student in distress, please contact 805-893-3030 immediately and/or consult the Responding to Distressed Student Protocol at or phone 893-3030.

(3) Building academic skills

For general academic support, students are encouraged to visit Campus Learning Assistance Services (CLAS) early and often. CLAS offers instructional groups, drop-in tutoring, writing and ESL services, skills workshops and one-on-one consultations. CLAS is located on the third floor of the Student Resource Building, or visit

(4) Responsible scholarship

Honesty and integrity in all academic work is essential for a valuable educational experience.  The Office of Student Conduct has policies, tips, and resources for proper citation use, recognizing actions considered to be cheating or other forms of academic theft, and students’ responsibilities, available on their website at:  Students are responsible for educating themselves on the policies and abiding by them.

 (5) Responding to Hate or Bias Incidents

Hateful actions based on race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, age, or disability are not acceptable. In the event that a hate crime or incident does occur, please report it. Reports may be made anonymously.