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Category Archives: Action Alerts

The Student Experience During the Trump Era

UCSA is conducting interviews to capture the experiences of underrepresented UC students living first hand through the new Trump administration. Through these in-depth interviews, we hope to provide a detailed, intersectional look into the student experience under a national polarizing political climate. We seek to determine if feelings of marginalization, vulnerability, and or resiliency by underrepresented students have recently intensified.

We are no longer accepting applications to participate.

Financial Aid Experience Survey

UCSA is collecting data to share with the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) regarding UC students’ financial aid experience. This survey is anonymous. CSAC is the principal state agency responsible for administering financial aid programs for students in California. Its central mission is to make education beyond high school financially accessible to all Californians. This… Continue Reading

Pressure the Legislature & Governor to Support Grad Students in the Final 2016 Budget

The 2016 budget is due to the Governor’s desk by June 15. The UC has requested $6M from the State to enroll 600 new graduate students in order to support graduate student success and meet the enrollment and instruction needs of incoming undergraduates. The CA Senate and Assembly have included the $6M in their budget,… Continue Reading

Legislative Action Alert April 2016

The wealthiest state in the wealthiest country can do better. We need you to advocate for these real solutions to problems students are facing. You can help from anywhere. Call your State Senator and Assemblymember and tell them to support these proposals. Look up your legislator’s name and phone number here. First time? Use UCSA’s… Continue Reading

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