UCSF offers a myriad of services designed to assist students with problem-solving and improve quality of life. Listed here are just a few.
Campus Life Services
From transportation, housing, fitness, business support, child care, entertainment, to recreation and more - Campus Life Services touches the lives of everyone, at every campus location. Visit the website to learn about:
-Arts & Events at UCSF. Music. Movies. Art. Special Events. Discounts.
-Childcare services and resources. Childcare facilities at Parnassus, Mission Bay, Laurel Heights, plus Eldercare services and a referral service.
-Fitness and recreation. Graduate students receive free gym membership at both Parnassus and Mission Bay, plus there are separate outdoor recreation and recreational sports services)
-Housing. Valuable resource for both on-campus and off-campus housing needs.
-Retail shops (includes banking services, campus bookstores, technology store, haircuts, flower shop, etc.)
-Food Services. From coffee shops, taqueria, pub food, sandwich shops, Asian cuisine to cafeteria food, UCSF has lots of choices. There are also dozens of restaurants within walking distance, ranging from the basics to haute cuisine.
-Parking and Transportation.
Graduate Student's Association
The Graduate Student's Association (GSA) is made up of UCSF graduate, nursing and physical therapy students. The GSA's mission is to improve the quality of graduate student life, to represent diverse student needs, and to advocate for student rights and interests. Visit the website for more information.
Office of Career and Professional Development
From job search strategies to grant writing skills, the OCPD serves the academic, professional and career development needs of UCSF students and graduate trainees. Visit the website for more information.
Student Health Services
All BMS students receive medical, dental and vision coverage through the graduate program. Student Health Services offers comprehensive health care such as primary care, urgent care, immunizations, referrals to specialists, and mental health services. Visit the Student Health Services website to learn more.
There are library locations at both the Mission Bay and Parnassus campuses. Website
UCSF Cole Hall Cinema
Movies are shown on campus at Cole Hall on Thursday and Friday nights. Tickets are only $3 for students. More information, including a schedule of upcoming films can be found at http://www.campuslifeservices.ucsf.edu/artsevents/events/cinema/
Mission Bay Student Services
Student support services at our Mission Bay campus. https://ssmb.ucsf.edu/
UCSF Farmers Markets
Located weekly at both the Parnassus and Mission Bay campuses.