Need help? Berkeley has many resources available to assist.


Disabled Students program and access guide

The Tang Center offers many resources, including free counseling for students, faculty and staff, and help dealing with your stress through UC Berkeley’s Be Well To Do Well program.

Licensed psychologist Christine Zhou of University Health Services holds office hours in the College of Engineering. She can help you address any personal concerns that are causing you stress. To schedule a free and confidential consultation, contact her at or (510) 643-7850.


UC Police – emergencies and security issues
911, or 642-3333.

In the event of a campuswide emergency, visit the Berkeley homepage or the campus emergency site for more information.

WarnMe is UC Berkeley’s emergency alerting and warning service for students, staff, and faculty. You choose the best ways to reach you – phone, text message, or email.

EH&S (Environment, Health and Safety) – chemicals, spills, hazards
(510) 642-3073

Bioengineering IIPP Injury and Illness Prevention Program
Bioengineering Safety Coordinator – Jennifer Teverbaugh

Stanley Hall Building Emergency Plan (BEP)
Stanley Hall Safety Coordinator – Thom Opal
Stanley Hall Building Coordinator – Stanley Hall

Hearst Memorial Mining Building Emergency Plan (BEP)
Fume Hood Failure Presentation
Fume Hood Safety Quiz
HMMB Building Coordinator- Jennifer Teverbaugh

Gender and diversity resources

The Bioengineering Program welcomes students of all backgrounds and orientations; we believe in fostering an environment of respect and cooperation. Your Bioengineering program staff and graduate advisers are available to offer help and advice whenever you are in need. In addition, each campus offers many resources to assist:

Gender Equity Resource Center

Ombudsperson for Students and Postdoctoral Appointees

Multicultural and ethnic student services

Find cultural and identity-based student organizations

Sexual harassment and violence support and education

We are dedicated to preventing and addressing sexual harassment and sexual violence. Find resources for everyone at the survivor support center.

UC Berkeley Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination (OPHD)

UC Berkeley Center for Student Conduct

Financial Aid

The primary resource on scholarships and financial aid for UC Berkeley students is the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office.

More resources on private scholarships are available online, such as at Engineering Degree.

We suggest students always independently verify information from off-campus resources, which may or may not be up-to-date.