As we find our footing in our new remote teaching, learning and working environments, questions and needs will arise. We’ve compiled a list of critical contacts for everything we can think of that you might need; please give us a shout if anything’s been overlooked.

For faculty and staff:

Technology assistance with remote delivery:
Social Sciences Computing Services (

Instructional assistance for remote courses (faculty coaches):
Ian Straughn, Anthropology (ian.straughn@uci.eduZoom ID 953-061-6530)
Louis DeSipio, Chicano/Latino Studies and Political Science (
Christine Lofgren, Cognitive Sciences and Language Science (christine.lofgren@uci.eduZoom ID 994-298-4810)
Philip McCarty, Global and International Studies (philip.mccarty@uci.eduZoom ID 433-434-5084)
Jeremy Heis, LPS and Economics (
Kassia Wosick, Sociology (kwosickc@uci.eduZoom ID 566-728-1572, Skype ID kassia.wosick)

Canvas support:

Canvas Support Hotline: 855-213-7130
Live Text Chat:

Course supplement assistance (videos, talks, etc):
Andrew Hallak, Political Science (
Luis Fonseca, Communications and Marketing (

Trish Fisher, Business Office (

Natalie Cook (

For students

For questions about your specific courses, contact your instructor. Instructor names can be found on WebSoc. Then, do a search on UCI’s directory for your faculty member name to find her/his/their email.

Undergrads: For questions about courses and requirements, contact the Social Sciences Undergraduate Student Affairs Office via:

Live Chat: 

Non-urgent questions may be emailed to or email ONE advisor below:

Elizabeth Cervantes:
Kurt Hessinger:
Chika Kono:
Lisha Lei:
Estela Magana:
Sarah McDougall:
Jasmine Pickering:
Advisors will work to respond quickly to all emails.

Grads: For questions about courses, requirements, funding and TA-ships, contact the Graduate Student Affairs Office via email:

Jennifer Gerson:, Zoom ID 9498244074
Pat Frazier:
Matt Arias:

For students who require services from the Disability Service Center (DSC) to access online materials, please make sure to contact DSC with time to help them identify your immediate needs. 


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