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):
Student Engagement Strategies: Ian Straughn, Anthropology (
Quizzes, Exams and Assessment Tips: Marek Kaminski, Political Science (
Lecture Strategy and Production: Kristin Turney, Sociology (
Adjusting Courses for Remote Success: Gustavo Oliveira, Global and International Studies (

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

Course supplement assistance (videos, talks, etc):
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 academic advising contact the Social Sciences Undergraduate Student Affairs Office:

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

Jennifer Gerson:
Gianna Virgilio: 
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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