True Bruins R.A.I.S.E:

A recognition of Bruins helping other Bruins in crisis

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Introduction

Dear UCLA student, staff or faculty member,

We are proud to present a project that is the result of a collaboration between the USAC Internal Vice President’s Office and the UCLA Office of the Dean of Students. This project honors UCLA undergraduate & graduate students who take initiative to help a fellow Bruin in crisis. We aim to acknowledge and celebrate Bruins who exemplify our True Bruin values of Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Service and Excellence.

Many have difficult experiences at some point in their life; in fact someone close to you might pop into your mind right now. Did they receive help from a UCLA student in some way during a crisis? This project was created to celebrate UCLA students who stepped up to help a student in crisis. We hope that their stories will inspire other students to take initiative as well.

In this nomination form, you will have the chance to nominate a student who has either helped you or helped another student in crisis.

The person you nominate will have the chance to be selected for the recognition, an honor that includes an award with a $75-dollar value, an invitation to a ceremony hosted by the USAC Internal Vice President’s Office, and also official recognition by the Office of Dean of Students. Additionally, there's a chance that the graduating student recipients will be recognized at the Chancellor's Honor Reception in the spring quarter.

Important Information

  • Please keep in mind that your nomination form will be read by students from USAC Internal Vice President’s Office, GSA and staff from UCLA Office of Dean of Students.
  • Any information relating to sexual assault, stalking, dating/domestic violence or sexual harassment will be reported to UCLA Title IX office per University policy. Please be mindful of the follow-up process if you choose to share information related to those issues.
  • If you have questions, please feel free to contact us at: usaivp@gmail.com and kminero@saonet.ucla.edu Or call the Office of the Dean of Students 310.825.3894.
  • If there is a current crisis or emergency: Please dial 911 for your local police/ ambulance or go to your nearest hospital emergency room.
  • If there is a concern regarding a student in emotional crisis, UCLA's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) has counselors available to talk by phone 24 hours a day at 310.825.0768.
  • The UCLA Police Department (UCPD) is also available should someone need immediate assistance at dial '911' or 310.825.1491 (24 hours).
  • The UCLA Consultation & Response Team provides support and guidance on how to support a student in crisis. To see resources available, please visit the UCLA Consultation & Response Team's website (http://studentincrisis.ucla.edu/) and view the UCLA Red Folder here.

Eligibility

  • Students may be nominated by a UCLA student, faculty or staff member. Self-nominations are not accepted.
  • Nominees must be a currently enrolled UCLA student.
  • To receive the award with a $75 value, the person receiving the award must be a currently enrolled UCLA student.
  • An individual may nominate more than one student. Please submit separate nominations for each student.
  • There is an annual award ceremony in the winter quarter hosted by the USAC Internal Vice President’s Office. Details TBD.
  • Nominations will be accepted all year round and reviewed on a rolling basis.

Nomination Form

"True Bruins R.A.I.S.E." nomination form

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at: usaivp@gmail.com and kminero@saonet.ucla.edu

Or call the Office of the Dean of Students 310.825.3894