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Section 5: Academic Support & Resources Available to SHA Students

Segundo Services Center

Students with issues accessing the Academic Advising Centers and Computer Centers should go to the Segundo Services Desk located in the Segundo Services Center. The Segundo Services Desk can assist with access issues and student ID and meal card issues.

A. Academic Advising Centers

Academic Advising Centers are located at three sites: the Segundo Services Center, the Tercero Services Center, and Thoreau Hall. In each center, peer advisers from the four undergraduate college's office are available to help you select courses, plan a course of study, explore majors, understand requirements, and discuss educational goals. Tutors are available to assist you with subjects such as math, chemistry, statistics and biology. Tutoring subjects vary by quarter. Please visit rhat.ucdavis.edu to view the current advising and tutoring schedule. Students are encouraged to utilize all academic resources in the residence halls, and seek out their Academic Coordinator with any questions.

B. Computer Centers

The Computer Centers for SHA residents are located at three sites: the Segundo Services Center, the Tercero Services Center, and Emerson Hall. The Computer Centers offer a variety of resources and services including computer & internet access, document scanning and shredding, CD-ROM drives, a variety of software and quiet study environments. Please see the Residential Computing website for hours.

C. Residential Computer Support

Residential Computer Support is a service that provides technical support and advice to students living in SHA. Residential Computing Assistants (RCAs) are available for drop-in support during office hours or through the online HelpDesk accessible on the Housing Channel on myUCDavis. The RCS program is tailored to the most common computer needs of students living beginning with network (ResNet) connectivity; computer safety & security (virus protection, enabling operating system firewalls and automatic updates, safe use of music and media file-sharing programs); setup and configuration of printers, wireless keyboards and other peripheral devices; other common computer problems and technical issues. Please see the Residential Computing website for more information about this program.

D. E-mail

All students are required to establish a campus email account. The University and Student Housing use email as official means of communication with students in connection with their education and the provision of services.