OSACA Services and Programs

S960 School of Pharmacy office of Student and Curricular Affairs, hallway

The Office of Student and Curricular Affairs (OSACA) offers programs to support your success and development as a UCSF PharmD student. We’re also your central resource when it comes to administrative services. Need something not shown here? Contact us.

Programs

Services

Career services

We provide a variety of Career Services and Career Links to Other Web Sites to connect you with employers and career opportunities.

Change of address or telephone

If you are a current student, you can notify us of a change in mailing address, telephone number, or e-mail address by logging in to the Student Portal and updating your contact information.

Emergency loans

Funds are available through the OSACA to provide short term, emergency loans to students in the School of Pharmacy. These funds are used to meet immediate, unexpected needs. Details: contact us at 415-476-2733.

Enrollment verification

If you need verification of your enrollment as a student for insurance or other purposes, to request a deferral of jury service or, if you live in the neighborhood, for a parking permit, we will prepare these letters for you through the OSACA.

Jury duty

If you receive a jury summons to report for jury duty during the quarter, bring a copy of your jury summons to the OSACA if you would like a letter to support your request for a deferment of your jury service.

Lost and found

If you’ve lost an item on campus, or if you’ve found something and can’t easily identify or contact the owner, contact the Lost and Found Unit of the UCSF Police Department.

Notify us of religious observances

If you need religious accommodations, see Notification of Religious Observances Policy.

Request to exceed maximum number of units

If you need to take more than 18 units in one quarter, see Maximum Number of Units Policy.

Reimbursement for health services for 4th-year off-campus students

The OSACA reimburses the health services office visit co-pays of 4th-year off-campus student pharmacists. Details: Health Services Reimbursement.

Reimbursement for professional meeting registration fees

The OSACA reimburses the registration fees of student pharmacists who travel to and participate in a professional conference or meeting and who meet the reimbursement requirements. Details: Reimbursement for Professional Meeting Registration Fees.

Scholarships

The OSACA administers many UCSF scholarships annually. In addition, scholarships from external organizations are announced through email.

Tutoring

Tutoring is available at no charge for students experiencing difficulty in certain core courses. For information about tutors, contact us.