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  • Students, staff, and faculty who choose to participate in free expressive activity and are concerned for the immediate safety of themselves or others should call or text 9-1-1 and indicate their location on campus.
  • For non-life threatening situations during expressive activity, please seek assistance from one of the Student Affairs Monitors (SAMs) wearing a bright yellow or orange vest.
  • If you believe that you have experienced harassment or acts of discrimination during an expressive activity, please contact the Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination (OPHD).
  • If you are unsure how to address your experience but would like to speak with someone, please contact the Dean of Student Affairs in your Undergraduate College or Division of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs (GEPA).

Take Action

We encourage UC San Diego community members to take action, to share their thoughts, ideals, and opinions and meet dissenting views with a variety of responses that promote community engagement.

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Get Support

UC San Diego acknowledges the impact of others exercising their right to free expression can have and offer the following resources as places to find support and community.

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Keep Learning

The pursuit of knowledge cannot be carried out without the ability to explore and express all ideas freely and openly.

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