Employee networking and interest groups have been established at UCOP to help maintain a work environment that is inviting, nurturing, and hospitable to all employees.

All OP staff are invited to participate in the activities of these groups. For more information, see the links/contacts provided below.

UCOP Staff Assembly

The Staff Assembly supports UC's mission by encouraging communication between staff and the administration and other members of the university community on matters of interest to staff employees.

PACSW

President's Advisory Committee on the Status of Women

Promotes women's access to programs, opportunities and activities at UCOP.

Black Staff & Faculty Organization

Latascha Magness Cotton Link | Reginald Hillmon Link

Crafts Group

Meets Thursdays at lunch time (location varies).

Peggy Michel Link | Karen Tomajan Link

Family Resource Network

Provides support, advice, and networking to all UCOP staff members who are balancing their careers and family obligations.

Rebecca Stanek-Rykoff Link | Dorothy Miller Link

Latino Staff Association

The LaSA is an employee organization that promotes the general welfare and interests of Latinos at UCOP.

Melissa Amescua Link

UCOP Pride

Dedicated to providing advocacy, education, and community building for the LGBTQI community and allies within UCOP. Meets every third Wednesday (location varies).

Karin Rice Link

Young Professionals Association Link

We support the growth, learning, and development of young and/or new professionals at UCOP, engaging members through professional development, networking and social opportunities. All UCOP staff are welcome to join.

Ryan Chan Link | Sumali Tuchrello Link

Asian and Pacific Islander Staff Association

Promotes and enhances the well-being of Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander staff, faculty and students through active participation and representation in the affairs at UC and the community at large.

Belinda Vea Link | Alisa Hsiu Link

Guidelines for Staff Interest Groups PDF

Rules governing local employee associations/advisory groups and their activities, and how to achieve status as a new group/association.

PPSM Supplement F PDF

UCOP Procedure

Guidelines Governing the Access and use of UCOP Facilities and Property by All Employees, Employee Organizations and Their Representatives