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

The UC Office of the President's Advisory Committee on the Status of Women (PACSW) examines issues regarding the status of women at UCOP and analyzes existing policies, procedures, and programs that affect those issues. We advance an agenda to improve the climate and opportunities for women at UCOP, identify and support model programs or activities, and recommend to the President changes that will afford women equal and fair access. Read more

Although the Systemwide Advisory Committee on the Status of Women has representation from each UC location, PACSW is focused on the advancement of the women of UCOP.

View the PACSW charter (pdf).

PACSW is now recruiting for new members.
How to Join PACSW

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Campus climate

The Office of the President is leading an effort to conduct a comprehensive assessment of campus climate, gathering a pool of data to help build environments where people feel respected and valued.

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Campus Committees

Some UC campuses also have Advisory Committees on the Status of Women. Learn more: