Critical Contacts

Transitioning to remote working for all University functions has presented a unique set of challenges for faculty, students, and staff; it is inevitable that questions and complications will arise. Below are some contacts who can help answer these questions:

For Faculty and Staff:

Technology Assistance

Physical Sciences Computing Services Group (

Canvas Support

Canvas Support Hotline: 855-213-7130
Live Text Chat:


Jeff Ledendecker (

For Students:

For questions about your specific courses, contact your instructor; instructor names can be found on WebSoc. Then, do a search in the UCI Directory for your faculty member's name to find their email.

Undergrads: For questions about courses and requirements, contact the Physical Sciences Student Affairs Office via:


Grads: For questions about courses, requirements, funding and TA-ships, contact the Student Affairs Office via email:

Bao Vu |

For students who require services from the Disability Service Center (DSC) to access online materials, please make sure to contact DSC with time to help them identify your immediate needs.

The Department of Earth System Science acknowledges our presence on the ancestral and unceded territory of the Acjachemen and Tongva peoples, who still hold strong cultural, spiritual and physical ties to this region.