• Connecting Families
  • Connecting Families
  • Connecting Families
  • Connecting Families

ACADEMIC SUPPORT FOR YOUR FAMILY

COLLEGE COACH PROGRAM

NEW 5-month program available August 15, 2021 through January 31, 2022.

Take the worry out of your child’s educational future with Bright Horizons College Coach®. Your free program gives you access to a team of college admissions and finance experts who can help you maximize your child’s chances of admissions success and plan for college costs.

Live events, one-on-one guidance, and online resources assist with all-important aspects of your student’s education. You can also get expert advice on college lists and admissions essays. Register and complete your profile to access the most relevant and timely content for your family to support academic success.

Eligibility and Access
All UCI and UCI Health academic appointees, staff, resident physicians, and graduate students.

Visit: https://passport.getintocollege.com
Username: UCI
Password: care4you
Questions? Call (888) 527-3550 or email ccsupport@getintocollege.com

Webinars
College Coach Program registration required to join live webinars. Register for webinars via the College Coach Website

  • Sept. 21, 2021: College Admissions: The Insider's View
  • Oct. 21, 2021: Paying for College
  • Nov. 18, 2021: Financial Aid Advice That's Too Good To Be True

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VIRTUAL TUTORING PROGRAM

One on One Virtual Tutoring is available through your Bright Horizons Back-Up Care™ program.

Instant homework help in reading, math, science, social studies, and 300+ other subjects. Targeted support with a math or reading expert who can identify areas of opportunity and help your child excel.

Eligibility and Access
All UCI and UCI Health academic appointees, staff, resident physicians, and graduate students.

Register and submit a tutoring request through your Bright Horizons Back-Up Care™ program. Back-Up Care program eligibility/co-pay applies.  Each back-up care use can be exchanged for 4 hours of virtual tutoring. $15 co-pay for 4-hours of tutoring. ALL CO-PAYS WAIVED through Oct. 31, 2021

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ADDITIONAL FAMILY SUPPORTS PROGRAM

Bright Horizons Additional Family Supports™ Program provides academic support resources including:

  • Free access to Sittercity’s comprehensive database of self-pay services which includes school support, tutors, and caregivers who are badged “ready to teach” for small group Learning Pods
  • Discounts on test prep and ongoing tutoring through Revolution Prep

Eligibility and Access
All UCI and UCI Health academic appointees, staff, resident physicians, and graduate students.

  • Benefit Eligible* UC Faculty and Staff Click Here (*See UC benefit eligibility and list of participating bargaining units at UCnet)
  • All other UCI and UCI Health Faculty, Staff, Resident Physicians, and Graduate Students Click Here

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OTHER ACADEMIC SUPPORT RESOURCES

 

Back to School COVID-19 Toolkit - back-to-school guidance from our EAP, ComPsych Guidance Resources and the Centers for Disease Control, as well as information on navigating the transition and dealing with the emotional impacts of the continuing outbreak.

Bright Horizons World at Home - an on-line platform for parents to support children learning at home featuring videos and activities for curriculum such as yoga & mindfulness, STEM learning, language, story time, cooking, and more.

Bright Horizons Family Resources – on demand resources for families including Teach, Play, Love parenting advice podcast and an informational webinar series that includes topics such as potty training, healthy eating habits, discipline, and more.

UCI Employee Assistance Program: FamilySource Services - get help with a wide range of needs, including child care, elder care, education, adoption, pet care and personal convenience, such as finding summer camps and other activities for children on summer break. A ComPsych GuidanceConsultant will gather all the information relevant to your request and will then work with a Resource Specialist to produce a packet of information that can be faxed, emailed or sent by second-day air, saving you the hassle of doing the research. You can then contact the referral organizations listed in the packet to decide which best suits your needs. (Available to all UCI and UCI Health employees, retirees, and their families only)

ScholarShare 529 College Savings Plan Webinars - a state-sponsored, tax-advantaged 529 college savings plan that helps families and individuals save for the cost of higher education. Learn more about saving for college through a UC Payroll Deduction.

Coursera UCI - free access to build skills with courses, certificates, and degrees for the UCI community.