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Student Services

The Preuss School provides a variety of services and resources as it relates to student wellness.

Counseling Department

The Preuss School’s Counseling Department is here to support students in achieving academically and socially to the best of their potential. If you have any additional questions, contact:

School Counselor - Class of 2022 and 2023
Ruthie Hernandez
(858) 822-2002
recarrillo@ucsd.edu

School Counselor - Class of 2024 and 2025
Brittany Oka
(858) 822-0409
boka@ucsd.edu

School Counselor - Class of 2026 and 2027 
Erin Patrick
(858) 822-0996
empatrick@ucsd.edu

All School Counselors support the senior class. 

Additional counselors that are available to assist your student include: 

School Psychologist
Yazmin Ghonaim
(858) 822-1485
yghonaim@ucsd.edu

Family Support Specialist
Homeless Coordinator
Amanda Torre
(858) 822-1484
a1torre@ucsd.edu

Health Resources

The following are useful links related to student health:

If your student has any medical related needs, please contact our School Nurse at (858) 822-2291 or preussnurse@ucsd.edu. 

 

Mental Health Resources

If you would like assistance with mental health resources you can contact Ms. Amanda Torre, our Family Support Specialist at 858-822-1484 or you may also contact your child’s counselor (Ms. Oka, Ms. Patrick, or Ms. Hernandez).

Here are some organizations we sometimes partner with for mental health services if you prefer to contact them directly:

  1. Union of Pan Asian Communities
  2. SAY San Diego
  3. Cornerstone

 For additional mental health resources and information:

  1. 211 San Diego
  2. National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) San Diego

For information on Mandated Reporting and Threat Assessment, review the information presented by our school counselors.

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency please use the following crisis numbers:

  1. San Diego Crisis Line 888-724-7240 (available 24/7)
  2. Suicide Prevention Line 800-273-TALK (available 24/7)
  3. Peer- Run Warm Line 855-845-7415 (available 24/7)
Lastly, with the help of a few NAMI on Campus Club members, Ms. Torre has put together some breathing/grounding exercises in order to raise awareness for mental health. You can find all of the videos here

Office of the Registrar

The Office of the Registrar is responsible for academic records, degree audits, enrollment verifications, grading, student records, and transcript requests. 

If you have additional questions please contact our Registrar, Paty Macedo, at 858-822-2525 or preussregistrar@ucsd.edu

Did you recently move? Please click the link below to dowload a fillable pdf to update your address. 

Fillable Verification of Address 2020-2021

Once you have downloaded, filled out, and saved the verification of address form please be sure to email the form and a proof of residency to the registrar at PreussRegistrar@ucsd.edu 

Additional Parent Resources

5 Steps for Establishing Peace in Chaos Video by Ms. Amanda Torre