Good Things To Know About Before You Enroll


Information & Reference

Wellness & Safety

Other Support Services

Academic Resources & Opportunities

  • Academic Calendar
    Important student deadlines
  • College Summer Institute
    A great way to get a head start on your UCLA education.
  • Summer Sessions
    Taking courses in the summer is a good way to ensure an on-time graduation.
  • Bruin Link
    UCLA's online newsletter, updated daily, created to keep parents and other members of the Bruin Family informed about life at UCLA.
  • Cluster Programs [for both freshmen and transfer students]
    Yearlong, collaboratively taught, interdisciplinary courses designed to introduce students to the rigor and academic culture of UCLA.
  • Fiat Lux Seminars
    Broaden your horizons! Choose from up to 200 small, one-unit seminars each year on a large variety of topics.
  • Research Opportunities
    Learn by doing! Here's your opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds in the world.

Financial Aid & Services

  • Scholarships
    You don't have to have a 4.0 or be in dire need. There is a large variety of resources available.

Housing & Campus Life

  • Getting to UCLA (literally)
    There are lots of ways to get around the Westwood area that are cheaper and no less convenient than by car.
  • Residential Dining
    UCLA is ranked #1 for best college food in the country.

Involvement & Activities

  • Greek Life
    The official Web site of Fraternities and Sororities at UCLA.
  • Sports and Recreation
    Intercollegiate sports, ticket information, intramural programs, and recreation.
  • Volunteer Opportunities
    UCLA leads the nation in volunteering. Join fellow Bruins to give back to the community.

News & Events

  • Parents' Weekend
    October 20 – 22, 2017
  • True Bruin Welcome week
    September 21 – 27, 2017
    An annual tradition at UCLA the week leading up to the start of classes, Welcome Week is a series of events designed to foster Bruin spirit.
  • Events Calendar [UCLA Happenings]
    Conferences, lectures, screenings, exhibits, athletics, rallies, performances, and much more.

Visit UCLA

  • Visiting UCLA
    In addition to the tour, there's a lot here to see, both for you and your family.
  • UCLA Store and Restaurants
    Books, computers, food, clothes, entertainment... You'll practically live there.