Transfer - New Student Checklist

Fall Quarter 2019

Welcome New Bruin Transfers! This page provides important dates and deadlines necessary to set yourself up for success and make the most of your time at UCLA. Follow these action items below to ensure you are on track and be sure to review the resources available.

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Step 1: Accept admission, apply for honors and housing [April-May]

Action Item Deadline
Activate your UCLA Logon ID and password [required for all other steps]

You will need your UCLA ID Number (as displayed on your admit letter)
View your Provisional Award Letter from the Financial Aid Office immediately
View your Admission Contract immediately
Review your immunization requirements before you accept your offer of admission
Accept (or decline) your offer of admission June 1, 2019
Apply for the College Honors program June 1, 2019
Apply for housing June 1, 2019
Send us official transcripts through Fall 2018 June 1, 2019

Step 2: Plan for New Student Orientation, supply needed information [June-July]

Action Item Deadline
Report changes in your academic record or mailing address as needed, before the end of your last pre-UCLA class
Review I-20 and student visa process [international students only, F-1 and J-1 visas] after you accept your offer of admission
Complete your Pre-Orientation Planner Survey [required to sign up for Orientation] before June 3, 2019
Sign up for New Student Orientation - signups begin: June 6, 2019
Apply for your BruinCard two weeks before you attend Orientation
Send us official transcripts through Spring 2019 July 1, 2019
Send us AP and IB test scores (if any) July 1, 2019

Step 3. Attend New Student Orientation, enroll in classes [July-September]

Action Item Timeline
Apply for parking August 9-30, 2019
Enroll in or waive UC Student Health Insurance Plan [UC SHIP] July 1 - August 31, 2019
Take the Transfer Student Survey July 1 - September 30, 2019
Enroll in your fall quarter classes at Orientation
Get your first UCLA Degree Audit at Orientation

Step 4. Prepare for classes [September-November]

Action Item Deadline
Send us official transcripts for Summer 2019 course work [if taken] September 1, 2019
Send us IGETC or UC Reciprocity [if taken/required] September 1, 2019
Pay for parking September 4-6, 2019
Take the English as a Second Language Placement Exam [if required]
September, 2019
Exam dates to be determined
Pay tuition and other fees September 20, 2019
True Bruin Welcome Week September 19-26, 2019
Fall quarter classes begin September 26, 2019
Complete the online Mandatory Health Requirement October 1, 2019
Submit your immunization history through the Ashe Secure Portal October 1, 2019

Other important academic, financial, and campus resources . . .