Good Things To Know About Before You Enroll
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Transfer Student Center
The Transfer Student Center helps transfer students make the transition to UCLA.
If you plan to attend UCLA on a student (F1) visa, there are several things you must do before you become a UCLA student.
- Undocumented Student Program
- Bruin Resource Center
- Veterans' Services
- Students with dependents (parenting students)
First Gen Network
The First Gen Network is free to join for all first generation college students at UCLA.
First to go
Support for first-generation college students.
First Year Experience
A program to enrich the first-year experience with a special focus on first-generation college students, commuters, out-of-state students, and undocumented students.
Some things that may be of interest to Bruin parents.
- Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Resource Center
- Foster youth
- Choosing an area of study
Deciding on a major is one of the most important decisions of your college career.
Important student deadlines
- Changing your major
General Catalog and Schedule of Classes
A comprehensive description of UCLA's courses, programs, and academic policies.
College Summer Institute
A great way to get a head start on your UCLA education.
Taking courses in the summer is a good way to ensure an on-time graduation.
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.
- Honors Program
This academic program provides high-achieving students the framework for a unique educational experience.
Learn by doing! Here's your opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds in the world.
Academic Advancement Program
An academic program for first generation and low-income students.
Study Abroad and Travel
Study abroad and opportunities throughout California and the U.S.
October 26 – 28, 2018
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.
the Daily Bruin
Your newspaper (with the 3rd largest circulation in Los Angeles).
- Student Media
In addition to the Daily Bruin, UCLA student publish the BruinLife Yearbook, and run a radio and TV station, and seven special interest news magazines:
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