Our digital parent newsletter is published and distributed via email quarterly. It is designed to inform parents of growing university trends, college student development and their role as a parent of a college student. Articles are contributed by a number of individuals including faculty, staff, students and other parents!

Here you can find links to the current issue, New Family issue, and various other article archives. We also encourage you to share your feedback with us via bruinlink@support.ucla.edu

Current Issue

February 2016

Highlights from this issue include:

– A senior shares how she’s navigated the decisions that come with impending graduation
– An overview of how campus departments support student wellness
– Important spring quarter dates and deadlines
– Photos from the 7th Annual Coffee Socials

Issue Archive

Vol. 1 Issue 1

September 2014

This issue includes a spotlight on a UCLA tradition; how Financial Aid & Scholarships work; tips from current parents; facts & figures behind UCLA’s fraternities and sororities.

Vol. 1 | Issue 4

May 2015

This Issue includes considerations if your student is looking to move off campus; UCLA’s student-run Camp Kesem; and ways family members can get involved on-campus.

November 2015

This issue includes tips for supporting your student long distance, programs targeted to help your student launch a successful career after graduation, and information on the 7th annual Coffee Social Day.

Vol. 1 Issue 2

November 2014

This issue includes adjusting to the empty nest; student health resources; getting involved from a student’s perspective; and the top 5 benefits of experiential learning.

Vol. 1 | New Family

New Family Issue 2015

This issue includes important dates and deadlines, articles, and campus resources for you and your student in preparation for the Fall.

Vol. 1 | Issue 3

February 2015

This issue includes a recap of the 6th Annual Parent Coffee Socials; summer program for students looking to get an EDGE on the competition; and a student spotlight on finding one’s ‘niche’.

September 2015

This issue provides an overview of Move In Weekend activities, the Bruin Resource Center’s staff supporting UCLA’s non-traditional student populations, and facts on Greek Life.


Meet the Dean of Students
UCLA Dean of Students, Maria Blandizzi, discusses how her office supports student and their families.

Article Archive