Bruinlink | Winter 2017
As your Bruin family begins thinking about tuition for the winter and spring quarters, financial aid options and strategic financial planning, we know there is so much to consider and keep in order. Take a look at some of the resources, reminders and important dates available to you and your student to help make the process a little easier.
BRUIN FAMILY INSIGHTS
Are you looking to communicate more effectively with your Bruin? Anxious about their return home for winter break? Register to join our panelists as we discuss strategies for effective communication during winter break and beyond.
COFFEE SOCIALS 2018
On the same day across the globe, UCLA parents and families will gather to share in their Bruin spirit. Volunteer to host a social at a local coffee shop in your area or save the date to attend one near you. Click here for more information.
UCLA ALUMNI GRAD TRIP
Is your Bruin graduating this spring? Give the ultimate graduation gift with a trip to Europe. Your soon-to-be graduate will travel safely with fellow Bruins on this expertly planned tour. Book by Dec. 20 and save!
Connecting with Your Bruin
Navigating college alongside your student comes with a number of challenges and rewarding experiences. Staying connected with your student oftentimes falls into both categories. In this piece Bruin mother and UCLA alumnae, Julie King ’92, Parent ’18 & ’18, shares some insights into what she has learned along the way.
Dinner for 12 Strangers
Participate in a 50-year-old tradition which brings together 3,700 Bruins around the world to enjoy good food and great conversation. For more information, visit the Dinners for 12 Strangers website.
Dec. 1-20 | UC SHIP waiver period
Dec. 1-20 | BruinPay plan enrollment
Dec. 11-15 | Fall quarter final exams
Dec. 16 – Jan. 7 | Winter holiday
Dec. 20 | Winter BruinBill due
Jan. 2 | Financial aid disbursement
Jan. 5 | Registrar drop date
Jan. 8 | Winter courses begin
Jan. 15 | Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan. 19 | Study list deadline
Feb. 19 | Presidents’ Day
Holiday House Rules
Having your Bruin home for extended breaks is an exciting time; however, this period often poses many questions bout how to negotiate between your “house rules” and your student’s budding independence. In this article you’ll find great tips and tricks for successfully doing so.
Bruin Branded Coffee
Sponsored by Java Partners
UCLA parents and alumni – enjoy a great cup of joe and support the Alumni Association at the same time. For a limited time Buy One Get One using the promo code UCLABOGO in your shopping cart.
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