Bruinlink | Fall 2019 International Edition
Move-in weekend is almost here! The Parent & Family Association has the information you need to make the weekend a success. Whether you have questions about the logistics of your student’s move-in time, what they should (or should not) bring, or what activities will happen during the weekend, we have you covered. Don’t forget to visit our information booths on The Hill while you’re on campus.
One-stop Shop for International Students
UCLA is home to more than 12,000 international students. The Dashew Center for International Students and Scholars (DCISS) serves the international community at UCLA. They are the central hub for resources, support and advocacy for international students and scholars.
Out-of-State & International Family Reception
On Saturday, Sept. 21 from 2-4 p.m., students and families coming from afar are invited to stop by the Carnesale Commons Palisades Ballroom to enjoy light refreshments and mingle with fellow families. Click here to let us know you’re coming.
Quick Tips for International Students and Families
Navigating college can be challenging on its own, but doing so in another country often increases the learning curve. In this article, senior Bruin Francisco (and New Student Advisor) Escobedo shares how international students and their families can thrive at UCLA.
Bruin Family Insights
Bruin Family Insights is a virtual discussion series covering topics Bruin families want to know about the most. Join us on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 5 p.m. PT for our next topic, “A Chat with Bruin Parents,” to discuss family involvement at UCLA.
Bruin Family Weekend
Save the date for Bruin Family Weekend, happening Oct. 25-27! Enjoy three memorable days with your student as you get a taste for campus life and take part in Bruin tradition. Registration will open at the end of September.
Sept. 20 & 25 | DCISS iStart Visa Check-in and Resource Fair
Sept. 19-22 | Move-in Weekend
Sept. 20 | Fall BruinBill due
Sept. 23 – Oct. 1 | Immunization Requirement Vaccination Fair
Sept. 26 | Instruction begins
Oct. 1 | Immunization requirement deadline
Oct. 11 | Study list official
Oct. 11 | iStart online orientation deadline
Oct. 25-27 | Bruin Family Weekend
Nov. 11 | Veterans Day (no classes)
Nov. 28-29 | Thanksgiving holiday (no classes)
Bruin Emergency Kit
Make sure your student is ready when the moment calls for action with the UCLA Store’s Bruin Emergency Kit. This durable backpack contains the safety essentials your student needs no matter their location.
Ten Steps to Financial Success
On Friday, Sept. 20 at 11 a.m. as part of True Bruin Welcome 2019, Wescom Credit Union will present “Ten Steps to Financial Success.” This workshop is dedicated to teaching students methods for managing their finances and helping families understand how to support this process.
True Bruin Values
At UCLA, we commit ourselves to the highest ethical standards. Now that your family is a part of the Bruin community, take a look at UCLA’s True Bruin Values and join us in pursuing a spirit of excellence and inclusivity.