Create Your Own Bruin Experience

Parents’ Council members are an essential part of the university community. From serving coffee at the quarterly Dashew Center World Cafes to welcoming thousands of new students and families at Bruin Day, members serve as ambassadors and champions of the institution through a variety of volunteer opportunities.

Make a lasting impact on and off of the UCLA campus by supporting students, families, and campus initiatives, and enjoying opportunities to connect with students, campus administration, and fellow Bruin families. Applications close July 23 so don’t delay, apply today!

UCLA Graduation 2017

Commencement 2018: Plan Your Weekend

It is time to make plans for your graduate’s big weekend. Visit the commencement website for information on the schedule, tickets, parking and more. You can also visit the parent commencement page for more planning resources. Make sure you are prepared to celebrate this special occasion!

It’s Good to Be Gold!

Celebrate your graduate with the ultimate gift — a UCLA Alumni Association Gold Membership. Upgrade today for graduation-related benefits including VIP entrance and reserved parking for the main commencement ceremonies, a 25% discount on regalia and more! Offer ends Friday, June 1.

End-of-Year Checklist: Make sure
your student considers these tips
as they close out the year.
(BONUS: Tips for grads, too!)

Alumni Scholarships Program:
Giving Bruins a boost at
the bookends of their
UCLA experience.


Thank you to everyone who participated in Parent & Family Programs’ virtual discussion series, Bruin Family Insights, this year. Your enthusiasm, engagemnet and questions made the series a success! If you missed any of this year’s installments, you can view them all on the Bruin Family Insights wepage. Happy watching!

It’s that time of year again: Housing move out! Whether you have questions about move out procedures or want to know how your student can be approved for a late stayover, the housing move out procedures webpage has you covered.

Important Dates

June 11-15 | Finals Week

June 15 | College Commencement Ceremonies

June 15  | Housing Checkout

June 25 | Summer Session A Begins

July 1 | Housing Payment Due

July 20 | Parking Application Due

July 23 | Parents’ Council Application Deadline

Aug. 6 | Summer Session C Begins

Sept. 20 | Fall BruinBill Due

Sept. 20 | UCSHIP Waiver Due

Sept. 20-22 | Move-In Weekend

Sept. 27 | Classes Begin

View full academic calendar

The Office of Parent & Family Programs aims to provide quality programs and services that meet the needs of all families. To support this commitment, we invite you to complete our annual survey and tell us how well our current support services meet your needs.

Upon survey completion, you can enter into a drawing for the chance to win a family 4-pack registration for Bruin Family Weekend courtesy of the Office of Parent and Family Programs.*

The deadline to complete the 2017-18 survey is Wednesday, July 11.

*There will be four (4) chances to win. Note: Registration for Bruin Family Weekend DOES NOT include passes for the football game.


Visit our campus partners!





We’re Social! Don’t forget to connect with us on the following social media platforms to stay up-to-date on events, activities, and resources for your student at UCLA, and share your UCLA spirit:

Immerse Yourself in Bruin Life

Just a 10-minute walk from UCLA’s residential community on ‘The Hill,’ the Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center offers special rates for families visiting students on campus. Call 855-LCC-UCLA to book your next visit!

Drive Away Happy with Wescom

The best bank for Bruins? One that lets you refinance your auto loan. Open a Wescom account and lower your car loan rate. Wescom Credit Union is a proud UCLA Alumni Association sponsor.