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.

Financial Planning Resources


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.


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.


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


CollegiateParent Presents:
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.

More links for Parents and Families





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