Coffee Socials 2020

On Saturday, Feb. 8 UCLA parents, families and alumni around the globe will gather to share in their Bruin spirit for Coffee Socials 2020. Coffee Socials are small, informal gatherings held at neighborhood coffee shops and hosted by a current UCLA parent or family member. Volunteer to host a social in your area or save the date to attend one near you. We look forward to #BruinSomeCoffee with you!

Learn more about Coffee Socials.

Bruin Family Insights

Our next virtual discussion, Getting to Graduation, will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 5 p.m. PT. Visit the Bruin Family Insights web page to learn more about this conversation focusing on degree requirements and how students can efficiently and thoroughly complete their degree, and to register for the discussion.

Dinners for 12 Strangers

Participate in a 52-year-old UCLA tradition that has become a global phenomenon! Every year on one of three nights, Dinners for 12 Strangers brings together 4,000 alumni, faculty and students worldwide to enjoy good food and great conversation. For more information visit the Dinners for 12 Strangers website.


UCLA continues to increase its commitment to understanding and supporting mental health. In this article Dr. Richard LeBeau discusses STAND, a new resource for Bruins to screen, track, and treat anxiety and depression during their time at UCLA.

2020-21 Financial Aid

Don’t forget: The FAFSA and DREAM Act applications for the 2020-21 academic school year are now open. Complete your application by March 2 to be considered for financial aid.

Nov. 1 – Jan. 10 | UC SHIP waiver period

Dec. 1-20 | BruinPay plan enrollment

Dec. 9-13| Fall quarter final exams

Dec. 14 – Jan. 2| Winter Break

Dec. 20 | Winter BruinBill due

Jan. 2| Financial aid disbursement

Jan. 6 | Registrar drop date

Jan. 6 | Winter courses begin

Jan. 17 | Study list deadline

Jan. 20 | Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Feb. 17 | Presidents’ Day


UCLA Grad Trip 2020

Is your Bruin graduating this spring? Give them the ultimate graduation gift with a trip to Europe. Book early to take advantage of savings and special perks for your student.

Your Bruin Can ACE UCLA

Is your student new to UCLA? Encourage them to get the most out of their transition by enrolling in University Studies 10: ACE UCLA, a 2-unit, Pass/No Pass course intended to help freshmen and transfer students you transition into, engage with, and navigate the complex structure of UCLA. Learn more here.

More Links for Bruin Families

We’re Social!

Win a New Year’s Day Experience

Enter to win two VIP tickets to the 2020 Rose Parade® presented by Honda and the big game! Complete a complimentary financial plan with Wescom Financial Services (WFS) by 12/10/19. Official rules apply.

UCLA Health for Bruins

Students 17 and older can now receive high-quality health care from UCLA Health physicians. UCLA Health for Bruins offers same-day visits and long-term scheduled care. Learn more here.