Commencement 2021

In addition to the UCLA College’s virtual commencement ceremony on Friday, June 11, UCLA will offer in-person, outdoor procession and individual recognition events at Drake Stadium beginning Thursday, June 10 at 9 a.m. and running through Tuesday, June 15 at 6 p.m. Students will be able to participate along with two guests. Learn more on the UCLA commencement website.

Click here for resources to celebrate your 2021 graduate and help them prepare to join the more than 500,000 Bruins worldwide who make up the UCLA Alumni Association.


Create Your Own Bruin Experience

Applications for the 2021-22 Parents’ Council are open! Council members are an essential part of the university community. From welcoming thousands of new students and families at Bruin Day to connecting with families in their local area, members serve as ambassadors of the University through a variety of volunteer opportunities on campus, regionally and online.

Make a lasting impact at UCLA by supporting students, families, and campus initiatives while enjoying opportunities to connect with students, campus administration and fellow Bruin families. Applications close July 12 so don’t delay, apply today.


Alumni Association
Career Resources

For both graduating students and their families, career concerns abound amidst the uncertainty of a global pandemic. During our current job climate and beyond, the Alumni Association has resources to support you and your Bruin as you navigate your next steps and throughout all stages of your career.


Bruin Family Insights

At UCLA, we believe an informed and supportive family is integral role to a student’s educational success. To that end, the Bruin Family Insights podcast is here to equip families with knowledge to help you get to know UCLA better, and encourage your student to thrive. Catch up on season one and discover all the ways you can listen here.

May 31 | Memorial Day Holiday
(University closed)

June 7-11 | Final Exams

June 10-15| In-Person Graduate Recognition

June 11 | UCLA College Online Commencement

June 21 | Summer Session A begins

July 5 | Independence Day observed
(University closed)

July 12 | Parents’ Council application due

July 12 | Summer Session B begins

August 2 | Summer Session C begins

August 23 | Summer Session D begins

Sept. 6 | Labor Day Holiday
(University closed)

Sept. 20 | Fall quarter begins

Sept. 20 | Fall BruinBill due

Sept. 20 | UC SHIP waiver due

Sept. 23 | Instruction begins

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Welcome to the
Alumni Association

The UCLA Alumni Association is here to support all Bruins – including you and your student! In this letter, Dr. Julie Sina, Associate Vice Chancellor of Alumni Affairs and CFO of the UCLA Foundation, shares how your Bruin family can take advantage of Alumni Association resources and make the most of your relationship with UCLA.


I Heart UCLA Week

While we are unable to be together in person at this time, you and your family are invited to participate in I ♥ UCLA Week taking place online Saturday, May 15 – Saturday, May 22. This annual tradition is filled with events that celebrate all aspects of UCLA. From a conversation with UCLA Athletic Director Martin Jarmond, to My Last Lecture, to Spring Sing, there’s something for the whole family!


More Links for Bruin Families


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