Below are some helpful resources for you and your Bruin as you navigate UCLA. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact the Parent & Family Helpline at mybruinis@ucla.edu or 310-794-6737.

Academics

CAC provides support to students in the form of academic advisement to help them achieve their academic and personal goals.

Clusters are classes that allow for greater depth and immersion for freshman students. They are year-long, collaboratively taught, and interdisciplinary.

UCLA Library’s staff members provide expert help and services to advance teaching, learning, and research. Their website has a vast array of academic texts, information, and resources to aid students in their academic journey.

UCLA VPN allows students to connect to UCLA Library’s subscription content (databases, electronic journals, e-books, etc.) and other campus resources from off-campus.

UCLA offers experiences for undergraduate students to conduct research to help explore their interests, gain experience, and develop skills. The Undergraduate Research Center for Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences promotes, develops, and celebrates undergraduate student research with the overall goal of enhancing undergraduate education and preparing students for careers in all areas. The Undergraduate Research Center for Sciences focuses on increasing retention of science majors in all disciplines and preparing students for academic and research careers.


Health & Safety

The Arthur Ashe Student Health & Wellness Center is devoted to providing quality, accessible, state-of-the-art healthcare. It offers a variety of services to support the UCLA campus community.

BSO provides updates on ongoing emergency situations that affect UCLA students and families.

Bruins Safe App iOS
Bruins Safe App Android

Case Managers assist students who are struggling with their mental or physical health, facing unexpected challenges or crises, or experiencing a personal loss by helping them explore options, identify resources, and create a plan for their next steps.

CAE arranges accommodations for students who need them due to disability.

CAPS supports students’ mental health needs by providing a variety of services, from crisis counseling to individual counseling and psychotherapy to campus mental health and wellness promotion. All registered UCLA students are eligible for CAPS services.

RISE helps students build the skills to bounce back, persist, and thrive in the face of challenge. They promote resilience skills — emphasizing connection and belonging, service, self-efficacy and mastery, and self-reflection — through a variety of programs and services.


Financial Services

The Financial Aid office helps students navigate their way through the financial aid process. Contact Financial Aid via Message Center.

Third-Party Access allows a student to give access to their account to another person and can grant access by individual function.


Student & Campus Life

This resource helps Bruins discover a community that fits their needs by allowing them to search through the 1,300 student organizations that they can get involved in.

The Daily Bruin has served as UCLA’s main campus newspaper since 1919 and serves as a resource for students, faculty, staff, and community members of UCLA and Westwood and offers local insight and coverage of events, trends, and important topics on campus every day it publishes.

The Dashew Center provides resources, support, and advocacy for international students and scholars.

First To Go promotes campus involvement and visibility with a focus on the retention and success of first-generation college students at UCLA and serves as a research hub to assist current UCLA students as they navigate the campus and provide support in building community.

UCLA’s First Year Experience (FYE) is dedicated to equipping all first year students with the skills, tools, and knowledge supporting your transition to UCLA. FYE helps students navigate campus resources, provides programming, and offers research and information supporting First Year Bruins’ success.

Fraternities and sororities are an integral part of UCLA’s campus and serve to enhance the the growth and development of UCLA students through their membership in, or engagement with, the fraternity and sorority community.

The LGBTQ Campus Resource Center provides a comprehensive range of education and advocacy services to support intersectional identity development and foster unity, wellness, and an open, safe, and inclusive environment for UCLA’s LGBTQ community.

UCLA Transportation supports the campus community by providing safe and efficient access and mobility in an environmentally responsible manner. They offer a variety of sustainable transportation programs, commute options, and parking services.


Networking & Career Search

This program connects UCLA alumni and current UCLA students so that alumni can share their personal and professional experience and expertise with current UCLA students to help them prepare for a successful future.

UCLA Career Center provides resources to UCLA students to help them find a career that fits their interests and work towards landing that career. These resources come in the form of programs and workshops, one-on-one advisement, job search programs, and more.

UCLA ONE is a tool that helps Bruins connect; it helps current UCLA students find or meet Bruins in a trusted UCLA environment, allows alumni to introduce, employ, and offer to act as a mentor to current students and recent grads, and overall help Bruins expand their professional network.


COVID-19 Resources

The Ashe Center provides is providing guidance for students who develop COVID-19 symptoms, providing medical services to students on and off campus (the Ashe Center now offers telehealth visits), offering COVID-19 PCR and antibody testing, and providing advice to students on how to prevent the spread.

This site provides guidance and updates for the Bruin community, the media, and the broader public about UCLA’s ongoing response to the coronavirus pandemic.

This website provides recent updates for international students on the COVID-19 pandemic and how it might affect their academic experience at UCLA.

This provides UCLA Housing’s current plans. These plans are subject to change.

Housing Services is available to assist via Live Chat on Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 4 PM excluding University Holidays.

This webpage provides answers to frequently asked questions about how COVID-19 may affect UCLA Registrar’s office topics.

This provides information about the status of classes, procedures for final exams, commencement, tuition, financial aid, scholarships, housing, and counseling, among other topics.

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