Assistant Vice Chancellor
The units within Campus Life focus on a student-centered philosophy that emphasizes the quality of student contact and teamwork among the community.
Michael (Mick) Deluca is the Assistant Vice Chancellor, Campus Life at UCLA where he has worked for the last 29 years. Prior to UCLA, he held positions at the University of Wyoming and the University of Denver. In this role Mick oversees a campus cluster to include the Community Programs Office (CPO) to include Student Initiated Access, Campus Retention, Student Initiated Service Projects, and support of the Food Closet and Basic Needs Committee, UCLA Recreation and a wide variety of recreation programs and services including instructional programs, summer camps, youth and family programs, competitive and intramural sports, 54 club teams, outdoor adventures, fitness and wellness, cultural arts, adaptive sports, and open recreation, and over sight of 22 recreational and multi-use sport facilities including the John Wooden Center and Pauley Pavilion, and Sports Venues event operation and management. In addition he provides administrative oversight of Student Organizations, Leadership, and Engagement (SOLE), student activities and leadership programs, over 1200 student organizations, student event planning, and Student Affairs “Team External Funding” of Development Officers, Corporate Sponsorships and Partnerships Officer, and Grant Officer. During his career he has overseen over 20 major capital projects and chaired over 50 university committees. He is currently on the steering committee of the UCLA Health Campus Initiative, UCLA Sustainability Committee, was a university lead for the 2015 World Special Olympics Games Los Angeles, part of the UCLA team working on Veteran Affairs with the Greater Los Angeles VA, and is key university lead with the LA2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games planning. He is recognized as an active leader within the University of California system and Pac 12 Conference and has served nationally within NASPA and NIRSA, Leaders in Collegiate Recreation, where he was in the position of President, 2012-13 and was recognized with the National Honor Award in 2016.