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Navigating Your UCLA Journey

Resources to Support Bruins

A Guide for Graduate, Professional, and Undergraduate Students


Here you’ll find information on health and safety, campus life, the nature of instruction, and more to help you navigate your UCLA experience. Bookmark it and check it regularly. If there is something you don’t find on this page, please reach out to us to submit suggestions through the link below.

And remember, no matter where you are in the world, we’re here to support you every step of the way. Go Bruins.

If you are an Extension student, please visit the UCLA Extension COVID-19 page for updates and guidance.

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Welcome New Bruins!

Welcome new undergraduate and graduate students! Undergraduates, the video here welcomes you to Bruin Bound events and activities.

COVID-19 Town Hall for Students - March 29, 2022 Video

Student Town Hall on 3/29/22

Following UCLA’s announcement of changes to COVID-19 health and safety requirements (starting April 11), campus leaders share spring quarter updates, including information on vaccines and boosters, masking, testing, student services, events, and activities. Panelists will also address student questions.

Navigating Your Experience

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Maximize Success with these Resources. Stay current on evolving policies, locate resources, and learn tips to maximize your success whether you’re attending classes on or off-campus.

Campus Access

Learn about campus access and guidelines that every Bruin needs to follow if they plan to visit campus.

Summer Orientation

For grad and professional students, your program will be your best connection for orientation materials; for undergraduates, visit New Student Orientation.

Academics & Research

Spring quarter classes continue to be delivered remotely, except for a limited few. Find out what you need to know about navigating courses, remote alternatives, and how to make the most of your academic experience.

Housing & Dining

Get answers to all of your questions about living and dining at UCLA including information on the Hill, graduate student apartments and details about your on-campus living experience.

Employment, Fellowships, and Financial Services

Find out where to locate information on financial aid, fellowships, employment and how to access financial assistance during the 2021-2022 academic year.

Additional Information for International Students

The latest information and frequently asked questions for new and continuing international students.

Together We Are Bruin Strong

Bruin for Bruin

Together We Are Bruin Strong

This school year is like no other in history. COVID-19 has upended everything, requiring the entire campus community to sacrifice and adopt new ways of living and interacting. There are new rules, but there is also a new sense of community. That is what Bruin for Bruin is all about.

To promote safe behavior, and work toward the goal of getting the UCLA community back on campus, UCLA would like to highlight artistic expressions of what Bruin for Bruin means to you.

Building Community

We’re serious about building community here at UCLA so we’re here to remind you that you can still build community no matter where you are. Find your people. Find your purpose. And find how to stay connected with other Bruins.

Staying Healthy

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Your Mental Wellness and Academic Success

Your mental health is a crucial part of your well-being here at UCLA. Find more information about how to boost your mental health when times get tough and where to locate campus resources.

Planning for Good Health as a UCLA Student Video

Planning for Good Physical Health

Prioritizing health and fitness is just as important now as ever. Learn more about staying active and how to access physical health and fitness services available to you.