UCLA received a record number of applicants for fall 2014. Of this year’s 105,824 freshman and transfer applications, the university saw an increase in applicants from underrepresented groups and a significant number from first generation college students and low income families. In recent years, UCLA has been the most applied to school in the nation.

Bruins in Love
Meet six young couples whose love story began with UCLA and continues to this day. What drew them together is as unique as their campus experiences. Together they fondly look back at their blue and gold memories.

Young Alumni Meet to Talk Tech (See Photos)
Hundreds of alumni attended Inside Silicon Beach, the first of many young alumni-focused events, to hear insightful stories and first-hand experiences from industry professionals. Panelists discussed how they first entered Silicon Beach, its distinctive culture and what it means to work for a startup.

Cuba’s Cultural Heritage: A Tour for Young Alumni
With 13 sold-out trips, join our exclusive Cuba tour geared especially for young alumni. Walk through Old Havana, a city frozen in time, discuss foreign policy with a leading political analyst and participate in a baseball game with Havana students.

Volunteer for Alumni Scholarships
Since 1936, volunteers have been crucial to the Alumni Scholarships Program by selecting scholars who embody excellence, optimism and pride. We invite alumni to help in the selection process of our exceptional candidates by reviewing applications, interviewing students and outreach. Your partnership ensures that we select remarkable students with limitless possibilities for success. Another way to make a difference is by donating to the program by clicking here.

Stay Connected With UCLA Alumni Online
From campus breaking news and Bruin-interest stories to alumni events and career opportunities, get in the know about all things Bruin and have your voice heard by connecting with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

From Bangalore to Mumbai, Bruins Show Their Spirit
Last December, a UCLA contingency traveled to India to host a series of receptions for the Bruin community. Read about UCLA’s international outreach to enrich the lives of alumni and connect them with each other and the university.

Madeleine Albright to Deliver Lecture and Accept UCLA’s Highest Honor

UCLA Ranks No. 2 in Nation for Its Online Master’s Engineering Program

Hillary Clinton to Deliver Keynote Address for Luskin Thought Leadership - March 5

Engineering Professor Wins Presidential Early Career Award

Visionary Architect Leads Students in Designing Buildings that Move

Dinners for 12 Strangers: Hosts are Opening Their Doors Across the Country in Bruin Spirit. Claim Your Seat.

End of an Era: UCLA Alumni Cheerleader Geoffrey Strand ’71 Retires

Meet the Spirit Squad, Star Athletes and UCLA Coaches at All Access Reception

Reading Tutors Wanted for K-6 Graders, TB Test Required

Time + Heart = Volunteer

UCLA Celebrates Black History Month


Feb. 6, UCLA | Locks of Love


Feb. 12, Torrance | Happy Hour

Feb. 19, Los Angeles | Writing and Storytelling Panel

Feb. 20, Los Angeles | Tchaikovskyfest at Walt Disney Concert Hall

Feb. 22, San Pedro | Game Watch: Basketball v. Stanford

March 5, Hermosa Beach | Happy Hour/Dinner


Feb. 8, Los Angeles | Game Watch: Basketball vs. USC

March 8, Los Angeles | Game Watch: Basketball vs. Washington State


Feb. 22, Trabuco Canyon | Saturday Morning Hike

Feb. 24, Irvine | Last Monday of the Month Dinner

Feb. 22, Feb. 23, March 1, Orange County | Dinners for 12 Strangers


Feb. 11, San Diego | Dinner at Pietro’s

Feb. 22, Feb. 23, March 1, San Diego | Dinners for 12 Strangers


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