UCLA Alumni Mentor Program

Make a Difference in a Student's Life. In the spirit of Bruins helping Bruins, we invite you to participate in the reimagined UCLA Alumni Mentor Program. Now in its 13th year, this program connects you with students and welcomes you to an exclusive community with a common goal: helping Bruins to achieve. Your participation will affect your student’s life and career in unimaginable ways, with a ripple effect that may be felt for generations. You’ll feel a strong sense of community within the larger UCLA experience and make meaningful connections with students and other mentors. And thanks to technology, you can be a mentor no matter where you live. Sign up by Oct. 9.

UCLA Ties for #1 Public University

UCLA Ties for No. 1 Public University
In the 2018 U.S. News and World Report “Best Colleges” rankings, UCLA ties Berkeley for the #1 public university, #21 overall. UCLA also ranked No. 1 for economic diversity and No. 1 public college for veterans. See how we recently fared in other world rankings.

UCLA ONE Turns 2

UCLA ONE Turns 2
Happy Birthday to our Bruin online networking site UCLA ONE! Since it launched in October 2015, the number of users has grown to nearly 19,000 Bruins. Help fulfill a birthday wish of reaching 20,000 members by the end of the month - sign up or invite a friend to join. It's fast, free and your number ONE resource to network with Bruins.

Don't Miss UCLA Bruin Family Weekend

Don’t Miss UCLA Bruin Family Weekend, Oct. 20-22
Seize the opportunity to spend three extraordinary days on campus bonding with your student and finding out what it means to be part of the Bruin family. Join us for an exclusive breakfast with Chancellor Gene Block for alumni parents and guardians and their UCLA undergraduates on Friday, Oct. 20, from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Royce Hall Ahmanson Terrace. Register today.

Researching and Honoring the Bruin Fallen

Researching and Honoring the Bruin Fallen
There were approximately 275 UCLA students, faculty and alumni killed during World War II, the most of any U.S. university besides Harvard. But for Bill Beigel '80, M.A. '83, this is more than just a statistic. He has spent the last eight years meticulously uncovering and documenting how each person died, either in battle or training, domestic or abroad. Learn about his process and amazing discoveries.

Chancellor Block Statement on Mass Shooting

How UC and UCLA Responded After Announcement of Ending of DACA

Singer, Conductor and Opera Impresario Plácido Domingo to Receive UCLA Medal

New Site Celebrates an Array of UCLA's Extraordinary Achievements from 2016-17

UCLA to Offer Free Mental Health Screening, Treatment to All Incoming Students

Rose Bowl Field Renamed Spieker Field After $10 Million Donation from Tod Spieker '71

The Newly Enhanced Campaign Website Shows How Donors Help UCLA Empower Students-Children to Adults-Through Their Educational Journeys

Video: Bruin Career Insights - Finding the Right Fit

How Diana Skaar '00, M.S. '08, M.B.A. '08 Reinvented Herself from Coding to Cutting Deals at Google

Photos: UCLA Alumni Travel to Galapagos Islands to Witness Breathtaking Sights and a Volcanic Eruption

“Master of None” Music Supervisor, Kerri Drootin '99 Nominated for Emmy

Video: UCLA Spirit Squad Promotes Hurricane Relief on FOX & Friends

Former UCLA Quarterback Cade McNown '99 Named to Rose Bowl Hall of Fame

Video: LeBron James Dominating Pick Up Games at UCLA's Old Men's Gym

Sign Up for a UCLA Volunteer Day Regional Alumni Project Happening Near You

First-Generation College Students Get a Place of Their Own at UCLA

Got Kids Going to College? This Video Series Focuses on Topics Family Members Want to Know About Most

Research Shows Concrete Ways to Increase Happiness

Video for Astronomy Lovers: 37 Questions for Black Holes Expert Andrea Ghez

See the Mindset List of the Class of 2021, Most of Whom Were Born in 1999

Upgrade to an Alumni Association Gold Membership for a Chance to Win a Gift Basket Full of UCLA Under Armour® Gear

Go Solar and Get $500 Back with the Purchase or Lease of a SunPower® Home Solar System

Retreat to TripAdvisor’s #1 Resort in Dana Point and Enjoy 30% Off Plus Private Beach, Luxury Spa & More

Save Up to $200 on Event Tickets and Find Your Seats @ Vivid Seats!

Network Events


Oct. 14, Bay Area | Bay Area Board Meeting


Oct. 16, Online | Bruin Family Insights | Keeping Up with Bruin Traditions

Nov. 6, Online | Bruin Family Insights | Addressing Mental Health & Holistic Wellness with Your Student


Oct. 4, Palo Alto | Ninth Annual Joint UCLA-Cornell Mixer

Oct. 13, Mountain View | Cup of Java: Silicon Valley

Oct. 19, San Jose | UCLA Networking Night in San Jose

Oct. 27, San Francisco | Cup of Java: San Francisco

Nov. 4, San Francisco | Planning Meeting


Dec. 2, UCLA | Save the Date: Volunteer Leaders Conference

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