It’s a new year so why not show the world a new you? Whether it’s getting fit, making that career move or getting out there to meet new people, let UCLA Alumni help you with your New Year’s resolutions.
1Advance Your Career
Looking for a better job or some upward mobility? Get free advice from experienced alumni or peruse job listings in UCLA ONE or the UCLA Alumni Group on LinkedIn. Professional networking mixers are also hosted by various alumni networks. Whatever stage you are in your career, there’s something for everyone.
2Meet New People
Sometimes, it’s not easy putting yourself out there. Luckily, the Alumni Association hosts a myriad of networking events to get Bruins connected. Whether it’s a Dinner for 12 Strangers, a game watch party or a Coffee Social, you never know what fascinating Bruins are out there for you meet unless you join in the fun.
3Explore the World
In the words of Aladdin, “I can show you the world.” That’s a promise we can keep if you book your vacations with UCLA Alumni Travel. We combine education, comfort and adventure when visiting exotic places and learning about new cultures, along with the enjoyable company of Bruins and UCLA faculty.
2020 is your year to get stronger and eat better! Join UCLA Recreation and get inspired working out alongside Bruins or taking a nutrition class at the Wooden Center. Or join a hike or a charity run/walk with one of your alumni networks. You may not be rushing to and from class anymore, but we have plenty of ways to keep you moving.
5Learn Something New
Lifelong learning is in our Bruin DNA. From discovering how to thrive in your 2nd Act, to meeting amazing alumnae at our next Women’s Conference in March, there’s no shortage of knowledge and inspiration that come from our alumni events. Plus, you can get discounts on UC Extension courses, or have access to all 10 UC libraries and the ProQuest Online Library.
6Save More Money
Want to have more money in your pocket this time next year? Look no further than our partnerships with Bank of America and Wescom Credit Union, where you can earn cash back on everyday credit card purchases, and get low interest on home and auto loans, respectively. Plus, take advantage of UCLA Store discounts throughout the year.
7Find Peace of Mind
Got insurance? You should. Emergencies and unpreventable misfortunes can strike anytime. Fortunately, your Alumni Association has partnered with Mercer GetInsured, Liberty Mutual and Travel Insurance Select to help you safeguard your health, medical, life, auto, home, rental property and travel plans. Don’t leave it to chance - get insured!
8Spend More Time with Loved Ones
Your most rewarding resolution will be spending more quality time with the most important people in your life. Take the family on a week-long vacation to Bruin Woods, or reminisce with friends on campus while staying at the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center. The beauty of your surroundings will only help you forge stronger bonds and lasting memories.
9Be More Giving
If you’ve got it, share it! Alumni are one of UCLA’s most invaluable resources. Give of yourself as a volunteer, a mentor or a donor. Whether it’s on UCLA ONE or supporting Alumni Scholarships, take the time to help a Bruin in need. As Coach Wooden said: “Your greatest joy comes from doing something for another, especially when it was done with no thought of something in return.”
10Get Reconnected with UCLA
Whether you live near or far from campus, there are opportunities-a-plenty for you to get involved or attend a UCLA event. And regardless of when you graduated, it’s never too soon or too late to visit your alma mater. You will always have a home at the James West Alumni Center. You will always be UCLA!