If there's anything certain in these tumultuous times, it is the fortitude, ingenuity and compassion of Bruins. Last April, we featured alumni heroes who serve as front-line workers, volunteers, educators and donors. In this issue, we're highlighting the altruism of several UCLA students who have stepped up, sacrificed and organized to bring resources and relief to those struggling in their communities. Read their inspiring stories.
This year’s students will have a back-to-school experience unlike that of any who came before them. You can be a positive part of their challenging year by volunteering your time, sharing your insights and providing encouragement. Read what alumni love about being a mentor to this generation of UCLA students.
Do you remember participating in Bruin Send-Off events before starting as a student at UCLA? Alumni networks are continuing to host send-off events this summer as a chance to welcome new students and their families. As alumni, you're invited to contribute a short video to be part of these virtual celebrations.
In 1925, UCLA’s first alumni organization’s slogan was “Make ‘Em Proud of Our University.” Although the times have changed, the sentiment endures. The work of supporting, connecting and advocating for alumni continues, while Bruin engagement in 2020 is at an all-time high. Now, more than ever, we're in this together.
The unpredictability of the pandemic has shifted plans once again for the start of the school year. Along with the Pac-12's postponement of fall sports, UCLA will move to almost fully remote learning, as well as limited on-campus housing. See what the new policies entail for different students.