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Washington, D. C. Area Network

Welcome from the DC Bruins!

The UCLA Alumni Washington, D.C. Area Network is one of the most active UCLA alumni chapters in the country outside of California. We offer a wide number of programs and events that fit the interest and lifestyles of all our alumni. Join us for some of our events and connect with your fellow alumni here in the Nation’s Capital.

Interested in watching football and basketball games with your fellow Bruins? Join us all season long at the Laughing Man Tavern, 1306 G St. NW in downtown Washington, DC.

For more information, please contact network president Rob Wiacek ’94 at


D.C. Bruins Trivia Night

June 28
7 p.m.

Our first trivia night was such a hoot, we're doing it again. After finishing a close second last time, join your fellow Bruin brainiacs to help us take the crown. Trivia starts at 7:30 p.m. We'll try to be there closer to 7 p.m. to snag a good… Read more.


Event Location - Bier Baron Tavern

New Bruin Send-off - Washington D.C.

July 15

Alumni networks around the world host New Bruin Send-offs to welcome incoming students and families to UCLA! These casual and celebratory events showcase the reach and strength of the UCLA community, provide a space for students and parents to ask… Read more.


Event Location - Garfield Park

Pac-12 Night with D.C. United

July 22
7 p.m.

Join your fellow PAC-12 Alumni and their families and friends to watch D.C. United take on the Houston Dynamo soccer team. Don't miss out on the action and enjoy a special pre-match tailgate that will start around 3:30 p.m. in our lot 8 space!


Event Location - Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium