cog user

One of the first life-altering decisions in the transition from adolescent to adult is where to go to college. Deciding where you will thrive and build the foundation for the rest of your life is a choice only you can make. If you select UCLA you will find support every step of the way from many people and places on campus. Check out the experiences and opportunities Alumni Affairs provides to students before, during and after their undergraduate education. We look forward to meeting you.

Your Global Network

Affinity Networks

First Gen Alumni Network
Providing social and professional engagement, community outreach and mentorship opportunities through events, networking and community service, the First Gen Alumni Network will create sustainable connections and support for all members of the community. Connect with our network on UCLA ONE.
Transfer Student Alumni Network
We want to ensure that Transfer students will continue to thrive when they become alumni, and building a comprehensive network of social and professional support for Transfer alumni is central to our mission. Connect with our network on UCLA ONE.
Veterans Alumni Network (VetNet)
VetNet supports UCLA’s veteran students, alumni, faculty, staff, and the local veteran community by promoting student-veteran opportunities and connections. Connect with our network on UCLA ONE.

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Diversity Programs collaborates with diversity alumni groups and campus partners to foster a positive and supportive UCLA community for all students. All diversity alumni groups have an undergraduate counterpart. Diversity Programs facilitates relationship-building and collaborations to foster positive student-to-alumni leadership pipelines. Find out about student events and more on how we support students.

Regional Communities

Find, connect and network with Bruins in your area. Together, we can make every region our grounds for building stronger bonds and achieving great things with one another. Find alumni networks in California, major US cities, and Asia. If there isn’t an alumni network in your area, don’t worry, connect with a Bruin near you.

Career Corner

Highlight the power of the Bruin network, facilitate career connections and prepare you for life outside the classroom.
The UCLA Alumni Mentor Program fosters meaningful relationships between UCLA alumni and current UCLA students. You have exclusive access to a robust network of alumni who are eager and willing to meet you and share their wisdom and advice about life beyond UCLA.
The Academy experience is designed to provide participants with a competitive edge for internship and post-undergrad employment. UCLA alumni and friends are willing to help you learn what it takes to succeed in the field by providing important hands-on training and industry exposure.
Do you ever wonder how Bruins like you have gone on to achieve success after college? Now you have the chance to find out as UCLA alumni discuss their careers, what has helped them most in their journeys and their tips for personal and professional success.
Job Ready is a virtual career preparation and advancement program that harnesses the expertise and experience of the UCLA Alumni Network. During the winter quarter, alumni will lead live video sessions where they will provide insight into what recruiters and hiring managers look for when reviewing resumes and cover letters, as well as how to effectively build a network within UCLA and beyond.
An online platform exclusively for the Bruin community, UCLA ONE is your ONE-stop-shop to meet your professional needs and connect with UCLA.

Bruin Spirit

With more than 1,000 clubs and student organizations, UCLA is a mosaic of culture and activity where you’ll get to meet people beyond your dorm and classrooms. Check out the following Alumni Affairs sponsored student groups and get involved for a transformative experience, guaranteed.
From San Diego to Singapore, Auckland to Antarctica, you can hear Bruins cheering all around the world.
Leadership training, mentoring and networking opportunities abound for recipients of scholarships issued through the UCLA Alumni Scholarships Program.
Bruins cheer and perform as UCLA Football gets ready to battle our crosstown rivals, the USC Trojans for the right to bring the Victory Bell home.
Loyal & true; gold & blue; spirit and pride for Bruins nationwide.
A Bruin student showcase of song, dance and sketch comedy that dazzles and amazes.
Led by students for students, committee volunteers plan and produce social and career-oriented events and popular campus traditions. Learn more about the impact of SAA and how you can get involved.

Parent & Family Association (PFA)

An informed and supportive family plays an integral role in a student’s educational success. The Parent & Family Association collaborates to help you understand the student experience, support student learning, and empower your students to take personal responsibility for their social and academic choices. If you are new to the parent and family community check out our welcome page highlighting key resources and information offered through the PFA.