CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 2020Graduation
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CONGRATULATIONS to the Class of 2020!

The Association is proud to support more than 500,000 Bruins worldwide
with engaging events, volunteer opportunities, career resources and much more.
We are excited to welcome you to the UCLA alumni family.

The UCLA Alumni Association’s mission is:

“To enrich the lives of alumni and involve them in UCLA’s future.”


ALUMNI ADVANTAGES

All graduates of UCLA are automatically members of the Alumni Association. Check out the programs, resources and services the Association has to offer.

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MEMBER ID CARDS

Graduating students: Be sure to update your address and email before Sept. 30. Your UCLA Alumni Association member ID card will be mailed to your updated address in the fall.

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CELEBRATE

We may not be able to be together at this time, but we can still celebrate this tremendous accomplishment. And we should. You can place an order for graduation regalia here. The UCLA Store has also made graduation gift buying available online here. For the most up-to-date information regarding UCLA commencement and graduation celebrations, please visit this page.

DIGITAL CELEBRATION ASSETS
The Association has created digital and printable signage that you can easily access here. Change your Facebook cover photo, plaster your windows with these printouts or change your virtual background on Zoom to mark this moment. Graduating students: Don’t forget to add the #UCLA2020 Facebook frame to your profile picture.

MESSAGES TO NEW GRADS
Thank you to everyone who submitted congratulatory messages to the Class of 2020. Click here to view the heartwarming messages.

EVENTS

The Association doesn’t just host events for alumni. We also provide hundreds of events for students every year independently and in collaboration with partners. The events and initiatives that are particularly beneficial for graduating students and recent graduates are listed below.

FEATURED EVENT

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University of California alumni of all career levels are invited to connect with employers from a wide variety of industries in this online hiring event. Participation is free but registration is required.

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#UCLA2020

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Congratulations to Anna Yang ’20 for having the most creative decorated graduation cap! As a winner of the social media contest, Anna will receive commemorative UCLA swag later this summer.

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FUTURE EVENTS

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The UCLA Alumni Association keeps alumni connected to the university and each other with more than 1,300 events that celebrate, educate and empower Bruins around the globe.

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CAREER SUPPORT

We will be here for you throughout your professional journey. Here are some key resources as you begin your career. Access the Association’s career and services to enhance your skills and build your network. Use the Job Search Starter Kit to build a resume, cover letter, and email correspondences. Join our online community platform UCLA ONE exclusively for Bruins to find job opportunities, mentors and much more. Explore lifelong learning opportunities such as continued library access, reduced fees for Extension courses and on-demand videos of previous career-related events.

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COMMUNITY

ALUMNI NETWORKS
This may feel like the end, but your time as a Bruin is only beginning. No matter where you go you are bound to find other Bruins. We can help build your network of Bruins by quickly and easily connecting you with other alumni. By leveraging your Bruin network, the possibilities are infinite.

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CLASS OF 2020 NEWSLETTER
The Association emailed a weekly newsletter to all graduating students throughout June. Each newsletter featured some of the best programs and services available as students transition to new alumni. Click on the links below for each edition. If you are a graduating student and did not receiving the Class of 2020 Newsletter, please email community@alumni.ucla.edu.

SOCIAL MEDIA
The story of Bruins is shared every day through features like Bruin of the Day, #IMissUCLA, #UCBruinsEverywhere and more. Like, follow, join, subscribe or connect with the more than 130,000 Bruins currently following us on social media.

DISCOUNTS

While there are many advantages to being a member of the Association, discounts are certainly one of the most popular. These offers are made available by the Association as well as campus and external partners. Save more with some of the most popular discounts listed below.

Association programs and services are made possible by the support of people like you.
Please consider making a gift to UCLA to ensure the future of offerings like these for recent graduates.

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For questions, contact community@alumni.ucla.edu.