Whether you have questions about getting involved with UCLA, want to find fellow Bruins in your area or have questions about your membership benefits–here’s a list of our most asked questions.
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To register for an online account, you need either your UID or alumni ID number. To obtain this information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-825-2586. Once you have your ID number, please visit our registration page < https://alumni.ucla.edu/register> , provide us with the required information and click on “submit.” Within minutes, you will receive a confirmation email in order to activate your account. Now, simply log-in < https://alumni.ucla.edu/sign-in> and you’re all set.
Your alumni ID number is a 10 digit number that can be found on your alumni membership card or on the mailing label of your UCLA Magazine. You may also find it at the bottom of Alumni Association e-mails.
First, make sure you have already registered < https://alumni.ucla.edu/register> for a new account. If you have an already existing account in our system, please try resetting your password < https://alumni.ucla.edu/forgot-password>. For further assistance, please contact us at email@example.com or 800-825-2586.
To update your contact information log into your account < https://alumni.ucla.edu/sign-in>, then click on your name in the upper right corner of the page and select “Update Profile.” If you haven’t done so already, please register < https://alumni.ucla.edu/register> to access your online profile. You may also email us with any updates at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-825-2586.
As a member of the UCLA Alumni Association, you are able to sign-up for our email forwarding service. Simply provide us with your preferred email address (i.e. email@example.com) and a valid email address that you would like your messages forwarded to. Once your alumni email address is activated, you will receive a test email to assure that it reaches you properly. To get your own address, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the time being, any changes/updates to your alumni email forwarding service need to be submitted to our membership office for editing. Please contact email@example.com or 800-825-2586 and we would be more than happy to make the necessary changes for you.
All UCLA graduates (or minimum eight quarters), UCLA Extension and Anderson certificate holders, and postdoctoral and medical school fellows are members of the Alumni Association.
Our donor based Blue and Gold levels offer the benefits and privileges of membership to everyone. Please visit our membership page to join today.
Our membership benefits include online privileges, discounts, special access to campus and more! View a complete list of our member benefits.
The UCLA Alumni Association operates a donor based membership model. All graduates and select campus constituents are automatically members.
Blue membership is based on an annual contribution of $100 to the UCLA Alumni Association or select UCLA Alumni Scholarship funds.
Gold membership is based on a one-time gift to the Alumni Association or select UCLA Scholarship funds of $1,000 for new members or $600 for current Life members. Benefits from each tier carry into the higher levels.
Please visit our membership page to sign-up for membership today.
Should you experience difficulties signing up for membership on our website < http://giving.ucla.edu/alumni/>, please contact our membership office to confirm that your ID number is valid. If the name associated with your ID is not entered exactly how it is on file, then you will not be able to proceed. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-825-2586.
You can print your card by logging in to the alumni website and choosing “Print Membership Card” from the sign in menu.
Contributions to the UCLA Alumni Association may be considered tax-deductible. Please consult your tax advisor for further information.
Alumni Association members can obtain complimentary library cards at any UC system campus library. Your library card allows you to check out up to five books at a time for two weeks. Due to cost, inter-library loans are reserved for students and faculty.
While you may not access the online journal databases or the proxy server from home, you may use them if you are on campus using a library computer. If you would like to research articles online, a minimum of a Blue Level membership is required to gain access to select titles available through the ProQuest Research Library, an online journal database. Just send your name and membership ID number to email@example.com and we will issue you a password.
As a UCLA graduate, you can take advantage of simplified and worry-free protection when it comes to securing essential auto, homeowners, life and health insurance. This protection is available to you at special member-only rates and discounts through Mercer Consumer, a service of Mercer Health & Benefits Administration LLC. To learn more and enroll, visit www.alumniplans.com/ucla or call 1-888-560-ALUM (2586).
Current Life members will remain Life members. Unlike Blue membership, there will be no additional costs to maintain your status. Life members do have the opportunity though, to upgrade to Gold Legacy with a one-time gift of $600.
You can contact the Alumni Association membership desk.
Call toll free: 800-825-2586 ext.60643
Call local: 310-206-0643
Because UCLA is a state-supported school, the Admissions Office cannot take into consideration the alumni status of family members. This policy helps ensure that applicants who may be first-generation college students can compete fairly with those who have UCLA graduates in their family.
If you cannot find a person’s contact information, we welcome you to use our locator service. We are happy to forward correspondence on your behalf if we have current contact information in our database.
For more information or to see if someone’s information is in our database, please contact us at 310-825-2586 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can send us your letter along with a note containing as much information about the person (age, graduation year, major, etc.) as you can. If we have information on file, we will forward your letter. If not, we will return your letter to the address you provide. Send mail to: James West Alumni Center, Attn: Locator Services, 325 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1397.
Membership donations are gifts to the UCLA Foundation. By making a charitable gift to the University of California Los Angeles, a 501(c)(3) organization, the donor understands that charitable donations are not refundable.
While we encourage corporate/matching gifts, they do not qualify for upgrades to Blue or Gold UCLA Alumni Association membership.
Signing in is a simple process that requires you to register with an email address, password and your alumni ID. You may also sign in using your Facebook or LinkedIn accounts. Signing in allows you to update your profile, change your password, print your membership card, search the alumni directory and subscribe to Alumni Networks that interest you. Learn how through this video tutorial.