Virtual Academic Counseling
The academic counseling drop-in hours are Tuesday’s from 1pm-2pm via Zoom.
Help & Support- Ask a Question to our Student Affairs Officer
The MyUCLA Message Center allows students to submit academic questions to the Student Affairs Officer electronically. Please sign in to the Message Center by using your UCLA Logon. Please note that using the Message Center is highly encouraged instead of email.
The Academic Advancement Program, known on the UCLA campus as AAP, promotes academic achievement and excellence through academic advising, collaborative learning workshops, mentoring to prepare for graduate studies and professional schools, summer bridge programs for entering freshmen and transfer students, and scholarships for students. Many students in AAP come from high-need families, are the first in their families to go to college, are recent immigrants, or come from populations that have been historically underrepresented at the university.
The Bruin Resource Center (BRC) serves all UCLA students, with a particular focus on:
The BRC also offers programs that promote holistic development and education of the student and the larger campus community.
The UCLA Career Center provides a wide range of programs and services exclusively for UCLA students. From individual career counseling, internships & international opportunities, online resume critiques to a UCLA Alumni Network! To learn more about Career Center services, visit the UCLA Career Center overview of student services.
The CAE is designed to meet the unique educational needs of regularly enrolled UCLA students with documented permanent and temporary disabilities. CAE is committed to adding value to the UCLA community by: Facilitating access to services that contribute to positive student outcomes, fostering an atmosphere of shared responsibility in providing accommodations, and promoting an atmosphere of respect and inclusion. The CAE is here to provide access to you in meeting your educational challenges successfully.
CAPS is a multidisciplinary student mental health center for the UCLA campus. CAPS supports the academic and student development missions of the University and the Division of Student Affairs. They are here to support your mental health needs as you pursue your academic goals. Services are designed to foster the development of healthy well-being necessary for success in a complex global environment. Here is the 24/7 number – 310-825-0768
For more information on the range of services related to issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion, click here.
Scholarship & Funding Resources
Award, grant, and fellowship opportunities for graduate students from the Center for Study of Women.
This guide provides a list of scholarship award programs for the Black community, gives tips on how to make your scholarship application shine, and offers additional resources that provide support to African-American students from enrollment through graduation and beyond.
Black Bruins Resources
The Bunche Center will be selecting five postdoctoral scholars for the academic year of 2022-23 through the Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.
All interested applicants should first apply to the President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (PPFP).
Volunteer at The Academy Project
The Academy Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of foster and homeless youth throughout South Los Angeles. They are currently searching for volunteers for the upcoming school year to help mentor and assist in our afterschool programs.
For more information about the volunteer opportunity click here .
Afrikan Student Union
Black Graduate Students Association
The primary purpose of the BGSA shall be to promote a professional, informative, and social network for Black graduate and professional students in order to ensure their retention and continued academic success at UCLA. In addition, the BGSA serves to make the UCLA community aware of and responsive to the needs and concerns of Black graduate and professional students and advocates for persons of the African Diaspora within the University and the surrounding area.
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RealWorld is an app that acts as a one-stop location for tips and micro “playbook” lessons that help you learn about the budgeting and financial topics of your choosing as you transition into a more independent lifestyle.