Below are some of the most commonly asked questions that transfer students have.
If you do not see your question listed below do not hesitate to contact us at the Transfer Student Center or post on the UCLA Transfer Student Facebook Group. You may also want to check out the Transfer Timeline Pages and the Resources Page for more information about student support services and transfer specific concerns and questions.
Dates can be found under the "Calendars" tab.
There are many options for academic counseling at UCLA depending on your needs. As a transfer you should make an appointment with your advisers as needed, however, it is a good idea to try to see your College Academic Counselor and your Departmental Advisor at least once a quarter to make sure you are on track for graduation and meeting all of your major requirements.
In addition to the various academic and departmental advising options there are some student mentoring and coaching programs that transfer students may want to look into for extra support and access to resources.
Study abroad options include the UC Education Abroad Program (UCEAP), Summer Travel, Quarter Abroad, and non-UC programs.
If you are staying in the dorms and do not want to venture all the way to the middle of campus you can study at Covel Commons, or Rieber Hall that has two study group rooms that you can reserve online and a 24/7 room (Rieber Hall 137) with computers any resident may use.
Here is a map of all of the computer labs on campus.
In order to find out more and enroll in summer courses visit UCLA Summer Sessions.
Visit the Bruinview website. The Career Center maintains this site as a place where various employers across the US post job listings and positions available at their business. It is a terrific resource to use while you are a student at UCLA, start using it early.
To gain a better understanding regarding how your classes transfer, it is best to talk a counselor in College Academic Counselling or your department counselor. If you do not know who your department counselor is, go to your department’s webpage to find out where the advising office is located.
UCLA Housing offers something for everyone, whether it is the social interaction and convenience of on campus housing, independent living in University Apartments, or special communities for married or single-parent students.
Transfer students have several options if they are interested in living off-campus.