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University of California-Los Angeles

Educational Resources

Libraries

The UCLA Library is one of the top-ranked research libraries in the United States. The campus-wide network of libraries serves programs of study and research in many fields. With some 7.9 million books and 78,000 magazines and academic journals, the Library has world-class collections of contemporary works as well as rare books and manuscripts. Treasures and Special Collections :: Biomedical Library History and Special Collections :: Clark Library (17th & 18th Centuries, Oscar Wilde, Western Americana) :: East Asian Library (Chinese, Japanese and Korean language materials) :: Music Library Special Collections :: Research Library Special Collections (Humanities, Social Sciences) :: University Archives (History of UCLA) Libraries of the Ethnic Studies Centers :: American Indian Studies Center Library :: Asian American Studies Center Reading Room :: Chicano Studies Research Center Library Other Campus Collections :: Air Photo Archives :: Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative :: English Reading Room :: Ethnomusicology Archive :: Film and Television Archive :: Folklore and Mythology Archive :: Folk Medicine Archive University of California :: California Digital Library :: Southern Regional Library Facility

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 8,064,896 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 65,953 current serial subscriptions.
  • 6,166,293 microforms.
  • 5,059,670 Audio/Visual items.
  • 219,892 e-books.

Museums & Art

UCLA houses several world-class museums and specialized collections. Research Centers, Labs, and Institutes Active Materials Lab, Adaptive Systems Lab, Advanced Systems Rsrch Lab, Air Quality and Aerosol Technology Lab, Antenna Rsrch, Applications, and Measurement Lab, Autonomous Vehicle Systems Instrumentation Lab, Basic Plasma Physics Rsrch Lab, Biochemical Engineering Lab, Biocybernetics Lab, Boiling Heat Transfer Lab, Cardiovascular Rsrch Lab, Chemical Reaction Engineering Catalysis and Combustion Rsrch Lab Group, Cognitive Systems Lab, Combustion Rsrch Lab, Communications Systems and Optomization Rsrch Lab, Computational Fluid Dynamics Lab, Computer Aided Design Lab, Concurrent Systems Lab, Cryogenics Lab, Data Mining Lab, Device Rsrch Lab, Digital Arithmetic and Reconfigurable Architecture Lab, Electronic Materials Processing Lab, Electronic Materials Synthesis and Plasma Processing Lab, Electronic Thin Film Lab, Embedded & Reconfigurable Systems Lab, Envmtl Engrg Analytical Chemistry Lab, Envmtl Reaction Engrg Lab, Film and Television Archive, High Power Auroral Stimulation Observatory, Image Communications Lab, Integrated Circuits and Systems Lab, Integrated Manufacturing Lab, Integrated Photonics Lab, Internet Research Lab, Lab for Embedded Collaborative Systems, Lab of Structural Biology and Molecular Medicine, Lab of Neuro Imaging, The Lab of Neuroendocrinology, Large Plasma Device Lab, Materials Degradation Characterization Lab, Micromanufacturing Lab, MicroSystems Laboratories, Microwave Electronics Lab, Millimeter Wave and Optoelectronics Lab, Modelling, Animation & Grafix Lab, Multifunctional Composites Lab, Multimedia Systems Lab, Nanoelectronics Research Facility, Nanoscale Heat Transfer and Thermoelectricity Lab, Network Research Lab, Networked and Embedded Systems Lab, Optoelectronic Circuits and Systems Lab, Parallel Computing Lab, Particle Beam Physics Lab, Plasma Physics Lab, Polymer and Separations Research Lab, Process Control and Design Lab, Translational Pancreatic Cancer Research Lab, Scientific Visualization lab, Semiconductor Materials Research Lab, Southern California Particle Ctr and Supersite, Speech Processing and Auditory Perception Lab, Tokamak Lab: Fusion Plasma Research, Stunt Ranch Reserve, Vision Lab, Visualization Lab, VLSI CAD Lab, Web Information System Lab, Wireless Adaptive Mobility Lab

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 155 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 2,193 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 300 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 1,226 Internet connections in Laboratories.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 3,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 38% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

    Room Accessories

    • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

    Extracurricular

    • 50% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
    • Popular events on campus: UCLA offers an array of truly extraordinary opportunities beyond the classroom: performing arts, museums, galleries, sports, films, and exhibitions. UCLA houses the world's largest university-based film archives -- second only to the Library of Congress -- and campus screenings and film festivals occur on a daily basis. On campus are two renowned museums -- the Hammer Museum and the Fowler Museum, each of which create world-class exhibitions and programs, all of which are free. "UCLA Live" offers one of the nation's largest schedules of music, theater, dance, and spoken word events. In addition, the campus's programs in the arts and culture regularly offer exhibitions and performances of student art, music, drama, film, and theater. See http: //www. happenings. ucla. edu
    • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
    • In total, there are about 700 organizations on campus.
    • Honor societies: UCLA hosts all of the national honor societies that are supported by premier research universities.
    • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Chaplaincy Service; Buddhist, Heidi Singh; (213) 384-1290; Catholic, Father Bob Sadowski; (310) 208-5015; Episcopal, Rev. Winnie Varghese; (310) 208-4830; Islamic Center, Sadullah Khan; (213) 382-9200; Jewish, Chaim Seidler-Feller; (310) 208-3081; Lutheran, Rev. Timothy Seals; (310) 208-4579; Presbyterian, Soon Chung; (310) 208-3991; Truth Ministry, Rev. J. D. Langford; (310) 208-2929; United Methodist, Rev. Frank Wolf; (310) 208-1051; University Catholic Center; 633 Gayley Ave. (310) 208-5015; University Lutheran Chapel; 10915 Strathmore Drive; (310) 208-4579; University Religious Conference; 900 Hilgard Avenue, Suite 200; (310) 208-5055; www. studentgroups. ucla. edu/urcfriend; religion@ucla. edu; The University Religious Conference is an interreligious organization of Christian (Roman Catholic and Protestant), Jewish, Muslim, and Buddhist Campus Ministries and Service Organizations. Campus Ministries provide religious, spiritual and service oriented programming. Campus Ministries are available for counseling on a variety of matters, including personal crises, spiritual growth, and sexuality. University Synagogue; Rabbi, Educator Allen Freehlin; 11960 Sunset Blvd. (310) 472-1255; Student Religious Organizations; UCLA supports more student organizations than any other university in the country. And, a new campus organization can be formed when at least three students create it. CENTER FOR STUDENT PROGRAMMING; CENTER FOR STUDENT PROGRAMMING (CSP); 105 Kerckhoff Hall; (310) 825 - 7041; http: //www. studentgroups. ucla. edu; The Center for Student Programming (CSP), provides a central location for the dissemination of information on all registered campus organizations and their activities. CSP registers newly-formed and continuing organizations; helps organizations develop, implement and evaluate their programs; aids organizations in planning fundraisers and arranging for use of facilities; helps mediate between organizations; encourages cooperation between organizations with similar projects and long term goals; helps groups interpret the campus regulations that guide them; and monitors groups to assure compliance with those regulations.
    • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) UCLA supports more student organizations than any other university in the country. And, a new campus organization can be formed when at least three students create it. CENTER FOR STUDENT PROGRAMMING; CENTER FOR STUDENT PROGRAMMING (CSP); 105 Kerckhoff Hall; (310) 825 - 7041; http: //www. studentgroups. ucla. edu; The Center for Student Programming (CSP), provides a central location for the dissemination of information on all registered campus organizations and their activities. CSP registers newly-formed and continuing organizations; helps organizations develop, implement and evaluate their programs; aids organizations in planning fundraisers and arranging for use of facilities; helps mediate between organizations; encourages cooperation between organizations with similar projects and long term goals; helps groups interpret the campus regulations that guide them; and monitors groups to assure compliance with those regulations.
    • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) UCLA supports more student organizations than any other university in the country. And, a new campus organization can be formed when at least three students create it. CENTER FOR STUDENT PROGRAMMING; CENTER FOR STUDENT PROGRAMMING (CSP); 105 Kerckhoff Hall; (310) 825 - 7041; http: //www. studentgroups. ucla. edu; The Center for Student Programming (CSP), provides a central location for the dissemination of information on all registered campus organizations and their activities. CSP registers newly-formed and continuing organizations; helps organizations develop, implement and evaluate their programs; aids organizations in planning fundraisers and arranging for use of facilities; helps mediate between organizations; encourages cooperation between organizations with similar projects and long term goals; helps groups interpret the campus regulations that guide them; and monitors groups to assure compliance with those regulations.
    • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Daily Bruin (daily); Al-Talib (twice each term); Ha'Am (twice each term); La Gente (twice each term); Nommo (twice each term); Pacific Ties (twice each term); TenPercent (twice each term); Fem (twice each term); BruinLife (annually); Freshman Record (annually)

    Travel

    • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Los Angeles (10)
    • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Los Angeles (5)
    • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Santa Monica (3)
    • Public transportation serves the campus.
    • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
    • 24% of students have a car on campus

    Employment

    • School employment is available.

    Greek Life

    • There are 27 fraternities
    • 17 fraternity houses
    • 15% of students are fraternity members
    • There are 18 sororities
    • 10 sorority houses
    • 11% of students are sorority members.

    ROTC

    • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
    • Navy ROTC: Offered on campus
    • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus

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