Welcome to your UCLA First Year Experience! During your first year as a Bruin, you will experience a transition filled with excitement and challenges which will help define your entire college career. UCLA’s First Year Experience (FYE) office is your resource center to support First Year Bruins’ success in the areas of academic success, personal development, building community, and health and well-being by helping you navigate campus resources, providing programming, and offering research and information about the first year student.

We hope you use this website as a valuable resource to assist you in navigating the campus and to guide you in achieving your goals at UCLA beyond just your first year. FYE is dedicated to helping you succeed because your first year as a Bruin should be ONEderful!

Upcoming Events
September 2016
Thursday, Sep 15, 2016 - Thursday, Sep 29, 2016
Carnesale Commons Palisades Room, 251 Charles E Young Drive West, Los Angeles, CA 90095, United States
An annual tradition at UCLA that inspires a sense of pride in new and returning Bruins. Take part in the fun, informative, and supportive activities and programs in order to find your place, make friends, and share in the True Bruin experience!
True Bruin Welcome
Sunday, September 18, 2016 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Pauley Pavilion, 301 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Through the use of spoken word, dance, music and theater, students and alumni host an interactive showcase of their UCLA experiences and show that the Bruin life is one of transformation and self-discovery.
True Bruin Welcome
Sunday, September 18, 2016 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Pauley Pavilion Club, 301 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Dinner & a show with fellow commuters! Join other commuters for “Welcome to Bruin Life," followed by a free dinner, Common Book chat, & a commuter Q & A panel! Meet other commuters at the Bruin Bear @ 3:45 p.m., go see the show, eat, mingle, discuss!
True Bruin Welcome
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 @ 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
In the residence halls, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
First year residential students, join your colleagues and campus ambassadors in an engaging discussion around this year's Common Book: Coates' Between the World and Me!
True Bruin Welcome
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
De Neve Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Join us for a dynamic panel and discussion inspired by Between The World and Me (2016-17 Common Book), featuring current UCLA students and alumni, including Artel Great, Jendi Samai and Marques Vestal.
True Bruin Welcome