Back to school at UCLA: More than 11,000 undergraduates set to move into campus housing

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On Thursday, Sept. 25, thousands of students will be moving into UCLA campus residence halls, including the newly renovated Hitch Suites. From then through Saturday, Sept. 27, roughly 11,000 undergraduate students will move in, marking the beginning of the 2014–15 academic year.

Roughly 5,700 freshmen and 3,150 new transfer students will be attending UCLA for the first time. Classes begin Thursday, Oct. 2.

WHEN

Thursday, Sept. 25
11 a.m.–2 p.m.

WHERE

The Hill, UCLA’s undergraduate residential community (map)

FILMING/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY

Students and their families will unload their belongings from their vehicles onto trucks provided by the university and will use carts to transport luggage from the trucks to the residence halls. Students have been assigned various move-in times throughout the day.
(2013 video)

WHO

The following will be available for interviews:

  • UCLA students and their families
  • Student volunteers assisting with the move-in
  • Peter Angelis, assistant vice chancellor for housing and hospitality services
  • Eric Rollerson, director of residential life operations
  • Brian MacDonald, director of residential education

MEDIA PARKING

Contact UCLA media representative to arrange parking in Parking Structure 7 (map). 

MEDIA CONTACT

Ricardo Vazquez, 310-206-3986 (office), 310-721-2749 (cell), rvazquez@support.ucla.edu

Media Contact