Students + Campus

Back to school at UCLA: 12,000 undergraduates set to move into campus housing

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On Thursday, Sept. 17, thousands of students will move into UCLA campus residence halls, including the newly renovated Saxon Residential Suites. Between then and Sunday, Sept. 20, roughly 12,000 undergraduate students will move in, marking the beginning of the 2015–16 academic year.

Approximately 5,700 freshmen and 3,100 new transfer students will be attending UCLA for the first time. Classes begin Thursday, Sept. 24.

WHEN

Thursday, Sept. 17, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.

WHERE

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

WHO

The following will be available for interviews:
UCLA students and their families
Student volunteers assisting with move-in
Peter Angelis, assistant vice chancellor, housing and hospitality services
Barbara Wilson, associate director, rooms division

FILMING/PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES

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)

MEDIA PARKING

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

MEDIA CONTACT

Rebecca Kendall, rkendall@support.ucla.edu, 310-825-1176 (office), 818-570-4645 (cell) 

Media Contact