Back to school at UCLA: 13,200 undergraduates set to move into campus housing

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On Thursday, Sept. 21, thousands of students will move into UCLA campus residence halls. Between then and Sunday, Sept. 28, roughly 13,200 undergraduate students will move in, marking the beginning of the 2017–18 academic year.

Approximately 6,000 freshmen and 3,200 new transfer students will be attending UCLA for the first time. Classes begin Thursday, Sept. 28.

WHEN

Thursday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE

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

WHO

The following people 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
  • Brian MacDonald, director, residential education

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 Brian Haas to arrange parking.

MEDIA CONTACT

Brian Haas, bhaas@support.ucla.edu, 310-206-3986 (office), 310-405-5067 (cell) 

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