Budget news and background
UCLA budget news and information for the media, campus community and public.
UCLA Today December 01, 2011
While an additional reduction of $100 million in state funds appears likely to hit UC in January 2012, UCLA is in a good position to absorb its share without asking academic or administrative departments to make additional cuts, according to UCLA’s chief financial officer.
UCLA Today November 08, 2011
Deep cutbacks in support mean that the state currently does not pay anything toward the education of more than 24,000 California residents attending UC.
UCLA Today August 09, 2011
In a letter, UC President Mark G. Yudof explains the budget predicament that led to the Board of Regents' decision to raise tuition for the 2011-12 academic year.
UCLA Newsroom July 14, 2011
The UC Board of Regents on July 14 approved a 9.6 percent tuition increase that will go into effect at all UC campuses this fall. Chancellor Block issued this response.
UCLA Newsroom June 29, 2011
Chancellor Block released this statement in response to the 2011-12 budget approved by the state Legislature and expected to be signed by the governor.
UC Newsroom June 15, 2011
In response to the Legislature's budget plan, University of California President Mark Yudof and Board of Regents Chairman Russell Gould issued the following statement.
UCLA Today May 18, 2011
With the state budget still uncertain, the University of California Board of Regents discussed short- and long-term options for how UC will cope if state financial support for public higher education continues to wane.
UC Newsroom May 16, 2011
In the past several months, we at the University of California have been preparing — through cutbacks, layoffs, efficiencies, financial strategies and other measures — to brace for the $500 million in cuts contained in the governor's initial budget proposal.
Chancellor Gene Block April 17, 2011
In a Los Angeles Times op-ed submission, Chancellor Gene Block warns of "a possibility that was unthinkable only a few years ago: the slow dismantling of the greatest university system in the world."
Chancellor Gene Block March 07, 2011
The update shares details of UCLA campus planning in response to Governor Jerry Brown’s 2011-12 budget proposal.