UCLA Fast Facts: Campus profile at a glance
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About UCLA Newsroom
Newsroom is published by UCLA Media Relations and Public Outreach.
UCLA is currently in winter quarter of the 2016-17 academic year. Official calendar.
Access to UCLA
The UCLA campus is open to the public and served by public bus lines, taxis and ride services. Bicycles are welcome. Drivers can typically obtain a daily parking permit for $12 at staffed street kiosks. Pay-by-space parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. For other assistance, contact Media Relations and Public Outreach.
UCLA’s street address is 405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095. UCLA is located in the Westwood section of Los Angeles. The 90095 ZIP code is exclusive to UCLA.
After-hours media contacts
The Media Relations and Public Outreach phone number (310-825-2585) is answered 24 hours a day throughout the year. A media officer will return your call on breaking news. Assistance with routine requests is provided weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Pacific time.
UCLA Athletics maintains a separate media relations staff and website.
Dining on campus
Public dining facilities are open across the campus. Media officers would be pleased to provide recommendations. The UCLA Faculty Center is a private membership club. Restaurants, hotels and other services are also available in Westwood Village, adjacent to the campus.
Directions, maps and parking
Driving directions, parking information and tips on getting to UCLA by bus are here.
Events on campus
The UCLA Happenings events calendar maintains a schedule of arts, athletics and other public events on campus.
Facebook and Twitter
UCLA Newsroom posts news, photos, videos and exclusive content on Facebook (feel free to like our page). Journalists are encouraged to follow the Facebook page and @UCLANewsroom on Twitter. We use social media to communicate new research and connect with the media about breaking news and emergencies.
Filming and photographing at UCLA
Media camera crews may gather news in public areas of UCLA. Classrooms, residence areas, health facilities and research labs require approval to enter. Contact Media Relations and Public Outreach for assistance. Permits are required for commercial filming. Information
UCLA is located at 34.0722° N latitude, 118.4441° W longitude.
Images of the UCLA campus
Stock images for media use are available in the photo albums at UCLA Newsroom.
Wireless service is available on campus. No password is needed to connect using the UCLA_Web network. For enhanced access, contact Bruin Online or Media Relations and Public Outreach.
Media Relations and Public Outreach can help reporters connect with faculty experts in several languages.
Media on campus
In addition to UCLA Newsroom, University Communications publishes UCLA Magazine on the web and quarterly in print. Professional schools and some departments produce their own publications and websites. The Daily Bruin is an independent, student-run daily newspaper in print and on the web.
News van parking areas
News vans covering stories at UCLA are required to park in designated areas. Stopping at red curbs is not allowed. Contact Media Relations and Public Outreach for assistance.
Newsroom photographs and videos
Photos published in albums at UCLA Newsroom may be downloaded for news media use. Many of the images published in stories and news releases also may be downloaded by the news media. Inclusion of applicable credit is requested. Commercial use of any UCLA-owned photos requires permission.
UCLA is a proper reference for all uses. Periods between letters are not part of the UCLA identity and their use is discouraged. The campus may also be referred to as University of California, Los Angeles.
UCLA Public Outreach works to share the expertise of UCLA’s faculty and administration on topics of local, national, and international import with outside audiences. Latest projects.
UCLA is among the world’s top research universities. Advances, discoveries and new findings are produced every day. UCLA Newsroom highlights selected research for the news media, but the archives do not reflect the full breadth and depth of UCLA achievements.
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UCLA Newsroom content
Rights to all content on UCLA Newsroom are reserved by the UC Board of Regents unless indicated. News media are invited to reproduce individual stories and news releases with appropriate credit and links. Newsroom content cannot be sold, bundled or reproduced for commercial purposes. For assistance, contact Media Relations and Public Outreach.
University of California
UCLA has the largest enrollment of the University of California’s 10 campuses. The University of California Office of the President in Oakland produces UC Newsroom, a web digest of news. UC campuses are also located in Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, San Franciso, Santa Barbara and Santa Cruz.
Current weather conditions and forecasts for the campus are provided by the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences.