Volunteer Day at Leo Politi
Students at Leo Politi Elementary School in Los Angeles greet UCLA volunteers. Reed Hutchinson/UCLA

6,500 UCLA student volunteers help out across the Los Angeles area

Volunteers worked at more than 50 schools, public parks, senior centers, community centers and homeless service providers. Check out photos and video.

Chancellor Block welcomes back students for 2013-14 school year

"I'm especially pleased to welcome our newest students to the Bruin family," Block writes in his message to the campus community.

New UCLA dining hall serves up a plateful of healthy ideas

One of the first health-themed dining halls in the country, Bruin Plate focuses on local, sustainable, fresh, wholesome and unprocessed foods.

First residents move into UCLA's new, state-of-the-art residence halls

Three newly opened buildings on "The Hill" further UCLA's commitment to providing students with a residential experience that complements their academic pursuits. 

Move-in weekend at UCLA is underway

The hill where many UCLA students live is alive with the sound of chatter, eight-claps, cheering and laughter.

6,500 student volunteers will fan out across Los Angeles next week

Fifth annual Volunteer Day will dispatch students and staff to more than 50 schools, senior centers, public parks, food banks and shelters.

Volunteer Day? These Bruins can hardly wait

UCLA staffers who have been involved in Volunteer Day since the beginning talk about their reasons and experiences.

UCLA Community School starts year with new college-going initiative

Agnes Cesare, head counselor at UCLA Community School, tells the story of two former students who recently moved out of the school’s Koreatown/Pico-Union neighborhood and began to attend a school in South L.A.

UCLA welcomes 8,600 new Bruins to campus

New students are starting to learn what university life at UCLA is all about and begin to make lifelong memories. List of events.