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About UCLA

For basic facts and statistics, visit the UCLA fast facts page. Photos of campus

About UCLA Newsroom

Newsroom is published by UCLA Media Relations

Academic calendar

Most UCLA students are on the quarter system. Official calendar.

Access to UCLA

The UCLA campus is open to the public and served by public bus lines, taxis and ride services. Bicycle racks are plentiful. Drivers can typically obtain a daily parking permit at staffed street kiosks. Pay-by-space parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. For other assistance, contact UCLA Media Relations.


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 UCLA Media Relations 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.

Facebook and Twitter

UCLA Newsroom posts news, photos, videos and exclusive content on the UCLA Facebook page and on Twitter. Journalists are encouraged to follow @UCLA 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 UCLA Media Relations 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.

Internet access

Wireless service is available on campus. No password is needed to connect using the UCLA_Web network. For enhanced access, contact Bruin Online or UCLA Media Relations.


UCLA Media Relations can help reporters connect with faculty experts in several languages.

Media on campus

UCLA Newsroom is the official campus news website. UCLA Magazine is published quarterly in print and posted on the web. Professional schools and some departments produce their own publications and websites. The Daily Bruin is an independent, student-run newspaper.

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 UCLA Media Relations 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.

Official name

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 accurately called University of California, Los Angeles.


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.

Subscribe to UCLA news

News releases and stories are available via daily newsletter. Sign up here. For RSS feeds, go here.

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 UCLA Media Relations.

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.