Events Calendar

New Graduate Student Welcome

Welcome our newest graduate Bruins into the UCLA community. Hosted annually in September/October.

Past events:

2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015

Postdoctoral Scholars & Mentors Ceremony

Postdoctoral scholars and their mentors are honored for their important contributions to the university’s interrelated missions of research, teaching, and service. Hosted annually in April.

Past events:

2022 | 2021 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2015

Diversity Networking Dinner

A networking event for diversity fellows and program participants that features guest speakers and workshops. Hosted annually.

UCLA Grad Slam

All master’s and doctoral students are challenged to visually present their graduate research in under 3 minutes with the help of coaching sessions and workshops. Hosted annually in March/April.

Past events:

2023 | 2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015

UCLA Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

Celebrate the achievements of doctoral graduates with mentors, peers, family, and friends. Hosted annually in June.

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Other events on campus

The Graduate Division, as well as other campus departments, organizations and groups serving UCLA graduate students and postdoctoral scholars host a rich and wide variety of events throughout the year ranging from career development workshops to social events to arts, cultural and sports offerings.

Visit the pages below for a selection of other events on campus.