2016 New Graduate Student Welcome

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

UCLA Royce Quad


On Wednesday, September 21st the Graduate Division and numerous campus partners welcomed to UCLA the incoming class of 3,850 graduate students representing 44 states and 67 countries. Students enjoyed a menu of international foods, drinks, music, raffle prizes, games and the camaraderie of other entering graduate students, faculty and staff.

Congratulations to the winners of our fellowship raffles!

Yucong Li, Material Science, MS

Ellis Luk, Anderson School of Management, MBA

Omkar Patil, Computer Science, MS

Lisa Ta, Pharmacology, PhD

Also, congratulations to Yayun Du who won a $50 Starbucks gift card for completing our post-event survey and sharing her story on how she came to UCLA graduate school.


See how much fun our students had here!


Group of 3 students with food and drinksPhotobooth postcard picture

View a slideshow of the 2016 New Graduate Student Welcome

View a photobooth slideshow of the 2016 New Graduate Student Welcome

Panoramic picture of the new grad student welcome


This event was brought to you by the UCLA Graduate Division.

Thank you to our major sponsors!

Grad BarCoca ColaCortUniversity Credit Union

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