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On Wednesday, September 30, the Graduate Division and campus leaders welcomed into the UCLA community our incoming graduate and professional students from all over the nation and the world. Our newest Bruins learned about Graduate Division and how we can support their academic success!
All raffle prize winners were randomly selected. The complete list of winners are posted below.
The Graduate Division has notified the winners of the following raffle prizes:
$500 Fellowships (total of 4 prizes):
Camille Smith, Education
Qimei Zhang, Education
Hao Zhuang, Computer Science
Micaela Watson, Education
$50 Amazon e-gift card (total of 10 prizes):
Sherry Tran, Nursing
Mounica Lakshmi Dugginapeddi, Public Health
Erik Felix, Urban and Regional Planning
Qian Long, Computer Science
Nadav Rakocz, Computer Science
Kaith Shenton, Film and Television
Dome Lupac, Public Health
Cindy Le, Community Health Sciences
David Kim, Film and Television
*one name withheld due to FERPA restriction
The UCLA Recreation has notified the winners for the following raffle prizes:
$50 Whole Foods Market gift card; donated by Whole Foods Market (1 prize):
Vanessa Garcia, Education
Apple AirPods – 1 set; $159.99 value; donated by UCLA Recreation (1 prize):
Moriel Dror, Bioengineering
Beats headphones – 1 set; $299.95 value; donated by UCLA Recreation (1 prize):
Grace Vasiknanonte, Chemical Engineering
Wescom will be reaching out directly to their raffle prize winners.
The New Graduate Student Welcome Video premiered on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 3 p.m. Pacific Time. Students were able to hear from campus leaders, got to know the Graduate Division and our partners, and how we can support your success.
All incoming graduate and professional students received a $10 credit in their BruinCard, courtesy of the Graduate Division. Once you are able to come to campus, the credit can be used to treat yourself to some tasty treats, Bruin gear or any item at the UCLA Bookstore.
Please be on the lookout for a welcome postcard from the UCLA Graduate Division to your home address. We are thinking of you, wherever you may be at the start of this academic year.
All raffle prize winners were randomly selected and were notified via email. The complete list will be posted by October 21, 2020.
$500 Fellowships* (total of 4 prizes)
$50 Amazon e-gift card (total of 10 prizes)
$50 Whole Foods Market gift card; donated by Whole Foods Market (1 prize)
Apple AirPods – 1 set; $159.99 value; donated by UCLA Recreation (1 prize)
Beats headphones – 1 set; $299.95 value; donated by UCLA Recreation (1 prize)
Access the Digital Welcome Kit in this Box folder, where you’ll find Graduate Student Resources, Zoom backgrounds, social media overlay, and Westwood restaurant coupons.
Learn more about the 2020-21 incoming graduate students.
The Lime Truck (TLT) | Bella Pita | Broxton Brewery | Westwood Farmer’s Market | LA Taco Truck (any) | Eduardo’s Mexican Grill | Tocaya Organica | Napa Valley Grille | Barney’s Beanery (10% Bruin discount) | Fresh Corn Grill | Tender Greens | Jersey Mike’s | Bibibop Asian Grill | Shamshiri Grill | The Boiling Crab | Espresso Profeta | Diddy Riese
Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden | Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden | Hannah Carter Japanese Garden | Royce Quad | Janss Steps | BruinWalk | Student Activities Center (SAC) Building | Pauley Pavilion | Graduate Student Resource Center | Anderson Cafe | Kerckhoff Coffee House | Music Café
Follow us on our social media channels!
#uclagradwelcome | #WelcomeBruins
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Graduate Welcome Day
September 14-18, 2020
Graduate Student Orientation Week
September 21-25, 2020
Graduate Student Virtual Resource Fair
September 14-October 2