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UCLA Residential Life

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This Is Where Community Happens

Welcome to UCLA Residential Life, where a diverse community of scholars are working day and night to make a positive impact on the world. Here you will find safe, supportive, and inclusive living-learning communities that will propel your academic success and encourage your personal and professional growth.

Our Communities

We Keep Students Safe

Your physical and emotional safety is our highest priority. Our 24/7 duty system operated by Assistant Directors, Resident Directors, and Resident Assistants ensures that our dedicated team of live-on staff and student leaders can always respond to your needs at a moment’s notice, whether you live within on- or off-campus University Housing. As members of the Bruin community, each of us commit ourselves to the True Bruin Values: Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Service, and Excellence.

Rules for Residents

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We Support Academic Success

As a member of the UCLA residential community, you have access to a wide range of resources designed to ensure your academic success. This includes a team of world-class Faculty in Residence, mentoring and advising services, and generously appointed study spaces and Learning Centers. If you’re looking to immerse yourself within a community of like-minded scholars, we offer eleven Living Learning Communities for you to explore shared interests and identities.

Academic Resources

We Create a Sense of Belonging

For more than a century, a diverse collection of change-makers from all walks of life have made groundbreaking discoveries and positive social impact. Our residential communities are inclusive and welcoming places that you’ll proudly call home. Whether you’re joining in some of our community programs, catching up with friends in a dining hall, or just hanging out with your roommates, we hope you’ll always feel like part of the Bruin family.


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We Help Students Develop Intercultural Competence & Leadership Skills

Bruins are passionate, active, and involved leaders. UCLA Residential Life offers many programs and opportunities for you to follow your dreams, build your skills, and develop your full leadership potential. Beyond merely preparing you to build a successful career, we work to help each student become an engaged and socially responsible citizen.

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