Programming Board Representative

What the Programming Board Does

  • Reviews event proposals submitted by students, faculty, and on-campus organizations to create events, and votes on which proposals to accept.
  • Plans and executes programs and events in public venues in On Campus Housing (“the Hill”) that are open to all members of the UCLA community, that are proactive and responsive to the student experience, and that meet community needs.
  • Plans and executes selected events in partnership with proposers. Responsibilities include publicity, brainstorming and deciding event content and ways of engaging attendees, coordinating event collaborations, scheduling and attending meetings, etc.
  • Manages and reviews a calendar of events for Residential Life
  • Manages programming resources to fulfill the mission of Residential Life and uphold True Bruin Values
  • Makes referrals to other Res Life programming entities


  • Meet weekly during weeks 1-10; Wednesdays 5:00-7:00pm or 6:00-8:00pm
  • Review and vote on proposals that are submitted to Residential Life
  • Organize, plan, and execute events (including day-of responsibilities) in partnership with other Bruins
  • 1:1 meetings with Programming Board Advisor
  • Promote all-hill events with your networks and communities
  • Serve as a resource for fellow team members
  • Attend and support events of team members
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Total time commitment is approximately 5 hours per week but can vary depending on program and event planning(2-hour weekly meeting, plus time working on and attending events)


  • Gain skills in large-scale event planning, budgeting, leadership, publicity, collaboration, navigating resources and policies and more!
  • Connect and partner with various organizations, campus departments, students, staff and faculty
  • Serve and represent peers and UCLA
  • Represent Residential Life and work with a variety of units within Residential Life
  • $2000/year. Stipend contingent on full participation, paid monthly (October - May)

Important Dates if accepted

First Meeting/Payroll Processing: Mid-September
Fall Training: Possible Mid-September and Hold October 5-7, 2018 and October 12-14,2018
Winter and Spring Training: Hold January 4-6, 2019 and March 30, 2018-March 31, 2019
Weeks 1-2: a 1:1 Meeting with Programming Board Advisor


In order to support the academic success of our student staff, Residential Life conducts Grade Point Average and Enrollment Checks for all student employee positions. We may conduct these checks at the time of application and any time thereafter once the student has accepted a job offer.

  • For this position a student must have a 2.0 minimum cumulative GPA at the time of application, hire, and/or rehire (beginning of Fall Quarter of each academic year).
  • For this position a student must maintain full-time status (12 units per quarter) during time of employment.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Susana Luis, Programming Board Advisor, at

What kinds of experience would the ideal candidate have?
We welcome candidates from all kinds of backgrounds from brand-new students to returners to Residential Life. We look for motivated, detail-oriented individuals who are passionate about putting on great events on the Hill.

What kinds of events are proposed and accepted?
We accept a wide variety of proposals. If we think the program has value to Hill residents, then we’ll try to make it happen in the most engaging way possible. Some examples include: dance shows, movie screenings with panel discussions, improv festivals, hackathons, social justice education workshops, alcohol awareness events, wellness fairs, cultural festivals, and more!

Can a board member submit an event proposal?
Yes, a board member may submit a proposal and would go through the same process as all proposals.


Apply Now!

The application is due Friday, July 6, 2018.