Generally, you make housing payments the first couple of weeks of every quarter. However, in some cases payment plans can be arranged. There are also several fees due throughout the summer prior to the start of the Fall academic quarter. Students should consult their BruinBill for the breakdown of their payments.
Yes. the Parking and Transportation Department has a service for students with either temporary or permanent disabilities. More information can be found on their website.
Yes. Students who complete a term (Fall, Winter, Spring), and do not register the following term, may return to UCLA the subsequent term as a continuing student and be eligible to register and enroll in advance.
Please let the Guardian Scholars Program Director know if you will not be attending for a quarter.
We serve students who have been in foster care, kinship care, and guardian care for any period of time.
We meet biweekly on Wednesdays from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM. Meeting locations vary, but we mostly meet on the Hill. Please refer to our events page for further details.
We outreach through word of mouth, university admissions application, and through social media. Keep in touch with us via Facebook!
There are many benefits to being a Guardian Scholar. These include:
Students are highly encouraged to make an appointment at the front desk, or stop by during regular drop in hours.
You are always welcome to email the Program Director with your concerns.
Yes, in order for our coordinator to better assist you please provide an Office Assistant with your name, email, and specific information on what your case relates to (i.e. financial aid, housing, food, etc).
[If you don't feel comfortable with providing this information to the Office Assistant, please email the coordinator 24 hours before your appointment.]
You can contact a social worker or Independent Living skills program (ILP) coordinator.
No, it does not. The program serves former foster youth from many different areas.
The Bruin Bus runs Monday- Friday (Excluding Holidays). It runs from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. It makes stops approximately every 8-10 minutes with routes through the main campus and Westwood area. Click here for the most current Bruin Bus schedule.
Yes. The Bruin Guardian Scholars has its own application process.
Yes. BGS continues to support students despite the challenges they face during their time at UCLA.
Yes. BGS has many members of other groups in the program.