Here are some tips to help you make the most of your day on campus.


Use the interactive schedule to create your own customized Bruin Day itinerary. Just click the “Add” button beside an event listing to add it to your “My Activities” list. This list, found at the top of the schedule page, can be printed or emailed.

We recommend that you consider attending the featured events, which are marked with a  , for a broader understanding of Bruin Day and the UCLA experience.

Students attending Bruin Day


The interactive map can help you find your way around campus, so be sure to bookmark this site ( on your mobile phone.

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If you’d prefer a printable copy of the Bruin Day event map, click here.

Map of freeways and UCLA's location from LAX and Burbank Airport


Parking can seem a little daunting if you are unfamiliar with the campus, but don’t worry. There are plenty of places to park within walking distance of Bruin Day events.

Following are two parking options. For both options, daily parking for disabled guests with a DMV placard is $6.

  • Option 1
    Special Event Daily Permit highly recommended
    • On Bruin Day, from 6:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., purchase a one-day special event parking permit for $12 from an attendant at the entrance to Parking Structures 2, 4, 7, 8 or 9.
    • Use the interactive map to get custom driving directions to a parking structure.
    • Attendants accept cash only.
    • After purchasing a permit, you may park in any available spot in the structure.
  • Option 2
    Self-Service Parking very limited availability
    • Limited self-service parking areas are available for campus visitors at any time in Parking Structures 2, 4, 7 and 8 (not available in PS 9) and are designated with this green icon.
    • Use the interactive map to get custom driving directions to a parking structure.
    • Rates range from $3 per hour to $12 for the entire day.
    • After parking, pay at a self-service pay station in the structure.
    • The pay stations accept credit cards and cash, but do not dispense change.

Hospitality Tents

Start your day at UCLA at one of our three Hospitality Tents. While there’s no official check-in, this is where you can pick up your program with campus map and a signature tote bag. Volunteers and staff will be on hand to answer questions and ensure you get the most out of your Bruin Day experience.

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Student Volunteers

Everyone at UCLA is excited to meet you. Hundreds of student volunteers will be available around campus and at all Hospitality Tents to answer your questions. Look for them in yellow Bruin Day t-shirts.

Bruin Day Volunteers Posing

Language Assistance

If you need language assistance, please go to a Hospitality Tent, where many of our student volunteers are multilingual. They will be wearing buttons identifying which languages they speak.

Disability Assistance

Please let us know your needs in advance by emailing, and we will be happy to help.

Bruinday Buttons In Various Languages

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