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Bruin Spirit

Learn the Eight-Clap

Find out how to do our go-to cheer for game day or any time you want to show your Bruin spirit.

Join the #UCLAchangeclotheschallenge on TikTok


Tell the world you’re going to the No. 1 public university by joining the #UCLAchangeclotheschallenge! Need Bear Wear?
Build your Bruin look with 20% off at the UCLA Store.

As a Bruin, you’re already a member of the Associated Students UCLA (ASUCLA), which oversees the UCLA Store, the headquarters for UCLA merchandise. To learn more, watch this video.

Get 20% off Blue and Gold gear at the UCLA Store and support ASUCLA.

UCLA Students Shopping at UCLA Store
Show Your Bruin Pride
Share your excitement about being UCLA bound with friends and family by including fun Giphy stickers and Zoom backgrounds in social posts.

Giphy Stickers

    Bruin bound animated gif
    UCLA bound animated gif
    Future bruin animated gif
    UCLA bound circle animated gif
    UCLA bound mascot animated gif
    UCLA bound star animated gif

Zoom backgrounds

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cutout of Bruin Bear

Traditions and Culture

aerial view of the ucla campus

As a land-grant institution, UCLA acknowledges the Gabrielino/Tongva
 peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (Los Angeles basin, So. Channel Islands).

aerial view of the ucla campus

As a land-grant institution, UCLA acknowledges the Gabrielino/Tongva
 peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (Los Angeles basin, So. Channel Islands).

Rose Bowl

The Rose Bowl — the most famous college football stadium in the nation — has been the home of UCLA football since 1982.

Beat SC Bonfire

The Annual Beat ’SC Bonfire and Rally is a not-to-be-missed event.

UCLA Pow Wow

During UCLA Pow Wow, students get immersed in the crafts, culture and food of the American Indians.

Students in Inverted Fountain

Freshmen place their hands in the Inverted Fountain to be initiated as Bruins — and seniors swim in it to celebrate graduation.

UCLA Professor Speaking

For My Last Lecture, favorite professors are asked to speak to an audience "as if it's your last lecture on earth."

Next Up

Next Steps

Ready to become a Bruin?

The deadline to submit your Statement of Intent to Register is May 1.