Welcome to New and Returning Bruins!

Welcome home to UCLA! The LGBT Campus Resource Center is here to help you get connected to resources, get involved with fun student groups, and queerify your experience on campus! Below are several events designed especially to help you find the support network to enhance your academic experience. Beyond attending these events, come check out a student group meeting (we have over 20!), hang out in the center or check out our nationally-recognized library of LGBT material! We look forward to seeing you in the Center. Welcome Home, Welcome to the Bruin Family!



Cookies and Queers: First Year and incoming Transfer and Graduate Student Social

Friday, Sept 28, 4-6pm

LGBT Campus Resource Center – B36- SAC

Come hang out at the LGBT Campus Resource Center, meet the staff, and connect with other LGBT and ally students. Just bring yourself and your friends and we’ll provide the food, giveaways and a lot of fun! Free gifts for the first 100 visitors! For more info, email lgbt@ucla.edu or call 310-206-3628.


Welcome Home! LGBT Open House and Resource Fair

Wednesday, Oct 3, 11am-1pm

Bruin Plaza, John Wooden Center & LGBT Campus Resource Center

You are invited to the 2nd annual Open House and Resource Fair! Join the LGBT Center as we celebrate the beginning of the year in style and meet other LGBTQ and ally students, staff and faculty from across the campus. Free food, exciting giveaways and more make this an event not miss! The resource fair will provide you access to several student groups and key campus resources supporting the LGBT community. For more info, email lgbt@ucla.edu or call 310-206-3628.

Student Organizations/Campus Departments:

If your organization is interested in tabling at our Resource Fair, please fill out the form at: http://tinyurl.com/welcomehomereg. Registration closes September 19.

Call for Volunteers!

The LGBT CRC is looking for volunteers to help with the Welcome Home! LGBT Open House & Resource Fair. Please sign up at: http://tinyurl.com/welcomehomevolunteer



Get Involved!

  • LGBT Student Organizations: UCLA is home to over 19 lgbt student organizations and each one caters a different and unique space. Browse on by and join!
  • Bruin Pride Listserv: Stay updated with our weekly electronic newsletter on LGBT events on campus and in the LA area!                         
  • LGBT Campus Resource Center Facebook: Get connected with pictures, events, articles and friends of the center on our facebook page.                       

Look out for these upcoming events:

  • National Coming Out Week: An internationally observed civil awareness day for coming out and discussion for the LGBTQIA community. It is observed by members of the LGBTQIA communities and allies on October 11th every year.
  • Paint Your Pride: An annual art project where students on campus can paint onto fabric to intrepret and express their LGBTQ story and/or experiences.

Family Resources:

Families need support too! Click here to find out how to better support your student.


Special thanks to our co-sponsors:

True Bruin Welcome

These events and programs are part of the True Bruin Welcome. To learn more about events around campus, please visit the True Bruin Welcome Website and Facebook.