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2020 Graduate Orientation

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The UCLA Samueli School of Engineering 2020 Video. Showcasing faculty and students’ cutting-edge research.
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Congratulatory and welcome video message from Dean Murthy to the incoming 2020 graduate students.

Jayathi Y. Murthy

Ronald and Valerie Sugar Dean

Harold Monbouquette Associate Dean of Research and Physical Resources

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Associate Dean of Research and Physical Resources

The presentation contains a brief overview of general lab safety concepts and standards. This information should be reviewed by all students and employees who plan to work or conduct research in any laboratory environment at UCLA.

As a UCLA Samueli Engineering graduate student, you can take advantage of various resources and supportive services that can enhance your experience at UCLA. Check out their videos and websites below!


Resources and organizations for graduate students

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Counseling and Psychological Services

CAPS supports your mental health needs as you pursue your academic goals.

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The Ashe Center

Counseling and Psychological Services

The center is devoted to providing quality, accessible, state-of-the-art health care and wellness education to support the holistic development of UCLA students.

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UCLA Career Center

Master’s, Ph.D., and Postdoctoral Career Services

The center helps prepare for your future career with one-on-one appointments, workshops, networking events and more, designed specifically for advanced-degree students.

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Graduate Writing Center

UCLA Graduate Writing Center

The center offers a variety of workshops and programs throughout the year. During the summer, we offer various dissertation “boot camps” for graduate students working on dissertation proposals and dissertations.

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Graduate Student Resource Center

UCLA Graduate Student Resource Center

The GSRC works to form partnerships and other collaborative relationships on campus to connect students with resources and services, and develops programs and workshops to address unmet needs that help graduate students reach their academic and professional goals.

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UCLA Library

The Science and Engineering Library (SEL)

Comprises two locations: SEL/Boelter (main location) at 8270 Boelter Hall and SEL/Geology at 4697 Geology Building

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UCLA Technology Development Group

UCLA Technology Development Group

The group serves as a campus-wide gateway to innovation, research and entrepreneurship.

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The Engineering Graduate Students Association of UCLA

The association represents the graduate students of the seven departments of the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science.

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Graduate Society of Women Engineers at UCLA

GradSWE serves to support, inspire, and empower the current and future female engineering community to excel in all endeavors.

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UAW Local 2865

This is a union representing tutors, readers, graduate student instructors and TAs at the UC.

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Department and MSOL Welcome Sessions


Sesison: 8/18/2020
Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m. (PST)


Session: 9/25/2020
Time: 4 pm (PST)


Session: 9/27/2020
Time: 7 pm (PST) via Zoom*







Session: 9/9/2020
Time: 3PM-4:30PM (PST)

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