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Club Name: 3D4E
Club Summary: 3D4E is a place to create personal and student-driven projects through the use of 3d-printing. We provide guidance about the complete process to students, from simple printing guidelines to advice for modeling your own design. Feel free to join as many projects as you want or connect with our community!
Club Summary: Alpha Epsilon Delta is UCLAs premier pre-health honor society dedicated to upholding our three tenets of Scholarship, Service, and Camaraderie. As an organization composed of 60+ members with a diverse range of majors and career aspirations like medicine, pharmacy, public policy, and business, members have the opportunity to learn and receive guidance and resources from those within our chapter as well as our extensive alumni network. Our goal is to develop a community of driven and like-minded individuals dedicated to serving others and providing opportunities for mentorship and professional development to its active members.
Club Name: American Institute of Chemical Engineers at UCLA (AIChE)
Club Summary: The mission of our chapter is to promote excellence in the Chemical Engineering Department of the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science by providing opportunities to chemical engineering students through our four main focuses: in-depth professional development, innovative technical projects, invaluable mentorship, and interactive outreach. We are always striving to expand our industry and alumni contacts, provide tangible technical skills to our members, foster connections between students, and expand our outreach into underrepresented areas.
Club Name:American Medical Student Association (AMSA)
Club Summary: AMSA is one of the largest PreMed organizations at UCLA. We hold meetings every Thursday where we bring in Physicians, specialists, medical students and panelists to share their experiences with our members. We also have different committees that host events and volunteer opportunities. We partner with MCAT and counseling companies to provide students with significant discounts and we even give away full prep courses. Our main priority is to give students a community and family at UCLA that they can turn to for support.
Club Name:American Society of Civil Engineers at UCLA
Club Summary: ASCE at UCLA is open to students of all majors, but we largely cater our events to those who are interested in subfields of Civil Engineering such as environmental sustainability, transportation, structural systems, construction, and so on. As a whole, we are dedicated to enriching the experience of and providing support to Civil Engineering students during their time at UCLA by offering mentorship, technical projects in a variety of fields, professional development and community service opportunities, socials, industry info sessions, and much more.
Club Name: American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Club Summary: ASME is a technical, professional, and social engineering organization that caters to UCLA students of all majors and backgrounds. Our three branches provided a variety of projects, events, and opportunities for students to learn valuable technical and professional skills while also building a community with their peers.
Club Summary: Gain invaluable first-hand work experience on consulting projects for startups immediately as a first-year! The Bruin Group is a collective of passionate individuals who aspire to help startup founders solve problems to help expand their business. TBG provides members with a multitude of resources like mentorship, professional training, and a strong alumni network to ensure that all members go on to pursue successful careers in not only Consulting but also in Finance, Tech, and more. But beyond just being a professional organization, we are a group of friends who love to go out to eat and explore LA with each other!
Club Summary: As a student chapter of the international Association for Computing Machinery, ACM at UCLA is the largest Computer Science student organization at UCLA and in Southern California. We welcome students of all different backgrounds and skill levels to join our community and share in our passion for CS! With events such as info sessions, workshops, speaker panels, hackathons, and competitions, we cover a variety of topics including artificial intelligence, virtual reality, cybersecurity, app development, diversity initiatives, community outreach, and much more.
At ACM, we aim to develop students’ technical and professional skills while cultivating an inclusive and supportive community for everyone interested in computer science, regardless of major or experience.
(One-Line version: To empower students to develop their interests in tech, serve the CS community at UCLA, and build the future beyond UCLA)
Name:Bruins at National Parliamentary Debate (Bruins @ NPDA for short)
Club Summary: The purpose of the National Parliamentary Debate at UCLA is to provide an inclusive educational space to collegiate student debaters with opportunities to demonstrate their skills in a competitive setting such as the National Parliamentary Debate Association (NPDA). The organization will allow students to advocate on behalf of themselves and the organization to bring awareness to today’s political and critical issues and increase educational and academic opportunities for students’ success. NPDA Parliamentary style debate has two sides, one team of two affirming and one team of two negating. In a debate round, a resolution is given ranging from politics to philosophy. Each team has about 15-20 minutes to construct a case. Once the round begins, each member of the teams takes turns speaking.
Club Summary: BME is an organization that caters to students interested in the intersection of healthcare and business, specifically through the lens of entrepreneurship. In addition to hosting professional development and networking events, we have regularly invited entrepreneurial leaders to speak with us about their experiences. In the past, we have had guest speakers with a variety of entrepreneurial backgrounds such as biotechnology, medical devices, nanoelectronics, clinical IOT, and many others!
Club Summary: BruinSynaptoGenesis is a selective networking club aimed at supporting the population of psychology majors at UCLA interested in pursuing careers in both academic and non-academic industries such as Law, Entertainment, Business, and Nonprofit.Our goal is to be the first organization at UCLA that fully exploits the potential of a Psychology degree, which is one of the most popular majors at UCLA (2,000+ students) and lacks an umbrella organization. We bring in professionals for guest speaker events and our members collaborate with them for career opportunities and network development.
Club Summary: The BRC serves all UCLA students, with a particular focus on current and former foster youth, students with dependents, students in recovery, undocumented students, and students impacted by the criminal justice system.
Club Summary: We educate undergraduates about the world of venture capital, startups, and tech and apply it to entrepreneurial consulting projects for startups and venture capital firms here in LA. You will meet founders and venture capitalists in our fireside chats and learn and gain real connections in the industry. We’re a close-knit family who participate in both professional and social events together.
Club Summary: BiochemASE (Biochemistry Association for Student Enrichment) aims to serve the undergraduate population majoring in, or interested in biochemistry through mentoring, exposing students to research, connecting students with faculty and graduate students, promoting profesional development, and providing a support system.
Club Summary: CURE at UCLA is an organization of undergraduate researchers who are dedicated to improving the undergraduate research experience. We aim to provide students with the resources and mentorship that they need to succeed through the implementation of an internal curriculum and external workshops. CURE integrates resources and information from student organizations, faculty, and the Undergraduate Research Center to provide students with a comprehensive and cohesive guide to approaching undergraduate research.
Club Name: Connecting Undergraduates for Biz-Health Experience (CUBE)
Club Summary: CUBE aims to be UCLA’s premier networking club focused on connecting undergraduates within the business healthcare field. Considering that the business and healthcare field is quite diverse and somewhat confusing for an undergraduate to navigate, our club would focus on understanding the various facets of the healthcare industry and its commercial aspects through networking nights and speaker events through the quarter. We believe that the business healthcare field is like a Rubik’s ‘cube’, waiting to be solved.
Club Name: Delta Sigma Pi (Coed Business Fraternity)
Club Summary: Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities; to encourage scholarship, social activity and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice; to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce, and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community.
Club Summary: Design Create Solar strives to bring UCLA students from different educational backgrounds together to brainstorm, design and ultimately produce solar energy solutions to energy-related issues within the UCLA community and underprivileged communities around the world. We aim to tackle these issues by combining the knowledge of our multidisciplinary students to complete out three main projects: the @ucla project, a project design to solve a problem at UCLA, out IMPACT project, where we try to make a positive change outside of UCLA, and our collaboration project where we work with other clubs at UCLA to achieve a larger positive impact than we could alone.
Club Summary: Welcome to UCLA! Design Build Fly at UCLA (DBF) is an engineering club dedicated to helping students gain experience with mechanical and aerospace design, physical construction, and cultivate an understanding of the physics involved in plane flight through the yearly construction of a remote-controlled aircraft. Our team competes in the annual AIAA Design Build Fly competition, where the team and our aircraft face a set of challenges that are different every year. In preparation for this competition, the club goes through multiple stages: a design period, where research and CAD work dominate, then the construction of between three to four prototypes, final preparation for competition, then competition. Overall, DBF brings together both a comprehensive engineering experience and a group of people who support each other and grow together, both in education and in life.
Club Summary: DevX is UCLA’s premier tech and product club that brings together students with curious minds and entrepreneurial spirits to build solutions that tackle the most pressing problems facing the UCLA community and beyond. By drawing in a diverse range of students from various majors, we assemble teams of developers, designers, data scientists, marketing experts, and product managers to develop a product from idea to execution.
Club Summary: The Film and Photography Society, also known as FPS Productions, combines professional-like film productions and photoshoots with educational workshops to give our members enough experience to write and direct their own projects within the club. Each quarter, we produce 3-4 short films and 2 photoshoots. Since our club has open membership, we do not require dues at any point in time. We are also beginner-friendly and will teach you all the skills you need to know! Ultimately, FPS is about uniting students and alumni who are interested in entertainment and art, whether you are a hobbyist or a prospective professional.
Club Name: Genetic Counseling Student Interest Group
Club Summary: Founded in 2012 as the first GC student interest group on a college campus, GCSIG at UCLA provides resources for students interested in the genetic counseling field, who plan on applying to genetic counseling programs, or curious about jobs that combine health care, genetics, and advocacy through our programs of education and outreach. We aim to increase the awareness of the field of genetic counseling, facilitate networking opportunities for those pursuing genetic counseling careers, and provide resources for anyone interested! We would love for you to join us for an exciting year full of opportunities to explore this field!
Club Name: International Circle of Genetics Studies
Club Summary: We are a student group dedicated to promoting professional training in genetics and molecular biology through study, scientific research, and collaboration with various institutions at both the national and international levels.
Club Summary: Lawyers Without Borders aims to promote rule of law around the world, especially in underdeveloped countries. This is conducted through research projects used by volunteer lawyers and law students across the globe, coordinating with local and regional NGOs, and supporting regional transitions and developmental work aimed at protecting human rights.
Club Summary: Mock Trial at UCLA is a student-run undergraduate organization that specializes in trial advocacy, public speaking, critical thinking, and theatrical performances. We travel nationally to compete against the top colleges and universities in the country. Our program offers students the opportunity to improve their public speaking skills, as well as gather an understanding in trial procedures and complex legal matters, including criminal and civil law and the rules of evidence. But above everything else, for members of the organization, we are a close-knit family.
Club Summary: Model United Nations at UCLA strives to provide a forum for discussion of
international relations and events through dynamic and academically stimulating simulation of the United Nations. We host two major MUN conferences annually and provide opportunities for members to travel nationally and internationally to compete in collegiate MUN conferences. At the same time, general meetings and social events are held throughout the quarter featuring guest speakers, discussion of international events, and conference and travel training. MUN at UCLA is a great place to connect with others, improve your public speaking skills, and learn more about international relations.
Club Summary: Morning Sign Out at UCLA is a student-run branch of the national Morning Sign Out organization. In aiming to improve health literacy, our team transcribes complex and difficult scientific knowledge into understandable and accessible material that will be applicable in our readers daily lives. We also look for educational opportunities that will allow us to disseminate pertinent information to the surrounding communities in Southern California. Lastly, our focus includes preparing the next generation of healthcare professionals by offering a variety of resources, such as mock interviews and research workshops, that will propel their academic, professional, and personal growth.
Club Summary: Net Impact strives to inspire and guide individuals in navigating the social impact space through training and experiential learning, regardless of major or background. We want to equip change-makers with the professional skills, critical perspectives, and network necessary to leave their mark on the status quo. Our members are trained to provide consulting services to companies and startups engaging in a diverse array of social responsibility projects, including sustainability, gender equality, and education. At Net Impact, we hope to create a space for value-driven individuals passionate to learn, to collaborate, and to create positive social change through business.
Club Summary: The NROTC Program was established to develop midshipmen mentally, morally and physically and to imbue them with the highest ideals of duty, and loyalty, and with the core values of honor, courage and commitment in order to commission college graduates as naval officers who possess a basic professional background, are motivated toward careers in the naval service, and have a potential for future development in mind and character so as to assume the highest responsibilities of command, citizenship and government.
Club Name: Pre-Dental Student Outreach Program (PDSOP)
Club Summary: We strive to provide information regarding the application process, the Dental Admissions Test, and various fields available within dentistry. We are also heavily involved with the American Student Dental Association (ASDA), which allows our members to be involved and well-informed with the political agenda of health care. PDSOP is an organization committed to advancing the UCLA pre-dental and dental community.
Club Summary: Founded in 2014, the Pre-Physician Assistant Club aims to familiarize undergraduate students with the Physician Assistant (PA) profession and graduate school admission requirements and processes through workshops, community service opportunities, as well as the invitation of an array of guest speakers, among which include current PAs, PA students, PA program admission committee representatives, and others. We strive to help our members develop professionally and to strengthen their preparation as successful Pre-PA students.
Club Summary: We are an organization that provides students with exposure to the legal field, as well as dominant industries such as entertainment, business, and entrepreneurship that is intertwined within it. Also, we provide our members with the best resources to begin studying for the LSAT, preparing their law school applications, securing internships, and networking while in their undergraduate years. Our organization is committed to carrying out these goals while simultaneously advocating for diversity and inclusion within the legal profession and the greater community.
Club Name: Phi Delta Epsilon International Medical Fraternity Club Summary: Phi Delta Epsilon is the premier co-ed professional international medical fraternity at UCLA! At the CA Gamma chapter, we emphasize personal development on the medical path through our principles of philanthropy, deity, equity and education. We emphasize this through formal training in the leadership and ethical sides of medicine. We pride ourselves on the academic support we give to pre-medical students, as well as our tight-knit community that extends beyond active members and into medical school and beyond. Phi Delta Epsilon provides premed students with academic and professional support as well as a community on and off campus! Website: http://www.uclaphide.org/ Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/uclaphide @uclaphide, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uclaphide/ Organization Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Zoom Link: https://ucla.zoom.us/j/98417626141 First Year Meet & Greet Time: 7-9 Transfer Meet & Greet Time: 12-2
Club Name: Queer and Trans in STEM
Club Summary: Queer and Trans in STEM is an organization for LGBTQIA+ graduate and undergraduate students in STEM-fields at UCLA. The goal of the organization is promoting inclusivity and empowering people who are not as comfortable being open toward their colleagues.
Club Summary: Welcome class of 2024! We hope you’re as excited as we are to foster community and work toward meaningful initiatives despite these uncertain times.
The Renewable Energy Association (REA) at UCLA strives to cultivate an understanding of the importance of various forms of renewable energy and their effects on our environment, economy and society while encouraging our communities clean energy development. We achieve this by developing and implementing student-run technical projects, local initiatives, and educational outreach programs.
Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any thoughts/questions!
Club Summary: Welcome to UCLA, Class of 2024 and Class of 2022!
Rocket Project at UCLA is a student engineering team that teaches rocket engineering through hands-on exposure to the complete design-build-test cycle of engineering, giving students an opportunity to apply classroom subjects to a project with real-world challenges and thrilling results.
Throughout our endeavors, we strive to promote inclusivity and diversity by structuring internal educational pathways to make even the most complex problems approachable and by carrying out external outreach programs dedicated to inspiring the next generation of rocket engineers from all walks of life.
Club Summary: Big data. Drug addiction. Climate change. Fake news. Our contemporary world faces significant opportunities, choices, and challenges in the present and near future. In an era of uncertainty, science-informed government is paramount to the well-being of our global civilization. Therefore, it is crucial that the knowledge enterprise, including UCLA, plays a role in shaping science policy.
Club Name: Society of Physical and Occupational Therapy
Club Summary: Hi everyone! We are the Society of Physical and Occupational Therapy (SPOT), an organization that aims to provide professional guidance and opportunities as well as a community for students at UCLA looking to pursue physical or occupational therapy. We hope that through volunteer opportunities, connections with professionals in the field, as well as relationships with members and alumni of SPOT that you can find friends and guidance that will aid you in achieving your career goals!
Club Summary: Student Accounting Society (SAS) at UCLA serves as the primary connection between undergraduate students pursuing positions in accounting and the firms with which they seek employment. We offer recruiting events which not only enable students to network with professionals, but also to learn more about specific opportunities within accounting, best interview practices, business etiquette, and other networking and recruiting skills. Joining SAS allows one access to our peer-to-peer mentorship program, resume critiquing service, and free or reduced event pricing.
Club Name: TeamXHealth
Club Summary: TeamXHealth is a club founded by Dr. Tony Hung that specializes in addressing and solving disparities in our healthcare system by cultivating thinkers, building leaders, and thinking innovatively. We aim to achieve our goals by educating our members about the healthcare system, discussing current events surrounding the system and implementing a plan of action to helping underrepresented and underserved communities. Our main program is an annual health fair in which we collaborate with various services, schools and clubs to provide needed medical services to these communities.
Social Media: Instagram: @teamxhealth_ucla & Facebook: TeamxHealth
Organization Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Zoom Link: https://ucla.zoom.us/j/98995071485
First Year Meet & Greet: 7-9
Transfer Meet & Greet: 12-2
Club Name: The Data Science Union at UCLA
Club Summary: The Data Science Union’s three core missions are to teach the data science process, give members practical data science experience in a team setting, and create a tight-knit community for those with similar passions. Through this, we wish to cultivate the next generation of data science professionals at UCLA.
Club Summary: The UCLA Debate Union is UCLA’s only intercollegiate debate team. We compete in a style of parliamentary debate called BP/WUDC debate (British Parliamentary or World University Debating Championship debate). In this format, debaters compete on teams of two. Resolutions change every round, and teams are given limited time (about 15 minutes) to prepare their arguments, without the help of Internet resources. In BP, four teams, two arguing for the resolution and two arguing against, debate in front of a panel of judges, which will then determine the ranking of the teams, 1-4. The BP style of debate focuses on persuasion, logical reasoning, and is a more conversational style of debate. Through this form of debate, we hope to foster a community where students can challenge their perspectives, learn more about the world around them, and become engaged in high level conversations regarding complex and nuanced political and social topics.
Club Name: The Undergraduate Business Society (UBS)
Club Summary: The Undergraduate Business Society (UBS) is the largest student organization at UCLA with an annual membership of more than 5,000 undergraduates. For over 40 years, UBS has offered a variety of events to help UCLA students develop the necessary networks and skills to break into some of the most competitive industries in business, such as investment banking, management consulting, and finance. We aim to connect students to professional firms, plan workshops and networking events, and create a supportive and impactful undergraduate business community. We work with on-campus organizations and corporate sponsors to provide the necessary resources to achieve this goal.
Club Summary: The Thomistic Institute’s mission is to strengthen the intellectual formation of UCLA students and to promote Catholic Truth through formative talks, workshops, conferences, and retreats.
Club Summary: UCLA Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is a paid job and is an experience unlike any other on campus. Through extensive on-the-job training and direct patient contact, EMTs mature and develop the confidence they need to excel in any field. EMTs who have successfully completed the training program have excelled after graduation. Our EMTs are considerably successful in the medical school admissions process, with many previous EMTs reporting their skills have given them an edge in their medical education. Some have become paramedics, firefighters, police officers, nurses, and lawyers. EMTs are also responsible for writing some non-suspect police reports, managing the campus Lost and Found, and providing medical aid at campus events.
Club Summary: Welcome new Bruins! The UCLA SWC CPR & First Aid Program is a committee of the Student Wellness Commission under USAC. Our goal is to curb the rising trend of increasing prehospital deaths around the nation by teaching basic life-saving skills to community members. Our program’s instructors are a team of dedicated UCLA undergraduates of all majors, certified by the American Heart Association to teach Heartsaver CPR and First Aid courses, as well as Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR courses. We’re excited to grow our CPR Family!
Club Name: Unmanned Aerial Systems at UCLA (UAS@UCLA)
Club Summary: UAS@UCLA is focused on building autonomous planes and multi-rotor drones. We compete in several international competitions and research challenges, but the main goal is to introduce interested students to drone technology and prepare the club members for professional work after their degree.
Club Summary: The mission of the Community Programs Office, UCLA’s cross-cultural center, is to build and nurture an inclusive and diverse community of scholars and leaders who are committed to giving back to historically marginalized communities by engaging, educating, and empowering students to develop and execute student-initiated, student-run outreach, service, retention, and basic needs efforts. We are committed to developing a new generation of dynamic leaders by shaping our students to become motivated, responsible, and critically conscious individuals and fostering a safe and positive environment where students can use their education as a vehicle for social change through direct action in the community.
Club Name: Undergraduate Anthropological Association
Club Summary: The Undergraduate Anthropological Association exists to enrich the academic and social lives of our members. We strive to be a place for incoming and continuing students to make connections with professors, TAs, and each other. We are here to assist students in finding research, getting into graduate school, and reaching any other academic goals they may have. We exist to help one another succeed academically as well as to make friends, explore interests, support each other, and have fun. Membership at UAA is only a matter of attending a meeting, signing up for our mailing list, & talking to one of our Board members.