New Student Programs

Welcome Fall 2023 incoming Engineering Transfer Students!

Greetings and welcome new engineering transfer students!  We would like to congratulate you on your acceptance to UCLA Samueli! We are delighted to welcome you to our community and look forward to working with you in the Fall.

As you prepare for the approaching Fall quarter, we want to encourage you to visit the Office of Academic and Student Affairs’ New Undergraduate Students page for information on orientation, advising, enrolling, and other important information you will want to look at.

Please check out the video to the left to hear from our staff on what you can expect from the Engineering Transfer Center in the summer before you transfer through your time at UCLA Samueli.

Programs and Resources Organized by School of Engineering and OASA

Summer Accelerator for Engineering Transfer Students

Spend your summer preparing for year 1.  The Accelerator is designed to help eTransfers to bridge the learning and experiential gap.

    • Diagnostic Assessment Tests
    • Course Refresher
    • eTransfer 101
    • Classroom Boot-Camp
    • Basic Training workshops: design tool-belt
    • HAcK Technical Competition

Visit the Accelerator page for more information about these program components.


National Transfer Student Pride Week

National Transfer Week is the 3rd week in October. Join us at the Engineering Transfer Center to celebrate!

Get your UCLA transfer pride on at the ETC (Boelter Hall 6288) on Thursday, October 20 from 3 – 4:30PMStop by and spin the wheel for a chance to win a prize including Starbucks and Tacobell gift cards! 

For more information on National Transfer Student week visit:





Programs and Resources Organized by Campus

New Student and Transition Programs (NSTP)

New Student Academic Programs (NSAP)

NSAP‘s goal is to provide educational planning, academic advising, and adjustment guidance to all new undergraduate students entering UCLA for the first time. They oversee all new student, transfer, and family orientations, a mentoring network, and the True Bruin Tradition Keepers challenge. For information on new student orientation please click here. All new students are recommended to attend a New Student Session through NSAP.

Connect with New Student and Transitions Program
E-mail | Students –
Family Members –
Phone | 310.206.6685

Transfer - New Student Checklist

Transfer - New Student Checklist

The UCLA Admissions Office created a helpful list for newly admitted transfers. Students can use this checklist as a guide to make sure they are on track for enrollment and other important dates and deadlines. Be sure to also check out our list of resources for transfer students here!

In addition to offering guidelines, the list also contains links to helpful resources and information for transfers:
Transfer Checklist
UCLA Undergraduate Admissions
Other things to know before you enroll