OpportunitiesWelcome Week 2021

Welcome Week

We’re excited to welcome new Bruins and to welcome back familiar faces!

We’ll be hosting a mix of on-campus and virtual events throughout True Bruin Welcome Week, from a student welcome panel to faculty-led info sessions. Please note that all Dept. of English events require pre-registration, so please use the registration links below!

We encourage all of our students to attend the annual Humanities Welcome (pivoted to virtual-only) the afternoon of 9/22.

MAIN EVENT: Department of English Welcome Panel (virtual event)
Wednesday, 9/22, 11 am via Zoom

Hear from current UCLA students about their experiences in the Department of English! Our student panelists will represent our various majors and minors, transfer and first-year pathways, the departmental honors program, creative writing workshops, professional writing workshops, and more! We’ll also have our undergraduate advising team on hand to answer your questions. We hope to see you there!

Info Session: Creative Writing with Professor Justin Torres (virtual event)
Monday, 9/20, 12 noon via Zoom

Professor Torres will be available to answer your pressing questions about Creative Writing at UCLA. What are the workshops really like? How does the application process work? Is the Creative Writing Concentration right for you? Come and find out!

Info Session(s): Minor in Professional Writing with Professor Megan Stephan (in-person and virtual events)
In-person event: Wednesday, 9/22, 12 noon; RSVP for location details

Virtual event: Tuesday, 9/28, 12 noon via Zoom

Professor Stephan will be answering questions about our newest minor, launched in Spring 2019! Learn about the minor’s curriculum, application process, capstone experience, and more. One session will be held in-person, and another will be held via Zoom.

Info Session: Departmental Honors Program with Professor Blake Allmendinger (virtual drop-in hours)
Friday, 9/24, drop-in hours between 2 pm – 4 pm via Zoom

Interested in producing a senior honors thesis? Prof. Allmendinger, Director of Departmental Honors, invites you to drop in to ask questions about the departmental honors program. Applications open in January of the junior year–rising juniors and incoming transfer students are encouraged to attend.