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About Programs on the UCLA Campus

Stepping foot on this iconic college campus for the first time, it’s easy to see why it's ranked as the No. 1 public university in the nation by the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. It's truly an incredible place to learn and grow, which is why we’re so proud to work with UCLA through our Pre-College Enrichment summer programs and give high school students the opportunity to get a taste of college life and gain inspiration for their futures.

Living and studying together on the UCLA campus, students get to choose from over 20 courses taught by engaging university-level faculty, instructors, and local professionals. This immersive college experience allows our students to pursue their interests, discover new passions, and prepare for the next step in their academic journeys.

What It's Like

  • Engaging courses exclusive to Westcoast Connection students.
  • Unlimited access to the world-class facilities of the UCLA Bruins.
  • Courses taught by experienced university-level faculty, instructors, and local professionals.
  • Stay on campus in a college dorm residence at UCLA.
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Engaging Courses

Students choose from over 20 courses that cover a variety of academic disciplines such as Business, Psychology, Law, and Photography. From guest speakers and fun group projects to out-of-class excursions, our courses take a collaborative hands-on approach to engage students and encourage them to get the most out of their summer learning experience.

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Inspiring Instructors

Our instructors are all highly-qualified industry professionals, academic leaders, and experts in their respective fields. Their dedication, knowledge, and professional experience set the stage for advanced learning tailored for high school students.

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UCLA Residence

Students on the 14-day program who enroll as of March 5, 2024 will stay in our second residence Sproul Hall. This traditional residence features shared bathrooms on each floor, workspace, closet space, Wi-Fi and no A/C. See MORE DETAILS below. This campus location is close to everything -multiple dining halls, the Sports and Recreation Center, pools, classrooms, and the student union.

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UCLA Athletic Facilities

Stay active with complimentary access to UCLA’s world-class athletic facilities. Enjoy the strength & conditioning zone that includes weight training equipment, cardio machines and stretching mats. Refresh in the pool or break a sweat on the basketball, volleyball, tennis, badminton, racquetball and squash courts. Students can even try out the climbing wall or hang out in the games lounge.