General Information University Of California - Los Angeles
University of California - Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
UCLA - the University of California, Los Angeles - is a public research university and a member of the Association of American Universities. UCLA's primary purpose as a public research university is the creation, dissemination, preservation, and application of knowledge for the betterment of our global society. To fulfill this mission, UCLA is committed to academic freedom in its fullest terms: we value open access to information, free and lively debate conducted with mutual respect for individuals, and freedom from intolerance. In all of our pursuits, we strive at once for excellence and diversity, recognizing that openness and inclusion produce true quality.
The campus is a cultural magnet for the entire Southern California region. UCLA Live! performances fill Royce Hall with enthusiastic audiences for music, dance and the spoken word. The Hammer museum is a showplace for emerging artists, with a rich public offering of forums, readings, lectures and family programs. The Film & Television Archive screens new, classic and international films in the Billy Wilder Theater. The Fowler museum explores global arts and cultures, past and present; free programs include Culture Fix and Kids in the Courtyard.
Intriguing public programs are also offered by academic departments, especially music, theatre, architecture, and design.