UCLA Physical Sciences

How to Thrive in the Sciences at UCLA and Beyond: An event welcoming new students in the Physical Sciences

In September 2018, Dean Miguel García-Garibay, UCLA alumni, faculty, and students hosted a welcome event for all freshmen and first-year transfer students considering a major in Physical Sciences.

These disciplines include biochemistry; chemistry; chemistry-materials science; math; applied math; math-economics; statistics; physics; astrophysics; biophysics; climate science; atmospheric and oceanic sciences; geochemistry; geology; space physics; and more.

Explore photos and a video of the event below:

Stay tuned for a research-focused event for first-year Physical Sciences students to be held later in the academic year, as well as FAQs posted here addressing what new students in these disciplines want to know.