Southern California is among the world's most vibrant and exciting geographic areas, offering unparalleled access to not only cutting-edge commercial activity but also virtually limitless cultural and recreational opportunities. The UCLA campus is set in one of the leading residential areas of Los Angeles and is adjacent to Westwood Village, a student haven. The campus is easily accessible by car and public transportation. Theaters, sporting events, performances, and leisure activities are available either within or just beyond the borders of the UCLA campus.
Although a move to Los Angeles can be exciting, it can also be daunting figuring out how and where to get settled. To help make your move to Los Angeles easier, check out the information in this section that covers everything from neighborhoods, leases and transportation options to where to shop and health insurance.