Southern California is among the world's most vibrant and exciting geographic areas with cutting-edge commercial activities and unparalleled access to cultural and recreational opportunities. Our location at such an extraordinary cultural crossroads provides opportunities to engage with people from various backgrounds and points of view. Our students benefit from this interaction both professionally and personally, enjoying the many opportunities to share cultural traditions with each other.
The UCLA campus is set in one of the leading residential areas of Los Angeles and is adjacent to Westwood Village, a student haven. Theaters, sporting events, performances, and leisure activities are all available either within or just beyond the borders of the UCLA campus. •
- Central Ticket Office
- UCLA Museums
- Other Museums
- Recreation Clubs
- Other UCLA Activities
- Amusement Parks
- Live Theater/Concerts
Central Ticket Office
UCLA and non-UCLA Concert tickets, cultural and performing arts events, athletic event tickets, discount movie tickets and bus passes are all available at the UCLA Central Ticket Office (CTO).
UCLA Anderson is part of a large campus filled with cultural activities that students can take full advantage of.
- Angel's Attic
- California Heritage Museum
- California Science Center and IMAX Theater
- El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument
- Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum
- George C. Page Museum (La Brea Tar Pits)
- Huntington Library Art Collection
- The Getty Center and The Getty Villa
- Zimmer Children's Museum
- Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
- Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust
- Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)
- The Museum of Flying
- Museum of Tolerance
- Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
- Norton Simon Museum of Art
To buy tickets for UCLA teams, contact the Central Ticket office.
UCLA Recreation administers the coordination of programming, facilities, equipment and supervision of campus recreational activities and services.
The John Wooden Recreation and Sports Center is a comprehensive student activities building with multiple gymnasium spaces, five racquetball/handball courts, a rock wall, two squash courts, a weight training facility, exercise/dance and martial arts rooms, and a games lounge.
Students have the opportunity to participate in a number of competitive recreational activities. The Intramural Sports Program offers over 40 activities a year. Men's, women's, and co-ed divisions are offered with team and individual events. Nominal entry fees are charged. The Club Sports Program offers students the chance to organize, coach or participate in sports activities that fall beyond the scope of intramurals, but are not offered at the varsity level.
Recreational Class Program
A broad range of non-credit recreation classes are available in aquatics, dance, fine arts, fitness, tennis, martial arts, and sports skills. Most classes are designed for those with beginning and intermediate skill levels.
The Outdoor Adventures Program offers a wide variety of adventure trips, marine excursions, and boating activities. Water sport classes take place at the UCLA Marina Aquatic Center in Marina Del Rey. Equipment rentals also are available.
A variety of summer day camps, recreation classes, enrichment programs and year-round weekend activities for children ages 18 months through 17 years are offered for the UCLA community. Youth Programs offer students a number of summer employment opportunities with a chance to work with children in a learning environment.
UCLA Store - Ackerman
The biggest UCLA store location occupies all of B-level Ackerman Union.
UCLA Film and Television Archive
The UCLA Film & Television Archive offers its vast holdings of original film and television materials to local, national and international constituencies through a wide range of programs dedicated to the preservation, education and exhibition of the moving image.
Campus Events Commission
The Campus Events Commission works to bring enjoyable, interesting, and sometimes controversial programming to the UCLA community. The Films staff organizes a quarterly movie schedule, with titles ranging from current releases to old classics. Movies are shown weekly in Ackerman Grand Ballroom (2nd Floor Ackerman Union) for $2.00 per night.
- Mann's Chinese Theater - 213-461-3331
- Hollywood Walk of Fame - 213-469-8311
- Griffith Park/Observatory - 213-664-1181
- Los Angeles Zoo - 213-666-4090
- Venice Beach
- Century Theater Group Performances
- Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum
- Greek Theatre
- L.A. Philharmonic & the Hollywood Bowl
- Morgan-Wixson Theatre
- Music Center of LA County
- Ahmanson Theater
- Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
- Mark Taper Forum
- Orange County Performing Arts Center
- Pantages Theater
- Center for the Arts
- Santa Monica Civic Auditorium
- Santa Monica Playhouse
- Shrine Auditorium
- Shubert Theater
- Universal Amphitheater
- Wadsworth Theater (UCLA)
- Geffen Playhouse
- Wilshire Theatre
- Wiltern Theatre
- UCLA Theater Arts Box Office