Who We Are
We are responsible for the overall quality and progress of graduate education at UCLA. The Graduate Division serves as the administrative core for graduate recruitment and admissions. Over the years between your Graduate Welcome Reception and the awarding of your degree, we will also participate in the milestones marking your individual academic progress and work to ensure that the education you receive here continually strives for the highest quality.
How To Find Us
Our offices are located on the first floor of Murphy Hall. Our walk-in hours are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday and our phone hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. You can find us on the south east section of the campus map.
What We Do
Here is a list of Graduate Division offices and programs to help you find the services you need.
Office of the Vice Provost & Deans, 1237 Murphy Hall
The Vice Provost for Graduate Education/Graduate Dean oversees the Division and is an ex officio member of the Graduate Council. The Dean and the Associate Deans provide academic leadership for program development, planning, and decision making in the Graduate Division. The deans are available for assistance if students cannot solve problems within their departments.
Academic Services, 1255 Murphy Hall
Academic Services is responsible for advancing the academic life cycle of graduate education by providing the following services to graduate students, visiting graduate researchers, postdoctoral scholars and visiting scholars.
- Learn more about Graduate Study Academic Policy at UCLA
- Learn more about Postdoctoral Scholars and Visiting Scholars
Budget & Personnel, 1237 Murphy Hall
Responsible for the financial management of all graduate division funds, as well as purchasing, accounts payable, and personnel transactions.
Diversity, Inclusion & Admissions, 1237 Murphy Hall
Responsible for outreach, recruitment, and graduate admissions. The staff provides programs that support individuals currently underrepresented in graduate education. The office also coordinates summer research programs, institutional recruitment days, and workshops to promote graduate diversity, inclusion, and retention.
Fellowships & Financial Services, 1228 Murphy Hall
Administer fellowship applications, award processing, and other financial processes and transactions.
- Learn more about Financial Support
- Learn more about Grant Proposal Advising
- Learn more about Tax Information & Forms for UCLA Award Recipients
Information Technology & Institutional Research, 1247 Murphy Hall
Information Technology & Institutional Research staff develop, maintain, and support all Graduate Division computer systems and functions, provide business strategy expertise, develop communications and marketing materials for print and electronic devices, and provide institutional data, metrics, and analytics to internal and external stakeholders.
- Learn more about the Graduate Quarterly and the Graduate Division Website
- Learn more about the Graduate Programs Annual Report
Operations & External Relations, 1237 Murphy Hall
Operations & External Relations oversees the Graduate Division’s events and meeting production, facilities management, external relations, operational effectiveness and staff relations.