Get Connected!

There are a number of ways to connect to the postdoctoral scholar community at UCLA. Among the most effective ways to learn about events and information relevant to your postdoctoral appointment is to sign up for the UCLA Postdoctoral Scholar Mailing List.

Postdoctoral Scholar Orientation

Meet other postdoctoral scholars while learning about your appointment and various resources available at UCLA by attending our quarterly virtual Postdoctoral Scholar Orientation!

Topics include: Q&A for postdoctoral appointments and policy, joining the UCLA community, campus resources, support networks, professional development, resources and networking, and union representation.

Fall 2022 Postdoc Orientation
Tuesday, October 4 from 1-2pm (Pacific Time) via Zoom

Winter 2023 Postdoc Orientation
Tuesday, February 7 from 1-2pm (Pacific Time) via Zoom

Spring 2023 Postdoc Orientation
Tuesday, April 18 from 1-2pm (Pacific Time) via Zoom

Summer 2023 Postdoc Orientation
Tuesday, July 18 from 1-2pm (Pacific Time) via Zoom

To register for the orientation, please contact your department HR and/or subscribe to our UCLA Postdoctoral Scholar Mailing List for announcements about our next quarterly in-person or virtual orientations!

Orientation Resources

If you have any questions about the orientation, please contact postdoc@grad.ucla.edu.

Appointment Paperwork and Information

For information about required paperwork associated with your postdoctoral appointment, please view the Appointment Procedures page and contact your Department Administrator. For information about your appointment, please view the Appointment Policy and Procedures page.