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New UCLA Benefits for American Collegiate, LA Students

When your students enroll in American Collegiate, LA, they can access the UCLA alumni network, receive transfer guidance to Top-100 universities, and fast track their professional goals.

We are excited to announce new benefits for American Collegiate, Los Angeles, an elite one-year transfer program designed specifically for international students: When your students enroll in American Collegiate, Los Angeles, they are automatically admitted to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Extension General Studies Certificate program — allowing students to earn UCLA-equivalent credits and benefits. 

With successful completion of the UCLA Extension General Studies Certificate program, your students will:

  • Become a member of the UCLA Alumni Association—Your students can leverage one of the largest alumni networks in the nation. With more than 92,000 members across the world, the association includes members who currently work at Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Oracle, among other top employers.

  • Benefit from UCLA Extension’s Career Services—Students can access exclusive career resources such as professional development workshops, personalized job recommendations, online career coaching, and more.

  • Access Handshake (UCLA Career Center’s online job board)—More than 500,000 employers post internships and jobs on Handshake—including in-demand companies such as Bank of America, Duolingo, Microsoft, Target, Tesla, Unilever, and more!

  • Take advantage of UCLA Recreation at no additional cost while enrolled—The university's recreation and fitness facilities, including the Bruin Fitness Center, Drake Stadium, Marina Aquatic Center, Rock Wall, and more, help your students stay fit and active.

In addition to UCLA and UCLA Extension benefits, American Collegiate, LA students can:

  • Get support from Shorelight Student Services—Your students can access a full suite of services and programs, including student visa and pre-arrival assistance, help with transition to and arrival on campus, guidance with internship and career opportunities, and more.

  • Receive personalized transfer assistance—With counseling from our expert advisors, your students can identify their academic goals and customize a strategic plan to send their best applications to the transfer school of their choice.

  • Access top-ranked, elite universities—After earning first-year credits from a top-ranked university affiliation, your students have the opportunity to transfer to world-class institutions around the US. Many of our universities are ranked among the Top-100, including American University, Auburn University, Gonzaga University, and the University of Utah.

  • Live and study in LA—While studying at American Collegiate, LA, your students will live and study in the vibrant Westwood Village neighborhood of Los Angeles, the entertainment capital of the world.

  • Leverage multiple alumni networks—In addition to the UCLA Alumni network, your students can access alumni networks from American Collegiate, LA and the transfer university of their choice to make even more connections that fast track their professional goals.

With American Collegiate, LA, the opportunities are endless. We look forward to helping your students take the next step toward studying in the US.

Reach out to your Shorelight representative to learn more >>