New Faculty

Welcome to UCLA!  You are joining a vibrant community of faculty in one of the top universities in the world!
We provide a variety of resources to support your transition and success. 

Please attend any events to which you are invited in your first year at UCLA to meet others and gain useful information such as the New Faculty Orientation, Chancellor's Reception, and Small Group Lunches with the Executive Vice Chancellor/Provost.

Below are some helpful links to assist you here at UCLA:

  • UCLA Faculty - Information on UCLA faculty housing, educational resources, programs for children, benefits, and other resources.
  • Relocation Expenses - Policies and procedures related to the payment of relocation expenses.
  • UCLA Real Estate - Information on faculty housing and home loans.
  • Los Angeles County Cities - Community Profiles 
  • Career Development - Information on teaching resources, mentoring, grants & awards, worklife, and professional development opportunities.

A variety of workshops are provided for new and junior faculty throughout the school year.

Associate Vice Chancellor, Faculty Development
Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry
Sydney Truong
Assistant to Associate Vice Chancellor, Faculty Development
[email protected]
Special Liaison for Faculty Development
Professor Emerita of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences
(310) 206-9379