CaSB hosts regular events throughout the year for prospective students and new admits to learn about the major. Programs include: Info Sessions, Major Blast, Freshmen & Transfer Bruin Days, Bruin Bound, and New Student Welcome.

If you have any questions about the program, please reach out to the CaSB Academic Counselor.

Info Sessions

Info Sessions occur in the Fall and Spring quarters and are a chance for current UCLA students who are interested in switching to pre-CaSB to learn more about the program, understand admission requirements, and meet current students.

Upcoming Events:

CaSB will be hosting a Virtual Info Session for students interested in learning more about Computational & Systems Biology on Monday, November 16th from 4-5 PM PST via Zoom. This is a great opportunity for students who are considering switching to the CaSB major to learn more about the field, talk to other students in the program, and get questions answered.

Registration info was provided in the email sent out to departments across campus and
subscribers to the CaSB CCLE page. If you would like to request the registration link, please email your name and UID to

Open to current UCLA undergraduates

Past Events:

CaSB Spring Virtual Info Session
April 10th, 2020 1-2 PM

CaSB Fall Info Session
November 13th 2020 5-6:30 PM
Hedrick Summit Fireside Lounge

Major Blast

CaSB participates in Major Blast, which is put on by the Office of Residential Life, each Fall. Major Blast brings together representatives from different major and minor programs at UCLA, allowing students to explore different programs of interest in one place. Check back for more info about Major Blast in Fall 2020.

Freshmen/Transfer Bruin Days & Bruin Bound

Freshmen Bruin Day and Transfer Bruin Day are events for new admits held on campus during Spring quarter. These events give admitted students the opportunity to explore UCLA prior to making their final decision about which College/University they will attend in the Fall. CaSB participates in the Academic Fair at Freshmen Bruin Day and Transfer Bruin Day

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, in lieu of participating in Bruin Days in Spring 2020, CaSB participated in the virtual Bruin Bound programming initiative.

New Student Welcome

CaSB hosts New Student Welcome at the start of Fall Quarter as part of the True Bruin Welcome events. This event brings together new CaSB students, features a welcome address by the CaSB chair, and gives new students the opportunity to meet and learn from upperclassmen. Check back soon for more details about the Fall 2020 New Student Welcome.