Log in

UCLA Retirees Association logo

Log in

Keeping You Informed

UCLARA Connections is the name of our newsletter: connecting retirees to each other and to the campus. We publish quarterly, in February, May, August and November. A PDF link is emailed to each member. 

We are always looking for new material and article ideas. Please email your suggestions to Newsletter Editor Anne Pautler

Current Issues of UCLARA Connections

Click the issue date and number to view or download the PDF:

Summer 2023, Issue 138: Keith Parker and John Timmins join the UCLARA Board; message from Judith Tuch, new UCLARA president; Board roster; Jared Diamond after-lunch lecture; art show at Belmont Village; retiree profile of Maciek Kolodziejczak; donations to campus causes; travel news.

Spring 2023, Issue 137: Retiree artists invited to exhibit at Emeriti art show; Board adds Mentorship chair and committee; UCLA seeks on-campus Metro station; event photos from Japanese American National Museum, Nethercutt Collection and Kaplan concert; Darnell Hunt and Suzanne Seplow brief Board; President Elaine Fox looks back; photos from South Africa trip; dedicated survivor phone line. 

Winter 2023, Issue 136: Upcoming events including faculty lectures and in-person visits to the Nethercutt Collection and South Coat Botanic Garden; photos from the Holiday Luncheon; Interest Groups resuming in-person meetings; photos from a Danube River cruise; briefings on Student Life and Alumni; Elaine Fox on New Year's resolutions. 

Fall 2022, Issue 135: Open enrollment; #1 ranking, new campus housing and new Executive Vice Chancellor/Provost; photos from the new retiree reception; August programs at the Marion Davies Beach House and the Museum of Flying; photos from a trip to the Canadian Rockies; Elaine Fox on the unexpected opportunities of retirement. 

Looking for older issues? See the Newsletter Archive in the Members-only section for issues back to 2004. 

More About UCLARA Connections

The goals of our newsletter are to:

  • Inform members about issues affecting the UC retiree community
  • Announce member events such as social programs, day trips and tours
  • Update members on UCLARA interest group activities
  • Offer news and profiles of UCLARA members

ERRC Update

For the latest group announcements, subscribe to the twice-monthly emails of the Emeriti/Retiree Relations Center (ERRC). Sign up now.

Join Us on Facebook

Facebook logoCan't wait for a newsletter? UCLARA has a group Facebook page! Joining is easy, but the group is private so you do need to request membership. Go to the UCLARA Facebook page. Click the bar that says “Join Group." That sends your request to the Group Administrator. Once approved, you will be notified when you log on to Facebook. Then you can add your "likes" and comments to the page. 

Membership Section

Join Us

Member Benefits

Membership Form


Email the Retirees Association at

Or phone the UCLA Emeriti/Retirees Relations Center at 310-825-7456

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software