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New Sections Added for Winter 2019 – Enroll Today

New sections of the following courses have been added for Winter Quarter 2019. Enroll today.

Surface Materials (REG# 366663)
Wednesdays, 7 – 10pm
Instructor: Tatyana Zhukova

History of Environmental Arts: Part I (REG# 366664)
Wednesdays, 6:30 – 9:30pm
Instructor: Gray Adams

Color Theory and Application (REG# 366665)
Mondays, 6:30 – 10pm
Instructor: Edward Varias

Elements of Design II (REG# 366666)
Thursdays, 3:30 – 6:30pm
Alvalyn Lundgren

Design Communication II (REG# 366667)
Mondays, 6:30 – 10pm
Instructor: Patrick Allen

Design Communication I (REG# 366668)
Thursdays, 2:30 – 5:30pm
Instructor: Christopher Carr

Fund Your Future: Scholarships for Hospitality Students

NEWH Los Angeles Founding Chapter is awarding scholarships to students pursuing a major and career within the Hospitality Industry. Winners will be honored later in the year during the NEWH Los Angeles Gala. NEWH chapters and regional groups across the U.S., Canada, and the UK award scholarships annually, based on whether student is in a 2-year, 4-year or graduate program and the following criteria:

  • Enrolled student attending an accredited college/program in: Los Angeles, Southern California and zip codes 900-935
  • Must have completed half your total required credits/units/hours for an undergrad degree (or 2-year certificate program) or be a graduate student
  • 3.0 GPA (cumulative) or over “B” average or grade percentage of 83% – 86% equivalent
  • Have financial need through college for current/upcoming tuition or program approved books/supplies
  • Major and career objective within a hospitality related field (interior design, architecture, hospitality management, travel and tourism, culinary, senior living, etc.)

Founded in 1984, NEWH is an international non-profit organization, which provides access to the hospitality industry through scholarships, mentorship, and education. NEWH chapters and regional groups award scholarships annually to students pursuing a future within the hospitality market. NEWH scholarship alumni boast careers in hospitality design, development, hotel management, operations, and culinary, around the world.

Apply + learn more www.newh.org (scholarship/chapter scholarship applications)
Connect + Questions: newh.scholarship@newh.org or 800-593-NEWH
Facebook: @NEWHScholarships


Top 25 Schools for Architecture & Interior Design

Credit: ceoworld.biz (http://ceoworld.biz/2018/07/25/best-universities-to-study-architecture-and-interior-design-in-america-2018/)

Choosing the right program is a life-changing event and students, now more than ever, cannot afford to waste time and resources on a sub-par education.

The field of architecture and interior design is becoming one of the most sought-after professions among career-changers and young professionals. CEOWORLD Magazine ranks the Top 25 Universities to Study Architecture and Interior Design in the United States.

Check out who made the list: CEOWORLD Magazine

2018 ASID LA Student Scholarships – Winnings have increased

The Harold W. Grieve Scholarship Committee has significantly INCREASED the scholarship  winnings!

1st Prize: $10,000
2nd Prize: $7,500
3rd Prize: $5,000
2 Honorable Mentions: $3,000 each

Don’t miss your chance to take a big bite out of tuition and send in your entry today!

Entries should be class projects-commercial or residential-that show your ability to create innovative concepts, space plan, furnish and decorate.

Submissions should be two-dimensional presentations only.

Presentations will be made on Friday, August 24, 2018 at the Designers Lounge at the LA Mart.

This competition is being held as part of the Rocky LaFleur Lifetime Achievement Award Celebration on September 26. Winning scholarships will be awarded at the Celebration.

Please submit the following information ASAP to asidoffice@asidla.org to claim your spot to compete:

Harold W Grieve Scholarship
Application Form


ASID Student Member #:

Email Address:

Cell Phone:

School Name:

Anticipated Graduation Date:

Head of Dept. Name and Email Address:

ASID Activities:

Presentations will be approximately 20 minutes per student and will be held on Friday, August 24, 2018 between 10am and 3pm at the LA Mart, 1933 S Broadway, Downtown Los Angeles.

Advanced Portfolio Design and Graphic Storytelling

This course will guide you through our written and graphic self representation.  By the end of this course you will have a personal portfolio design, resume and sample works.  The main focus of the class will be to learn techniques on presentations for studio projects, interviews and client meetings.  We will investigate these together through a combination of lectures, mock presentation and workshops.  This class will be interactive and change week to week.


NEWH LA Chapter Scholarships Now Open

NEWH Los Angeles Founding Chapter scholarships are now open!

  • Open to students with a major and career objective within hospitality: (interior design, culinary, hotel management, architecture, etc.)
  • Student must be attending college in Los Angeles, Southern California or zip codes 900-935
  • Apply before: September 30th, 2018
  • Open to International students
  • Membership is not required but it is free to students + full-time educators
  • Students can apply online: http://newh.org/chapter-scholarships/ or submit a PDF application by mail/email

Get connected:
Web: http://newh.org/chapters/los-angeles/
Facebook: @NEWHLosAngeles   @newhinc    @NEWHScholarships
Twitter: @NEWHinc     Instagram: @newhinc




Apply Now for the $5,000 Ingrid Skulstad Williams Scholarship for Women


Continue the legacy of Ingrid Skulstad Williams by achieving your educational goals. 

The Ingrid Skulstad Williams Scholarship is a needs-based scholarship dedicated to helping women get the education necessary to have a successful career. Each year, winners of the scholarship are awarded up to $5,000 to help them reach their goal of pursuing and completing a certificate program at UCLA Extension.

Ms. Skulstad Williams attended UCLA Extension in the late 1970s to pursue business courses, which helped her launch a successful career in the travel industry. Through her estate, Ms. Skulstad Williams established this scholarship endowment to help women who would otherwise not have the financial means or opportunity to attend postsecondary education. Ms. Skulstad Williams strongly believed that lifelong learning can change lives.

Applications for this scholarship will be accepted from Monday, April 23, 2018, until Monday, May 21, 2018. The submission packet requires letters of recommendation, transcripts, and more, so get a head start on the process.


The deadline to apply is Monday, May 21, 2018, at 4pm.

For questions, email scholarships@uclaextension.edu.

Classes Canceled Thursday, December 7

Because of the uncertainty caused by the fire near UCLA campus, as well as concerns about air quality, all in-person UCLA Extension classes, at all locations (including Westwood, DTLA, and Woodland Hills), are canceled for Thursday, Dec. 7. We recommend that all students, instructors, and staff continue to check the ucla.edu and uclaextension.edu homepages for updates.

While classes have been canceled, UCLA Extension business offices remain open.

Thank you.

***Important for Wednesday, 12/6/17***

Because of the Skirball Fire, all in-person UCLA Extension classes are canceled at ALL locations for today, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017.
Your instructor will provide additional information about makeups and assignments in the near future.
The safety of all UNEX students, staff, and instructors is our top priority. Thank you.