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Dinners for 12 Strangers

Saturday, Feb. 22, Sunday, Feb. 23 and Saturday, Feb. 29 | Times and Locations Vary

Dinners for 12 Strangers is a 52-year UCLA tradition that has become a global phenomenon. Every year, on one of three nights, alumni, faculty and students come together to enjoy good food and great conversation. This past year, alumni hosted more than 500 dinners around the world involving more than 3,700 Bruins.

Dinners can be hosted for students near UCLA or for fellow alumni here in Los Angeles, around the country and the world!

Dinners will be taking place on the following three nights:

Saturday, Feb. 22

Sunday, Feb. 23

Saturday, Feb. 29

Dinners are encouraged to be themed around the pillars of: Coming of Age, Opportunity for All, Leading the Way and Only Here.

Find out all the ways to get involved by clicking here. Register to host or attend a dinner by January 6, 2020.

For more information about the dinners program, contact Alyson Beckman, Director of Student Alumni Programs and Family Engagement at

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Sit down strangers. Stand up as friends.