Benefits for UCLA Students, Staff, and Faculty

Department of Linguistics

Airfare, Hotels, Car Rentals, and Airport Parking

Anyone on official business for UCLA has access to an array of discounts for airfare, hotels, car rentals, and airport parking. Visit UCLA's Travel Services Discounts page for details, and follow the links along the right side for specific discounts. To receive any discount, reservations must be made through the UCLA Travel Center.

Cell Phone Discounts

For any UCLA employee (including TAs, RAs, staff, and faculty), UCLA has negotiated a 15% discount off mobile service from the following providers: AT&T, Nextel/Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless. Discounts may also be available for accessories or other hardware purchases.

To take advantage of these discounts, follow this link and contact the appropriate representative (listed by cell phone provider):

UCLA Mobile Communications page

Software Discounts

MS Office and Adobe Acrobat are available free of charge to our department by contacting our DTA, Bryan Jung (bryan "at"

There is also a library of software at reduced rates for any UCLA-affiliated person, itemized here:

UCLA Software Central site

For a few other programs (Cute FTP, Sophos Anti-Virus, Eudora, etc.), also see the BOL site for free/reduced-price software.

Automatic Travel Insurance

UCLA employees traveling on University business are automatically granted travel insurance; see the University of California Traveler Insurance Coverage page for details and a short form that provides further details.

Sporting Events

Faculty and staff have access to free/reduced-price tickets to many UCLA athletic events. See the Bruin Athletics page for Faculty & Staff for details (an updated link to discounted events can be found at the bottom of that page). Generally, tickets to one football game and tailgate party can be purchased per year for the discounted rate of $10 per ticket. For other sports besides football and basketball, tickets are free for faculty/staff.

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