COMPASS Application

Thank you for your interest in the UCLA COMPASS PRogram! The Application is now OPEN!

Pathways Student applications are due Tuesday, May 28 by 5PM (PST) 2024.
Transfer Student applications TBD.

We highly suggest completing your application in a word document and then copy/ pasting your responses into the application below. This application will ask you to select 5 Faculty Mentors that you would be interested in working with if selected into COMPASS. The list of Faculty Mentors can be found by clicking the link below.

COMPASS Faculty Mentor List

If you need any assistance with the application process or would like to confirm that we have received your application please email the COMPASS Program Coordinator, Emily Hertzberg ( Be sure to save a copy of your applications as a word document before submitting.

COMPASS Program application

Please enter a number from 99999999 to 1000000000.
Do you identify as a first-gen student?(Required)
If you are a continuing 2nd Year Student, have you taken any Stem Cell courses at UCLA if so, please list them below? (ex: MCDB50, MCDB 90, MCDB 138, MCDB 168, MCDB 191)
Are you currently in a UCLA research lab?(Required)
Please select your current future plans?(Required)