Bicycling at UCLA



Put Traffic Jams Behind You

Riding a bicycle is a fun, healthy and inexpensive way to get to and around campus. There are over 3,500 free bike parking spaces in racks all over campus and with newly added bike lanes, bicycling around UCLA has never been easier!   



UCLA Bike Week 2002

UCLA Bike Month 2022

UCLA Bike Month is back in full gear as in-person Bike Week events return to campus! Join us at pit stops featuring complimentary refreshments and fun giveaways including water bottles, bike gear, and more. And follow along on social media for the chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card!




Earn-A-Bike Program

Eligible employees and graduate students can join the Earn-A-Bike program and receive a free $450 bicycle package in exchange for their parking permit. Each package includes a bike as well as a light, lock set, helmet, and Bruin Commuter Club welcome kit. Please note that this program is on pause due to supply chain issues related to COVID-19, with a planned relaunch for Fall Quarter 2022.


Bus, bike rider, and pedestrian on campus

UCLA Trip Planner

Need help planning a bike commute? The UCLA Trip Planner can help with that (and other sustainable transportation modes).


BikeLink lockers

Secure Bike Parking

The campus has a variety of secure bike parking available for either free or a very low cost rate for peace of mind:

  • BikeLink lockers throughout campus
  • Bikeep racks by Bunche Hall



Discounts at Select Local Bike Shops

Helen's Cycles in Santa Monica, LA Brea Bike Works, and The Bike Center in Santa Monica  provide in-store discounts for UCLA affiliates who show their BruinCard at the time of purchase. Discounts generally apply to services, parts, and accessories. Bicycles are excluded. Please check with each shop for specific exclusions.


Lyft Ebike

Lyft Ebikes

If you need to make a quick trip and don't have your own bike with you, Lyft offers electric bikes as part of UCLA's micromobility program.


Bike Shop

UCLA Bike Shop

The UCLA Bike Shop supports the campus’ bicycling community with DIY repairs and a variety of free classes. Visit their website for more information. 


UCLA Is a Bike Friendly University

Watch below to learn how UCLA achieved Gold Bicycle Friendly University status by making bike riding easier on campus.