University of California, Irvine


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The Buzz

Purposeful play

Upcoming Anteater Equity Games promote inclusivity – and fun, of course

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Solving problems

UCI program fosters math skills and college dreams in underprivileged middle schoolers

Our daily discards

Eye-popping Earth Week exhibit shows how far campus is from zero-waste goal

Hot topic

UCI mechanical engineer sees tiny solution to big problem


UCI and JPL find melting of Greenland’s glaciers worse than previously thought

New seafloor mapping techniques help scientists identify high-risk areas

Four from UCI elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Honor is conferred for distinguished contributions to their fields

All powered up

UCI chemists create battery technology with off-the-charts charging capacity

Who We Are

Currently celebrating its 50th anniversary, UCI is the youngest member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. The campus has produced three Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation and anteater mascot. Led by Chancellor Howard Gillman, UCI has more than 30,000 students and offers 192 degree programs. It’s located in one of the world’s safest and most economically vibrant communities and is Orange County’s second-largest employer, contributing $4.8 billion annually to the local economy.

About UCI


UCI is a center for quality education that fosters passionate, enthusiastic and ongoing expansion of knowledge and approaches to scholarship.

Research Programs

UCI is improving lives through the investigation, discovery and dissemination of knowledge in numerous forms to all levels of society.

Our Community

UCI students, faculty and staff reach beyond the classrooms and laboratories to address social issues and improve the human condition.


UCI combines the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location.

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Campus Maps

Visit the Campus Maps page for the best way to reach UCI and locate intended campus destinations, as well as nearby parking options.

Visitor Center

The Visitor Center welcomes prospective students and their parents, alumni and all visitors who want to know more about the university.

Parking & Transportation

Transportation & Distribution Services offers information on parking rates and timely updates on sustainable commuting options.


There’s always something interesting going on at UCI. Enlightening classes, engaging public lectures, captivating performances and exciting athletic events take place year-round.

UCI campus Calendar

May 1: Baseball

UCI vs. Cal State Fullerton

May 1, 4-8: Drama

An Enemy of the People

May 1: Music

Honors Music Concert

May 2: 50th Anniversary Academic Symposium Series

Cutting Edge Medicine Today & Tomorrow

Arts & Athletics


Claire Trevor School of the Arts is UCI's center for innovative, creative engagement in art in all of its facets: production, critique, appreciation, and development.

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Our mission is to facilitate and enrich the education and personal growth of students through their participation in competitive NCAA Division I athletics.

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UCI Applied Innovation brings together bright minds from the campus community and industry. This collaboration delivers promising innovations to the market and strengthens invaluable connections to the business world.

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All UCI students, regardless of major, should have serious and meaningful exposure to the creative arts. In addition, we seek to strengthen the connections between UCI and our regional arts and culture centers and institutions.

Learn more about the Illuminations initiative


UC Irvine Health provides the highest quality healthcare to Orange County and surrounding communities through its world-class physicians, surgeons and clinical staff.

UC Irvine Health

Delivering world-class healthcare – and hope

Alumni & Giving


Founded in 1968, the UCI Alumni Association offers an enriching and supportive hub for graduates, fosters lifelong Anteater pride and welcomes non-alumni community participation. Click below to discover the many benefits offered by UCIAA.

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Scholarship recipient and third-year computer engineering student Tyler Stevens is grateful for the opportunities afforded to him and acknowledges the importance of donor support for making it possible to pursue a career in software development.

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