University of California, Irvine


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Looking beyond stroke

Language model developed by UCI cognitive scientist could aid survivors with impaired communication skills

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Beauty is as beauty does

UCI sociologists find that grooming habits affect women’s salaries more than men’s

Graduation days

Newly minted Anteater alumni ready to take on the world

Making sense of microbiomes

UCI biochemist explores how unique microorganisms affect children’s health


Chemists find new way to recycle plastic waste into fuel

Approach tackles most commonly used synthetic plastic

UCI appoints Pramod Khargonekar vice chancellor for research

NSF exec brings diverse background in federal and academic positions

UCI announces Hellman Fellows for 2016-17

Six junior faculty awarded support for research, scholarly work

Who We Are

Founded in 1965, 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 $5 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

June 27-July 1: Engineering


June 27-July 15: Arts

Conservatory Dance

June 27-July 15: Arts

Digital Filmmaking

June 29: Applied Innovation

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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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A platform for interdisciplinary scholarship on critical climate, environment and resource issues, this initiative aims to infuse sustainability across campus, empowering students and faculty with the rich institutional history of impactful research.

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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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As part of their Senior Class Gift, the Class of 2016 is fundraising to purchase telepresence robots to assist chronically ill UCI students. Join the Class of 2016 as they break down educational barriers and make quality education accessible for all.

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Work at UCI

UCI is a great place to work. Start your job search here.

Emergency Preparedness

Learn simple steps to be better prepared for an emergency – at work and at home.

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