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Weighing in on ‘anchor babies’

Anthropology professor Leo R. Chavez’s new book explores birthright citizenship

Outstanding advocate for educational rights

Iman Siddiqi works to raise awareness, provide scholarships for displaced students

Bringing history to life

Unlikely UCI trio designs educational computer game that immerses players in 18th-century Ghana

News

UCI wins federal grant to explore link between family income, early brain development

Study expected to be first to show that poverty reduction boosts children’s cognition

Ten UCI researchers named AAAS fellows

Honor is conferred for distinguished contributions to their fields

UCI chemists’ solar-powered device generates electricity through ion transport

Innovative technology could lead to low-cost seawater desalination

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

Academics

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.

Visit

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.

Events

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
27 Nov.

An Irish Christmas

Irvine Barclay Theatre

29 Nov.

Men's Basketball vs. Whittier College

Bren Events Center

1 Dec.

MenAlive: Santa and Son

Irvine Barclay Theatre

4 Dec.

Preparing for Surgery – Mind, Body and Spirit

UC Irvine Medical Center

Arts & Athletics

Arts

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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Athletics

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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Initiatives

Innovation

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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Sustainability

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.

Learn more about the sustainability initiative

Health

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

Alumni

Join us in celebrating the classes of 1968, 1978, 1993, 2008 and 2013 at UCI Reunion 2018, March 2-3, during Homecoming Weekend.

Save the Date for Reunion Weekend

Anteaters Against Alzheimer’s

Join us in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease by supporting innovative research that helps find a cure and furthers the reputation of UCI.

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Resources

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.

Disability Services

Resources for students, parents and faculty members.