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Doug Haynes, Black History Month feature
In honor of Black History Month
We shine a spotlight on four inspiring Anteaters

The Buzz

Seeing the way forward

With the help of a scholarship and disability services, blind sophomore Gordon Wong is working toward a bright future

Taking on tumors

UCI Ph.D. student wins Public Impact Distinguished Fellowship for her efforts to develop a cancer vaccine

Riding an entrepreneurial wave

Merage School undergrad launches surf-skate startup

News

Astronomers from UCI, other institutions use new technique to find extrasolar planets

Effectiveness of tool is demonstrated on recent super-Earth discovery at Barnard’s star

Landmark UCI Health study highlights how adults can prevent MRSA infection

Research results appear in prestigious New England Journal of Medicine

UCI biomedical engineers develop wearable respiration monitor with children’s toy

Inexpensive, disposable sensors continuously measure breath rate and volume

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.

Learn more about visiting our campus

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

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.

Learn more about the Claire Trevor School of the Arts Get Tickets to an arts event

Athletics

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

Learn more about UCI Athletics Get Tickets to an athletic event

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.

Learn more about Applied Innovation

Illuminations

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

Health

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

UCI Health

Delivering world-class healthcare – and hope

Alumni & Giving

Alumni

Homecoming, held February 9, is a long-standing UCI tradition that offers a variety of activities and special events. All Anteater friends and family are welcome at this unforgettable event.

Learn about UCI Homecoming

Giving

UCI is transforming lives through the generous support of alumni, parents and friends. Learn more about how your gift can make a difference at one of the Top 10 public universities in the nation.

Learn about how your gift can make a difference

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.