University of California, Irvine

Home

UCI arts dean Tiffany Lopez
UCI Podcast: The importance of the arts in higher education

The Buzz

A salivating prospect

Spit Camp participants learn how ‘the diagnostic fluid of the future’ provides a window into the body

Using video games as a healing tool

How the Connected Learning Lab helped create a custom Minecraft server for grieving youth

Tipping points

The School of Biological Sciences share lessons learned from the pandemic and how its researchers are helping change its course

News

Lethal cancer cells buddy up to survive

UCI-led team’s finding could help improve treatments for pancreatic cancer

Five UCI faculty members make list of world’s top female scientists

Research.com’s rankings aim to inspire women scholars

16 UCI faculty members listed among Highly Cited Researchers

Designation amounts to ‘who’s who’ of influential scientists

Who We Are

Founded in 1965, UCI is the youngest member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is ranked among the nation’s top 10 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. The campus has produced five Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation and anteater mascot. Led by Chancellor Howard Gillman, UCI has more than 37,000 students and offers 222 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 $7 billion annually to the local economy and $8 billion statewide.

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.

Featured events