University of California, Irvine


The Buzz

Meeting their match

UCI medical students participate in a dramatic ceremony to see where they’ll serve residencies

Judicial review

Chancellor’s Professor Richard Hasen explores legacy of conservative Supreme Court icon Antonin Scalia in new book

Breaking down poverty

The key, visiting scholar Martín Burt says, is to take the focus off of income


Topsy-turvy currents key to removing nitrate from streams, UCI-led study finds

Scientists calculate ‘speed limit’ for pumping pollutant to hungry algae, bacteria

UCI-led study helps explain Greenland glaciers’ varied vulnerability to melting

More accurate maps of bed topography reveal physical processes controlling retreat

8 faculty-led projects funded under UCI Confronting Extremism initiative

Areas of focus are science denialism, our common humanity and critical thinking

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

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

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.

Learn about UCI Homecoming Weekend Donate

Giving Day

Join us on April 25 in celebrating our second annual UCI Giving Day! Giving Day is an opportunity for the Anteater family to come together and support the areas they are most interested in at UCI.

Learn about UCI Giving Day


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.