UCI Forward

UCI Forward is our commitment to the well-being of our community as we ramp up campus operations. Working together, each of us doing our part, we can move UCI Forward.

Campus Services and Operations

Section 1

The following campus services will be impacted Jan. 7 through Jan. 28. Please be sure to visit the following websites for updates and the latest information:

Section 2

Anteater Recreation Center

The ARC will continue to be open for drop-in activities. Hours of operation are subject to change. Please visit; campusrec.uci.edu for updated information.

Office of Campus Social Work

Campus social workers will be offering services remotely and by appointment only. Referral by faculty or staff member is required.


UCI CARE will be operating remotely and will continue to offer its services virtually through January 28th. In person support may be available on a case by case basis. For more information, the latest updates on CARE’s operations or to set up an appointment, please contact the CARE office at 949-824-7273, by email at care@uci.edu (Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5p.m.) or by visiting care.uci.edu.

Counseling Center

The UCI Counseling Center will be operating remotely and will continue to offer teletherapy services through Jan. 28. Crisis Care services remain available 24/7. If you have any questions, please feel free to call our offices at 949-824-6457.

Disability Services Center (DSC)

DSC will be operating remotely through January 28th. Services and meetings will be offered virtually with exceptions addressed as needed. Onsite services will occur as necessary to ensure business continuity. Virtual office hours will continue to be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The DSC website is a great source for keeping up to date (dsc.uci.edu) and staff will also be taking calls at 949-824-7494. Onsite testing and Ring Road Rides will resume when UCI returns to in-person instruction.

Campus Dining

  • Residential Dining: The Anteatery and Brandywine will continue to be open for grab and go options only. No dine-in seating will be available.
  • Retail Dining: Please visit food.uci.edu for retail operating hours. Retail dining will be open for grab and go only.

Stay connected with UCI Dining: UCI Dining on Instagram

Child Care Services

FRESH Basic Needs Hub


If you have questions about COVID-19, testing, quarantining and related housing matters, please contact HousingCovidQuestion@uci.edu.

Stay connected with UCI Housing: UCI Housing on Facebook UCI Housing on Instagram

The Hill

The campus store continues to be open. Please visit uci.bncollege.com for operating hours.

Stay connected with The Hill: The Hill at UCI

Transportation and Distribution Services

Student residents looking to purchase a parking permit will need to submit a Parking Permit Application.

  • Anteater Express: All campus-based shuttle routes will run as normally scheduled. Any changes to routing that need to be made will be posted at shuttle.uci.edu.

Student Center

The Student Center will continue to be open with adjustments to operations in the conference center.

Student Activities/Clubs & Organizations

Student events and activities will be virtual. Reservations made through the Student Center and Event Services will be canceled during this period of time (this includes Student Center, classroom and outdoor spaces). Recurring reservations for meetings and events held after Jan. 28 will not be canceled.

Student Health Center

UCI Libraries

The UCI Libraries have resumed normal operations.

Study tents on campus

UCI has installed study tents on campus in an effort to provide students the opportunity to study outside in a shaded area. The tents are located at Langson Library Plaza. They are available for use from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., have nearby restrooms, and wifi.