University of California, Irvine

Heat Advisory

Section 1

Sept. 2, 2022

Dear Campus Community,

An Excessive Heat Advisory will be in effect from Saturday, September 3 through Monday, September 5, as the outdoor temperatures are forecasted to be in the low to mid-90’s (degrees Fahrenheit) for Irvine. As we head into the holiday weekend during an extreme heat event, here is some information on resources to help.

Cooling centers

Two cooling centers on campus are available Saturday and Sunday:

  • The Student Center - 7 a.m. to midnight.
  • The Anteater Recreation Center - 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Arroyo Vista Community Center - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Saturday only)

Additional cooling centers are open Saturday, Sunday, as well as Monday:

  • Campus Village Community Center - 10 a.m. to midnight
  • Verano Place Community Center - 10 a.m. to midnight
  • Mesa Court Community Center - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Sunday and Monday only)

There are additional cooling centers hosted by the City of Irvine. Please visit this website for location and hours. Transportation is not included.

Medical resources for students

The Student Health Center is prepared to screen and provide clinical support for students who show signs of Heat Exhaustion/Heat Stroke. For students that are identified at the cooling centers to have clinical concerns due to extreme heat, they may be directed to the following resources shared in the “EMERGENCY SERVICES AND AFTER-HOURS CARE” link:

  • Contact the Student Health Center or their Primary Care Provider (non-SHIP) for evaluation: 949-824-5301
  • Call the 24-hour Nurse Advice Line to discuss symptoms of concern: 949-824-3870
  • Contact a Telehealth provider (LiveHealth Online for SHIP) for a virtual appointment
  • Contact 911 for any life-threatening medical emergency

Here are additional resources:

Tips for Preventing Heat Related Illness

Seniors and Heat Related Illness

Children and Heat Related Illness

Protecting Your Pets During Hot Weather

Enjoy the holiday weekend and please stay safe.


David M. Souleles, MPH ‘87
Director, Campus Public Health Response Team