University of California, Irvine


Welcome to #AnteaterCrossing

Welcome to #AnteaterCrossing – where you can explore UCI in everyone’s favorite virtual playground, Animal Crossing.  

Embark on new horizons.

  • Visit campus landmarks like Aldrich Park, the Anteater Recreation Center and more.
  • Rep UCI-branded swag while gameplaying.
  • Hang out with Peter the Anteater and Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Willie Banks Jr.
  • Meet Zots - a proud Anteater that loves boba, tacos, and gets a little camera-shy during Zoom calls.
  • Participate in in-game events for the Anteater community.

To visit UCI-land, use Dream Code: DA-2443-0860-6541.

Animal Crossing with UCI Land

Q&A: Virtual Cultures in Pandemic Times

With our recent launch of UCI Land in Animal Crossing, we decided to highlight some of the UCI research happening around the game. Sandy, Chandra, and Evan are three grad student researchers looking into Animal Crossing; along with professor Tom Boellstorff.
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