About Us

Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UC Irvine’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways.

Overview

Overview

In less than 50 years, UC Irvine has become one of the most dynamic campuses in the University of California system.

Interim Chancellor

Interim Chancellor Howard Gillman

Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Howard Gillman leads the campus during new chancellor recruitment.

Peter the Anteater

Peter the Anteater

Meet Peter the Anteater, celebrity mascot of UC Irvine.

Distinctions

Distinctions

UC Irvine excels in a broad range of fields, garnering national recognition for many schools, departments and programs.

Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures

Orange County’s second-largest employer, UC Irvine generates an annual economic impact on the county of $4.3 billion.

Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan

UC Irvine will further strengthen its research and educational programs, extend its influence, and continue to raise its visibility and reputation as one of the best comprehensive research universities in the country by 2015.

Administration

Administration

An alphabetical listing of links to UC Irvine’s administrative offices.

Diversity

Diversity

UC Irvine is committed to excellence through diversity and to the goal of reflecting diversity in our faculty, student and staff populations, as well as our teaching, research and public service endeavors.

Principles of Community

Students conversing at Speedfaithing event

UCI is a multicultural community of people from diverse backgrounds. We are enriched by our acceptance of one another, and we strive to learn from each other in an atmosphere of positive engagement and mutual respect.