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The Buzz

#IamUCI - Sam Hansen

The ICS graduate moves on to a career as a video game developer and programmer

#IamUCI - Laken Race

The nursing science graduate is preparing to take a role as a critical care nurse

A commitment to wellbeing

On the UCI Podcast, Doug Everhart discusses how UC Irvine became a health-promoting university

News

Biotech entrepreneur donates $50 million to UC Irvine School of Biological Sciences

Announcement of gift from Charlie Dunlop is made during commencement ceremony

Student-designed modular home moving to homeless center

House engineering students built for sustainable homebuilding contest to help underprivileged

Engineering graduate program rises in U.S. News ranking

No. 17 public rating is school’s highest ever, reflects quality of faculty, research and students

Who We Are

Founded in 1965, UC Irvine is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is ranked among the nation’s top 10 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. The campus has produced five Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation and anteater mascot. Led by Chancellor Howard Gillman, UC Irvine has more than 36,000 students and offers 224 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 $7 billion annually to the local economy and $8 billion statewide.

About UC Irvine

Academics

UC Irvine is a center for quality education that fosters passionate, enthusiastic and ongoing expansion of knowledge and approaches to scholarship.

Research Programs

UC Irvine is improving lives through the investigation, discovery and dissemination of knowledge in numerous forms to all levels of society.

Our Community

UC Irvine students, faculty and staff reach beyond the classrooms and laboratories to address social issues and improve the human condition.

Visit

UC Irvine combines the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location.

Learn more about visiting our campus

Campus Maps

Visit the Campus Maps page for the best way to reach UC Irvine 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.

Events

There’s always something interesting going on at UC Irvine. Enlightening classes, engaging public lectures, captivating performances and exciting athletic events take place year-round.

Featured events
26 June

Free ACT/SAT Test Strategy Workshop

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26 June

Free GRE Test Strategy Workshop

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29 June

UCI Law Hosts OCBA AI Symposium

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2 July

14th Annual Supreme Court Term In Review

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Arts & Athletics

Arts

Claire Trevor School of the Arts is UC Irvine's center for innovative, creative engagement in art in all of its facets. Langson Institute and Museum of California Art is dedicated to the exhibition, preservation, and study of California art.

Learn more about the Claire Trevor School of the Arts Get Tickets to an arts event Visit IMCA website

Athletics

Our mission is to facilitate and enrich the education and personal growth of students through their participation in competitive NCAA Division I athletics.

Learn more about UCI Athletics Get Tickets to an athletic event

Initiatives

Innovation

UCI Beall Applied Innovation brings campus-based discoveries together with Southern California’s vibrant business community to support job creation, economic growth and foster a world-class entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Learn more about Applied Innovation

Sustainability

A platform for interdisciplinary scholarship on critical climate, environment and resource issues, this initiative aims to infuse sustainability across campus, empowering students and faculty with the rich institutional history of impactful research.

Learn more about the sustainability initiative

Health

UCI Health provides the highest quality healthcare to Orange County and surrounding communities through its world-class physicians, surgeons and clinical staff.

UCI Health

Delivering world-class healthcare – and hope

Alumni & Giving

Alumni

Founded in 1968, the UCI Alumni Association offers an enriching and supportive hub for graduates, fosters lifelong Anteater pride and welcomes non-alumni community participation. Click below to discover the many benefits offered by UCIAA.

Learn about UCI Alumni Association

Giving

UCI launched its $2 billion Brilliant Future campaign. The campaign seeks to spur groundbreaking discoveries and transform the campus while increasing engagement with UC Irvine's vibrant alumni community. Learn about making a gift to UCI

Resources

Work at UC Irvine

UC Irvine 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.