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

For the most up to date information and hours of operations, visit the following websites for updates and the latest information:

Section 2

Student Resources and Services

Anteater Recreation Center

Check the current ARC hoursFace coverings are strongly recommended while visiting the ARC.

Office of Campus Social Work

Campus social workers will be primarily offering services remotely and by appointment only. In-person support is available on a case by case basis. Referral by faculty or staff member is required.


Virtual and in-person advocacy services, programming (including holistic healing offerings) and outreach are available to members of the UCI community. For more information, the latest updates on CARE’s operations or to set up an appointment,  contact the CARE office at 949-824-7273, by email at care@uci.edu Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. or by visiting care.uci.edu.

Counseling Center

The UCI Counseling Center is currently operating in a hybrid format. All services are being offered virtually with some limited in-person service options. Crisis Care services remain available 24/7. For information on supporting your psychological, emotional and mental health, visit counseling.uci.edu. If you have any questions, please call 949-824-6457.

Center for Student Wellness and Health Promotion

The center is fully operational and is open Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Disability Services Center (DSC)

DSC services and meetings will be offered virtually and in person as needed. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Onsite test proctoring and Ring Road Rides are currently operational. The DSC website is a great source for keeping up to date, and staff will be taking calls at 949-824-7494.

Campus Dining

Visit food.uci.edu for residential and retail dining operating hours. 

International Center

The International Center is open for in-person services. Visit their website for information on how to contact them.

DREAM Center

The DREAM Center continues to provide its services remotely and in-person. Students seeking assistance can complete this online form or visit the DREAM Center at G458 Student Center, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Website: dream.uci.edu

LGBT Resource Center 

LGBTRC hours Monday – Friday 9 a.m. 5 p.m. with some evening programming. Staff work hybrid schedules of remote and onsite work each week to make sure the office is open to provide on-going support, education, and programming. You can contact the staff at lgbtrc@uci.edu. Website: lgbtrc.uci.edu

SOAR (Student Outreach and Retention) Center 

SOAR has virtual office hours Mon - Thurs, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 - 4 p.m. Visit the SOAR website to learn more about how to connect with them.

FRESH Basic Hub

Visit their website and chat live with a staff member to learn more about FRESH programs and services and how to access them.


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

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The Hill

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

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Transportation and Distribution Services

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

Student Center

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

Campus Organizations and Volunteer Programs

Visit the CampusGroups database to explore and connect with UCI clubs and organizations. Website: campusorgs.uci.edu

Student Health Center

If you have a specific medical or disability concern with your return to campus, you can contact your health care provider or the Student Health Center at 949-824-5301.

UCI Libraries

The UCI Libraries have resumed normal operations.