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The Buzz

An eye for optics

Dr. Petra Wilder-Smith is changing oral cancer care – one laser at a time

Bringing forgotten queer history to the forefront

Ph.D. candidate Finley Freibert takes LGBT approach to visual studies

Timely treatment

UCI Health’s rapid-response team saves a young father’s life

News

James Bullock to become new dean of UCI School of Physical Sciences

Noted cosmologist is currently chair of Department of Physics & Astronomy

Study touts new method to reduce cognitive side effects of brain cancer radiation treatment

UCI team helps uncover how ‘FLASH radiotherapy’ reduces neural cell damage

New study tracks perils of water polo head injuries

Certain players endure far more trauma, UCI researchers say

Who We Are

Founded in 1965, UCI is the youngest member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. The campus has produced three Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation and anteater mascot. Led by Chancellor Howard Gillman, UCI has more than 36,000 students and offers 222 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 $5 billion annually to the local economy. 

About UCI

Academics

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

Research Programs

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

Our Community

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

Visit

UCI 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 UCI 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 UCI. Enlightening classes, engaging public lectures, captivating performances and exciting athletic events take place year-round.

UCI campus Calendar
21 May

Baseball vs. USC

Anteater Ballpark

1 June

Stop the Bleed

UC Irvine Medical Center

Arts & Athletics

Arts

Claire Trevor School of the Arts is UCI's center for innovative, creative engagement in art in all of its facets: production, critique, appreciation and development.

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

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 Applied Innovation brings together bright minds from the campus community and industry. This collaboration delivers promising innovations to the market and strengthens invaluable connections to the business world.

Learn more about Applied Innovation

Illuminations

All UCI students, regardless of major, should have serious and meaningful exposure to the creative arts. In addition, we seek to strengthen the connections between UCI and our regional arts and culture centers and institutions.

Learn more about the Illuminations 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

Join UCI in the fight against cancer at the Anti-Cancer Challenge on June 8 at Aldrich Park. When you ride, run, walk or volunteer, you move us one step closer to finding cures for cancer.

Learn about UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge

Resources

Work at UCI

UCI 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.