Congratulations, future Anteater!


Take your next steps to joining us in the fall

Welcome to your new home


We can't wait to officially welcome you to the UCI family! Use this site to learn more about becoming an Anteater and preparing for your first day on campus.

What comes next?


Start your journey to becoming an official Anteater here! Choose your student type for a detailed checklist of everything you need to do between now and the start of your first quarter at UCI.

  • First-Year Checklist


    Everything you need to know about your next steps as a first-year Anteater, broken down by months.

    View Checklist
  • Transfer Checklist


    Everything you need to know about your next steps as a transfer Anteater, broken down by months.

    View Checklist

Admitted student events


Join us for an admitted student event online or in-person!

  • Celebrate UCI Online


    Start Celebrate UCI, our annual admitted student event, early! Watch on-demand videos from your academic school available now through the Celebrate UCI Online link in your portal.

    Portal Login
  • Celebrate UCI In-Person


    Join us in-person on April 16 for a day in celebration of YOU. Celebrate UCI will be held in person and feature a festival-like atmosphere where you and your family can experience the Anteater spirit.

    Learn More
  • Regional Mixers


    Find events hosted by our Office of Undergraduate Admissions near you! Log into your Admitted Student Portal and check the Events tab to see opportunities to connect with our staff and other new students.

    Portal Login

Get social!


Follow us on Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, and Facebook @uciadmissions and use #FutureAnteater to connect with other newly admitted students!

Admitted Student Portal


Your Admitted Student Portal is where you'll find your personal checklist and ways to communicate with your admissions counselor.

Connect with us!


Celebrate your admission on social media using #FutureAnteater and follow us @uciadmissions!

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.