Welcome to life at UCI


Congratulations! You are now officially an Anteater. Here are your next steps to joining us in the fall.

It's all about Admissions, Financial Aid, and Registrar


Behind every big decision are people waiting to help. From FAFSA forms to Cal Grants to ZOT, bring us your fees, paperwork, and concerns, and we’ll make sure you stay on track.

The road to becoming fully enrolled


You've been accepted, but there are just a few more steps to becoming a fully enrolled student at UCI.

  • Accept your offer of admission


    Make sure to read your the terms and conditions of your admission and submit your Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) and Statement of Legal Residence (SLR) in your Admitted Student Portal. Your SIR and nonrefundable $250 Statement of Intent to Register deposit (if requested) is the key to reserving your space at UCI.

    Submit Your SIR
  • Complete your admitted student checklist


    Keep an eye on the checklist in your Admitted Student portal. It will show your personal to-do list through your admissions process. All items must be completed in order to becoming fully enrolled. 

    Log into Your Portal
  • Check MyAid


    Log into MyAid to view, accept, and confirm your financial aid award by completing your To-Do list. 

    Visit MyAid
  • There's more...


    ...like applying for housing, submitting your final transcripts and AP or IB test scores, paying fees, and attending orientation, but you can learn more about that at the link below.

    New Student Welcome Guide

It’s time to get started on your future


Here are just a few important dates and deadlines that need to stay on your radar.

May 1


Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) and Statement of Legal Residence (SLR) due for first-year students by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time.

Dates and Deadlines

May 1


Priority deadline for UCI to receive all required supporting documents to complete financial aid applications. First-year housing applications are due

Dates and Deadlines

June 1


Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) and Statement of Legal Residence (SLR) due for transfer students by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time. Transfer Housing applications due

Dates and Deadlines

July 1


Official final transcripts to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions are due.

Dates and Deadlines

September 15


Official transcripts for summer courses taken at any colleges and universities are due.

Check Your Status

Your admissions toolbox


Important resources for paying your bills and starting your journey as a UCI student, all in one place.

UCI Applicant Portal


To log into your UCI Applicant Portal, you must activate your UCInetID.