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Celebrate UCI

Our annual spring open house is Saturday, April 21. Come experience the vibrant campus life and never-ending sunshine that can only be found at UCI. Bring your family and enjoy the fun!

Celebrate UCI, Saturday, April 21

See the campus, meet other students, and enjoy lots of food and entertainment.

Students at Celebrate UCI

Let Us Know You’re Coming

Academic units will have open houses to provide information on programs for newly admitted students. Tours of campus and our freshman residence halls will also be offered throughout the day.


Complimentary Parking

Parking is free on the main campus for Celebrate UCI (the Student Center Parking Structure, Lot 5, and the Mesa Parking Structure are closest to the event).

Parking Map
Directions to UCI


UCI is easily accessible from six different freeways.

Hotel Irvine

Hotels with UCI Rates

Review our directory of local hotels with UCI Rates.

List of Hotels

Download the Guidebook App

The schedule for Celebrate UCI is available on the Guidebook mobile event app. Use it to access the most up-to-date information about Celebrate UCI while you're on campus.


Submit your Deposit for a Special Giveaway

There will be a special booth where you can submit your Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) if you haven’t already. Students who SIR at the booth will receive an exclusive giveaway.

Things to Do Nearby

While you're visiting, make sure to explore the surrounding area. Irvine is home to many shops, restaurants, parks, and entertainment.

Corona del Mar

Corona del Mar

The most popular beach among UCI students, Corona del Mar lives up to its name “Crown of the Sea.” Enjoy incredible views of Pacific Ocean cliffs, Balboa Peninsula, and tucked-away tide pools. There are volleyball courts, fire pits for nighttime bonfires, and a snack bar on the beach.



The “Happiest Place on Earth,” Disneyland is the #1 destination for many UCI students. Stop by Downtown Disney (no ticket needed) to enjoy a mix of entertainment, restaurants, shops, and to experience that irresistible Disney magic.

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