Welcome to your new home!


Learn more about becoming an Anteater and preparing for your first day.

New Student Welcome Guide


As a UCI student, you will be an integral part of one of the preeminent universities in the U.S. Once you officially become an Anteater, you will discover that there are many remarkable educational, social, and experiential opportunities to take advantage of as an undergraduate student. Use the guide below, along with the checklist in your Admitted Student Portal, to learn more about your next steps to becoming a UCI Anteater.

Don't Miss a Deadline


It's time to get started on your future. Here are just a few dates to keep in mind.