Welcome to the University of California, Irvine, one of the nation’s foremost public research universities and an anchoring institution for Orange County. For over 50 years, generations of UCI students, faculty, staff and alumni have helped our community thrive through collaboration, creativity and innovation. I look forward to keeping you informed and connected to the Anteater family.
UCI’s stature as one of our nation’s finest universities has been affirmed once again.Forbesmagazine has ranked our campus No. 1 among public universities, and No. 3 overall, in its2019 Best Value Colleges surveyfor our excellence, affordability and access.
UCI is holding its third annual Giving Day on Wednesday, April 24, just one week from today. Giving Day is a 24-hour online giving campaign bringing the greater UCI community together to celebrate the Anteater spirit and support vital programs.
University of California, Irvine was founded to catalyze the community and enhance lives through rigorous academics, cutting-edge research and dedicated public service. Today, we draw on the unyielding spirit of our pioneering faculty, staff and students who arrived on campus with a dream to inspire change and generate new ideas. We believe that true progress is made when different perspectives come together to advance our understanding of the world around us. And we enlighten our communities and point the way to a better future. At UCI, we shine brighter.