The following academic support, health and wellness, and community resources have been compiled from the New Student Handbook by UCI Student Affairs.
New Student Academic Advising
To help new and incoming students, UCI offers academic advising offices suited to their specific needs. In addition, each school has its own academic advising office.
The AISC is responsible for ensuring that students comply with and understand university policies related to academic integrity and student conduct by promoting student learning and development.
STUDENT HEALTH & WELLNESS
Mental and physical health are key to your success and happiness. Click any of the links below to learn about wellness resources available to you throughout your time at UCI.
The Counseling Center provides short-term, time-limited individual, couples, group and family counseling. The Center also assists students with urgent care and some psychological testing. The Center’s services are available and free of charge to currently registered students. Students with chronic and severe mental health issues needing long-term and extensive services are referred to other appropriate community providers.
UCI CARE provides free and confidential support services to members of the UCI community impacted by sexual assault, relationship abuse, family violence and/or stalking.
The Campus Social Worker works with students and campus faculty/staff to coordinate sensitive student situations, providing support and advocacy for students in crisis. CSW services include confidential consultation, high-risk case management, coordination with academic and administrative departments, and education and outreach.
UCI Parents – Helps Anteater parents and families stay connected with UCI.
The Anteater Community Resource Center (ACRC) is located just outside of Mesa Court at Parking Lot 5. It is a hub that holds our free food pantry, important centers for students and gathering spaces.
- FRESH Basic Needs Hub – FRESH offers emergency food and toiletries, connects students to critical on and off-campus resources, and provides educational opportunities for students to take personal responsibility for their wellness and the well-being of their communities.
- Center for Student Leadership – The Center for Student Leadership creates programs to help transition and engage students into campus life and encourages students to become well-rounded leaders.
- DREAM Center – The Dreamers’ Resource Office is dedicated to serving the AB540 and undocumented student population through advocacy, guidance, and support. The programs and services are designed for students to achieve academic, personal, and professional excellence.
- Womxn’s Hub (W-Hub) – The Womxn’s Hub aims to advance equality and access to resources for all women, across lines of ethnicity, gender identity, religion, orientation and social class. They aim to accomplish this by promoting community consciousness, social justice initiatives and individual growth for all women at UCI.
- Student Life & Leadership (SLL) – SLL supports the intellectual, personal, social and professional development of all students. SLL offers education and skill development opportunities that enhance academic success and prepare students for their leadership roles in a diverse, dynamic, and global society.
- Student Outreach and Retention Center (SOAR) – The SOAR Center offers funding for student-run clubs and campus organizations, peer mentors, workshops, socials and free on-campus amenities.
- Student Success Initiatives – SSI focuses on scholarship opportunities. They provide mentoring programs and scholarship opportunities for all UCI students. Follow the link to discover how they can help you achieve your academic goals.
Other community resources on campus include:
- UCI Center for Black Cultures, Resources, & Research (CBCRR) – The CBCRR is a new center dedicated to being a resource for our Black students.
- Cross-Cultural Center (CCC) – The CCC is dedicated to creating and maintaining a socially just campus, fostering the cultural identities within our community, and providing opportunities for intellectual exchange, leadership development, and community engagement. The CCC hosts Alyansa ng mea Kababayan (Filipino/Filipino-American Students), the American Indian Student Association (AISA), the Asian Pacific Student Association (APSA), the Black Student Union (BSU), and the Movimiento Estudiantil Chican@ de Aztlán (MEChA).
- The International Center (IC) – The IC advances and facilitates international engagement at UCI to enhance the academic and personal experience of the international community. The International Center staff is committed to serving campus constituents through advising, immigration services, programming, advocacy, and outreach.
- The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center (LGBTRC) – The LGBTRC provides support, education, and advocacy from an intersectional perspective regarding sexual orientation/attraction and gender identity for the UC Irvine Campus Community.
- The Veteran Services Center – The Veteran Services Center provides veterans, reservists, active-duty members and dependents assistance in obtaining the educational benefits to which they are entitled.