Mon. Sep. 23, 2013
9:15am - 10:15am
Bren Events Center
New Student Convocation

The official opening to the academic year at UCI. You will be introduced to the Chancellor, Vice Chancellors and Deans for the various schools at UCI. Words of wisdom from our Chancellor and ASUCI President will be shared. Join the pep band, cheerleaders and Peter the Anteater at this kick off event!!

Sponsored by: Student Affairs

Mon. Sep. 23, 10:00am - Fri. Sep. 27, 3:00pm
Campus Blood Donor Center- Student Center inside the Courtyard Study Lounge
Blood Drive
Blood Drive @ the Campus Blood Donor Center
Want to save a life? Stop by to donate blood at the UC Irvine Campus Blood Donor Center located in the Student Center (inside the Courtyard Study Lounge). Receive a free 16 oz. Jamba Juice coupon, or an Anteater t-shirt. You can make an appointment by clicking or just walk-in.
Free welcome gift for all freshmen! Just come by and tell us you're a freshman. No donation required.
Open -Mon & Tues- 10am-5pm; Wed & Thurs- 12-7 pm & Fri- 8am-3pm

Sponsored by: Campus Blood Donor Center

10:30am - 12:00pm
Various Locations
Deans' Welcomes
New students are invited to meet with the Deans and staff of the various schools. Important academic updates will be presented and opportunities for involvement will be discussed. Students will be lead directly from Convocation at the Bren Events Center.

Please attend ONLY your assigned school Welcome.

Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Claire Trevor Theater

Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Science
2:00pm UNDERGRADS - Student Center, Pacific Ballroom*
ICS Dean's Welcome will be held at 2:00pm

Henry Samueli School of Engineering - Various Locations
- Undeclared Engineering - McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium
- Mechanical, Aerospace, Electrical, Computer, Computer Science and Engineering - Physical Science Lecture Hall 100
- Biomedical, Biomedical: Premed, Chemical, Materials Science, Civil, Environmental - Engineering Hall 1200

Nursing Science - 250 Berk Hall

Paul Merage School of Business - Newkirk Alumni Center (for admitted Business Administration majors ONLY)

Pharmaceutical Sciences - Emerald Bay ABC, UCI Student Center

Public Health - Social Science Lab 248

School of Biological Sciences - Anteater Ballpark

School of Humanities
FRESHMEN - Humanities Instructional Building 100
TRANSFERS - Humanities Gateway 1800

School of Physical Sciences - Howard Schneiderman Lecture Hall

School of Social Ecology - Social Science Plaza A

School of Social Sciences - Social Science Lecture Hall (FRESHMEN only)

Undecided/Undeclared - Student Center, Pacific Ball Room ABC

Sponsored by: Academic Affairs

11:00am - 12:00pm
Social Science Plaza B 1208
SAGE Scholars Information Session
Welcome to a new academic year Anteaters:

We are excited to once more announce that SAGE Scholars is looking for a group of dynamic and motivated undergraduate students for the 2013-2014 school year.

The SAGE (Student Achievement Guided by Experience) Scholars programming provides students with the tools to invest in their future through leadership training, career and graduate school planning, and access to internship and scholarship opportunities (up to $8,000). Through the SAGE Scholars Program, companies offer paid year-round internships to talented and highly motivated UC Irvine (UCI) students related to their field of study. Through these internships, companies provide invaluable real-world business experience and training to students, as well as strong mentoring.

In addition, UCI undergraduate students will benefit in the following ways:

1) Leadership Development
2) Career and Graduate School Preparation
3) Develop a strong mentoring relationship with the program Directors

For more information and qualifications please stop by one of our Information Sessions during welcome week or visit our website at

Zotfully yours,
SAGE Scholars

Sponsored by: SAGE Scholars Program

11:00am - 3:00pm
Aldrich Park
Anteater Involvement Fair
Join us in Aldrich Park for your annual Anteater Involvement Fair! The fair will have over 400 booths, a performance stage, giveaways from our sponsors and an opportunity for you to find new involvements. All students are encouraged to attend so they can meet and greet New Anteaters with similar interests! Faculty and staff are welcome as well. This event is open to the entire campus community... we hope to see you all in the Park!

Sponsored by: Student Life & Leadership

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Pacific Ballroom
ICS Dean's Welcome - New Undergraduate Students
The ICS Dean welcomes new undergraduate students.

Sponsored by: ICS

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Student Services II, suite 2200
Preparing for a Smooth Academic Transition
Preparing for the transition from a semester to the quarter system can be overwhelming. Never fear-the Transfer Student Center is here! Learn strategies to manage your time more effectively. Bring your syllabi to the workshop!

Sponsored by: Transfer Student Center

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Doheny Beach A (Student Center)
Sorority Recruitment Info Session
Interested in joining a sorority? This info session is for you!! Members of the Panhellenic Association recruitment team will present information about sorority life, the recruitment process, and how to register. Sorority leaders will be present to answer all of your questions!

For more information visit

Sponsored by: Panhellenic Association (Sorority Council)

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Student Services II, suite 2100
Managing Deadlines Before they Manage You!
Bring a course syllabus so we can practice an effective way to manage all your quarter assignments, exams, and quizzes on just four sheets.

Sponsored by: Student Support Services

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Crystal Cove Auditorium (Student Center)
Greek Life Info Night
Are you interested in leadership, service, making friends, and creating a great college experience? Joining a fraternity/sorority is for you!! Come learn more about the fraternity/sorority community, how to join, and why going Greek has been a great experience for current students and alumni. The winner of the Greek Life scholarship will be announced.

Food will be served at the event.

For more information visit

Sponsored by: Greek Life

Mon. Sep. 23, 8:00pm - Tue. Sep. 24, 3:00am
Anteater Recreation Center
Late Night at The ARC
Late Night at the ARC is an annual event drawing over 5000 incoming freshman and UCI students every year! The Anteater Recreation Center will stay open until the wee morning hours offering fun activities like dance and martial arts demos, sushi rolling, games, and intramural sports tournaments. Students can learn all about different programs offered by UCI Campus Rec like Intramural Sports, UCI Club Sports, Outdoor & Boating activities, Sports Classes, Exercise Classes, Cooking Classes, Personal Training, and more. Come out and join the Department of Campus Recreation for a night of fun at the ARC!

For more information and video from last year's event please visit

Sponsored by: Campus Recreation

Mon. Sep. 23, 2013
Featured Events

Monday, September 23

New Student Convocation
9:15 amBren Events Center

Dean's Welcome
10:30 amVarious Locations

Anteater Involvement Fair
11:00 amAldrich Park