World's Largest Water Blaster Battle Welcome Week is when Anteaters kick off the school year with a variety of fun events and orientation activities. Students can get involved by participating in a World Record attempt, or by staying up late and seeing what the Anteater Recreation Center (ARC) has to offer, or by attending the Anteater Involvement Fair to learn about campus organizations and departments.

Check each of the days of Welcome Week to see some of the events that will take place during the week, and plan on attending as many as you can fit into your schedule! Zot zot! (Event details may be subject to change.)

Monday Events

Get involved!

Mon, 11:00 AM – Anteater Involvement Fair

Hosted By: Office of Campus Organizations

Location: Aldrich Park

Start: Mon, Sep 29 11:00 AM

End: Mon, Sep 29 3:00 PM

Anteater Involvement Fair is your go-to event if you want to get involved around campus. There will be over 500 clubs, organizations, and departments in attendance. Don’t miss this great opportunity to find out what UCI has to offer you, and what you have to offer UCI!



Monday, September 29th

Mon, 8:15 AM – Mon, 9:15 AM – Transfer Student Kick-Off

Sponsored By: TheTransfer Student Center (TSC)

Student Center Terrace Stage

Welcome Transfers! We are excited to have you join the Anteater family and we want to celebrate your arrival with you! Join us for the 4th annual Transfer Student Kick-Off on Monday, September 29th at 8:15am at the Student Center Terrace Stage near the food courts. Kick-off the new school year right by meeting fellow new transfers, meeting the Transfer Student Center staff, and then joining us as we walk to the Bren Events Center for New Student Convocation!

Mon, 9:15 AM – Mon, 10:15 AM – New Student Convocation

Sponsored By: Student Affairs

Bren Events Center

REQUIRED FOR NEW STUDENTS 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!!

Mon, 10:00 AM – Mon, 5:00 PM – Freshmen Blood Drive

Sponsored By: UCI Campus Blood Donor center

Stydent Center, Level 1 inside the Courtyard Study Lounge, Room B106

We welcome all freshmen to start the quarter off by Saving A LIFE! Stop by our beautiful Campus Blood Donor Center located in the Student Center and donate blood or platelets. All blood donors will receive their choice of our Anteater "The Struggle is Real" t-shirt or a Jamba Juice. In addition, we have a Welcome Gift for all freshmen for just stopping by. If you aren’t a freshman, we’d love for you to stop by and donate. The donor center is located on the 1st level of The Student Center, inside the Courtyard Study Lounge and across from the computer lab. We look forward to seeing you! If you’d like to make an appointment to donate, click on the link or just stop by. https://www1.ucirvinehealth.org/BloodDrive/SchEntry.aspx?id=campus

Mon, 10:30 AM – Mon, 12:00 PM – Deans’ Welcomes

Sponsored By: Academic Affairs

Various Locations

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 Theatre Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Science – Begins at 2pm, Pacific Ballroom, UCI Student Center Henry Samueli School of Engineering – Will be separated by major into one of the following three locations: Engineering Hall 1200, Engineering Lecture Hall 100, McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium Nursing Science – 250 Berk Hall Paul Merage School of Business – Newkirk Alumni Center, Conference Room AB Pharmaceutical Sciences – Emerald Bay ABC, UCI Student Center Public Health – Social Science Hall 100 School of Biological Sciences – Anteater Ballpark School of Humanities FRESHMEN – 100 Humanities Instructional Building TRANSFERS – Humanities Gateway 1800 School of Physical Sciences – Howard Schneiderman Lecture Hall School of Social Ecology – Crystal Cove Auditorium, UCI Student Center School of Social Sciences – Social Science Lecture Hall 100 School of Education – Education 2024 Undecided/Undeclared – Pacific Ballroom, UCI Student Center

Mon, 11:00 AM – Mon, 3:00 PM – Anteater Involvement Fair 2014: It’s Magical

Sponsored By: Office of Campus Organizations and Associated Students at University of California Irvine in partnership with Student Life and Leadership, UCI Hospitality and Dining, and UCI Student Center & Event Services.

Aldrich Park

The Anteater Involvement Fair is one of the largest events at UC Irvine with over 4,000 students, staff, and faculty in attendance. This is your opportunity to get information from UC Irvine’s campus organizations and departments. The fair will have over 400 booths, performances, sponsor giveaways, and UCI-themed selfie stations. Be a part of the magic and post on Instagram using #zotfair and tag @ucicampusorgs. Be one of the first 1,000 students to receive a commemorative tote bag (available at the Information Booths). Attend the Anteater Involvement Fair 2014 because it’s magical!

Mon, 11:00 AM – Mon, 12:30 PM – SAGE Scholars Information Session

Sponsored By: SAGE Scholars Program

Social Science Tower, 4th Floor, Room 408

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 2014-2015 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 director For more information and qualifications please stop by one of our Information Sessions during welcome week or visit our website at http://www.sagescholars.uci.edu/ Zotfully yours, SAGE Scholars

Mon, 12:45 PM – Mon, 3:00 PM – CHP Transfer Student Orientation

Sponsored By: Campuswide Honors Program

Student Services II Room 1010

Mandatory orientation program for all new Campuswide Honors Program (CHP) TRANSFER students. Attendance is by invitation only.

Mon, 1:00 PM – Mon, 7:00 PM – Yearbook Photos – Middle Earth

Sponsored By: Anthology Yearbook

Middle Earth

Students who live in Middle Earth will be photographed with their hall for the Anthology Yearbook. More about Antholgoy Yearbook can be found at www.yearbook.uci.edu. As the date gets closer, check with your RA for more information on when your hall will be photographed.

Mon, 2:00 PM – Mon, 4:00 PM – Dean’s Welcome – Information and Computer Sciences

Sponsored By: Academic Affairs

Pacific Ballroom, UCI Student Center

New ICS students are invited to meet with the Deans and staff of the their school. Important academic updates will be presented and opportunities for involvement will be discussed.

Mon, 3:00 PM – Mon, 4:00 PM – Sorority Recruitment Info Session

Sponsored By: Panhellenic Association (Sorority Council)

Crystal Cove Auditorium (Student Center)

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 www.ucisororityrecruitment.com.

Mon, 4:00 PM – Mon, 5:00 PM – Manage Your Deadlines Before They Manage You!

Sponsored By: Student Support Services (SSS)

Aldrich Hall Room 107

Bring a course syllabus so we can practice an effective way to manage all your quarter assignments, exams, quizzes on just four sheets.

Mon, 5:30 PM – Mon, 7:00 PM – SAGE Scholars Information Session

Sponsored By: SAGE Scholars Program

Social Science Tower, 4th Floor, Room 408

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 2014-2015 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 director For more information and qualifications please stop by one of our Information Sessions during welcome week or visit our website at http://www.sagescholars.uci.edu/ Zotfully yours, SAGE Scholars

Mon, 8:00 PM – Tue, 3:00 AM – Late Night at the ARC

Sponsored By: UCI Campus Recreation

Anteater Recreation Center

Don’t miss Late Night at the ARC! Late Night features interactive dance demonstrations, martial arts demonstrations, Group Exercise class samplers, rock climbing, hands on sushi rolling demonstrations, and much more! We will also hold free sports tournaments including volleyball, dodgeball, basketball, soccer, and racquetball. Free shirts while supplies last! Athletic shoes and valid UCI ID required for entry. The pool will be open, so bring your suit if you’re in the mood for a dip. Admission is FREE with valid UCI ID Open to all UCI Students, Faculty and Staff

Tuesday Events

Join the Record Books!

Tue, 11:00 AM – World Record Attempt

Hosted By: ASUCI

Location: ARC Fields

Start: Tue, Sep 30 11:00 AM

End: Tue, Sep 30 3:00 PM

Join us Tuesday at 11 AM to make history, yet again! We will be attempting to break the World’s Largest Pillow Fight with over 4,000 Anteaters! The current record stands at 3,813 and is held by Dada Life. Do they stand a chance? I’d like to think not.


Please print and complete the attached world record waiver! Bring it with you to the event and avoid waiting in the extremely long line.

Tue, 7:00 PM– Aldrich Park After Dark

Hosted By: ASUCI

Location: Aldrich Park

Start: Tue, Sep 30 7:00 PM

End: Tue, Sep 30 10:00 PM

Get together with your friends to enjoy Aldrich Park after Dark! This is UCI’s first concert of the year so get together with your friends and enjoy multiple student performers and our headliner Yuna!


Tuesday, September 30th

Tue, 8:30 AM – Wed, 5:00 PM – TA Professional Development Program (TAPDP)

Sponsored By: Teaching, Learning & Technology Center/Division of Undergraduate Education

REGISTRATION-Social Sciences Lower Plaza & Physical Sciences Plaza

TAPDP REQUIRED ENROLLMENT on EEE BEGINS 7/1/14. TAPDP is a discipline-specific TA training program for new graduate students whose departments or Schools are requiring them to attend before TAing. If your department has notified you that you need to participate in this Program, your attendance is required for both days of the training: Tuesday, 9/30 & Wednesday, 10/1/14. Locations for the training depend on which department you are in. For more information, please contact your department or the Teaching, Learning & Technology Center (TLTC) which hosts the training program. You can contact the TLTC by emailing tltc3000@uci.edu or by calling (949) 824-6060. You can also check the TLTC website at http://tltc.uci.edu .

Tue, 9:00 AM – Tue, 11:00 AM – Summer Bridge Reunion Breakfast

Sponsored By: Student Support Services (SSS)

Aldrich Hall room 107

Reunite and enjoy breakfast with Summer Bridge students and SSS! Meet friends from your Bridge cohort, and network with fellow Bridge students from other cohorts. We will play Bridger Bingo and have a panel of Bridge students to share college success advice, from their personal experience! Open to all Summer Bridge students!

Tue, 10:00 AM – Tue, 5:00 PM – Freshmen Blood Drive

Sponsored By: UCI Campus Blood Donor Center

Student Center, Level 1 inside the Courtyard Study Lounge Room B106

We welcome all freshmen to start the quarter off by Saving a LIFE! Stop by our beautiful Campus Blood Donor Center located in the Student Center and donate blood or platelets. All blood donors will receive their choice of our Anteater "The Struggle is Real" t-shirt or a Jamba Juice. In addition, we have a Welcome Gift for all freshmen for just stopping by. If you aren’t a freshman, we’d love for you to stop by and donate. The donor center is located on the 1st level of The Student Center, inside the Courtyard Study Lounge and across from the computer lab. We look forward to seeing you! If you’d like to make an appointment to donate, click on the link or just stop by. https://www1.ucirvinehealth.org/BloodDrive/SchEntry.aspx?id=campus

Tue, 11:00 AM – Tue, 1:00 PM – Work Study & Campus Job Fair

Sponsored By: Career Center

Lawn behind the Career Center.

Meet On-Campus Departments looking to hire students for both work study and non-work study employment opportunities.

Tue, 11:00 AM – Tue, 2:00 PM – UCI Langson Library Open House and Video Showing

Sponsored By: UCI Libraries

Open House – Langson Library Entrance; Video Showing – Langson Library 228

Get to know your UCI Libraries! Stop by and learn how our services, resources, and study spaces can help you succeed. Take a break and watch the recent winning videos from the UCI Libraries’ annual Student Video Contest, and a short historical film in honor of this year’s UCI 50th Anniversary (12pm – 1pm). Zot Smarter @ the UCI Libraries!!

Tue, 11:00 AM – Tue, 2:00 PM – School of Education Open House

Sponsored By: School of Education Student Affairs

Education Building, Suite 2000

The School of Education welcomes all students interested in learning about exciting opportunities in Education! Learn about the NEW undergraduate major in Education Sciences. Meet with faculty, staff, and current students to find ways to get involved and start making a difference in K-12 education. Light refreshments will be served.

Tue, 11:30 AM – Tue, 12:30 PM – Assistive Technology for Academic Success

Sponsored By: Disability Services Center

Disability Services Center – Building 313

DSC Staff will demonstrate software, apps and devices that are available to students with disabilities/injuries and highly effective in supporting academic success. Tuesday & Wednesday at 11:30 and Friday at 3:00 pm.

Tue, 2:00 PM – Tue, 3:30 PM – Veteran Student Resources and Info Session

Sponsored By: Veteran Services Center

Campus Organization Resources & Education Office, G306 Student Center

Come learn about what Veteran Services and other centers and programs have to offer for UCI veterans and reservists! You’ll get a chance to learn about on and off campus local resources for veterans in Orange County . Light snacks and refreshments will be served. Please RSVP at the link, but walk-ins are welcome. https://eee.uci.edu/signupsheet/2014vscwelcome

Tue, 2:00 PM – Tue, 3:00 PM – Economics- Undergraduate Major Orientation

Sponsored By: School of Social Sciences Dean’s Ambassadors Council

SSPB 1208

Come discover the unique characteristics of economics in Social Sciences through an informal and engaging dialogue with department faculty and undergraduates! **Tuesday, September 30** 2:00-3:00 Economics, Room SSPB 1208

Tue, 2:00 PM – Tue, 3:00 PM – Social Policy and Public Service – Undergraduate Major Orientation

Sponsored By: School of Social Sciences Dean’s Ambassadors Council

SBSG 1511

Come discover the unique characteristics of Social Policy and Public Service through an informal and engaging dialogue with department faculty and undergraduates! **Tuesday, September 30** 2:00-3:00 Social Policy & Public Service, Room SBSG 1511

Tue, 2:00 PM – Tue, 3:30 PM – SAGE Scholars Information Session

Sponsored By: SAGE Scholars Program

Social Science Tower, 4th Floor, Room 408

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 2014-2015 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 director For more information and qualifications please stop by one of our Information Sessions during welcome week or visit our website at http://www.sagescholars.uci.edu/ Zotfully yours, SAGE Scholars

Tue, 3:00 PM – Tue, 4:00 PM – International Studies- Undergraduate Major Orientation

Sponsored By: School of Social Sciences Dean’s Ambassadors Council

SSPB 1208

Come discover the unique characteristics International Studies through an informal and engaging dialogue with department faculty and undergraduates! **Tuesday, September 30** 3:00-4:00 International Studies, Room SSPB 1208

Tue, 4:00 PM – Tue, 6:00 PM – Sorority Recruitment Info Session

Sponsored By: Panhellenic Association (Sorority Council)

Pacific Ballroom C (Student Center)

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 www.ucisororityrecruitment.com.

Tue, 4:00 PM – Tue, 5:00 PM – Open Rehearsal

Sponsored By: Choral Program of UC Irvine

HIB 100

Get a glimpse of what it’s like to rehearse with the conductors and singers!

Tue, 5:00 PM – Tue, 7:00 PM – MGC Info Night

Sponsored By: Multicultural Greek Council (MGC)

Pacific Ballroom D (Student Center)

Learn about the culture, leadership opportunities, and brotherhood/sisterhood from over 20+ fraternities & sororities in the Multicultural Greek Council. There will be performances including stepping and strolling!! For more info visit: facebook.com/mgcatuci

Tue, 5:00 PM – Tue, 7:00 PM – Choir Auditions

Sponsored By: Choral Program of UC Irvine

Humanities Hall 236

SING! Audition for the Choral Program of the University of California, Irvine. A placement audition to check range, voice quality and reading ability as well as a short unaccompanied solo will help us place you. An interview will precede the auditions to get to know you a little better. Email us at contact@ucichoirs.com to schedule an audition!

Tue, 6:00 PM – Tue, 8:00 PM – Sorority Recruitment Info Session

Sponsored By: Panhellenic Association (Sorority Council)

Pacific Ballroom C (Student Center)

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 www.ucisororityrecruitment.com.

Tue, 6:30 PM – Tue, 9:00 PM – Acts2fellowship’s New Student Welcome Night

Sponsored By: Acts2Fellowship

Humanities Instructional Building 100

Acts2fellowship’s New Student Welcome Night is a must-go welcome week event starting with a free dinner, followed by live music, a skit, videos, and an engaging talk introducing you to our group. It’ll be a great way to meet friends and start off your time here at UCI. Acts2fellowship is a Christian student group that meets weekly on campus.

Tue, 7:00 PM – Tue, 10:00 PM – Aldrich Park After Dark

Sponsored By: Associated Students of University of California, Irvine

Aldrich Park

Get together with your friends to enjoy Aldrich Park after Dark! UCI’s first concert of the year is a great opportunity to enjoy music with your friends.

Wednesday Events

Give back!

Wed, 10:00 AM– UC I Give Back

Hosted By: ASUCI

Location: Aldrich Park and Offsite Locations

Start: 10:00 AM

End: 5:00 PM

UC I Give Back is UCI’s largest student run volunteer event. This event is an opportunity for you to help at after school programs in the community.

Wed, 7:00 PM – Screen on the Green

Hosted By: ASUCI

Location: Aldrich Park

Start: 7:00 PM

End: 10:00 PM

22jump

Enjoy a movie in the park: Aldrich Park. There will be a screening of “22 Jump Street.” Bring a blanket, sit under the stars and watch the movie with your friends. Bring any snacks you want, we will provide some too!

Wednesday, October 1st

Wed, 10:00 AM – Wed, 5:00 PM – Yearbook Photos – Mesa Court

Sponsored By: Anthology Yearbook

Mesa Court

Students who live in Mesa Court will be photographed with their hall for the Anthology Yearbook. More about Antholgoy Yearbook can be found at www.yearbook.uci.edu. As the date gets closer, check with your RA for more information on when your hall will be photographed.

Wed, 11:00 AM – Wed, 1:00 PM – Queer Open House & Student Welcome

Sponsored By: LGBT Resource Center

LGBT Resource Center

This is a fun opportunity to meet other queer identified students, faculty, staff and allies. Come check out LGBTQ clubs and orgs and learn how to get involved with the Queer Community at UCI. Come learn about all of the great services, programs and events that the LGBTRC provides. Refreshments and snacks provided. The LGBTRC is looking forward to meeting you!

Wed, 11:00 AM – Wed, 2:00 PM – Wellness Wheel of Fortune

Sponsored By: Health Education Center

Health Education Center

Join us and play a game of Wellness Wheel of Fortune! Find out ways to stay healthy on campus!

Wed, 11:00 AM – Wed, 2:00 PM – UCI Ayala Science Library Open House and Used Book Sale

Sponsored By: UCI Libraries

Ayala Science Library Courtyard

Get to know your UCI Libraries! Stop by and learn how our services, resources, and study spaces can help you succeed. Peruse the used book sale! 10am – 3pm(10am-1pm for UCI Community only / 1-3pm open to all) Paperbacks $0.50 Hardbacks $1.00 Media $1.00 Art Books $3.00. Zot Smarter @ the UCI Libraries!!

Wed, 11:00 AM – Wed, 1:00 PM – Alyansa New Student Orientation

Sponsored By: Alyansa Ng Mga Kababayan

Cross Cultural Center, Dr. White Room

Learn more about Alyansa and its four Filipino student organizations on campus: Kababayan, PASS (Pilipino Americans in Social Sciences), PUSO (Pilipino Pre-Health Undergraduate Student Organization), and FUSION (Filipinos Unifying Scientist-Engineers In an Organized Network). Mingle with and meet UCI’s Filipino community!

Wed, 11:30 AM – Wed, 12:30 PM – Assistive Technology for Academic Success

Sponsored By: Disability Services Center

Disability Services Center – Building 313

DSC Staff will demonstrate software, apps and devices that are available to students with disabilities/injuries and highly effective in supporting academic success. Tuesday & Wednesday at 11:30 and Friday at 3:00 pm.

Wed, 12:00 PM – Wed, 3:00 PM – Veteran Services Open House

Sponsored By: Veteran Services Center

Veteran Services Center, G304 Student Center

Stop by the center to meet the new peer advisors for 2014-2015. Meet veteran student leadership of the Veterans Professional Fraternity, Veterans Association, UCI Army ROTC and other veteran studetns. Please RSVP at the link, but walk-ins are welcome. https://eee.uci.edu/signupsheet/2014vscwelcome Light snacks and refreshments will be served.

Wed, 12:00 PM – Wed, 1:30 PM – MatSci Welcome Lunch for New MSE students

Sponsored By: MatSci Club

McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

An opportunity to learn about the exciting things planned for the MatSci club this year. You’ll hear from their faculty advisor and meet students and faculty in the program. A great networking opportunity!

Wed, 12:00 PM – Wed, 2:00 PM – Career Center Open House

Sponsored By: UCI Career Center

Career Center

Free Pizza to the first 450 students and check out the Career Center. Peter Jobs photo booth for fun pictures with your friends. Pizza sponsored by UCI Hospitality & Dining

Wed, 12:00 PM – Wed, 7:00 PM – Freshmen Blood Drive

Sponsored By: UCI Campus Blood Door Center

Student Center, Level 1 inside the Courtyard Study Lounge, Room B106

We welcome all freshmen to start the quarter off by Saving A LIFE! Stop by our beautiful Campus Blood Donor Center located in the Student Center and donate blood or platelets. All blood donors will receive their choice of our Anteater "The Struggle is Real" t-shirt or a Jamba Juice. In addition, we have a Welcome Gift for all freshmen for just stopping by. If you aren’t a freshman, we’d love for you to stop by and donate. The donor center is located on the 1st level of The Student Center, inside the Courtyard Study Lounge and across from the computer lab. We look forward to seeing you! If you’d like to make an appointment to donate, click on the link or just stop by. https://www1.ucirvinehealth.org/BloodDrive/SchEntry.aspx?id=campus

Wed, 1:00 PM – Wed, 2:00 PM – Study Abroad General Information Session

Sponsored By: Study Abroad Center

HIB 100

Spend a summer, quarter, semester, or year abroad! Take classes for your major, minor, or GE in English or in another language all while having the time of your life living & learning in another country! Plus financial aid and scholarships apply. Learn more at the information session.

Wed, 1:00 PM – Wed, 2:30 PM – Lunch with UCI Former Foster Youth and SSS

Sponsored By: Student Support Services

Student Services II room 1002

Have lunch with SSS and fellow UCI students who are former foster youth (FFY)! Build your support systems at UCI and learn about resources available for you. Be sure to RSVP to the Evite invitation sent to your UCI email address.

Wed, 1:00 PM – Wed, 2:00 PM – Anthropology- Undergraduate Major Orientation

Sponsored By: School of Social Sciences Dean’s Ambassadors Council

SBSG 1321

Come discover the unique characteristics of Anthropology through an informal and engaging dialogue with department faculty and undergraduates! **Wednesday, October 1st** 1:00-2:00 Anthropology, Room SBSG 1321

Wed, 1:30 PM – Wed, 2:30 PM – Getting the Most From Your First-Year Courses in ICS: 31-33

Sponsored By: School of Information and Computer Sciences

DBH 6011

Hear the instructors who teach these courses and students who have taken them give their perspectives on what to expect and how to thrive in your first-year programming courses. You are welcome to attend if you are enrolled in -or are considering enrolling in- any of these classes during the 2014-2015 year.

Wed, 1:30 PM – Wed, 2:30 PM – Humanities Peer Mentor/Mentee Match-up

Sponsored By: School of Humanities

1010 Humanities Gateway

Humanities freshpeople who are interested in taking part in the Humanities Peer Mentor Program get information about the program and make sure all their questions are answered. They then meet their mentors and get started on an incredibly successful first year at UCI. (Please come as close to on time as possible!)

Wed, 2:00 PM – Wed, 3:00 PM – Global Leadership Certificate Program: Information Session

Sponsored By: Global Leadership Certificate Program

Student Services II, Room 1010

Discover the global leader in you! The Global Leadership Certificate Program is a uniquely designed two year certificate program that aims to combine global experience (such as study abroad and intercultural engagement) with leadership opportunities on and off campus (such as Passport to Leadership workshops and a global leadership seminar) in a way that molds you into the type of leader who is ready for today’s global job market. Come to the info session to learn more.

Wed, 2:00 PM – Wed, 4:00 PM – Film & Media Studies Welcome Week Celebration

Sponsored By: Film & Media Studies

McCormick Screening Room, Humanities Gateway 1070

Film & Media Studies students – and anyone interested in Film & Media Studies! – is welcome to attend our annual Welcome Week Orientation and Celebration on Wednesday, October 1 from 2:00-4:00 pm in McCormick Screening Room, HG 1070. Come meet FMS faculty members and staff, learn about our upcoming courses and events, and get ready for the new school year! This is a great event for both incoming and continuing students to see what our Department has planned for this year. It’s also a wonderful opportunity to spend some time with your faculty and classmates. We hope you are all able to attend! Refreshments will be provided!

Wed, 2:00 PM – Wed, 2:50 PM – Social Sciences Academic Mentorship (SSAM) Program Information Session

Sponsored By: School of Social Sciences

SSPB 1208

CALLING FOR ALL INCOMING FRESHMEN AND TRANSFERS! Are you a Social Sciences major? Are you looking for a mentor? Then the SSAM Program is for you! Come join us at our INFORMATION SESSION on Wednesday, October 1st at 2PM in SSPB 1208. FREE REFRESHEMENTS. We are accepting MENTEE applications. APPLY NOW! Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 8th at 5PM http://tinyurl.com/ssammentee1415 Join the Social Sciences Academic Mentorship Program! WHY? To be proactive and learn everything you need to know about Social Sciences by becoming a MENTEE! We are looking for Social Science freshmen and transfers who want to learn how to achieve success in academics, professionalism, leadership, and community service. With our mentors’ guidance, we can help YOU reach your greatest potential at UC Irvine. **BENEFITS:** -We have great mentors who are very knowledgeable and involved in Social Sciences -We are your support throughout your years here -We educate you on everything you need to know about Social Sciences and UCI. -YOU will be one step ahead from your peers. -YOU will receive 2 units P/NP if you attend pass our mentee course on Wednesdays. -You will have an amazing time!

Wed, 2:00 PM – Wed, 6:00 PM – Choir Auditions

Sponsored By: Choral Program of UC Irvine

Humanities Hall 236

SING! Audition for the Choral Program of the University of California, Irvine. A placement audition to check range, voice quality and reading ability as well as a short unaccompanied solo will help us place you. An interview will precede the auditions to get to know you a little better. Email us at contact@ucichoirs.com to schedule an audition!

Wed, 2:00 PM – Wed, 3:00 PM – Introduction to Leadership Programs at UCI

Sponsored By: New Student & Leadership Programs – Student Life & Leadership

Dr. Joseph White Conference Room, Cross-Cultural Center

Interested in becoming a successful student leader at UCI? Then this workshop is designed especially for you! Hear about leadership opportunities and resources on campus that can help you become the student leader you aspire to be!

Wed, 3:00 PM – Wed, 5:00 PM – Sorority Recruitment Mixer

Sponsored By: Panhellenic Association (Sorority Council)

Moss Cove AB (Student Center)

Meet sorority members from the Panhellenic Association. This a great time to learn more about the sorority experience at UC Irvine! Each chapter participating in formal recruitment will be represented. For more information visit www.ucisororityrecruitment.com.

Wed, 3:00 PM – Wed, 6:00 PM – CHP Freshman Orientation

Sponsored By: Campuswide Honors Program

Engineering Lecture Hall 100

Mandatory orientation program for all new Campuswide Honors Program (CHP) FIRST-YEAR students. Attendance is by invitation only.

Wed, 3:00 PM – Wed, 4:00 PM – Adult Learner Networking Event

Sponsored By: Student Transition Services (Student Support Services and The Transfer Student Center)

Student Service II room 1010AB

Students 25 years of age and older are a growing population at UCI and Student Transition Services wants to ensure that you have a positive experience at UCI. Do not miss our first Adult Learner event of the year. Meet and mingle with fellow Adult Learners and set up support systems to help you achieve the success that you desire in college.

Wed, 3:00 PM – Wed, 4:30 PM – Ayala School of Biological Sciences New Student Free T-Shirt Pick-up

Sponsored By: Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences

Mitosis Plaza ( between Bio Sci III and Natural Sciences I)

New students can pick up a free Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences t-shirt while supplies last. Please bring your ticket from the Bio Sci Dean’s Welcome. Also, meet your academic counselors and a few of the Bio Sci student organizations.

Wed, 3:00 PM – Wed, 4:00 PM – Psychology/ Cognitive Sciences- Undergraduate Major Orientation

Sponsored By: School of Social Sciences Dean’s Ambassadors Council

SSPB 1208

Come discover the unique characteristics of Psychology/ Cognitive Sciences in the Social Sciences through an informal and engaging dialogue with department faculty and undergraduates! **Wednesday, October 1st** 3:00-4:00 Psychology/ Cognitive Sciences, Room SSPB 1208

Wed, 3:00 PM – Wed, 4:00 PM – Political Science- Undergraduate Major Orientation

Sponsored By: School of Social Sciences Dean’s Ambassadors Council

SBSG 1321

Come discover the unique characteristics of Political Science through an informal and engaging dialogue with department faculty and undergraduates! **Wednesday, October 1st** 3:00-4:00 Political Science, Room SBSG 1321

Wed, 4:00 PM – Wed, 5:00 PM – Academic Transition Workshop

Sponsored By: The Transfer Student Center (TSC)

2200 Student Services II in TheTransfer Student Center

Learning a new way of doing things can be scary, especially when you are coming from a 16 week semester to a 10 week quarter. Never fear-the Transfer Student Center is here! Attend the Preparing for a Smooth Academic Transition workshop to learn tips and techniques for a smooth academic transition!

Wed, 4:00 PM – Wed, 5:00 PM – UC Washington DC (UCDC) Internship Info Session

Sponsored By: UC Washington DC (UCDC) Internship Programs

Student Services II, Room 1010

Find out how you can live, learn, and intern in Washington DC. Internships available for ALL majors. Credit and financial aid is available. Gain a competitive edge for your future!

Wed, 4:00 PM – Wed, 5:00 PM – Sociology- Undergraduate Major Orientation

Sponsored By: School of Social Sciences Dean’s Ambassadors Council

SSPB 1208

Come discover the unique characteristics of Sociology through an informal and engaging dialogue with department faculty and undergraduates! **Wednesday, October 1st** 4:00-5:00 Sociology, Room SSPB 1208

Wed, 4:00 PM – Wed, 5:00 PM – Chicano/a Latino/a Studies – Undergraduate Major Orientation

Sponsored By: School of Social Sciences Dean’s Ambassadors CouncilCome discover the unique characteristics of majors in Social Sciences through an informal and engaging dialogue with department faculty and undergraduates! **Tuesday, September 30** 2:00-3:00 Economics,

SBSG 1321

Come discover the unique characteristics of Chicano/a Latino/a Studies through an informal and engaging dialogue with department faculty and undergraduates! **Wednesday, October 1st** 4:00-5:00 Chicano/a Latino/a Studies, Room SBSG 1321

Wed, 5:00 PM – Wed, 9:00 PM – Muslim Student Union New Student Orientation

Sponsored By: Muslim Student Union

Emerald Bay A

The New Student Orientation for the Muslim Student Union at UCI is held every year for incoming freshman and transfer students. Come join us while we share our mentorship advice, tell you more about our events, and if you would like to get involved! Be sure to stop by to see what the MSU at UCI is all about! We hope to see you there!

Wed, 6:00 PM – Wed, 8:30 PM – The Hogwarts Sorting Ceremony

Sponsored By: Dumbledore’s Anteaters

Humanities Instructional Building 100

Ever wondered what Hogwarts House you’d belong in? Look no further! Dumbledore’s Anteaters (The D.A.) hosts their annual Sorting Ceremony. Come and meet fellow Potter fans, get Sorted, and even help Sort fellow UCI students through an audience participation poll! Visit http://sites.uci.edu/dumbledoresanteaters/ to learn more about the D.A.

Wed, 6:00 PM – Wed, 8:00 PM – Art Lab

Sponsored By: Associated Students of University of California, Irvine

Student Center Terrace

Art Lab is an art show put on for students by students. Here you will be able to see performances and art done by your fellow anteaters.

Wed, 6:30 PM – Wed, 7:45 PM – Sorority Recruitment Orientation

Sponsored By: Panhellenic Association (Sorority Council)

Pacific Ballroom D (Student Center)

The orientation will cover all aspects of Panhellenic sorority recruitment including, choosing a sorority, overall expectations, the schedule, and what to wear. Sorority leaders will be present to answer all of your questions!! All students registered for sorority recruitment are required to attend an orientation. The orientation is open to all students interested in participating in Panhellenic sorority recruitment. It is the final opportunity to learn about sorority life and register for recruitment. For more information visit: www.ucisororityrecruitment.com.

Wed, 6:30 PM – Wed, 11:00 PM – The 5th Annual All-UCI Dance Battle

Sponsored By: B-Boys Anonymous

Doheny Beach ABCD – UCI Student Center

Colloquially known as the "All-UCI", The All-UCI Dance Battle aims to bring together the UCI dance community (as well as the general UCI community) or a night of dance performances and battles. Each UCI dance team will be performing AND have representatives from their respective team battle in a 3v3, 8-team, elimination-style competition format. Participating Teams: BBA | CADC | COMMON GROUND | INSA | KABA MODERN | URBAN MOTUS THIS IS A FREE EVENT! https://www.facebook.com/events/820439711321986/

Wed, 7:00 PM – Wed, 10:00 PM – Inter-fellowship Kick-Off Night

Sponsored By: Inter-fellowship

EH 1200

Looking for the right Christian group to start your new life at UCI? Come out to the KICKOFF and meet, worship and connect with Christian believers from The Navigators, The Edge, Intervarsity, YoungLife, Epic Movement, Cru, Mariners and AACF! Brought to you by : AACF CRU Mariners Epic Movement InterVarsity The Edge The Navigators YoungLife

Wed, 8:00 PM – Wed, 9:15 PM – Sorority Recruitment Orientation

Sponsored By: Panhellenic Association (Sorority Council)

Pacific Ballroom D (Student Center)

The orientation will cover all aspects of Panhellenic sorority recruitment including, choosing a sorority, overall expectations, the schedule, and what to wear. Sorority leaders will be present to answer all of your questions!! All students registered for sorority recruitment are required to attend an orientation. The orientation is open to all students interested in participating in Panhellenic sorority recruitment. It is the final opportunity to learn about sorority life and register for recruitment. For more information visit: www.ucisororityrecruitment.com.

Thursday Events

Check Out ASUCI!

Thu, 11:00 AM – ASUCI Open House

Hosted By: ASUCI. Sponsored by: Kaplan

Location: ASUCI Suite

Start: 11:00 AM

End: 2:00 PM

Come learn about your student government and what we have been working and will be working on for the year. Also, if you have any questions about how to get involved we will be able to answer them there!
Free food will be provided.

Thu, 5PM–7PM – Pizza with Peer Academic Advisers

Hosted By: ASUCI.

Location: Moss Cove B

Start: 5:00 PM

End: 7:00 PM

Explore different opportunities within each school at UCI while eating delicious pizza with your favorite peer academic advisers and counselors.

Thu, 7:00PM – Anteater Combine

Hosted By: Athletics.

Location: Bren Events Center

Start: 7:00 PM

End: 9:00 PM

Take part in NFL Combine type drills with UC Irvine student-athletes. Want to know your 40 yard dash time, how high you can jump or how fast you can throw a baseball? Come to the Bren Events Center to see how you stack up!

Thursday, October 2nd

Thu, 8:00 AM – Thu, 8:00 PM – Yearbook Photos – Campus Village

Sponsored By: Anthology Yearbook

Campus Village

Students who live in Campus Village will be photographed with their hall for the Anthology Yearbook. More about Antholgoy Yearbook can be found at www.yearbook.uci.edu. As the date gets closer, check with your RA for more information on when your hall will be photographed. Specific times are not yet available.

Thu, 11:00 AM – Thu, 2:00 PM – ASUCI Open House

Sponsored By: Associated Students of University of California, Irvine

Student Government & Student Media Office

Come learn about your student government and what we have been working and will be working on for the year. Also, if you have any questions about how to get involved we will be able to answer them there! Free food will be provided.

Thu, 12:00 PM – Thu, 7:00 PM – Freshmen Blood Drive

Sponsored By: UCI Campus Blood Donor Center

Student Center, Level 1 inside the Courtyard Study Lounge, Room B106

We welcome all freshmen to start the quarter off by Saving A LIFE! Stop by our beautiful Campus Blood Donor Center located in the Student Center and donate blood or platelets. All blood donors will receive their choice of our Anteater "The Struggle is Real" t-shirt or a Jamba Juice. In addition, we have a Welcome Gift for all freshmen for just stopping by. If you aren’t a freshman, we’d love for you to stop by and donate. The donor center is located on the 1st level of The Student Center, inside the Courtyard Study Lounge and across from the computer lab. We look forward to seeing you! If you’d like to make an appointment to donate, click on the link or just stop by. https://www1.ucirvinehealth.org/BloodDrive/SchEntry.aspx?id=campus

Thu, 12:00 PM – Thu, 1:30 PM – International Speed Friending

Sponsored By: International Center

Student Center – Emerald Bay

Want to make friends in a fun, fast, and easy way? Join us to mingle with students from all over the world!! The International Center is proud to host its annual International Speed Friending event for Welcome Week 2014! This event is for international and domestic students to have opportunity to connect with each other and make new friends at the beginning of the school year!

Thu, 1:00 PM – Thu, 2:00 PM – Involvement Buffet-How hungry are you?

Sponsored By: The Transfer Student Center (TSC)

2200 Student Services II in the Transfer Student Center

Using the concept of the buffet, attend this workshop to find out how hungry you are to get involved on campus.

Thu, 4:00 PM – Thu, 5:00 PM – UC Center Sacramento Internship Info Session

Sponsored By: UC Center Sacramento (UCCS) Internship Program

Student Services II, Room 1010

Come find out how you can live, learn, and intern in Sacramento! Internships available for a wide variety of majors. Earn UC credit and take your financial aid with you. Gain a competitive edge for your future!

Thursday, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM – Pizza with Peer Academic Advisers

Sponsored By: ASUCI

Moss Cove A

Explore different opportunities within each school at UCI while eating delicious pizza with your favorite peer academic advisers and counselors.

Friday Events

Hit the Beach!

Fri, 10:00 AM – Beach Day

Hosted By: ASUCI and Anteater Express

Location: Newport Beach – Meet at UTC Bus Stop

Start: 10:00 AM

End: 7:00 PM

Come get a ride to Newport Beach and see what the surrounding area has to offer you! This is great way to wind down the week and start settling in the for the new year.

Friday, October 3rd

Fri, 8:00 AM – Fri, 8:00 PM – Yearbook Photos – Arroyo Vista

Sponsored By: Anthology Yearbook

Arroyo Vista

Students who live in Arroyo Vista will be photographed with their hall for the Anthology Yearbook. More about Antholgoy Yearbook can be found at www.yearbook.uci.edu. As the date gets closer, check with your RA for more information on when your hall will be photographed. Specific times have not yet been determined.

Fri, 9:00 AM – Fri, 4:00 PM – Freshmen Blood Drive

Sponsored By: UCI Campus Blood Donor Center

Student Center, Level 1 inside the Courtyard Study Lounge, Room B106

We welcome all freshmen to start the quarter off by Saving A LIFE! Stop by our beautiful Campus Blood Donor Center located in the Student Center and donate blood or platelets. All blood donors will receive their choice of our Anteater "The Struggle is Real" t-shirt or a Jamba Juice. In addition, we have a Welcome Gift for all freshmen for just stopping by. If you aren’t a freshman, we’d love for you to stop by and donate. The donor center is located on the 1st level of The Student Center, inside the Courtyard Study Lounge and across from the computer lab. We look forward to seeing you! If you’d like to make an appointment to donate, click on the link or just stop by. https://www1.ucirvinehealth.org/BloodDrive/SchEntry.aspx?id=campus

Fri, 10:00 AM – Fri, 11:30 AM – SAGE Scholars Information Session

Sponsored By: SAGE Scholars Program

Social Science Tower (SST), 4th Floor, Room 408

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 2014-2015 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 director For more information and qualifications please stop by one of our Information Sessions during welcome week or visit our website at http://www.sagescholars.uci.edu/ Zotfully yours, SAGE Scholars

Fri, 12:00 PM – Fri, 2:30 PM – International Center Welcome Picnic

Sponsored By: International Center

Aldrich Park

The International Center is excited to host its 2nd Annual International Center Welcome Picnic! Join us for lunch in Aldrich park — open to all students: Undergraduate, graduate, international domestic, as well as scholars and family and friends! Free lunch while supplies last so come early!

Fri, 1:00 PM – Fri, 2:00 PM – Meet & Greet the SSS Peer Educators and professional staff!

Sponsored By: Student Support Services (SSS)

2100 Student Service II in the SSS Office

Come make new connections with SSS Peer Educators and professional staff. Expand your support network at UCI! Get familiar with SSS programs and resources for first-generation and/or low-income UCI students. Get to know our SSS Peer Educators: their backgrounds, campus involvements, advice for a successful quarter, and more!

Fri, 1:00 PM – Fri, 2:30 PM – SAGE Scholars Information Session

Sponsored By: SAGE Scholars Program

Social Science Tower (SST), 4th Floor, Room 408

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 2014-2015 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 director For more information and qualifications please stop by one of our Information Sessions during welcome week or visit our website at http://www.sagescholars.uci.edu/ Zotfully yours, SAGE Scholars

Fri, 3:00 PM – Fri, 4:00 PM – Assitive Tech Workshop- All students welcome

Sponsored By: Disability Services Center

Disability Services Center – Building 313

DSC Staff will demonstrate software, apps and devices that are available to students with disabilities/injuries and highly effective in supporting academic success.

Fri, 3:00 PM – Fri, 4:00 PM – Assistive Technology for Academic Success

Sponsored By: Disability Services Center

Disability Services Center-Building 313

DSC Staff will demonstrate software, apps and devices that are available to students with disabilities/injuries and highly effective in supporting academic success.

Fri, 3:00 PM – Fri, 4:00 PM – Meet & Greet the Transfer Student Center Staff

Sponsored By: The Transfer Student Center

2200 Student Service II The Transfer Student Center

Visit the Transfer Student Center for an opportunity to meet the professional staff and Peer Educators who will be on hand to help you throughout the year. They can share information about the programs and how the TSC is here to help you!

Saturday Events

Spectrum Day!

Sat, 10:00 AM – Spectrum Bus

Hosted By: ASUCI and Anteater Express

Location: Irvine Spectrum – Meet at UTC Bus Stop

Start: 10:00 AM

End: 12:00 AM

Come check out the Irvine Spectrum! Here you will be able to catch a movie, eat some good food, and do some shopping before the year begins!