Monday, September 23rd, 2013

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Mon, 9:15 AM - New Student Convocation

Sponsored By: Student Affairs

Bren Events Center

Mon, Sep 23 9:15 AM - Mon, Sep 23 10:15 AM

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 - Blood Drive

Sponsored By: Campus Blood Donor Center

Campus Blood Donor Center- Student Center inside the Courtyard Study Lounge

Mon, Sep 23 10:00 AM - Fri, Sep 27 3:00 PM

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

Mon, 10:30 AM - Deans' Welcomes

Sponsored By: Academic Affairs

Various Locations

Mon, Sep 23 10:30 AM - Mon, Sep 23 12:00 PM

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

Mon, 11:00 AM - Anteater Involvement Fair

Sponsored By: Student Life & Leadership

Aldrich Park

Mon, Sep 23 11:00 AM - Mon, Sep 23 3:00 PM

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!

Mon, 11:00 AM - SAGE Scholars Information Session

Sponsored By: SAGE Scholars Program

Social Science Plaza B 1208

Mon, Sep 23 11:00 AM - Mon, Sep 23 12:00 PM

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

Mon, 2:00 PM - ICS Dean's Welcome - New Undergraduate Students

Sponsored By: ICS

Pacific Ballroom

Mon, Sep 23 2:00 PM - Mon, Sep 23 4:00 PM

The ICS Dean welcomes new undergraduate students.

Mon, 3:00 PM - Sorority Recruitment Info Session

Sponsored By: Panhellenic Association (Sorority Council)

Doheny Beach A (Student Center)

Mon, Sep 23 3:00 PM - Mon, Sep 23 4:00 PM

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

Mon, 3:00 PM - Preparing for a Smooth Academic Transition

Sponsored By: Transfer Student Center

Student Services II, suite 2200

Mon, Sep 23 3:00 PM - Mon, Sep 23 4:00 PM

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!

Mon, 4:00 PM - Managing Deadlines Before they Manage You!

Sponsored By: Student Support Services

Student Services II, suite 2100

Mon, Sep 23 4:00 PM - Mon, Sep 23 5:00 PM

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

Mon, 5:00 PM - Greek Life Info Night

Sponsored By: Greek Life

Crystal Cove Auditorium (Student Center)

Mon, Sep 23 5:00 PM - Mon, Sep 23 7:00 PM

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

Mon, 8:00 PM - Late Night at The ARC

Sponsored By: Campus Recreation

Anteater Recreation Center

Mon, Sep 23 8:00 PM - Tue, Sep 24 3:00 AM

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