Students and Alumni


  • President Michael Drake portrait

    A message to the UC community from President Michael V. Drake, M.D.

    As Michael V. Drake, M.D., assumes his new role as UC’s 21st president, he sends his greetings and gratitude to the entire university community.

  • Student next to questions graphic in a screenshot

    How to answer UC's Personal Insight Questions

    About to start the Personal Insight Questions for the UC undergraduate application? Here are some helpful tips on what the questions are about and what they cover.

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    Help keep the University of California affordable

    Today's students deserve the same great UC education as previous generations. Let's grow California together.

  • President Obama speaking at the UC Irvine commencement ceremony

    President Obama at UC Irvine Commencement 2014

    President Barack Obama spoke at UC Irvine's commencement celebration at Angel Stadium.

  • An empty table

    A Zoom-friendly idea for Thanksgiving

    UC Newsroom

    Impress your family from afar — and your friends on Instagram — with this holiday superfood.

  • Veteran with mask

    How the pandemic demonstrates veterans’ resiliency


    A timely Q&A with Tess Banko, Marine Corps veteran and executive director of the UCLA/VA Veteran Family Wellness Center.

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    Veterans’ voices

    UC Irvine

    UC Irvine is the nation’s only top research university to offer a certificate program to those who’ve served in the military.


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