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.

  • Ballot going into a drop box

    8 things that are new this election

    UC Newsroom

    Voting is safer and easier than ever in California this year. Learn how you can make your ballot count.

  • Charles Rice at desk

    UC Davis alum Charles Rice wins Nobel Prize

    UC Davis

    Now professor at The Rockefeller University, he shared the 2020 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus.

  • Surfer surfing on a big wave

    Liquid asset

    UC San Diego

    UC San Diego’s surf team embraces the San Diego ethos of success: Do what you love, work hard, play hard.


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