BEFORE YOU ARRIVE AT UC IRVINE

2019-2020

UCEAP Reciprocity Information

Study Abroad Center (SAC)
1100 Student Services II
Contact your advisor: Dana Lapsley
Reciprocity Student Resources

Visa and Immigration Information

International Center
G302 Student Center
Contact International Center (IC)
International Student Resources

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Reminders
  • Housing is not guaranteed.
  • Rental agreement last through the end of the academic year (June).  If you leave your housing before the end of the agreement, you may be subject to a cancellation fee. Check all terms and conditions.
  • If you apply for more than one housing  option, accept only one.  You will be financially responsible for all agreements you accept.

Campus Housing (UC-Housing)

  • Undergraduate students under 25 years of age
  • Undergraduate students 25 years of age or older
  • Graduate students all ages

Explore Campus Housing

Application Deadline

Fall: June 1
Winter: Join the wait list to receive the next available space.

NOTE: If you are an undergraduate student you do not need to submit the Statement of Intent to Register (SIR). The SIR has already been submitted for you. 

Community Housing (Non-UC Housing)

Graduate/Undergraduate Students

 

California Housing Board

Visit the Board

Dates

When should I arrive?

No later than

  • Fall: September 22, 2019
  • Winter: January 2, 2020

No earlier than

  • Fall: August 24, 2019
  • Winter: December 3, 2019

You may arrive no more than 30 days prior to the date printed on your visa certificate of eligibility (DS-2019). 

Start Date on Certificate of Eligibility (DS-2019):

  • Fall: September 23, 2019
  • Winter: January 2, 2020

UCI Study Abroad Center (SAC)

UCEAP Reciprocity Welcome Orientation

Date: To be announced
Time: To be announced
Location: To be announced

Welcome (Back) Event

Date: To be announced
Time: To be announced
Location: To be announced

International Center (IC) 

iNavigate UCI

Visa Check-In
Deadline: Complete within 3 days after arrival in the US.

Campus Housing Move-In Dates

Dates vary with housing assignment.

Temporary Accommodation Information

Ground Transport to Campus

Enrollment Resources

Registering for Classes

Undergraduate

Enrolling in Classes

Enrollment dates: Each student is assigned a 48-hour enrollment window. All times are California time.

  • Fall: begining June 10, 2019
    • View your enrollment window in your WebReg account starting May 13, 2019.
  • Winter: beginning mid-November
    • View your enrollment window in your WebReg account starting: November 12, 2019
  • Open Enrollment: After your enrollment window closes, open enrollment times are 7:00 p.m. start date to 5:00 p.m. end date.
Enrollment Resources

Graduate Students

Graduate students usually register after consultation with the department’s graduate advisor. Check with your host department for registration advising.

Student Account

Check your account regularly to pay your fees and avoid late fees.  

Fees
  • eTech Fee: $4 per unit up to 15 unit (maximum of $60 per term). Fee will be billed to your student account in the third week of the term.
  • Health Insurance Fees: Fees will be billed to your account each quarter. See Health Insurance and Services information.

2019-2020 costs and information are listed below.

Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP)

You will automatically be enrolled in your host university health insurance plan. No action is required.

Insurance Information

  • Undergraduates: $631.29 each quarter
  • Graduates: $1,459.18 each quarter
Payment Deadlines

Late payment fee $50 is assessed after:

  • Fall: September 16, 2019
  • Winter: December 16, 2019
  • Spring: March 16, 2020

Classes will be dropped for payment after:

  • Fall: October 18, 2019
  • Winter: January 24, 2020
  • Spring: April 17, 2020
Effective Dates
  • Fall: September 23, 2019 - January 1, 2020
  • Winter: January 2, 2020 - March 24, 2020
  • Spring/Summer: March 25, 2020 - September 27, 2020

Immunizations and TB Screening

Health requirements and recommendations

Deadline

  • Fall: October 25, 2019
  • Winter: February 7, 2020

Waiving SHIP

To waive SHIP, you must apply for waiver by submitting documentation of comparable health insurance. Waiver must be approved by your host UC.

Waiver Deadlines
  • Fall: June 24, 2019 - September 9, 2019
  • Winter: November 4, 2019 - December 9, 2019