Scholarship Opportunities Office

As a first-generation student student, I had hardly ever heard about prestigious scholarships like the Rhodes, Marshall, or Fulbright; never in my wildest dreams would I ever think of achieving one.

Meet our Writers: Jalen

Meet the writers and contributors of Unfiltered Life at UCI - a student-run blog aiming to give an authentic snapshot of what life is like at UCI.

Eating on Campus

When it comes to dining on campus, UCI’s got you covered. Students can choose from two large dining halls, several on-campus eateries, and plenty of restaurants just across the street.

Sustainability at UCI

Sustainability is more than a ranking or achievement. It is commitment to taking care of our planet, and continuing to discover new ways to make the future brighter. UCI is doing a lot to make sure our campus is as green as possible.

Dance Crews

A question that I used to get all the time: what does it feel like going to a university without a football team? And my answer is always the same-- it’s fine, because I think we have something much cooler: dance crews!

Things to Do Before Your Senior Year

As my last quarter at UCI is approaching, I have gone through many trials and errors that have taught me valuable lessons. Here are some of the rawest tips and secrets that I am glad to share with you all.

How I Got Into Research

Starting UCI as a Biological Sciences major, research was all around me. Every class I would go to, professors would take a couple of minutes off of their lectures to talk about their research labs or projects.

Financial Aid and How to Receive It

Money was a big factor in deciding which college was right for me. UCI has been very generous with me and my family in the financial aid department, but college is expensive no matter which way you spin it…

Why I Chose UCI

I remember the stress of being a high school senior, anxiously awaiting the notification that you (think) will change your life forever. Here’s what I learned about that moment, and wish someone had told 18 year old me…

My Experience in Mesa Court

Welcome to my home for three years! As an RA, I’ve had the unique experience of being able to live in Mesa Court as a first year, third year, and my last year…

All About Middle Earth

In order to make your transition into college as comfortable and easy as possible, choosing the right dorm for you at UCI can make a huge difference…

Recruitment? I Want to Know Her!

Vita Sari has been in Greek life since her freshman year. She has been on both ends of recruitment; as a result, she’s seen it all, so let’s take a look into what recruitment is all about…