International Students Transitioning to Educational and Personal Success


Are you a NEW International UNDERGRADUATE Student?
Do you want to learn more about American life and culture?
Interested in meeting other International students and having support system in your first year?

If so, I-STEPS is for YOU!

I-STEPS is a 10-week course designed specifically for new, first-year, International students. This course provides them opportunities to:
         •   Learn more about U.S. culture in a comfortable environment
         •   Receive tips and suggestions on how to succeed academically and socially at UCI
         •   Create a network of friends, staff, and faculty at UCI
         •   Explore on-campus resources and services

Featured topics for Fall Quarter:
•  Time Management
•  Utilizing UCI Libraries
•  Cultural Adjustment
•  Success in the U.S. Classroom
•  Your Immigration Status 
•  and much more!

About the Course:
•   Only once a week for 50 minutes
•   Receive 1.3 pass/no pass units
•   No Exams! All levels of English welcomed!

Day Time Location Section
Mondays 11:00am-11:50am SSL 119 86050
Tuesdays 10:00am-10:50am SSL 159 86051
Tuesdays 4:00pm-4:50pm SSL 152 86053
Wednedays 10:00am-10:50am SSL 105 86052
Wednesdays 4:00pm-4:50pm SSL 155 86056
Thursdays 10:00am-10:50am SSL 159 86059
Fridays 10:00am-10:50am SSL 105 86060
Fridays 11:00am-11:50am SSL 152 86063

Interest Sheet 2017

Interested? Complete the Interest Sheet with your information and preferences, and we will email you an authorization code to enroll on WebReg.

Questions? E-mail programs@ic.uci.edu

What Past I-STEPS Students Have Said:

"I-STEPS helped me overcome my homesickness. Lets me know how to get involved on campus."

"I use the tips and knowledge I got in this class, indeed.
I will recommend to my friends who is coming next quarter."

"We have classes in a very comfortable environment and we can say our opinions."

Photos from I-STEPS Fall 2013

Jonathan Flojo's Class Archana Sheth's Class
Lisa Punelli's Class Anna Wimberly's Class
Chris Coronel's Class Diana Tien's Class
Andrew Simmons's Class




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Request Process


Tuesday, Wednesday,Thursday
9 - 11 a.m.
International Center

Coffee Hour

Every Friday 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Counseling Center, Student Services I


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