UCI International Center

I-STEPS

International Students Transitioning to Educational and Personal Success

Interest Form will be available in August

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:

  • Time Management
  • Utilizing UCI Libraries
  • Health & Wellness
  • Cultural Adjustment
  • Success in the U.S. Classroom
  • Your Immigration Status 
  • and much more!

Course Requirements:

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

Fall 2022 Quarter I-STEPS Class Schedule. 

Day Time Location Section
Mondays 11:00am-11:50am On-Site (Location will be sent to enrolled students)

86050

Tuesdays 10:00am-10:50am On-Site (Location will be sent to enrolled students)

86051

Tuesdays 4:00pm-4:50pm On-Site (Location will be sent to enrolled students)

86053

Thursdays 10:00am-10:50am On-Site (Location will be sent to enrolled students)

86059

Fridays 10:00am-10:50am On-Site (Location will be sent to enrolled students)

86060

Fridays 11:00am-11:50am On-Site (Location will be sent to enrolled students)

86061

Interested? Click here to submit an interest form to join our Fall 2022 course!
Authorization Codes will be sent after completion of the Interest Sheet.


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."
If you have any questions or need more information, please contact icprograms@uci.edu

Check out photos from International Center Programs & Activities our Facebook page!