UCI International Center

Special Programs & Activities

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The International Center hosts various special programs and activities throughout the year, which include International Center Welcome Picnic, Social Security Shuttle, Speed Friending, Exploring Irvine, Tax Information Session, End of the Year Celebration, and many more!

Welcome Week Events


Event Details 

Welcome Picnic


Welcome Picnic
Friday, September 21, 2018
11:00AM - 1:30PM
Aldrich Park

Come enjoy a picnic lunch under the Southern California sun with the International Center in Aldrich Park! Bring your picnic blanket, umbrella, and lawn chair to relax and enjoy a fun day meeting new friends before the school year begins. We will have fun activities and prizes throughout the day! EVERYBODY is welcomed!

Free Food is provided! First 200 attendees will receive a prize!




Anteater Involvement Fair 2018


Anteater Involvement Fair (hosted by UCI Campus Organizations & Volunteer Programs)
Monday, September 24, 2018
12:00PM - 4:00PM
Aldrich Park

Come visit our International Center booth at the Anteater Involvement Fair! This fair serves as a place where new and current UCI students can come learn more about the vast variety of campus organizations, what they do and how they can become involved. 

BONUS: They will have a snapchat geofilter for the fair, a photobooth, and some awesome stage performances from students and campus organizations! 


International Speed Friending


International Speed Friending
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
1:00PM - 3:00PM
Moss Cove AB - UCI Student Center

Want to make friends in a fun, fast, and easy way? Start the school year by joining us to meet and talk to students from all around the world!

Light refreshments will be provided!


International Coffee Hour - Welcome Week


International Coffee Hour
Friday, September 28, 2018
11:00AM - 12:30PM
Center for Excellence in Writing and Communication, Science Library Room #193

Come to our first International Coffee Hour of the year! Enjoy some great company and conversations over some light refreshments! 

This is an opportunity to meet new friends from across the UCI campus and the world in a casual and comfortable environment. 

Learn More Here

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!