In 1965, the University of California, Irvine was founded with a mission to catalyze the community and enhance lives through rigorous academics, cutting-edge research and dedicated public service. Today, UCI continues to inspire change and pioneer new ideas with the support of its generous alumni and friends.

Explore this website to learn more about UCI’s vital role in the community and to rediscover the impact philanthropy has on our campus and health enterprise.

University Advancement & Alumni Relations

Private support is essential to UCI’s ability to maintain the excellence its known for and keep growing. A gift to the university is not only a vote of confidence in UCI’s great work but also an investment in the people and projects touched by Anteaters everywhere. Our alumni and friends impact research, financial aid, our faculty and our students.

UCI Alumni Association

For more than 50 years, the UCI Alumni Association has prioritized enriching the lives of alumni and engaging them in a lifelong advancement of our university. UCI is making a significant investment in alumni engagement and plan to deliver on its promise.

UCI Foundation

The UCI Foundation works to realize the brilliant future referenced in UCI’s strategic plan by mobilizing support, creating partnerships and offering transformative guidance.

Health Advancement

With your support, we thoughtfully invest our resources to advance health research, clinical trials, medical education and patient care.

Special Events and Protocol

UCI Special Events & Protocol’s primary function is to provide strategic guidance, event management, and protocol services for high-level, universitywide events.

Center for Emeriti & Retirees

The Center for Emeriti & Retirees serves as the official connection between retired UCI emeriti, faculty and staff, their respective associations, and the university.