The mission of the Division of Undergraduate Education is
to support and enrich the academic experiences
of undergraduate students
so that they succeed and thrive.

DUE provides leadership, advocacy and coordination for campus initiatives
that impact undergraduate education and enhance student access and retention.  Working with faculty, the Academic Senate, academic support staff and others,
DUE units deliver a wide variety of academic programs and services
that support undergraduate teaching and learning campuswide.

Dean Salinger's welcome message for new students>> 

current DUE opportunities & News

THE 2014 UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES SYMPOSIUM will take place on Saturday, May 17 in the UCI Student Center. RSVP to attend.

ENGAGE UCI will hold its annual poster session on Thursday, May 8, 11am -1pm, in the Student Center, Pacific Ballroom. Engagement Awards will follow from 2-4pm. The event is free and open to the public. RSVP to attend or submit a poster by May 2 online.

DUE AND SENATE COUNCIL ON STUDENT EXPERIENCE TO HOST 21ST CELEBRATION OF TEACHING EVENTon Thursday, April 24, 5:30-7 pm, in the Student Center, Doheny Beach A&B. RSVP by 4/17 to Brenda Fisher at blfisher@uci.edu.

UROP ANNOUNCES FOURTEENTH ANNUAL SUMMER UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH PROGRAM (SURP) CALL FOR PROPOSALS SURP provides funding for UCI undergraduates from all disciplines who are conducting summer research projects or creative activities under the guidance of UCI faculty members.Complete proposals must be submitted online at the UROP Web site (http://www.urop.uci.edu/surp.html), by Monday, May 5, 2014.

NEW STUDENT SEMINARS - DUE is once again offering a $1500 stipend to faculty who offer a Freshman Seminar to new UCI students to help them make their transition to the Research University academic environment. More details are available on the Freshman Seminar website and in the recent seminar call. Applications for fall are open until May 1, 2014. Contact Associate Dean Rudi Berkelhamer for additional information.

Apply now to teach a DUE New Student Seminar >> 

UCI ANTREPRENEUR CENTER OPENS!! We are delighted to announce the formal opening of the UCI Antrepreneur Center on Monday, February 24. The center helps students identify, plan and pursue their entrepreneurial aspirations.

Antrepreneur Ribbon Cutting

Peter the Anteater joins Antrepreneur Center celebrants, from left: Ryan Foland, assistant director,
David Ochi, director; Ramona Agrela, associate chancellor; Sean Madnini, senior managing director for Blackstone;
Carol Choi, entrepreneur and alumna; Sharon Salinger, dean of undergraduate education;
and Candace Wu, student entrepreneur, in cutting the ribbon at the center's opening.

Learn more about the Antrepreneur Center >>

DO RESEARCH WHILE STUDYING ABROAD The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) and the Study Abroad Center have partnered to support faculty-mentored undergraduate research undertaken while abroad or as a result of studying abroad or participating in experiential or service-learning abroad.  Funding is earmarked to support these projects.  Both individual and group projects can be proposed.  Students are encouraged to seek assistance from UROP staff or Study Abroad Center staff to make research abroad a reality.

interesting DUE data

FALL 2013 STUDENT AND DUE PROFILE Each year, DUE's Assessment, Evaluation and Research Groupputs together summary data on Undergraduate Students.

View a printable PDF of our Fall 2013 Profile >> 


Antrepreneur Center

Student evaluations
of UCI instructors

Students teach their
own seminar classes

Process and documents for
2012-13 WASC review

A snapshot of UCI
Undergrads in F 2012

UC Undergraduate
Experience Survey

Programs that are
just for you!

Writing Consultation
and Tutoring

Department Tutoring

Writing Workshops
and Resources

What's happening in DUE lately?

Links to DUE units and
their contact information

Links to information for
parents, friends and alumni

Campus and community
activities to promote civic
& community engagement










Upper division honors programs
within the majors

National liberal arts honors society

Highly selective program featuring
a core curriculum for all majors

Programs for first-generation,
low income and disabled students

Advising for new freshmen
without a declared major

Small 1-unit classes for new freshmen

Year-long, multidisciplinary general education
course sequences for freshmen

UCI minor in civic and community engagement

Additional data gathered and analyzed
by the Office of Institutional Research

Undergraduate student data
gathered and analyzed by DUE

Assessment overview

Contact information for all UCI
academic advising offices

Upper division students trained
to do academic advising

Advising for students who have or
wish to declare the Pharm Sci major

Advising for new freshmen
without a declared major

Resources and over 200 programs
in 35 countries for study abroad
throughout the year

services to comply with
government regulations
and promote intercultural

Undergraduate liaisons for
new international students

Live, study and intern in
Sacramento for UC credit

Live, study and intern in
Washington DC for UC credit

Internship resources and
opportunities on and off campus

Academic Testing Center

Prestigious merit-based scholarships
funded by outside agencies

General financial aid and
scholarships funded by UCI

Programs and lounge for transfer students

Programs for first-generation,
low income and disabled students

Teaching Learning and Technology Center

Learning and Academic Resource Center

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program

Seminars for new transfers

Requirements to select a new major

Programs for first-generation,
low income and disabled students

Top achieving new students
nominate influential high school
and community college
instructors for recognition