April 11 Town Hall: Mission-Based Budget Framework

A view of Aldrich Hall from the rose garden

Dear colleagues, Please register to attend our upcoming town hall, where campus leadership will provide an overview of the proposed mission-based budget framework for academic units. The objectives of the mission-based budget framework are as follows: Align resources with UC Irvine’s strategic goals and mission. Enhance transparency and accountability in financial management. Improve resource planning…

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Undergraduate Research Week Celebration May 13-17

student symposium presenter

Dear campus community, The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) is planning UC Irvine’s first-ever week-long Celebration of Undergraduate Research May 13-17. The celebration will include oral presentations on the evenings of May 13-16 and culminate on Friday, May 17 with a full-day symposium of poster presentations and performances at the Bren Events Center. Last year’s day-long…

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Political Advocacy, Academic Freedom, and Instruction

Students participating in class

Dear colleagues, In light of ongoing global events and the upcoming election cycle, I write to remind all instructors of university policies relevant to academic freedom and political advocacy in the classroom. While instructors enjoy considerable freedom and all individuals, when acting as private citizens, enjoy free speech rights, University policy does impose limits on…

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2023-24 Call for Student Fee Advisory Committee Members

2018-19 Committee Picture

Dear students, The Student Fee Advisory Committee (SFAC) is currently recruiting enthusiastic UCI undergraduate and graduate students from all backgrounds and degrees to serve on the committee for the 2023-24 academic year. SFAC is a student-led group that advises the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor on changes to student services fees, course materials, and other…

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Potential Federal Government Shutdown on October 1

Students walking under the bridge into Aldrich Park

Dear campus community, As many of you are aware, federal lawmakers have until midnight on September 30, 2023, to pass funding legislation. Should they fail to do so, parts of the federal government are expected to shut down on October 1, 2023. Please know that we, along with the UC Office of the President and…

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