Student Success Initiatives

Student Success Initiatives
Housed within the Division of Undergraduate Education, Student Success Initiatives (SSI) aim to provide students the personal, academic, and professional support and development to thrive and succeed at UCI and beyond. SSI is a learning community that empowers students to be productive and engaged in their academic careers and personal endeavors.

Learn more about SSI services and resources here.

Janet Perez-Molina
Student Success Initiatives
2200 Student Services II
Phone: (949) 824-1142

Office of Campus Social Work

The Office of Campus Social Work supports UCI students during situations and crises that may be impacting their personal and academic well-being through short-term resource referrals and long-term case management. Services are available to the entire UCI community at no cost.

Learn more about these services here.

By appointment only. Referral by faculty or staff member required.
Phone: (949) 824-0101

Graduate Division

UCI’s Graduate Division offers academic, fellowship, research, social and logistic resources for graduate students and post-doctoral scholars.

Learn more about these resources here.

The UC Irvine Graduate Division recognizes that many of our graduate students have families or are considering becoming parents. We are committed to providing a supportive and family-friendly environment on campus so that students can meet both their academic and familial needs.Graduate students with families or graduate students looking to start a family can explore their resources here.

120 Aldrich Hall
Phone: (949) 824-4611

Graduate and Postdoctoral Scholar Resource Center

The GPSRC exists to enrich the experiences of our graduate and postdoc community by providing coordinated services, events, programs, information and support.

The GPSRC provides academic and professional support for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars by offering workshops, certificate programs and academic courses on the following subjects: professional development, writing support, communication, preparation of grant and fellowship funding applications, wellness, work-life balance and mentoring.

Learn more about GPSRC here.

3100 Gateway Study Center
Phone: (949) 824-3849

Graduate Division Counselor

Phong Luong, Psy.D. is here to support graduate students and postdoctoral scholars with their academic journey. This includes additional academic support, time management skills, effective communication skills, and referrals to campus or community resources

120 Aldrich Hall
Phone: (949) 824-0246

UC Irvine Undergraduate Academic Advising

Students should talk to an academic advisor for their major, for the school to which they are assigned, or to an advisor in the Undergraduate/Undeclared Advising Program.

You can find a list of each academic advising office at UC Irvine here.

Special Needs

UCI Disability Services Center
The mission of the UCI Disability Services Center is to empower students to maximize their abilities to thrive in today’s global community. UCI demonstrates its core values of individual growth, development, civility, and diversity by recognizing students with disabilities as an important part of its student body.

Learn more about the UCI Disability Services Center here.

100 Disability Services Center, building 313
Phone: (949) 824-7494


Social Science Academic Resource Center
The SSARC seeks to develop students into professionals by providing resources for graduate school and internship placement. Schedule an appointment with us to gain assistance in your post-graduate goals here.

SBSG 1230
Phone: 949-824-8322

UCI Writing Center

Center for Excellence in Writing and Communication
Undergraduate students can bring their writing or research assignments in for revision at one of four campus locations during designated hours Weeks 2-10. Students can receive walk-in tutoring consultations and writing feedback by trained peer tutors on a first-come, first-served basis.

You can learn more about the UCI Writing Center and its services here.

193 Science Library
Phone: (949) 824-8949


UCI Libraries
UCI has two on-campus libraries with numerous resources, including online support.
Learn more about UCI’s libraries here.
You can connect to UCI Library content off-campus here.


Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program
UROP encourages and facilitates research and creative activities by undergraduates from all schools and academic disciplines at UCI.

Learn more about UROP here.

Student Services II, Suite 2100
Phone: (949) 824-4189


Learning and Academic Resource Center
LARC advances academic success through proven active learning strategies, peer-to-peer collaboration, campus partnerships and leadership development. LARC connects “what to learn” with “how to learn” in a student-centered, collaborative learning experience.

Learn more about LARC services here.

Student Success Initiatives offers a LARC Scholarship that covers the cost of one LARC tutorial for eligible students. Learn more about the scholarship and check your eligibility here.

The LARC office is located on the third floor of the Anteater Learning Pavilion (ALP 3500)
Phone: (949) 824-6451

UCI Be Well

As part of UC Irvine’s commitment to helping all members of our community prioritize mental health and personal wellness, UCI Be Well offers a tool for searching UCI wellness programs and initiatives for undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff in areas of emotional, physical, academic, social, cultural, career, financial, sexual, environmental, and spiritual wellness.

From workshops and programs to counseling and basic needs support, UCI Be Well combines a vast array of available campus resources here.