New Student Advising

Summer Orientation and Advising


For more information about summer orientation and advising, please visit the UCI Orientation website.


Freshmen Orientation

  • Incoming Freshmen will register during their SPOP session. Students will be notified of their assigned SPOP sessions starting June 15.

Arts Transfer Advising

  • Incoming Transfers will receive an email from Arts Student Affairs on June 2 with advising and registration instructions.

Graduate Student Orientation & Advising

  • Mandatory Campuswide Orientation - TBD. Check your UCI email for registration information
  • CTSA Mandatory Orientation - Wednesday, September 30 @ 1PM PT
    • Check your UCI email Zoom link day before session - no registration required
  • Program advising is conducted by the Grad Faculty Advisor of your program


Please view the following information to supplement your Orientation:

  • Guide to Thrive - Use this guide to learn the different terms used on UCI's campus.

  • UCI General Catalogue - Refer to the Catalogue for course descriptions, university policies, prerequisite information, and major and minor requirements

  • About the Arts Student Affairs Office - Learn more about your Academic Counselors and the department

  • Arts FAQs - A quick reference guide for new students

  • Graduation Requirements - Requirements to graduate with an undergraduate degree from the Claire Trevor School of the Arts at UCI 

  • Major Requirements - Undergraduate Degree Requirements for your major 

  • Registering for Classes - View this PowerPoint for directions on how to register for classes. More information on registering for classes and logging into WebReg is available here.

  • Schedule of Classes - View all of the course offerings for the upcoming quarter 

  • New Student Checklist - View the New Student Checklist for Freshmen and Transfers 

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