New Student Advising

2024 Summer Orientation, Advising, and Registration

For more information about summer orientation and advising please check back in May 2024. For more information, visit the UCI Orientation website.


Freshmen Orientation (SPOP):

  • All students will be sent an email from UCI Orientation regarding registration for SPOP on May TBD.
  • Incoming domestic Freshmen will register during their SPOP session (Day 1). For more information about what is expected of students for that day:
  • Incoming international Freshmen will register with the Academic Counselors on a separate date. For more information:
  • An Email from will be sent to all students once SPOP assignments have been set and will include details of advising and registration process.
  • Writing Placement Information:
  • Math, Chemistry, and Foreign Language Placement Exams:
  • Students will be advised by and register for the fall quarter with the Arts Student Affairs team on their designated SPOP/Registration day.
  • In-Person SPOP sessions will run from July through August. Participation is required for all freshmen.


Arts Transfer Advising & Registration:

  • Incoming domestic and international transfers will be sent an email from Arts Student Affairs ( on June 3 with advising and registration instructions.
  • Advising and registration for fall 2024 will be on June 20 & 21 for incoming transfers. It is mandatory for students to attend one of these sessions in order to register for the fall quarter.
    • Students who are unable to attend a registration session will be advised via email and will enroll at a later time. Students who do not participate in advising and registration will not be able to register for the fall quarter.
  • Transfer SPOP (TSPOP) sessions will be in August. Online participation is required for all transfers.
  • Transfer Student Center
  • Summer Session for Transfers

*Dates and times are subject to change due to transfer numbers.


Graduate Student Orientation & Advising


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

  • 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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