New Student Advising

*Fall 2021* Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Policy for Students

Summer Orientation, Advising, and Registration

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


Freshmen Orientation (SPOP):

  • All students will be notified of their assigned SPOP sessions starting June 14.
  • Incoming domestic Freshmen will register during their SPOP session.
  • Incoming international Freshmen will register with the Academic Counselors on July 16.
  • An Email from will be sent to all students once SPOP assignments have been set and will include details of advising and registration process.
  • Students will be advised by and register with the Arts Student Affairs team.
  • SPOP sessions will run from July through August. Participation is required for all freshmen.

Arts Transfer Advising & Registration:

  • Incoming domestic and international Transfers were sent an email from Arts Student Affairs on June 2 with advising and registration instructions.
  • Virtual session dates will be June 16, 17, 21, and 22. Students who are unable to attend a virtual session will register on July 8.
  • Transfer SPOP (TSPOP) sessions will be in August. Participation is required for all transfers.
  • Transfer Student Center
  • Transfer Boost - Summer 2021

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

  • 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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