Undergraduate Admissions Timeline

For Fall 2021 Admission

August 1, 2020

  • UC application open to edit for fall 2021 admission and scholarships.

September 1-30, 2020

  • TAG application submission period for fall 2020 admission.

November 1-30, 2020

  • UC priority application filing period for fall 2020 admission and scholarships. Application must be filed no later than November 30 at ucal.us/apply.

December 2020

  • Last opportunity for freshmen applicants to take the SAT Reasoning test or ACT Plus Writing.

December 2020 - January 2021

  • Dance applicants will receive a link to upload their audition video. The link will be sent to applicants by December 20, 2020.
    • Dance audition videos must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM PST on January 4, 2021.
  • Music applicants must submit an audition video no later than 11:59 PM PST on January 1, 2021.

February 16, 2021

  • Official transcripts and supplemental application deadline for second baccalaureate candidates.

March 1-31, 2021

March 2, 2021

  • Priority deadline for filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and GPA verification form for Cal Grant consideration.

April 1-30, 2021

May 1, 2021

  • Freshman Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) and Statement of Legal Residence (SLR) due.
  • Priority deadline for UCI to receive all required supporting documents to complete students' financial aid applications.
  • Housing applications due for freshmen.

June 1, 2021

  • Transfer Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) and Statement of Legal Residence (SLR) due.
  • Housing applications due for transfer students.

July 1, 2021

July 15, 2021

September 15, 2021

  • Submit official transcripts for summer courses taken at any colleges and universities.

Summer - Fall 2021

  • Take placement test(s).
  • Attend orientation and enroll in courses for Fall 2021.
  • Pay Fall 2021 fees by September 15, 2020 at 4:30 PM.
  • Visit UCI's Student Health Center website for important UC immunization and health insurance requirements, deadline dates, and instructions.
  • International students: complete iNavigate UCI, the International Center's mandatory electronic check-in process

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