September 15 – October 15: Hispanic Heritage Month

Recent News

AAAS members

UCI NEWS | Four professors elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts & Sciences ★

By Mariejo Ibale | April 28, 2022
Dean Tiffany Lopez

UCI NEWS | Tiffany Lopez is named dean of UCI’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts ♥

By Mariejo Ibale | April 26, 2022
Women's History Month

2022 Women’s History Month

By Mariejo Ibale | March 3, 2022

Dear campus community, The recent nomination of federal judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the nation’s highest court and the 2021 election of Michelle Wu as mayor of Boston remind us…

2022 Community Safety Survey tinyurl.com/UCICSS22

2022 UCI Community Safety Survey Now Open Share your opinion about public safety at UCI ♥ ✚

By Mariejo Ibale | March 1, 2022

Dear campus community, As part of a campus and systemwide effort, several offices have worked together to create our first UCI Community Safety Survey. The Office of Inclusive Excellence (OIE)…

School of Education Dean Frances Contreras

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION | Meet Dean Frances Contreras! ★

By Mariejo Ibale | February 9, 2022
Professors Billimek and LeBron

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES | Community-centered, equity-focused ♥ ✚

By Mariejo Ibale | January 27, 2022
Sandra Campero Named Inaugural Assistant Vice Chancellor, Community Engagement and Development

Sandra Campero Named Inaugural Assistant Vice Chancellor, Community Engagement and Development

By Mariejo Ibale | December 9, 2021

Dear campus community, I am pleased to announce that Sandra Campero will join the Office of Inclusive Excellence as the inaugural assistant vice chancellor for community engagement and development, effective…

PENN TODAY | A new name and a new director for the Alice Paul Center: Melissa E. Sanchez ★

PENN TODAY | A new name and a new director for the Alice Paul Center: Melissa E. Sanchez ★

By Mariejo Ibale | November 5, 2021
Michael Mendez

UCI NEWS | UCI’s Michael Méndez to lead press conference at UN climate change summit ★

By Mariejo Ibale | November 4, 2021
UCI NEWS | UCI Podcast: Héctor Tobar on the diverse faces of Latino America ♥ ★

UCI NEWS | UCI Podcast: Héctor Tobar on the diverse faces of Latino America ♥ ★

By Mariejo Ibale | October 27, 2021

UCI as an HSI

UCI was designated a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) in Spring Quarter 2017. Below are some milestones that reflect our journey from HSI designation to a Latinx Thriving Institution.

Find out more on our HSI webpage.

AY 2018-2019 Milestones
Fall Quarter 2018 UCI awarded HSI Title V Part A grant for CalTeach Program
AY 2017-2018 Milestones
Spring Quarter 2018 Inaugural Latino Excellence and Achievement Dinner (LEAD): First celebration of Latinx graduate student success in UC system.
Fall Quarter 2017 UCI HSI Conference: National Science Foundation awards UCI an HSI conference grant for Pathways for Hispanics in STEM.
Fall Quarter 2017 UCI Chancellor Howard Gillman is first UC Chancellor elected to governing board of Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU).
AY 2016-2017 Milestones
Spring Quarter 2017 UCI designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI)
Winter Quarter 2017 A LOOK AT LATINO STUDENT SUCCESS: Identifying Top- and Bottom-Performing Institutions: The Education Trust names UCI among top 10 universities closing graduation gap for Latinx students.
AY 2014-2015 Milestones
Winter Quarter 2015 Vice Provost for Academic Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Douglas Haynes convenes an administrative work group to prepare the campus for designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. View the report here

Resources

Faculty

Advocacy and Leadership

Grant and Partnership Opportunities

Research

Staff

Advocacy and Leadership

Grant and Partnership Opportunities

Research

Staff Organizations at UCI

Chicano/Latino Staff Association

 

Students

Advocacy and Leadership

Research

Scholarships and Internships

Select Campus Organizations

Select Programs & Events

 

General

Capacity Building

Regional HSI Partners

US Department of Education