UCI Orientation

Academic Advising Information

Academic Advising Overview

Academic Advising and Course Registration will be conducted remotely this summer. 

Select Placement Tests, Change of Major, or Schedule for more information.

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Placement Tests

Visit the Academic Testing Website to check if you need to schedule any placement exams before signing up for classes.

Change of Major Requests

Some schools are accepting change of major requests during the summer.

If you are interested in changing your major to one within any of the following schools, please contact them directly before July 1st. If you do not make this deadline, these schools will not accept requests until after September 1st.

If you are interested in changing into a major in a school that is not listed above, you must wait until Fall Quarter. Visit Change of Major Criteria to review the necessary tasks to change your major.

For a complete list of Undergraduate Majors and Minors visit the General Catalogue.

Academic Advising Sessions

Domestic First-Year Students

Below are the advising dates tied with your SPOP. You must be available from 10:00am - 4:00pm PST on your assigned date.

To find which SPOP you've been assigned to, login to your Orientation Dashboard.

If you are unable to attend your assigned advising date, please contact your academic school directly.

SPOP 1 Monday, July 13
SPOP 2 Thursday, July 16
SPOP 3 Monday, July 20
SPOP 4 Thursday, July 23
SPOP 5 Monday, July 27
SPOP 6 Thursday, July 30
SPOP 7 Monday, August 3
SPOP 8 Thursday, August 6
SPOP 9 Monday, August 10
SPOP 10 Thursday, August 13

International First-Year Students

You will contacted by your academic school by July 10th with information about academic advising and course registration.

Transfer Students

You will be contacted by your academic school directly to complete academic advising and course registration.