Getting Involved

UROP (Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program)

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) office has a lot of information on research.  Visit them and ask questions about funding, grants, projects, professors and more:

PSUM (The Physical Sciences Undergraduate Mentoring Program)

The Physical Sciences Undergraduate Mentoring Program (PSUM) connects current undergraduate students with business and science professionals. The goal is to expose students to career and networking opportunities. Mentors coach students in career and academic decisions. Visit this link or more information:


UC Irvine offers an abundance of resources, services, and opportunities which have been designed to support and sustain the student experience. We encourage all students to get involved in a club.  It’s a great way to expand your college experience. Visit this link to explore all the student organizations on campus:


For tutoring help, please visit these department pages (schedules are usually updated within the first two weeks of each quarter):


UCI CalTeach is a unique program for undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) majors interested in exploring a career in education. Through our coursework, students learn teaching skills and practice these methods in local K-12 classrooms. Visit this link for more information:


Studying abroad is not just an adventure, but an investment in your future!  Understanding the complexities of this diverse world and developing intercultural competencies will help you to function effectively in different contexts – personally, academically, and professionally.  Employers want the skills study abroad provides: cross-cultural competence, language ability, ability to deal with people of diverse backgrounds, and flexibility in dealing with new situations. Visit this link for more information: