School Assignment allows first year Undergraduate/Undeclared students making normal progress to affiliate with their School of Interest before completing Change of Major pre-requisites. The School Assignment process begins during Week 2 of the Spring quarter on Monday, April 8th, 2024 as shown below for each school. And if not completed by Friday, April 19th at 3:00 P.M. an academic hold will be placed on your academic record.




Welcome to School Assignment. Please follow the steps below:

STEP 1: Proceed using your UCI Email Account

STEP 2: Select from the list of schools below and watch the videos provided for the school or schools you are interested in:

  • Arts
  • Biological Sciences
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Information and Computer Sciences
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Public Health
  • Social Ecology
  • Social Sciences

NOTE: The School of Business and the School of Nursing do not participate in this program and will require you to meet the Change of Major requirements instead.

STEP 3: Use the link in the upper left corner of the page to access the School Assignment form to complete your U/U Profile and School Quiz.

STEP 4: Once you have successfully completed the quiz, you will be assigned to a school of your choice pending you meet the minimum school requirements.

NOTE: For more information about School Assignment or the Second Year Plus Program Requirements, please consult with your assigned academic advisor.



Program Video Run Time Link
Art* 9:05
Dance 16:24
Drama 25:44** 
Music 8:05
*Any prospective Art students who are wondering which COM path to follow, just email to discuss your major path options to change.
**Not interested in the Music Theatre program? Skip 8:40-19:25
Contact Information
101 Mesa Arts Building,
Irvine, CA 92697-2775 (Working Remotely Due to COVID-19)
Office Hours: 9:00am – 12:00pm & 1:00pm – 4:00pm, Monday – Friday

Biological Sciences

Link to video

Contact Information

1011 Biological Sciences III,
Irvine, CA 92697-1460/2775 (Working Remotely Due to COVID-19)

Link to video

Contact Information
2000 Education,Irvine, CA 92697-5500 (Working Remotely Due to COVID-19)

Office Hours: 8:00am – 12:00pm & 1:00pm – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday


Link to video

School Overview

Contact Information
305 Rockwell Engineering Center, Irvine, CA 92697-2750 (Working Remotely Due to COVID-19)
Call the office for available appointment times times with a peer advisor.


Link to video

Contact Information

143 Humanities Instructional Building
Irvine, CA 92697-3380 (Working Remotely Due to COVID-19)
Office Hours: 9:00am – 11:30am & 1:00pm – 3:30pm, Monday-Friday.
NOTE: Thursday walk-ins begin at 9:30am.
Information and Computer Sciences

Link to video

Contact Information

352 Information and Computer Science Building, Irvine, CA 92697-3430 (Working Remotely Due to COVID-19)
Click here for available office hours and info on how to set up an appointment
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Link to video

Contact Information
209 Steinhaus Hall
Irvine, CA 92697-3957 (Working Remotely Due to COVID-19; Please send any questions to
Office Hours: 9:00am – 11:00am & 2:00pm – 4:00pm on Monday & Wednesday; 9:00am – 11:00am on Friday
Physical Sciences

Link to video

Contact Information
134 Rowland Hall, Irvine, CA 92697-4675 (Working Remotely Due to COVID-19)
Office Hours: 9:00am – 4:00pm, Monday – Friday
Public Health

Link to video

Contact Information
Anteater Instruction & Research Offices (AIRB) Suite 2010, 2nd Floor,
UC Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697-3957 (Working Remotely Due to COVID-19)
Office Hours: 9:00am – 4:00pm Monday – Thursday. 9:00am – 3:00pm on Tuesday.
Social Ecology

Link to video

Contact Information
102 Social Ecology I, Irvine, CA 92697-7055 (Working Remotely Due to COVID-19)
Office Hours: 9:00am – 11:40am & 1:00pm – 3:40 pm Monday – Friday. Click here for info on how to secure a walk-in appt.
Social Sciences

Link to video (PDF)

Contact Information
1201 Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway, Irvine, CA 92697-5100 (Working Remotely Due to COVID-19)