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Parents Day 2013

Saturday, November 2, 2013
8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Registration Deadline: Monday, October 28 at 12 p.m.

Registration is on a first come, first served basis.
The deadline to cancel is October 30 at 12 p.m. and there is a cancellation fee of $10.

Fee: $35 per parent/guardian*
Continental breakfast and lunch included

Parking: $10

*Students can join the program during lunch only for $15 per student.

This event is for parents and guardians of current UCI students.
It is not intended for students or prospective students.

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**Subject to Change**

8:30 -
9:15 a.m.

Check-In and Continental Breakfast

9:15 -
9:45 a.m.

Opening remarks by Thomas A. Parham, Ph.D.
Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs

9:50 -
10:10 a.m.

Student entertainment: Circle of Fifths & B-Boys Anonymous

10:15 -
11:00 a.m.

Faculty Keynote: Professor Hans Keirstead

Dr. Hans Keirstead, Professor, Anatomy & Neurobiology, Neuroloical Surgery Hans Keirstead, Ph.D., Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Neurological Surgery

Hans Keirstead is an internationally known stem cell expert and has pioneered a number of efforts in the field. He founded the Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center and is presently a professor of anatomy & neurobiology and neurological surgery in the UC Irvine School of Medicine. Professor Keirstead was awarded the Distinguished Award for Research, the UCI Academic Senate’s highest honor, and the UCI Innovation Award for innovative research leading to corporate and clinical development.


Click here to view the recording of the Keynote Speaker.

11:10 a.m. -
12:00 p.m.

Session 1 Workshops (choose one)

Sophomore Housing

This workshop will discuss on-campus housing options for continuing students. Covered in the presentation will be how to secure housing for 2014 - 2015. In addition, off-campus housing options will be discussed.

Study Abroad Workshop

12 -
1:00 p.m.


1:10 -
2:00 p.m.

Session 2 Workshops (choose one)

Student Alumni Panel

Wellness, Health and Counseling Support

2:15 p.m. -
3:15 p.m.

Campus Tour

1:00 p.m. -
4:00 p.m.

Housing Tours for Arroyo Vista, Vista del Campo, Vista del Campo Norte, and Camino del Sol


Additional UCI events held during the weekend

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Beall Center Family Day - FREE ADMISSION

The exhibition in the Beall Center for Art + Technology will be open from noon to 8pm: Sight & Sound 

12 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Contemporary Arts Center Gallery & University Art Gallery - FREE ADMISSION

12 p.m. - 6 p.m. A Twice Lived Fragment of Time, a Solo Exhibition by Will Rogan Curated by Allyson Unzicker, MFA candidate in Critical & Curatorial Studies - FREE ADMISSION
8 p.m. Faculty Artist Series featuring Alan Terricciano & Andre Gribou



Parents of UC Irvine students are invited to join us for the Men’s Basketball exhibition game against Chapman University at 7pm in the Bren Events Center.  Parents may claim up to 8 general admission tickets by clicking on the link below and following the registration instructions.  Tickets MUST BE CLAIMED NO LESS THAN 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE to ensure delivery of your print at home tickets.

UC Irvine Men’s Basketball vs. Chapman
Saturday, November 2nd @ 7pm
Bren Events Center

Get your UC Irvine Men’s Basketball Parent Day Tickets by following the following steps:

1.       Visit the link below.
2.       Type in the promotional code “UCIPARENTS” in the Enter Promotional Access Code box.
3.       You may RSVP up to four (8) general admission tickets.
4.       Once you have selected your number of tickets you will be prompted to login to your UC Irvine ticket account, if you do not have one you will need to create an account to proceed. 
5.       Once you check out, you will receive an email from titled “Your Print at Home Tickets Have Arrived.”  Your tickets will be attached to the email and should be printed and brought with you to the game where they will be scanned for admission.
6.       Print out your tickets and have fun!

Redeem your tickets here:

*Please note, you must RSVP no later than 24 hours in advance to the start of the game in order to take advantage of this offer. Unfortunately, we do not have a method to facilitate this offer at the door.

Would you like more general information about the game?  Visit the official UC Irvine Athletics webpage at