Graduation: What Now?


Everything to Prep You for Graduation

As a soon-to-be graduate of UCI, you will belong to the alumni family of more than 200,000 strong, which spans all ages, backgrounds and continents. What's more, all graduates are automatically general members of the UCI Alumni Association! Your general membership gives you access to networking opportunities, career resources, social events, discounts and more! Once an Anteater, Always an Anteater! Anteaters Infinitum!

Time to prep for graduation! Here is a list of ways to take advantage of the alumni life...


Save the Date for Grad Expo! April 28 - May 1

Join us at Grad Expo where you can get everything for to prep for commencement. Also, purchase OFFICIAL UCI regalia which is required for all ceremonies. The required items include a black cap, gown and official UCI tassel (and hood for Master's and Doctorate students). 

More details coming soon...

Grad Expo
social media


Follow our social media to stay connected and hear all the latest alumni news and updates. Make sure to use #UCIalumni on your grad posts! @uciaa
Twitter: @uciaa
LinkedIn Group: "UCI Alumni"
Instagram: @ucialumni


Find a mentor on The Anteater Network and tap into the alumni community.

Connect with alumni from around the world to gain career advice, discover new careers and grow your network.

The Anteater Network


Join a Chapter!

Networking, mentoring, social, professional and community service activities are just a few opportunities available to you by joining one of our 35+ alumni chapters. Find a chapter >


Don't lose your UCI email! 

If you haven't already signed up for UCI Gmail, you must do so within 1 year from your date of graduation. If you miss this deadline, you will not be able to sign up after that time. Learn more >



Utilize Career Support Resources

UCI Alumni knows that your career is one of the most important aspects of your life. Take advantage of our wide range of career resources to help you further your career or lifelong learning ambitions. Learn more >


Going back for your Masters or Doctorate? Take a Kaplan Test-Prep Class!

UCI alumni receive a 10% discount on the retail course price of any Kaplan In-Person, Live Online or Self-Paced, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, OAT, or PCAT courses. More >

Young Alumni Council


Join the Young Alumni Council and impact our strategic initiatives.

Be the voice of young alumni! Join the Council and make your mark on our strategic initiatives related to mentorship, adulting skills and UCI spirit. Stregthen your professional network and make an impact on the community. Apply today!

Exclusive Grad Membership Packages for the Class of 2020!

Take advantage of the endless benefits of becoming a UCIAA paid member. Be the first to hear about our exclusive networking opportunities, invite-only events, member opportunity drawings and special discounts on products and services. Join the UCI Alumni Association. See why thousands of Anteaters choose paid membership!

*Membership packages and pricing are only availabe to recent graduates of the Class of 2020. Updates coming soon!

Questions? Contact us at or 949-824-2586.