Student Alumni Association


Dinners with Anteaters

Spring 2020 Update:
Dinners with Anteaters is going virtual for spring quarter! Instead of our traditional in-person dinners, we will be hosting virtual gatherings through Zoom. Students can sign up for whichever "dinner" interests them! Each “dinner” will feature alumni in specific careers or industries. Don’t miss this chance to personally connect with alumni and hear firsthand about their career and life journeys. Register for a dinner below!

Spring Schedule
May 12 (6pm): Alumni in Law - Part 1  Register > 
May 19 (6pm): Alumni in Tech  Register >
May 19 (7pm): Alumni in IT & Law  Register >
May 20 (6pm): Alumni in Law - Part 2  Register > 
May 20 (6pm): Alumni in Education  Register > 
May 26 (6pm): Alumni in Law Enforcement  Register > 
May 26 (6pm): Alumni in Medicine & Healthcare  Register > 
May 27 (6pm): Alumni in Finance & Marketing  Register > 
*May 30 (4pm): Alumni from Paul Merage School of Business  Register >
*Merage Students Only

What is Dinners with Anteaters?
Dinners with Anteaters, formerly called Dinners for 12 Anteaters, is a dinner program that brings students, alumni, staff, faculty, retirees and emeriti together for an evening of food, fun and mentorship throughout Orange County and Los Angeles. 

Organized by the Student Alumni Association in cooperation with the UCI Alumni Association, the program began in 2003 and has since become a long-lasting Anteater tradition. Last year, the event brought more than 500+ Anteaters together to share stories and give advice over a nice warm meal.

The dinners are hosted and sponsored by Anteater volunteers (i.e. alumni, staff, faculty, etc.) either in their homes or a local restaurant. Over dinner, volunteers and students engage in casual and friendly conversation about their UCI experiences, personal journeys, career goals and more. Over the years, this program has brought together thousands of Anteaters for a fulfilling and uplifting evening.

Rides will be organized by the Student Alumni Association. Time and location of dinners will depend on the host.

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