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Freshman Edge

Begin college this summer!

August 6 - September 14, 2017

Begin college this summer!

August 6 - September 14, 2017

Important Dates 2017

Important Item Date
First day to enroll in Freshman Edge You can apply as soon as you submit your Statement of Intent to Register (SIR). You must be an admitted UCI student planning to attend UCI.
Freshman Edge and Summer Bridge Info Sessions
Come learn more about Freshman Edge and Summer Bridge at the New Anteater Day or Celebrate UCI
New Anteater Day
  • Date/Time TBA
Celebrate UCI
  • April 22, 2017, Freshman Edge Info Session from 1-2pm
    UCI Student Center, Emerald Bay BC
Freshman Edge Info Session
Come learn more about Freshman Edge at this on-campus info session.
Date/Time TBA
Student Parent Orientation Program (SPOP) reservation window and instructions sent from orientation@uci.edu TBA
BRIDGE APPLICATION: Final date to submit the online Summer Bridge Application if you want to be considered for the Summer Bridge Scholarship. To see if you may be eligible for this scholarship, click here. May 30
INTERNATIONAL ENROLLMENT: Final date to submit a Freshman Edge International enrollment form June 16
Final date to complete a 2016-2017 FAFSA* and UCI My Aid Summer Financial Aid Application (available in early May) for consideration for summer financial aid.

*The 2015-2016 FAFSA is different from the 2017-2018 FAFSA that you may have already completed for Fall, Winter, Spring aid. Be sure to submit this new FAFSA.
Freshman Edge and International Pathways
  • FAFSA: June 30, though it is recommended that you complete your FAFSA by May 31 to ensure your record can be successfully submitted.
  • UCI My Aid: June 16 to be considered for grants.
Deadline to enroll in Freshman Edge Housing June 30
FRESHMAN EDGE ENROLLMENT: Final date to submit a Freshman Edge enrollment form.

Freshman Edge enrollment forms submitted after the deadline will be accepted on a case-by-case basis.
International Student Airport Pick-up
Freshman Edge/Bridge SPOP TBA
Freshman Edge Dates August 5 - September 14
Move-in day for students living on campus August 5
Kick-off event (Required): See Events page for more details. August 5-6
First day of class instruction (Some classes may also begin on August 2 or 3. Check your class schedule.) August 7
Last day to drop a course or change grade option without instructor's signature August 11
Last day to apply for a refund of course fees (mandatory campus fee and course materials fees are non-refundable) August 18
Absolute deadline for any course changes August 25
Federal holiday (No classes) September 4
Final exams September 12 and 13
Move-out day for students living on campus September 14
Grades available September 21

Freshman Edge is for all new students who will be entering UCI as freshmen in Fall 2017. There are three pathways within Freshman Edge. Choose Your Path