New Freshman

All new freshmen must must attend our Student Parent Orientation Program (SPOP) academic advising session.

Once fall quarter begins, new students who wish to change their major must follow UCI's change of major criteria for continuing students.

New Transfer

New transfer students who wish to change majors before fall quarter begins must follow the criteria below. If you meet the change of major requirements, please sign-up for one of our summer academic advising sessions. Be sure to bring a copy of your unofficial transcript with you to your summer academic advising session.

Change of Major Criteria for New Transfer Students:

  • Psychology and Social Behavior: 3.0 overall GPA
  • Criminology, Law and Society: All students may change to this major.
  • Social Ecology: All students may change to this major.
  • Urban Studies: All students may change to this major.

Once fall quarter begins, new students who wish to change their major must follow UCI's change of major criteria for continuing students.