50th anniversary calendar of events

March 18, 2015

  • Aerial view of campus

Join us as the University of California, Irvine celebrates its 50th anniversary. To mark this milestone, the university has launched a two-year-long series of programs and activities that exhibit our “Bright Past, Brilliant Future.”


April 18
Celebrate UCI

May 14
Lauds & Laurels

June 12-15
50th Annual Commencement

Sept. 21
Student Convocation & Anteater
Involvement Fair

Sept. 28-Oct. 2
Fifty for 50 Volunteer Week

Oct. 3
Anteater 5K & Family Fun Run

Oct. 3
50th Anniversary Festival

Oct. 8-18
U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon

Oct. 10
UCI Medal Awards

Dec. 1-5
Living Peace Series

Academic Symposium Series
National Academy of Sciences
Founders Celebration


Academic Symposium Series
National Academy of Engineering

Academic Symposium Series
Institute of Medicine

Academic Symposium Series
Arts & Humanities

51st Annual Commencement &
50th Anniversary Closing Ceremony

Visit 50th.uci.edu/events for updates and more information.

*Dates and events are subject to change.

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