University of California, Irvine Parent & Family Guide

View the Parent and Family Guide to connect with UCI. This guide was made with UCI families in mind.

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When your student heads to college, there’s a whole new community to explore. We help parents find the resources they need. From UCI student housing to UCI off-campus apartments, we will point you to the most student-friendly housing options in Irvine. Along with on- and off-campus housing, your student may need help finding a bank near UCI, or a convenient Irvine healthcare provider. Last but not least, you’re sure to want to visit! Whether you’re looking for a place to stay for move-in, family weekend, graduation or any time in between, we can introduce you to the best hotels and restaurants near UCI campus plus share ideas for activities to enjoy with your student or on your own.