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Fourth-year medical students celebrate at Match Day 2015.

Student Events

UC Irvine School of Medicine offers a wealth of academic, social and cultural activities and events.

Learn more about many of these activities below.


Orientation »

You will be officially matriculated at UC Irvine School of Medicine at 9 a.m. on Aug. 2, 2017. Attendance is mandatory for all orientation events.

In the event of an emergency that may delay your arrival, please call 949-824-5388 to explain the circumstances.

Check-in begins at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2, with breakfast served on the Medical Education Building patio.

A continental breakfast will be offered at 8:30 a.m. Thursday and Friday, Aug. 3-4, before orientation resumes at 9 a.m. each day.

White Coat Ceremony »

The White Coat Ceremony and Reception will be held at the Irvine Barclay Theatre on Friday, August 4, 2017 from 7-10 pm. This is a special event and we encourage you to include your family in the evening. Each incoming medical student will be offered 5 tickets for their guests. We are limited in the number of tickets available by the size of the Irvine Barclay Theatre. If you have extra tickets, please email us today at We will let those requesting extras know of ticket availability later this week. Everyone will receive their tickets at Orientation.  


UC Irvine School of Medicine- White Coat Ceremony
Streamed Live from Irvine Barclay Theatre


Friday, August 4, 2017
7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. (PST)

The UC Irvine School of Medicine welcomes the family members and friends of this year’s incoming class who are unable to attend the campus White Coat Ceremony, to join us live online!
To watch, click here, archived footage will also be available following the event on the
UC Irvine Admissions Website.

View a gallery of images from the 2016 White Coat ceremony ›

Annual Wellness Conference »

October 6-8, 2017
Halloween activities »

Information to come.
Winter formal »

Information to come.
Medical Humanities Symposium »

2017 Medical Humanities Symposium: Growing Into The White Coat

January 21, 2017 from 8:30 am – 3:00 pm


To register, please visit the registration page

Match Day »

Fourth-year medical students learn where they'll be "matched" for further medical training at Match Day ceremonies, to be held Friday, March 16, 2018 at 9 a.m.

View video of 2017 Match Day ›

View a gallery of images from Match Day 2017 ›
Celebrating Our Students »

For more information contact: Melanie Ley
AOA Dinner (Induction of new members) »

For more information contact: 

Nancy Guirguis

Gold Humanism Honor Society (Induction of new members) »
Gold humanism induction ceremony
For more information contact: Melanie Ley
PRIME LC Dinner »

For more information contact: Lucero Zamudio-Fernandez

Women in Medicine: Beyond the White Coat »

May 16, 2017 at 5:15 PM on the Med Ed Patio and Tamkin Auditorium.

Questions? Please contact.

Ursula Worsham

Seniors Honors Night »

Questions? Please contact.

Nancy Guirguis

View images from Honors Night 2017 ›

Commencement »