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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 »

Orientation will begin Aug. 1, 2018 at 9 a.m.

Check-in begins at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, with breakfast served on the Medical Education Building patio.

A continental breakfast will be offered at 8:30 a.m. Thursday and Friday, Aug. 2-3, before orientation resumes at 9 a.m. each day

White Coat Ceremony »

The White Coat ceremony and reception will be held at the UCI Bren Events Center on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018 from 7-10 p.m. This is a special event and we encourage you to include your family in the evening.

UC Irvine School of Medicine White Coat Ceremony
streamed live from UCI Bren Events Center


Friday, Aug. 3, 2018
7 p.m.-10 p.m. (PDT)

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 2017 White Coat ceremony ›

Annual Wellness Retreat »

Oct. 26-28, 2018
Halloween Activities »

Information to come.
Winter Formal »

Jan. 13, 2018
Medical Humanities Symposium »

2017 Medical Humanities Symposium: Growing into the white coat

Jan. 21, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.


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 on Friday, March 16, 2018, at 9 a.m.

View a video of the 2018 Match Day ceremony ›

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

For more information, contact Nancy Guirguis
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 p.m. on the Medical Education Building patio and Tamkin Auditorium.

Questions? Please contact:

Ursula Worsham

Seniors Honors Night »

June 1, 2018 at 6 p.m.
Questions? Please contact:

Nancy Guirguis

View images from Honors Night 2017 ›

Commencement »