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Schedule subject to change

DAY 1 - Friday, March 2, 2018

12:00pm - 1:15pm 
Arrive on time to take a photo with Peter the Anteater!
Weekend Registration & opening activities(lunch on your own) - UCI Student Center, Pacific Ballroom Lobby

1:30pm - 1:45pm 
Welcome Address - UCI Student Center, Pacific Ballroom

2:00pm - 2:45pm 
Back to the Classroom Session I with Academic Schools (45 minutes)

Choose one of the following:

Arts - "Interactive Sculpture Shop"

Arts/Dance - "Music for Dancers"

Engineering/ICS - "Gaming and its Many Applications" 

Humanities - "Narratives in the Digital Age: Going Behind the Headlines to Combat Fake News"

Social Sciences - "Facility for Imaging & Brain Research (FIBRE) Lab" 

3:00pm - 3:45pm 
Back to the Classroom Session II with Academic Schools (45 minutes)

Choose one of the following:

Arts - "Advance Directing/Acting Masterclass" 

Social Sciences - "First Generation Student Success"

Social Ecology - "Exploring the National Registry of Exonerations"

Biological Sciences - "Making Memories: Neurobiology & Behavior"

4:00pm - 5:15pm 
Open House and Dean's Receptions

Choose one of the following:

Ayala School of Biological Sciences - Dean Frank LaFerla

Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Dean Stephen Barker

Merage School of Business - Associate Dean Vidyanand Choudhary

School of Social Ecology - Dean Nancy Guerra

School of Social Sciences - Dean Bill Maurer 

Schools of Engineering/ICS, Physical Sciences, Humanities - Dean Michael Dennin

5:15pm - 6:00pm 
Free Time

6:00pm - 6:15pm 
Dinner Check-In

6:15pm - 8:00pm 
Dinner, drinks, and entertainment at the first ever "Zotpalooza!" - UCI Student Center, Pacific Ballroom

DAY 2 - Saturday, March 3, 2018

8:00am - 8:45am 
Check-in and Continental Breakfast - UCI Student Center, Pacific Ballroom

9:00am - 10:00am 
Opening Remarks with (TBC) - UCI Student Center, Pacific Ballroom

10:15am - 11:00am 
Workshop Session I (Choose one Presentation to attend):

Parent Panel: Experience from the Anteater Family - Emerald Bay Rooms 

Experiencing the Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE) Programs: A Snapshot of Opportunities - Emerald Bay Rooms

Graduate Programs: How to get into Med/Law/Business School - Emerald Bay Rooms

11:15am - 12:00pm 
Workshop Session II (Choose one Presentation to attend):

Thriving at UCI: Health and Wellness Services - Emerald Bay Rooms

Backpack to Briefcase: Career Services and UCI+One - Emerald Bay Rooms

Beyond UCI: Study Abroad and Service Opportunities - Emerald Bay Rooms

12:15pm - 1:30pm 
Lunch Program & Student Experience Panel - UCI Student Center Pacific Ballrooms

Homecoming Events in Aldrich Park - hosted by the UCI Alumni Association 

UCI vs. UC Davis Men's Basketball Game - Bren Event Center (click here to purchase tickets)

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