Partner With UCI
As a primary point of entry for campuswide partnerships, the UPP team is committed to offering our partners customized opportunities, flexible service, and best-in-class guidance. We are here to help you connect with UC Irvine's exceptional students, distinguished faculty, premier research and unparalleled service capabilities at the nation's top ten public university.* At the same time, we encourage partners and our campus community to reimagine the world by reaching further with excellence, scale and diversity.
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*Ranking as the nation’s top public university by U.S. News & World Report
Connecting (virtually and in-person) helps your organization build successful relationships with the UC Irvine community. UPP provides a single point of contact to facilitate partnerships while providing unparalleled proximity to UC Irvine's 15 schools and colleges, dozens of administrative departments, distinguished faculty, and our exceptional students, staff and alumni.
Our campus expertise allows us to collaboratively build your relationships across the UC Irvine community. We provide your organization the necessary activation support while managing all aspects of the partnership. Additionally, we help partners in the preparation and dissemination of communications that meets our institutional standards while sharing your campus impact stories with our students, faculty, staff and alumni.
UC Irvine's University Partnership Program is your front door to the campus resources that will benefit your business’ employees and promote progress and growth within your company. We focus on identifying ways to leverage our organization's strengths and are looking for mutually beneficial opportunities that support UC Irvine's goals of teaching, research and public service.
As a partner to UC Irvine, businesses can receive access to premier experts within various fields, opportunities to collaborate on research and explore options to have employees continue their education through our executive education programs or the UC Extension Program. Having a highly skilled, knowledgeable workforce is key to having a successful company, which is why UC Irvine is open to creating continuing education opportunities for your employees by utilizing campus expertise.
Our focus is to develop opportunities for innovative organizations to connect with UC Irvine's pathbreaking community in order to shape the future. UPP can help forge connections with the depth and breadth of our world-class institution, with the bright minds of our students, and our unparalleled commitment to excellence.
We focus on identifying ways to leverage both organizations' strengths and are looking for mutually beneficial opportunities that support UC Irvine's goals of teaching, research and public service.
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With over 37,000 undergraduates and graduate students, UC Irvine boasts one of the most innovative and diverse student bodies in the nation. The University Partnership Program (UPP) is here to assist in connecting companies with our highly motivated, well-trained student body. Through recruiting events, career fairs, internships, scholarships and mentorships, UPP can help business partners forge connections with the bright minds of UC Irvine students.
UPP provides companies opportunities to collaborate with our students, bringing them together in support of priority student programs and student-led campus initiatives.
UC Irvine collaborates with a variety of campus and corporate entities with varying levels of engagement and campus presence. The UPP team works directly with our University Partner and Partner level companies to help facilitate the campuswide co-branding, trademark and licensing process. The way a partner or sponsor is determined varies based on the relationship or connection it has to the university through one of our four partnership levels: University Partner, Partner, Sponsor, and Supporter.
Additionally, we help match the interests and needs of external partners with the strengths of the University brand and our campus stakeholders by ensuring consistent alignment with the mission and visions of the organization with our campus community.