How to Apply


Applications for admission to UC Irvine are handled online. Apply at Please know that you may apply to one or more of the University of California’s nine campuses using a single online application. The UC Application will open August 1 for Fall 2018 admission. UC Irvine does not currently accept applications for Winter or Spring quarter admission. General admissions questions can be directed to the UCIrvine Office of Admissions and Relations with Schools at / 949-824-6703.

Degree Requirements

Information on degree requirements for the Drama (B.A.) major and the Music Theatre (B.F.A.) major can be found in the UCIrvine General Catalogue.


Please note that there currently is no audition required for admittance into the Drama (B.A.) major. Acceptance into the university and major is based solely on the UC application.

Auditions are, however, required for admittance into the Music Theatre (B.F.A.) major. Students typically do not audition for this program until after completion of their first year of residence here at UCIrvine.

Tours & Campus Visits

For information on tours of the general UCIrvine campus, please visit For information on tours of the Claire Trevor School of the Arts and the Department of Drama, please contact the Arts Student Affairs Office at 949-824-6646. Department tours unavailable over the summer.