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. The deadline to apply is November 30. UC Irvine does not currently accept applications for Winter or Spring quarter admission. General admissions questions can be directed to the UC Irvine 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 on the UC application.

Applicants to UCI Drama will have the option of submitting an audition or portfolio based on their specialization. This supplemental portion is optional. 

Supplemental Audition/Portfolio Submissions

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 Department tours unavailable over the summer.