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Live Chat

Quick, General Questions Weeks 1-10  Academic Advisors Peer Academic Advisors  


File Submission, Policy/Procedures,
Academic Advising, Straightforward Questions
Response: 3 - 4 Business Days Academic Advisors & Peer Academic Advisors

Drop-In Advising

Policy/Procedures, Course Scheduling, General Advising Weeks 1-10

Peer Academic Advisors (Week 1-10)

Academic Advisors (Week 1-2 & 7-9)

Scheduled Appointment

 More complicated issues or questions Weeks 3-6, 10 Academic Advisors & Peer Academic Advisors


Online live chat service available to ask general advising questions. Meant for quick questions requiring a more immediate response.
Submit a Ucounsel Form and we will respond to you in 3 - 4 business days.

»PAA Drop-In
Our PAAs are available for any questions you may have about:
  • ICS policies
  • Majors/Minors
  • Change of Major
  • General Education
  • Degree Requirements
  • Course Scheduling

And Much More! Get to know our 2021-2022 PAAs! 

  • Current UCI Students: Visit and select ICS Undergraduate Student Affairs
  • Non-UCI students: Please call (949) 824-5156 to schedule an appointment. 

**Summer Same-Day Advising Service Schedule**







Live Chat:

9-11:30 AM
1-3:30 PM

Office Closed:


Live Chat:

1-3:30 PM

Live Chat:

9-11:30 AM
1-3:30 PM

Live Chat

9-11:30 AM
1-3:30 PM

In-Person Advising*:
*Our office will be unavailable for in-person advising on August 5th. We apologize for the inconvenience! 

»Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday 
9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm

»Contact Information:
ICS Undergraduate Student Affairs
ICS Building, Suite 352 
Irvine, CA 92697-3430

 (949) 824-5156
Fax: (949) 824-4163

Neha Rawal Director, Undergraduate Student Affairs
Nadia Kast Assistant Director of Undergraduate Advising
Matthew Kim Student Affairs Assistant
Marina Juarez Undergraduate Counselor
Jennifer Gutierrez Undergraduate Counselor
Alice Kojima Undergraduate Counselor
Jose Jimenez Undergraduate Counselor
Lumen Russell Assistant Director of Enrollment Management and Instructional Support
Kruthika Bhimsen Instructional Support Assistant
Daniel Duarte Instructional Support Assistant
Brian Bulgarelli Peer Academic Advisor
Wentao Chen Peer Academic Advisor
Yanran Wang Peer Academic Advisor
Isaiah Raya Peer Academic Advisor
Varij Jhaveri Peer Academic Advisor

Peer counselors have completed intensive training from the Division of Undergraduate Education and the ICS Undergraduate counselors. 

Meet our 2022-23 PAAs

» Division of Career Pathways

We highly recommend that students meet with a Career Counselor each quarter!

Contact Information:

100 Student Services 1

(Across from Student Center Starbucks)

Irvine, CA 92697-2075


ICS specific Career Counselor: Caroline Chiang

Explore their website for upcoming workshops, events, career fairs and more! Please contact a Career Counselor to discuss any career-related concerns such as finding internships, full-time jobs, creating a portfolio, resume review or exploring career options. Students may also sign up for an appointment with a Career Counselor using Handshake.  Please note that appointments typically book 1-3 weeks in advance based on demand.

» Associate Dean for Undergraduate Student Affairs, Gopi Meenakshisundaram

Please contact the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Student Affairs at if you would like to discuss concerns (not related to specific academic advising), or share your thoughts and recommendations about any aspect of the Bren School's undergraduate program.