Spring/Summer GPA Information

September 25, 2017

If your UCI CUMULATIVE GPA was below the CHP required GPA for your grade level (listed below) this past spring/summer quarter, then you will need to schedule an advising appointment with an honors advisor no later than Friday of week 2 (October 13). Please call (949) 824-5461 or stop by the CHP office to set up a meeting as soon as possible.


CHP Fusion

September 25, 2017

Hello fellow CHPers! On Wednesday, October 4th, the CHSC Social Chairs will be hosting the CHP event Fusion in the Shire (the honors hall in Middle Earth) from 5:00-6:30 p.m. Head on over for free snacks and fun games, all while learning how you can get more involved in CHP and CHSC! We hope to see you there!

CHP Fall Bonfire

September 25, 2017

The CHPAA’s all hope you had a great summer! We’re excited to meet and get to know all of you during the school year!


As a reminder the CHP fall bonfire is coming up quickly! It will be on Sunday October 8th (the weekend after week 1) from 2:30-6:30 p.m. at Huntington State Beach near tower 7. If you haven’t already RSVP’d fill out the survey here for free food, fun, and friends!


Freshman: Remember that you have your MANDATORY freshman meeting this week! Be sure to check the slip you received in your summer mailing or your email to know when and where your meeting is!

CHP New Student Orientation

September 25, 2017

Every new CHP student attends fall orientation to obtain essential information about the CHP and to meet the CHP staff and other honors students.  Orientation is required for all incoming freshman and transfer students:

CHP New Transfer Orientation
Sept. 26, 8:30-11:00 a.m.
Humanities Gateway 1800
Registration is at 8:00 a.m.

CHP Freshman Orientation
Sept. 27, 3:30-6:00 p.m.
Social Science Lecture Hall 100
Registration is at 2:45 p.m.


Freshman Small Group Meeting
Sept. 25-27, various times
Student Services II and honors halls, various locations
Your assigned meeting day/time and location was emailed to you.*
*Please email the Peer Advisors at chppaa@uci.edu ASAP if you absolutely cannot make your day/time.

Welcome to Fall Quarter

September 25, 2017

For the freshmen and new transfer students, welcome to UCI! For the continuing students, welcome back! We hope that everyone had a great summer, and that you are all ready for an exciting school year. Please read the information in this newsletter, and we’ll see you soon!

Regular hours for the CHP office and the Locus are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. This week, however, the CHP office will close at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday due to the CHP Freshman Orientation program.

Volunteer at CHP New Student Orientation

September 1, 2017

It is time to welcome a new group of students to the CHP community! The CHP needs some Cool Happy People (that’s you!) to help at the New Student Orientation Programs. If you can help with registration for either of the orientations (or both!) please fill out the EEE survey as soon as possible.

Volunteers are needed for orientations on:

  • Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 7:45 a.m. in HG 1800
  • Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 2:15 p.m. in SSLH 100

Participate in the CHP Student Interest/Activities Survey

September 1, 2017

The CHP would love to hear from you about the types of events and activities that you can see yourself participating in this upcoming academic year.  By completing the following survey, you will be providing the CHP staff and CHP leaders with valuable feedback about how you want to make the most of your time in the CHP.

So that we can plan for fall quarter, please complete this survey by 11:59 p.m. September 15, 2017.  The first 200 CHPers who complete the survey will be entered in a drawing to win either a CHP t-shirt (5 prizes) or the grand prize of a free trip to the 2018 CHP Spring Retreat to Anza Borrego (1 prize, $30 value).

We look forward to making your ideas happen and your voices heard!

CHP Office Closed for Labor Day

September 1, 2017

The CHP Office will be closed on Monday, September 4 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.  The office will reopen for normal business hours at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 5.

Bio Sci 199 Research Opportunity

September 1, 2017

Attention Honors Students in the Biological Sciences: The Fruman laboratory would like to recruit a motivated student to take part in cutting-edge research projects in the fields of Cancer Biology and Immunology. The position requires a full year commitment of 12-16 hours per week (3-4 units of Bio 199). Interested students should send an email to dfruman@uci.edu.

Fall 2017 Enrollment Updates

September 1, 2017

Restrictions Lifted

Several schools have lifted restrictions on their courses for fall:

  • Arts – Removed many major restrictions on 8/31
  • Bio Sci – Will remove the NOR from Bio Sci 93, as well as repeat and major restrictions on Bio Sci courses, by noon on 9/5
  • Physical Sciences – Will remove all NORs on 9/5 at noon
  • Social Ecology – Will remove NORs on 9/5 at noon and major restrictions on 9/20.

Make sure to check the comments in the online Schedule of Classes for dates and times that other course restrictions will be lifted.

Unit Cap Lifted

The 18-unit enrollment limit will be lifted today (September 1) at noon.  After the cap is lifted, students will be able to enroll in up to 20 units without any special approval.  If you need approval to add more than 20 units, please contact your honors advisor.