Master of ENgineering Admitted Students


Welcome Class of 2025!

ZOT! ZOT! ZOT! Welcome to the University of California Irvine, Master of Engineering program. Congratulations on your admission and taking the first steps on furthering your education and accelerating your career.

Please carefully review the information on this page and the Graduate Division Checklist linked below. Be sure to mark your calendars and attend the virtual events listed below and do not hesitate to contact us. Our staff is here to answer your questions and offer advice. General questions can be sent to Jean Macneil at

Upcoming Events and Reminders: 

  • March 11, 3:30pm PST (virtual) – Admitted Students Reception: Virtual Reception and Q&A Sessions with student affairs, faculty, concentration directors, current students, and other campus staff. RSVP HERE
  • August 28, 12:00-1:00pm pst(virtual) – Cover Letters, Resume, and Interview Accomplishments: The first career launch session will help prepare you for the job search process (see details below)
  • September 9 (individual task) – Assess Your Clifton Strengths (see details below)
  • September 15 – Fee Payment Deadline
  • September 16 (individual task) – Explore Companies (see details below)
  • September 20, Time TBD (in-person) – M.Eng New Student Orientation: A mandatory orientation to prepare you for starting the M.Eng degree. Students will hear from student services, career services, faculty, and students/alumni.
  • September 23, Time TBD (in-person) – M.Eng International Student Cultural Competency Orientation: This mandatory orientation will prepare international students to become proficient in cultural intricacies and be successful in their career search and preparation.
  • September 26 – First Day of Classes


next Steps 

Notification of Admissions Decision: 

Once you have received both notifications of admissions from M.Eng and Graduate Division, please take time to review the action items below.

Action Items: 

  1. Graduate Division Pre-Arrival Checklist: Review the Graduate Division Checklist and take note of upcoming deadlines and action items. 
  2. Complete Statement of Intent to Register (SIR):  You will receive an individual link in the admission notification from Graduate Division.
  3. Pay Deposit: A $500 non-refundable deposit will be applied directly towards your Fall 2024 program fee when you matriculate.
  4. Complete Statement of Legal Residence (SLR):  Once you SIR Yes, you will receive more information on the SLR.
  5. International Students: Complete the I-20/DS-2024 Request for New Graduate Student Formcomplete and submit packet to immediately after submitting your deposit. Please review additional information on the International Center website.
  6. Submit Proof of Vaccinations: Review university policy and upload required documents on the Student Health portal.
  7. Clear Provisional Admissions: Once your bachelor’s degree is posted on your transcript, send official transcripts to Graduate Division at or via mail.
  8. Pay Fees by September 15: Students pay fees via their Zot Account

Summer PRoSeminar Details 

Part of this program will offer you career readiness via ProSeminar and other opportunities throughout the year. To help prepare you for the launch of the ProSeminar session, there will be summer tasks provided to you over the summer months. 

For any questions about the events below, please contact Debbie ( If you cannot attend a session, please notify her prior to the event.

  • Cover Letters, Resume & Interview Accomplishments (virtual) – August 28th, 12:00-1:00 pst
    • RSVP:  (advance registration is required to attend)
    • Be sure to update your resume prior to this session to be ready for small group discussions so have access to camera, microphone and documents related to the session.
  • Assess Your CliftonStrengths (all students) – September 9th
    • Complete a 60 to 90 minute assessment to help you discover your greatest strengths and explore their personal and professional meaning to you.
    • To obtain the access code for this assessment, please be sure to submit SIR and deposit; individual code will be emailed to you.
    • ACTION ITEM: Email Debbie a list of your top 5 strengths and one benefit of each strength.
    • Additional resources will be provided during Fall ProSeminar.
  • Explore Companies (international students required; domestic students recommended) – Complete by September 16th 
    • Search for potential employers and learn more about the company via internet search, LinkedIn, etc.
    • ACTION ITEM: Email Debbie a list of your top 5 companies and specific jobs of interest.

2024-2025 Concentration Roadmaps: 

 2023-2024 roadmaps are available for here (link). 2024-2025 Road maps will be available in June. Please note that they are subject to change.

  • An email with Fall 2024 course offerings will be sent out in June. You will email Jean Macneil ( the following information for Fall 2024 enrollment by August 1.

      • Full Name
      • Student ID (numerical)
      • Concentration (Adv. Mfg, BME, CEE, EECS, or MAE)
      • Fall 2024 Elective Choices

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