The University of California will begin to accept applications for admission to the fall 2022 term starting 11/1/2021 at 9 am PST.


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University of California's application for undergraduate admissions and scholarships

Welcome to the University of California's application for undergraduate admissions and scholarships. By starting your application, you're taking your first step toward the best public university system in the world.

Getting help

If you have questions, please contact the application helpdesk:

Or call the UC Application Center:

  • Within the U.S.: (800) 207-1710
  • Outside the U.S.: (925) 298-6856

Helpdesk hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 10am-6pm PST
  • Saturday & Sunday: Closed

November & December hours:

  • November 1-21: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m. PST
  • November 22-24: 8 a.m.-11 p.m. PST
  • November 26-27: 8 a.m.-11 p.m. PST
  • November 28-30: 8 a.m.-midnight PST
  • December 1: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. PST

Closed on the following holidays:

  • Nov. 25, Dec. 25 & Jan. 1

Stay connected

Follow us on Twitter, and keep up to date with the latest application tips, reminders and deadlines.

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Statement of application integrity

We want all applicants to present themselves in the best possible light on their application, and we encourage applicants to seek help from friends, parents, counselors and teachers. However, UC expects all applicants to complete their own application material and ensure all information in the application is complete, accurate and truthful.

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UC immunization requirements

UC requires all incoming students to be screened for tuberculosis and vaccinated for measles, mumps, rubella, chicken pox, meningococcus, tetanus and whooping cough.

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