New Faculty Resources

Disability Services Center

In collaboration with UCI faculty and staff, the Disability Services Center (DSC) provides academic accommodations, auxiliary aides and services for UCI students with disabilities according to state and federal law.  DSC is also a great resource for faculty who have questions about accessibility, inclusivity, working with students, or about specific accommodations in their courses.  You can find the most pertinent information on the DSC website under “Instructor Resources.”

Phone: 949-824-7494
Campus Location: 100 Disability Services, Building 313

Division of Teaching Excellence and Innovation

The Division of Teaching Excellence and Innovation (DTEI) is focused on ensuring that faculty and future faculty are prepared and have the resources to provide our students with a high quality educational experience. This includes structured professional development opportunities, including the Active Learning Institute and Pedagogical Fellows Program, and more informal activities such as Faculty Learning Communities and Faculty Reading Groups. DTEI also possesses expertise to assist faculty with online course development and the data-driven evaluation of educational programs and course structures through the Teaching and Learning Research Center.
Phone:    (949) 824-3594
Campus Location:  3000 Anteater Instruction and Research Building (AIRB)

Equity Advisors

An Equity Advisor is a senior faculty member, appointed as Faculty Assistant to the Dean in their respective schools. Equity Advisors participate in faculty recruiting by approving search strategies and raising awareness of Best Practices. Additionally, they organize faculty development programs, with both formal and informal mentoring, and address individual issues raised by women and underrepresented minority faculty.


*Includes a list of Current Equity Advisors

Faculty Development Resources

UCI is committed to providing faculty with resources to facilitate their success and advancement. Activities include mentoring opportunities, including by Inclusive Excellence Professors, writing communities, leadership development programs, and others.

Inclusive Excellence Professors: 

Faculty development activities are overseen by Associate Vice Provost Nina Bandelj who is available for consultations.

Contact: Nina Bandelj
Email Address: 

Faculty/Staff Support Services

The Coordinator of Faculty/Staff Support Services provides consultative services and support to resolve behavioral health issues, serves as a primary crisis intervention resource to facilitate and coordinate appropriate resources, provides time-limited case management for individual employees, and develops and implements instructional training and materials to assist in the promotion of mental well-being for all UCI and UCI Health faculty and staff.

Contact: Negar Shekarabi, Psy.D.
Phone: 949-824-5208

Graduate Division

Information about graduate students at UCI and graduate affairs, including admission and support for graduate students (Graduate and Postdoctoral Scholars Resource Center).


Office of Inclusive Excellence

The Office serves the campus priorities and is committed to a transformative, whole university effort grounded in our values: expect equity, support diversity, practice inclusion and honor free speech. UCI’s powerful vision of inclusiveness and change is supported through a dedication to ensuring accountability, providing training and education, conducting responsive research and building sustainable partnerships.


UCI holds a membership with the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity which provides a variety of faculty development programs, including a signature Faculty Success Program.

Office of Information Technology

In partnership with school IT help desks, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) provides a wide range of IT services that support faculty in their teaching, research and service. We assist those teaching on-campus and remotely using Canvas and EEE+ educational technologies, as well as Zoom and other lecture capture services.  We also provide classroom technology support, equipment and tools. Much of the infrastructure used daily, such as email, website hosting, network, VPN, and telephone is supported by our office. The Research Cyberinfrastructure Center offers high performance computing and storage services for researchers.

Phone: 949-824-2222
Email Address:
Campus Location: 115 Aldrich Hall 

Sustainable Transportation

Transportation and Distribution Services offers a number of sustainable commuting options including carpool matching services, vanpools, subsidized OCTA bus passes, rebates on train tickets, and other convenient, cost-effective options that can significantly reduce your monthly transportation expenses. All Sustainable Transportation programs include employee incentives for a number of complimentary daily permits on those rare occasions when you drive alone, and a guaranteed ride home program for unexpected emergencies.

Contact: Carolyn Hernandez
Phone: 949-824-1173
Email Address:
Campus Location: 200 Public Services Building

Teach Anywhere

In partnership with the Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (OVPTL), OIT has created a resource that provides overview and how-to information related to UCI’s educational technology tools and services to aid in remote teaching.



The Office of Information Technology has created a web repository of technologies and information that supports faculty during remote work, including internet connectivity resources, VPN, security announcements, virtual access software applications and new technology offerings.


UCI Beall Applied Innovation

UCI Beall Applied Innovation is your one-stop shop for all the resources that you may need to enhance the impact and translatability of your research. From seminars/training programs to funding opportunities, UCI Beall Applied Innovation offers a host of programs that drive campus-based inventions toward licensing, intellectual property generation, funding and, if desired, startup company formation, subsequently bringing your research closer to the marketplace.

Contact: Ron King, PhD, MBA – Associate Director, Faculty Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Phone: 949-824-9335
Campus Location:  5141 California Avenue, Irvine, CA 92697

UCI Libraries

The UCI Libraries offer scholarly resources and services to help enhance your research and teaching.

Our research librarians ( are subject experts who provide innovative and responsive library services to support the success of faculty and students.  Contact us for: library cards; interlibrary loan; requests for library collections; course reserves; customized library research instruction for classes; digital scholarship projects; etc.

Email Address:  Ask a Librarian: Email
Locations & Phone: Langson Library & Science Library:  949-824-4976
Grunigen Medical Library:  714-456-5583
Law Library:  949-824-6746


UCPath is the University of California’s priority program to implement a comprehensive payroll, benefits, human resources and academic personnel system for all UC employees. UCPath will replace UC’s 35-year-old Payroll/Personnel System (PPS) with a single new, modernized system in January 2020 to standardize processes, enhance services, and provide 24/7 online access for employees and managers. The UCI UCPath project team serves the UCI campus and Medical Center communities, and helps to prepare and train employees for the new system.

Contact: Andrea Knaub, Communications Lead
Phone: 949-824-9260
Campus Location:  101 Academy Drive, Suite 130

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