Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 86.82
Liaison Richard Demerjian
Submission Date March 28, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of California, Irvine
IN-23: Serving Underrepresented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
0.50 / 0.50 Douglas Haynes
Vice Provost for Academic Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Office of Inclusive Excellence
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Is the institution formally designated as a minority-serving institution, historically disadvantaged institution, indigenous institution, or the equivalent?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal designation:

UCI is a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), designated as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). These federal designations align with UCI’s aspiration to be a national leader and global model of inclusive excellence. As a designated AANAPISI and HSI, UCI faculty, staff and students are eligible to apply for Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) grants, internships and partnerships


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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UCI issued the following news release on May 22, 2017:

UCI meets U.S. Department of Education eligibility as a Hispanic-serving institution
Latino enrollment reaches 2.57 percent, reflecting campus commitment to diversity
https://news.uci.edu/2017/05/22/uci-meets-u-s-department-of-education-eligibility-as-a-hispanic-serving-institution/

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