Division of Finance and Administration
The Division of Finance and Administration (DFA) provides services and support to over 50,000 students, faculty, and staff with the mission of advancing UCI's brilliant future and the vision of becoming world-class campus partners. DFA serves the university as planning partners, problem solvers, and solution providers—striving to make it as easy as possible for people to get the service they need, when they need them. I welcome your questions, comments, and suggestions–navigate to the "Contact Us" section under the "About Us" tab or email WithUForU@uci.edu.
Mary Lou D. Ortiz
Chief Financial Officer & Vice Chancellor
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UCI Transportation is excited to present this year’s uciRIDEtoberfest on Wednesday, October 11 and Thursday, October 12, from 10 am to 2 pm at the Aldrich Flag Poles. Come learn about bike safety, race adult-sized tricycles, buy a used bike, eat free, delicious food and ice cream, and win great prize drawings.
UCI is ranked among the nation’s top 10 public universities for the 9th year in a row! The U.S. News & World Report’s 2023-24 list of “Best Colleges” is out today. UCI also ranked 33rd overall and 12th overall in social mobility.
The AccessibiliTree program supports UCI’s commitment in creating accessible, usable, and inclusive content. Examples of accessible content is providing alternative text for images, using descriptive headings, clearing defining sections in documents, etc. These techniques help individuals who may use assistive technology when reading web document. The training is comprised of three levels: Zot Sprout, Anteater Sapling, and AccessibiliTree. Join the program to become an AccessibiliTree and help UCI's Accessibility Forest thrive.
UCI Transportation was honored by the Best Workplace for Commuters for the 13th consecutive year with its Race to Excellence Award. The National Center for Transit Research has identified UCI as one of the top universities in advancing customer-focused transportation services, including vanpool, carpool, and other transit options.
For the inaugural award, 100 Best Fleets awarded UCI Transportation and Distribution Services for its exemplary work in showcasing environmentally committed fleet practices and comprehensive measures to support the “green the maintenance garage” movement while providing a roadmap for other maintenance facilities.
Following committees are chaired by the CFO and Vice Chancellor.
This project will be the first building completed at the New North Campus Health and Wellness Village. This five story structure will house pediatric autism, primary and specialty care, adult primary and breast cancer clinics, as well as a rehabilitation center and urgent care. A 749-stall parking structure is also a part of this project.
This project will provide state-of-the-art research space to advance UCI’s preeminence in conducting basic, translational and clinical research. The facility will include laboratories and related laboratory support spaces, along with research cores that include a vivarium, office space, scholarly activity, and interactive space. All programmatic spaces will be arranged and designed in order to support cross-disciplinary collaboration while enhancing research synergies.
This project will provide up to 400 beds for undergraduate students in quadruple occupancy rooms. As an expansion of the Mesa Court Community, the project will also include common areas distributed throughout the building, including study areas (interior and exterior), collective hubs with kitchens, and laundry facilities.