In accordance with UC Irvine’s COVID-19 response, all Academic Senate staff are currently conducting business remotely and may be reached via email.

The Irvine Division of the Academic Senate represents the Irvine faculty in the shared governance of the University of California. The Academic Senate is empowered by the Regents to determine academic policy, set conditions for admission and granting of degrees, advise the Chancellor on the campus budget, authorize and supervise courses and curricula, and advise the administration on faculty appointments and promotions.