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Lauren Melvin

Peer Academic Advisor

School of Social Sciences


Political Science and Business Economics


Thousand Oaks, California


ASUCI External Vice President’s Office Legislative Affairs Aide (2021-2022)

ASUCI External Vice President’s Office Legislative Affairs Staffer (2020-2021)

Delta Delta Delta Vice President of Community Relations (2022-2023)

**I am also currently running to be a School of Social Sciences Senator and if I win I would like to include that in this portion instead of the staffer position 🙂

Personal Biography

Why do you love UCI?

I love UCI because it feels like a second home to me. UCI has such a welcoming environment, between the nature filled campus and the sense of community I have found in my extracurriculars, I truly feel like I have a place on campus. UCI has given me friends, opportunity and the ability to find subjects that I am truly passionate to learn about. I am forever grateful that I chose attend college here at UC Irvine.

How can you be a successful Anteater?

Being a successful Anteater takes many different shapes and forms. Something that may work great for one person, may not be great for another. Being a successful Anteater requires you to be both patient with yourself and pushing yourself to find your perfect balance. It can be hard path to find what makes you happy and a successful Anteater but persevering and always putting your best foot forward can help guide the way.

What is one fun fact about yourself?

A fun fact about me is that I love to tuft rugs with yarn and a tufting gun!