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The First First-Day-of-Classes September 25, 2013

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The very first first-day-of-classes at UCI was Monday, October 4, 1965. Landscaping didn’t exist yet, but planting was about to start. Faculty looked to be only a few years older than most students. Hallways were overcrowded with students trying to locate their classrooms. Almost fifty years later and a great deal has changed, but some things, not much….

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The buildings are Fine Arts, left, and Humanities-Social Sciences (now Krieger Hall). AS-056_P010399

Students in a classroom on the first day of classes. AS-056_P010401

Students in a classroom on the first day of classes. AS-056_P010401

Students waiting in a hallways on the first day of classes.  AS-056_P010400

Students waiting in overcrowded hallways for their first class session. AS-056_P010400

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