La Bienvenida is an annual event hosted by Mesa Unida, the umbrella of all Latinx organizations and clubs of the University of California, Irvine. During La Bienvenida, all 25 Latinx organizations and campus unite on come together to welcome the new incoming freshmen and transfer students onto campus.
The event will be hosted in the Pacific Ballroom ABCD on campus, September 28, 2018 from 5-10pm. There will authentic Latinx food, Latinx performances and live music. The event will not only be held to celebrate the 25% attendance rate, but also to show the vast resources that UC Irvine can provide to these new students that will be attending UC Irvine. The purpose of this event is for incoming students to get involved in the different academic and social opportunities UCI has to offer and provide a network among other Latinx students, staff, and the community of UCI to help them get involved and have a smooth transition into UCI.