Recruit is a program for managing the faculty recruitment process at UC Irvine. The system allows applicants to apply for positions electronically, uploading and revising application materials as needed.

The status of the application may be checked as frequently as necessary and questions for the hiring department or for general technical support may be emailed directly from the system.

Lots of additional information can be found in their help documentation. Alternatively, you can email questions to

I forgot my password or ApplicantID.

If you're having login trouble, follow these steps:

  1. Click the link, "Forgot your password?" applicant login
  2. Type the email address you used when you created your ApplicantID.
  3. And click "Send Email". password reset request
  4. The following confirmation will show on the screen: password reset request
  5. Wait a few moments and then check your email for a message from Recruit. The subject line will be "UC Recruit: Password Reset".
  6. Follow the link in the email that is associated with your ApplicantID.
  7. In the form provided, type/confirm your new password and click "Reset ApplicantID Password". new password boxThe screen will display, "Your password was successfully reset" and you may log into your application.

I have a question that is not answered above.

We recommend you continue your search in our comprehensive ServiceNow Knowledge Base.

If you're still having trouble, feel free to open a ticket. When doing so, please provide the following:

  • Your full name
  • Your UCInetID (the first part of your email address, not your ID number)
  • A detailed description of the issue
  • Failure to provide this information will delay our response.

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