MSU UCI Fundraising Gala 2018

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Muslim Student Union at UC Irvine cordially invites you to its 25th Anniversary Fundraising Gala which will be held on February 25th, 2018 InshaAllah.

Celebrate 25 years of a MSU, a student organization comprised of over 100 members! MSU hosts over 300 activities throughout the year including Islam Awareness, Weekly Islamic classes with local Shuyukh, Jummah for the UCI and local Irvine community and a range of more events.

As members in our local community we need your support in rekindling a strong relationship between MSU and our Muslim community at-large. Our existence relies on local Shuyukh, masjid and our local community. Similarly, the future existence of a strong Muslim community relies on leaders that are fostered and developed in MSU.

Visit the event page soon for more details such as ticket information, speakers and special announcements InshaAllah!

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Muslim Student Union at UCI Stands Against the “Muslim Ban”

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Muslim Student Union at UCI Stands Against the “Muslim Ban”


As a student organization representing both Muslim and refugee students at UCI, we condemn President Trump’s recent executive orders to construct a wall and to ban legal immigration from several Muslim-majority countries.

Islamophobia is real and rampant in the United States. The Muslim ban is the manifestation of the US government’s xenophobia and has spurred hatred and violence towards the Muslim community. Most recently, the Islamic Center of Victoria in Texas was burned down and the Islamic Center of Davis in California was vandalized; these attacks are just a couple of many that have been incurred against the Muslim community. Despite the disturbing nature of these attacks, the violence does not end there.

Muslims and those perceived to be Muslim are enduring vitriolic, frightening levels of hate and violence throughout the country: being spit on, verbally harassed and abused, physically assaulted, and even shot. This hate and violence does not exist in a vacuum. It takes place in the context of ongoing and systemic Islamophobia and racism that are pervasive and deep within our society.

The Muslim Student Union stands against the many ways in which anti-Muslim and xenophobic hatred manifests itself, including hate speech and hate crimes; institutionalized racism and state-sanctioned violence; racial and religious profiling in all its forms; and prejudice that targets refugees and immigrants of all backgrounds.

Refugees have fled their home country to protect their families and escape violence, only to be confronted with more violence at the end of their journey. These refugees saw no other option besides abandoning their homes to move to another country. For Americans to build a wall between us and them, to say that they are not welcome here, and to refuse to offer them protection is beyond despicable.

Ever since Trump became the president of the United States of America, he has been inciting more hatred against many minority groups. However, the recent protests at airports nationwide serve as a reminder that there is still hope and unity amongst this division. While the Trump administration’s executive order was put on hold by a federal judge, it is important to not stop fighting.

We, the Muslim Student Union, urge the University of California, Irvine administration and University of California Regents to stand up for the rights of international students to study in the United States, to ensure the physical and mental safety of our Muslim students, and to defend the student visa program so that we can continue to provide opportunities and refuge to scholars and students around the world.



The Muslim Student Union of the University of California, Irvine

MSU UCI’s Professional Development Day

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Join us for MSU’s first professional development day! If you are interested in meeting alumni who currently work in your field of interest, want to explore different career paths pertaining to your major, or want to learn more about interviews and career searching then register now!

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14th Annual Cook-Off

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WHAT – 14TH Annual Cook-Off!!

WHEN – (Week 7) , 11/7/16 at 6:00 PM

WHERE – Doheny Beach B

In keeping with the Sunnah, you are all encouraged to fast on this day! May Allah reward you all for feeding your fasting brothers and sisters. We will pray Maghrib then have an Iftar together afterward inshaAllah.

College Day Youth Conference 2016

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This year’s theme is Discovering Light in Times of Darkness: Journey to Excellence. The event aims to highlight how the community feeling provided in Muslim Student Union is a light in times of high Islamophobic rhetoric or darkness. The unity through the safe place provided by MSU would help students on their Journey to Excellence. The journey is not just individual but it is achieved with the help of the Muslim community on campus.

Take a glimpse into the Muslim college experience by attending this not-to-be-missed event of the year. Along with academic workshops to assist students in reaching their intellectual best, the youth conference will also offer Islamic based workshops which focus on the current climate for Muslims today, as well as delve into the issues on what it means to navigate your personal journey to excellence.

There will be many engaging speakers, thought-provoking workshops, fun activities, and more!



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In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful.



Execution Style of both the lives and the deaths of Adam Mekki, Mohammed Omar, and Muhannad Tairab.


The Muslim Student Union at the University of California, Irvine demands justice and accountability for the heinous murders of Adam Mekki (20), Mohamed Taha Omar (23), and Muhannad Tairab (17). As such, we mandate that the Fort Wayne Police Department conduct a full investigation by use of all available federal, state, and city resources of the inhumane murders of #ourthreebrothers.


On Wednesday, February 24th, our three Muslim brothers were found dead, “execution style” in an abandoned house in Fort Wayne with multiple gunshots in each body.


Only small, local media outlets gave coverage to the story. It was not until Sunday, 4 days after their murders, that any major news outlets picked up the story. It cannot be ignored that these 3 young men killed were Black and Muslim in a time of heightened Islamophobia and criminalization of young black men.


Major Muslim organizations did not give attention to the issue until 4 days after. Too often the lives of Arabs are prioritized over the lives of our black and brown Muslim brothers and sisters. In order to progress forward as a strong Muslim Ummah we must acknowledge our weaknesses and make conscious strides towards equality.


May Allah grant Jannah al Firdous for our three brothers, Adam Mekki, Mohamed Omar, Muhannad Tairab; and provide patience for their families. Ameen.


#‎SayTheirNames‬ #‎OurThreeBrothers‬ #‎IndianaShooting‬




MSU Spring Retreat 2016

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The most anticipated event of the year is finally here! The 2016 MSU Winter Retreat! Come out to the San Bernardino Mountains with us to build a deeper relationship with Allah, your fellow brothers and sisters, and to just relax. It will be the weekend after week 1 of Spring quarter, April 1-3 and tickets will go for $75. The deadline to register is the Friday of Finals Week: Friday December 11th. Hope to see you all there, insha’Allah!


Remember, if there is ever a financial reason that you can’t afford to go, just inform someone on the MSU Board and we will be glad to work something out.





MSU Fundraiser Gala 2015

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MSU is a student organization comprised of over 100 members at the University of California, Irvine that hosts over 300 activities in an academic year including Islam Awareness Month, the Ummah Initiative Program, Weekly Islamic Classes, Jumu’ah for the UCI and local Irvine community, active weekly Dawah and a range of more events.

As members in our local community we need your support in rekindling a strong relationship between MSU and our Muslim community at-large. Our existence relies on local Shuyukh, masjids and our local community. Similarly, the future existence of a strong Muslim community relies on leaders that are fostered and developed in MSU.







Register here