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Join UCR’s Black CommUNITY for Unity Day!

Get to know UCR's Black CommUNITY and the people, resources, and community dedicated to your success at Unity Day, a virtual event for Black students by Black students.
By Undergraduate Admissions | | Counselor, Freshman, International, Out-of-State, Parents/Guardians, Transfer, Virtual Events

UCR Helps Transfer Students Achieve Their Educational Goals at Puente Day

Hosted by Undergraduate Admissions transfer unit, Puente Day provides community college students with information on transferring to UCR and applying for financial aid and connects them with current UCR students who've been through the transfer process.

Visit IAM.UCR.EDU to Celebrate Getting Into UCR

Visit IAM.UCR.EDU — your exclusive virtual destination to celebrate getting into UCR for fall 2021 and plan your next steps!
By Undergraduate Admissions | | Freshman, Transfer, Out-of-State, International

Highlander Days 2021: UCR Preps for Thousands of Virtual Visitors

UC Riverside invites admitted and prospective students from all over the world to log in for a virtual open house. Connect with the Highlander community and get answers to all your UCR, Highlander, and even Scotty the Bear questions.
By Undergraduate Admissions | | Freshman, Transfer, International, Counselor, Parents/Guardians

Get Your MyUCR Account Ready for Fall 2021 Admission Notifications

Follow these steps to get your MyUCR account ready for fall 2021 admission notifications (beginning early March).
By Undergraduate Admissions | | Freshman, Transfer, Out-of-State, International

Get to Know the Admissions Support Unit

The professional and student staff that make up the Admissions Support Unit (ASU) in Undergraduate Admissions are here to help prospective students, their families, and educators as they navigate the application process.

Prospective Students Find Community at Virtual Umoja Day

Presented online for the first time, Virtual Umoja Day provided high school and community college students with the opportunity to connect with people and programs at UCR.

UCR Welcomes Students into New Data Science Major

Created through a partnership between the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the Department of Statistics, UCR's new data science major trains students on collecting, transforming, and analyzing data to solve problems across disciplines including business, science, and medicine.

UCR Campus Tours: Four Ways

UC Riverside’s Campus Tours has developed a new driving tour of the campus’ architecturally aesthetic landmarks, new virtual Zoom meeting options with unique, committed, and real Highlanders who have all the insider intel — and other ways to discover UCR!
By Campus Tours | | Freshman, Transfer, International, Counselor, Parents/Guardians

Tips for Applying to UC Riverside

UC Riverside students and counselors provide helpful tips for filling out your UC admission application for fall 2021.
By Undergraduate Admissions | | Freshman, Transfer, Out-of-State, International

Beyond Borders: International Highlander Stories

Discover what it’s like to travel across the world to join UC Riverside’s community of unique, committed, and real students.
By Undergraduate Admissions | | Freshman, Transfer, International, Counselor

UCR Is Test-Free for Fall 2021

UC Riverside will no longer use standardized exam scores (ACT/SAT) in our comprehensive review and selection process for the fall 2021 admission cycle.

UCR Gets Creative for Fall Recruitment

With in-person recruitment on hold for the fall, UCR admissions counselors are hosting webinars, scheduling individual consultations, and finding new ways to connect with prospective students virtually.

UCR Introduces New Ways to Connect Virtually

UCR has so much to share virtually with prospective students and their families, including the student experience, what the admission process is like, virtual campus tours, and how much support is in place for Unique, Committed, Real students — just like you!
By Undergraduate Admissions | | Freshman, Transfer, International, Out-of-State, Virtual Events

(Podcast Premier) Blue, Gold & BLACK: Amplifying Black Voices at UCR

UC Riverside hands the mic to Black Highlanders. Hear stories of what it’s really like to be a student, staffer, faculty member, and administrator of color on UCR’s campus.
By Community Engagement and Outreach | | Freshman, Transfer, International, Counselor

Get Ready for Fall with Countdown to UCR Live!

Undergraduate Admissions is helping new UCR students get ready for their first quarter at UCR with Countdown to UCR Live, a four-week series of Q&As, Stories, posts, giveaways, and more, created and hosted by current UCR Students on the Life at UCR Instagram account.
By Life at UCR | | Freshman, Transfer, International, Out-of-State