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Contact Our Office


University of California, Riverside
Undergraduate Admissions
900 University Ave.
3106 Student Services Building
Riverside, CA 92521

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Pacific Time Zone)
Phone: (951) 827-3411 

Meet Your UCR Counselor

Whether you currently live in sunny California, or hope to join us soon, we are here to help you. Our friendly admission counselors will answer your questions and help you apply — no matter where you are in the world!


For High School Students

Andrej Molchan

Assistant Director of High School
Recruitment and Evaluation
Central and Northern CA
(951) 827-3678


Cesar Gonzalez Vargas

High School Admissions Counselor
East Los Angeles County


Maria Flores

High School Admissions Counselor
Riverside County
(951) 827-3635



Jesse Cruz

High School Admissions Counselor
Orange County
(951) 827-3678


Akna Khan

High School Admissions Counselor
South and West Los Angeles Counties
(951) 827-1240







For Transfer Students

Jessica Verazas

Assistant Director of Transfer Recruitment and Evaluation
(951) 827-7689
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Diana Medina

Transfer Admissions Counselor
(951) 827-2382
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Fryda Zaldivar Mier

Transfer Admissions Counselor
(951) 827-4445
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Kaisha Ross

Transfer Preparation Program Coordinator
(951) 827-6401

Maria Salazar

Transfer Admissions Counselor
(951) 827-6011
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Danielle Patrice Watson

Transfer Admissions Counselor
(951) 827-3903
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Eddie Ramirez

Transfer Admissions Counselor
(951) 827-5951
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Find Your Transfer Counselor

For International and Out-of-State Students

Mandy Loh

Assistant Director of International and Out-of-State Recruitment and Evaluation
+1 (951) 827-4410
Make an Appointment
Also speaks: Mandarin

Max Traylor

International and Out of State Admissions Specialist, Pacific Northwest Region
(951) 827-7229
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Gabriel Hernandez

International and Out-of-State Admissions Specialist
(951) 827-5492
Make an Appointment
Also speaks: Spanish

David Dai

Regional International Recruitment Specialist
+1 (951) 827-2708
Also speaks: Mandarin

Ashley Swengler

International, and Out-of-State Admissions Specialist East Coast Regional (951) 827-1012
Make an Appointment

Jiaxin (Jenny) Deng

International Program Specialist
+1 (951) 827-4113
Also speaks: Mandarin

Aastha Chhikara

India Regional International Recruitment Advisor
Also speaks: Hindi



For Military/Veteran Students

Tami Thacker

Veterans Services Coordinator
(951) 827-2099

Blason Taon

VA School Certifying Official/Financial Aid
(951) 827-6162



Black/African American Recruitment

Allura Davis

Assistant Director, Black/African American Recruitment (BAAR)
(951) 827-6344

Savannah Richardson

BAAR Admissions Recruiter
(951) 827-5594

Alexzander LeSueur

BAAR Recruitment Counselor
(951) 827-2776

Undergraduate Admissions Leadership

Veronica Zendejas

Undergraduate Admissions Director


Debbie Jaurigue

Associate Director of Recruitment and Evaluation
(951) 827-3893

Alex Ruiz

Associate Director
(951) 827-5045
Also speaks: Spanish