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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)
Summer Phone Hours: Monday through Friday, 10am to 4:30 (Pacific Time Zone)
Phone: (951) 827-3411 

Meet Your UCR Counselor

Whether you 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!


Admissions Counselors

Andrej Molchan

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

Jessica Verazas

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

Maria Flores

Senior Evaluation & Athletic Specialist

Jesse Cruz

Admissions Specialist
(951) 827-4189

Cesar Gonzalez Vargas

Admissions Specialist

Myrna Mangano

Admissions Specialist
(951) 827-0872

Diana Medina

Admissions Specialist
(951) 827-2382

Jizelle Morando

Admissions Specialist
(951) 827-1606

Kaisha Ross

Admissions Specialist
(951) 827-6401

Sarah Sprunger

Admissions Specialist
(951) 827-0692

Camilla Valadez

Admissions Specialist
(951) 827-0672

Yesenia Vasquez

Admissions Specialist
(951) 827-0873

Danielle P. Watson

Admissions Specialist
(951) 827-3903

Fryda Zaldivar Mier

Admissions Specialist
(951) 827-4445

Transfer Counselors

Find Your Transfer Counselor

For International and Out-of-State Students

Maricela Solano

Assistant Director of International and Out-of-State Recruitment and Evaluation
(951) 827-0681

Samantha Van Sant

International and Out-of-State Admissions Specialist
(951) 827-5492
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David Dai

Associate Director, International Recruitment
+1 (951) 827-4896
Also speaks: Mandarin

Aastha Chhikara

India Regional International Recruitment Advisor
Also speaks: Hindi

Jiaxin (Jenny) Deng

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

Austin An

International Recruitment Specialist (Beijing, China)
(+86) 15010538345
Also speaks: Mandarin

Cindy Hu

International Recruitment Specialist (Shanghai, China)
(+86) 18964166828
Also speaks: Mandarin

Vivian Vo

International Recruitment Specialist (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)
(+84) 768-067-024
Also speaks: Vietnamese

For Military/Veteran Students

Tami Thacker

Veterans Services Coordinator
(951) 827-2099

Blason Taon

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



Undergraduate Admissions Leadership

Veronica Zendejas

Undergraduate Admissions Director


Debbie Jaurigue

Associate Director of Evaluation

Ronald Whitenhill

Associate Director of Recruitment