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Discover UCR

Discover UCR: Fall Preview


Don't miss Discover Day — UC Riverside's largest open house for first-year and transfer students interested in applying to and attending UCR! 
  • Learn about admissions requirements, applications processes, and financial aid options. 
  • Connect with students success resources and campus organizations. 
  • Meet professors, advisers, and current students from our colleges and schools. 
Discover UCR: Fall Preview
Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022

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  • UCR is the nation's leader for social mobility for the third year in row! (U.S. News & World Report, 2020–22)
  • UCR is among the top 1.3% of universities worldwide based on education, employability, faculty, and research. (Center for World University Rankings, 2022–23)
  • Average mid-career pay for UCR graduates is $121,900. (PayScale, 2021-22 College Salary Report)


For your safety, and that of our campus community, please refer to for the latest COVID-19 information for visitors. 
Free Parking: Lot 30. Printable campus map.

8:00AM - Check-In at the Bell Tower

Pick up your free tote bag and printed agenda.

8:30AM - 9:20AM - College Information Sessions

Learn more about UCR's Colleges. Connect with faculty and ask questions. 

  • College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences - University Lecture Hall

    The College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) is unique among its peers in that it combines the arts, humanities and social sciences into one college. This structure gives students and faculty the opportunity to explore across a broad range of disciplines and examine diverse dimensions of social and historical life and human meaning. This session gives prospective transfer students an opportunity to learn more about CHASS academic programs and services. 

  • College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences - Student Success Center 229

    The College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS) is unique among land-grant universities for combining life sciences, physical sciences, mathematical sciences and agricultural sciences in one college. The result is a vibrant culture that encourages interdisciplinary coursework and undergraduate research. Learn more about “the CNAS advantage” during this presentation. 

  • Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering - Highlander Union Building 355

    The Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) teaches students to meet the challenges and solve the problems of our increasingly technological society. This session gives an overview of what it means to be an engineer and why Bourns is the place to be. 

  • School of Business - Student Success Center 329

    The UCR School of Business houses Southern California’s oldest and most comprehensive UC business administration program. This session summarizes the program and outlines how we help transfer students succeed. Come to this session to learn more about obtaining a UCR business degree. 

  • School of Education - Highlander Union Building 268

    The School of Education (SOE) offers an exciting undergraduate major called, “Education, Society, and Human Development.” The major lets undergraduate students study, research, and serve the U.S. educational system alongside world-class faculty. We invite prospective students to explore how education is an important tool to transform ourselves, our communities, and our society. 

  • School of Public Policy - Highlander Union Building 260

    As the only public policy major offered in the entire UC system, the School of Public Policy's undergraduate program prepares students for careers in public service including federal, state, and local government agencies. Learn how you can be a future policy leader who can make "Solutions for the Region, Solutions for the World" by attending this session.

9:30AM - 12:00PM - CNAS, CHASS and Campus Tours

Beginning at 9:30AM at the Bell Tower Lawn. Last tour departing at 12:00PM. 

9:30AM - 12:30PM - Information and Resources Fair at the HUB Lawn


11:30 AM - 5:30PM - Select campus dining options open.