Nov. 1: Here’s the Scoop: Campus Life
Current students share what it’s really like to live on campus. Learn about the roommate process, and virtually tour a residence hall and the Highlander Union Building (HUB).
Monday, Nov. 1
4 p.m. First-Year Student Experience
4:30 p.m. Transfer Student Experience
Nov. 2: So, You Want to Be a Highlander?
Our panel of friendly admission counselors answer questions regarding admission requirements and the application process.
Tuesday, Nov. 2
Nov. 3: A Seat in the Back
Grab a seat in the back to watch actual classes at UCR! (Don’t worry, there aren’t any quizzes!) These classes are breadth requirements, which are required for undergraduates.
Wednesday, Nov. 3
Nov. 4: Scotty Spills the Tea
With so much offered at UCR, you probably have a question or two. No problem! Beginning mid-October, visit @lifeatucr to learn how to send your questions to us in advance. All topics are welcome, including classes, clubs, and campus events. Then join us for this Nov. 4 event, as our panel of students and Scotty Highlander mascot share their answers.
Thursday, Nov. 4
Can’t Make an Event? Want To Know More?
We’ve got you covered! Catch all Slice of Life at UCR events on @lifeatucr after Nov. 4. You can also view archived webinars from our recent Highlander Days virtual open house. Topics are geared toward prospective students and their families, and include financial aid, academic programs, and the UCR Parent Program.
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Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE)
Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) – Ranked No. 19 among Best Public Global Universities for Engineering in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2021). Ten majors include computer science, data science, and environmental engineering.
- College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CHASS)
College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS)
College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS) – Award-winning faculty includes two Nobel Laureates (chemistry and physics). Seventeen majors include entomology, neuroscience, and statistics.
School of Business
School of Business – Among the top 10% for business administration in the nation and No. 8 in California (College Factual’s 2020 Best Colleges for Business Administration & Management). Seven concentrations include finance, information systems, and marketing.
School of Education (SOE)
School of Education (SOE) – Offers the education, society, and human development major, two concentrations, and two minors. The new athletic leadership minor is the first athletics-based undergraduate academic program for UCR and the UC system!
School of Medicine (SOM)
School of Medicine (SOM) – Ranked No. 6 on the U.S. News & World Report’s list of Most Diverse Medical Schools (2021) and offers many pipeline programs for undergraduates interested in medicine and the health professions.
School of Public Policy (SPP)
School of Public Policy (SPP) – Offers the only undergraduate degree in public policy in the UC system! Six policy tracks include health/population, policy institutions and processes, and social/cultural/family.
Diversity and Ethnic & Gender Centers
African Students Programs
African Students Programs – Academic, cultural, and social development for students of African descent.
Asian Pacific Student Programs
Asian Pacific Student Programs – Supports UCR’s Asian and Pacific Islander student community.
Chicano Student Programs
Chicano Student Programs – A positive, constructive environment for Chicano/Latino students.
LGBT Resource Center
LGBT Resource Center – Support, education, and advocacy for sexual orientation and gender identity.
Middle Eastern Student Center
Middle Eastern Student Center – Celebrates Middle Eastern community and culture.
Office of Foster Youth Support Services
Office of Foster Youth Support Services – Resources for current and former foster youth attending UCR.
Undocumented Student Programs
Undocumented Student Programs – Ensures equal opportunity for DREAMers.
Veterans Resource Center
Veterans Resource Center – Supports 300+ veteran and military-affiliated UCR students.
Women’s Resource Center
Women’s Resource Center – Addresses women’s and gender issues, and campus community empowerment.
Academic Resource Center
Academic Resource Center – Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, writing support, and more.
Education Abroad – International opportunities with academic coursework, experiential learning, and immersion to cultivate intercultural understanding and collaboration.
Health Professions Advising Center
Health Professions Advising Center – Information, advising, and support for students who aspire to graduate/professional programs in the health professions.
University Honors – Helps Honors students achieve the highest levels of scholarship.
Student Support Resources
Campus Bookstore – UCR gear, textbooks, supplies, gifts, and electronics.
Career Center – Career planning, skill-building workshops, job/internship listings via Handshake, and more.
Counseling and Psychological Services
Counseling and Psychological Services – Mental health trainings, video-chats with board-certified medical/mental health professionals, and more.
Digital Print Services
Digital Print Services – Printing and copying, posters/banners/signs, graphic design services, and more.
Dining Services – Restaurants, coffee/tea shops, markets, convenience stores, and more.
Early Childhood Services
Early Childhood Services – A learning environment for children of students, staff, and faculty.
Financial Aid – Grants, scholarships, work-study, loans, and more.
Highlander One-Stop Shop (HOSS)
Highlander One-Stop Shop (HOSS) – A centralized space connecting students to Financial Aid, Undergraduate Admissions, the Office of the Registrar, and Student Business Services.
Housing Services – On-campus housing options and Residence Life events and programs.
International Students and Scholars Office
International Students and Scholars Office – Helps with visa matters including the Form I-20, U.S. entry, and more.
ScotSurplus – Home to an eclectic assortment of used (but still useable) furniture, electronics, office supplies, clothing, books, bikes, lab supplies, and more.
Student Business Services
Student Business Services – Services include the disbursement of student aid and the maintenance and collection of student loans.
Student Disability Resource Center
Student Disability Resource Center – Ensures equal access for students with disabilities.
Student Health Services
Student Health Services – Medical/dental/vision services, pharmacy, laboratory, and more.
Student Recreation Center
Student Recreation Center – A 155,000-square-foot facility for exercise, sports activities, events, and recreational use.
Transportation Services – Parking permits, carpools, shuttle service, and commuter programs.
The Well – Wellness kits, peer-to-peer coaching, basic needs resources, and more.