Visit the Number One university in the country!
Based on the Obama Administration’s plans to create its own college ranking system (emphasizing criteria such as graduation rates, affordability and the financial aid available to students), Time Magazine ranks UC Riverside as the Number One university in the country! (2014)
UC Riverside offers elite students a diverse and welcoming campus environment as well as a world-class academic experience. Our students, alumni, faculty, and researchers are having a positive impact on the world. And we’d like you to join us!
Want to learn more? Come visit us at Highlander Day - and see what sets UCR apart!
Also download the Highlander Day agenda for a breakdown of the day's events.
Parking is free in Lot 30. Please follow the large yellow directional signs for Highlander Day parking. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and clothing.
Discover Day, held on February 28th, is focused almost exclusively on academic programs. Programming is led by the colleges and each event focuses on the individual college that you have been admitted to.Highlander Day, held on April 18th, is much broader and emphasizes the college and UCR experience. Sessions are offered on several aspects of campus life, not just academics. There are also sessions that your parents might be interested in, which cover topics such as Financial Aid and how parents can be involved in their student’s university experience.