Welcome Future Highlander!

If you missed part (or all) of Highlander Days 2021, you can still catch the recorded webinar presentations and Q&A Live Chat Transcripts. Get information about Undergraduate Admissions, UCR colleges, Financial Aid, Housing, and more — all from the comfort of your home! Should you have questions, visit



Freshman Webinars Archive

    Undergraduate Admissions Information Session

    Discover UCR's freshman admission requirements and find out how to meet selection criteria for specific majors.

    International Admissions Information Session

    Meet UCR’s International Admission Specialists and learn about nonresident admission requirements and the I-20 process.

    Next Steps to Enrollment

    Congratulations on being admitted to UCR! Not sure what to do next? We’ll walk you through your next steps to enrollment.

    Money Matters: A Guide to Financial Aid at UCR

    Money should never get in the way of your education goals. Learn how grants, scholarships, work study, and loans can help you achieve your dreams.

    SPP: Solutions for the Region; Solutions for the World

    Learn how the School of Public Policy (SPP) will help you bring innovative policy solutions to complex societal problems.

    CNAS: Sciences for a Healthy World

    Find out what makes the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS) so unique.

    Welcome to the CHASS

    Join us as the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences welcomes students to UCR and gives an overview of the college's majors and CHASS F1RST: First-Year Experience Program. 

    School of Business

    Get an overview of the School of Business, the benefits of a UCR business degree, and the process through which students move through the business administration major.

    Preparing for a Career in the Health Professions

    The Health Professions Advising Center (HPAC) will offer an overview of the services available to students in all academic areas who wish to pursue a career as a physician, pharmacist, dentist, or healthcare team member. An admission representative from UCR School of Medicine will discuss the Thomas Haider and Thomas Haider Early Assurance Programs.

    Education Abroad

    The UCR Education Abroad Office is the global gateway for UCR students to participate in international education opportunities. Find out how you can get involved, expand your worldview, and impact your academic, professional, and personal goals.

    Student Engagement: Undergraduate Education & Research

    Find out how the Office of Undergraduate Education will empower you to become a leader, an engaged global citizen, and a lifelong learner.

    University Honors

    University Honors values the highest levels of scholarship. Learn about this unique experience and how it will empower you as a next-generation scholar and leader.

    Academic Resource Center (ARC)

    Learn about workshops and resources that will sharpen your study skills and keep you on the path to academic success.

    Freshman Student Panel

    Hear how current UCR students transitioned from high school to college.

    UCR Parent Program Information Session

    Hear from the director of Parents Programs as she discusses tips for helping your student transition into college. You’ll also learn about engagement and volunteer opportunities, as well as parent-specific resources.

    Housing Information Session

    Deadlines, contracts, rooms, roommates, and dining plans — reserving campus housing can be intimidating. This session prepares you to navigate the housing process between now and Move-In Day.