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Welcome Future Highlander!

If you missed part (or all) of Highlander Week Live, don't worry! You can watch recorded webinar presentations from Admissions, UCR Colleges, Financial Aid, Housing and more — all from the comfort of your home! If you have questions, our friendly admission counselors are here to help!

New UCR Photo/Zoom Backgrounds! Add yourself to a variety of UCR backgrounds to show that you’re a Highlander at heart. Also makes a great background for your next Zoom meeting, class, or call!

Transfer Webinars

    Undergraduate Admissions Information Session

    Join us as we discuss the finer details of UCR's admissions requirements. Learn how to meet the selection criteria for specific majors if you are looking to apply as a transfer at UCR.

    International Admissions Information Session

    Meet the International Admissions Specialists. Learn more about the non-resident admissions requirements and the I-20 process

    Money Matters: A Guide to Financial Aid at UCR

    Money should never get in the way of your education goals. Stop by this session to learn how grants, scholarships, work study and loans can help you achieve your dreams.

    Next Steps to Enrollment

    Congratulations! You have been admitted to UCR. Not sure what to do next?? Join us for this presentation as we go through your next steps to enrollment at UCR.

    Highlander Orientation - Transfer Students

    This session will cover the registration process and program overview of the mandatory Highlander Orientation program for all incoming students. At Highlander Orientations students will meet with academic advisors, register for fall courses, learn about campus resources and connect with both current and new students. Optional programming for families will also be available.

    CNAS: Sciences for a Healthy World

    At this session you will have the opportunity to hear from the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences about what makes their college unique!

    Open for Business: School of Business

    This session will give you 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.

    The Bourns Identity: BCOE

    BCOE offers opportunities for its students to meet the challenges and solve the problems of our increasingly technological society. This session gives a detailed overview of what it means to be an engineer and why BCOE is the place to be.

    SPP: Solutions for the Region; Solutions for the World

    Join the School of Public Policy as they address how they train and cultivate their students to become leaders who bring innovative policy solutions to complex societal problems.

    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.

    Welcome to Education

    The Graduate School of Education invites you to explore how education can be a critical tool to transform communities, society and ourselves.

    Transfer Student Panel

    Join a panel of current UCR transfer students to hear about their experiences transitioning from High School to College. During this session you will have the opportunity to ask them anything!

    Middle Eastern Student Center Welcome

    The Middle Eastern Student Center (MESC) is one of the first and only of its kind in the nation. Learn more about why the space exists, what makes it so unique, and how we've built a vibrant community around so many diverse cultures, religions, and backgrounds. Current students and staff will be there to answer your questions and be your first introduction to the MESC family!

    Military Connected Student Presentation

    Entering college can be a difficult transition. At UCR, it is our duty to provide guidance at every step to veterans, service members, and their families regarding the GI Bill, Cal Vet Fee Waiver and Financial Aid. Join this session to speak with the School Certifying Official.

    LGBTQ+ on Campus: An LGBT Resource Center Welcome

    From getting involved with campus traditions such as Dragalicious Drag Ball and Pride Prom to navigating UCR's Lived/Preferred Name System to meeting with LGBT Resource Center staff and student leaders, get connected to LGBTQ+ community on campus.

    Undocumented Student Center Welcome

    Learn more about the space we have on campus, resources we have available to our students, and the community we have built within this diverse university in the Undocumented Students Center Welcome.

    Chicano Student Programs Welcome

    Learn more about the space we have on campus, resources we have available to our students, and the community we have built within this diverse university in the Chicano Student Programs Welcome.

    Native American Student Programs Welcome

    Learn more about the space we have on campus, resources we have available to our students, and the community we have built within this diverse university in the Native American Student Programs Welcome.

    African Student Programs: 1 Connection at a Time

    This workshop will detail the history of African Student Programs, the Black scholar experience then and now, and the importance of having a strong Black community on campus while attending UCR.

    Housing Information Session

    Deadlines. Contracts. Rooms. Roommates. Dining Plans. Reserving campus housing can be intimidating. This session will prepare you to navigate the housing process between now and Move-In Day.

    Academic Resource Center: Transfer Success

    Learn about workshops and resources that sharpen study skills and keep students on the path to academic success all year long.

    Preparing for a Career in the Health Professions

    Do you have ambitions to be a physician, pharmacist, dentist or part of a healthcare team? During this session the Health Professions Advising Center gives an overview of the services available to students in all academic areas who want to work in the health professions.

    University Honors

    University Honors values the highest levels of scholarship. This presentation describes University Honors, and details the value and benefits of this unique experience that seeks to empower our next generation of scholars and leaders.

    CNAS: STEM Pathways Program

    The UCR STEM Pathway Program in the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences provides support and advancement opportunities to transfer and at-risk populations who are pursuing a bachelor’s degree in STEM. Come learn about our initiatives including research opportunities, workshops, faculty and peer mentoring, the Summer Bridge to Research Program, and participate in a live Q&A.