University of California, RiversideUCR

Highlander Orientation  


Welcome to UCR... Let Us Show You Around!

To acclimate you to UC Riverside before fall classes begin, we have designed an Orientation specifically for you. Please read below to find the Orientation that best fills your need.

Attention International Students

Your visa status may prevent you from attending Highlander Orientation. Find out more

Freshman Students


Highlander Orientation for UCR freshman students is mandatory. Orientation gives you an important head start in preparing for college life. You'll meet staff from your academic college, receive advising, and register for Fall quarter classes. There are nine two-day sessions offered throughout July and August. Reserve your place now!

Transfer Students


If you're a college student transferring to UCR, there's an orientation program just for you. Enroll in fall classes, familiarize yourself with the campus, meet new students in your major, and talk with University staff and faculty who can answer any questions. Sign up today!

More Information

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Highlander Orientation
229 Highlander Union Building

Tel:(951) 827-2789 or (951) 827-2785
Fax: (951) 827-2439
E-mail: orientation@ucr.edu

Highlander Orientation for Transfers Program
3106 Student Services Building

Tel:(951) 827-4531
Fax: (951) 827-6346
E-mail: lisa.tyson@ucr.edu