University of California, RiversideUCR

Highlander Orientation  


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

Jump right in to college life here at UC Riverside with one of our specially-designed Orientations. These power-packed sessions will help on your way to becoming a successful Highlander.

Attention International Students

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

Freshman Students


Although mandatory, our Highlander Orientation for UCR first-year students is a must-experience event. It will give you the head start you need for a successful college experience. Meet staff from your academic college, receive academic advising, register for Fall quarter classes and catch the Highlander spirit. We offer nine two-day sessions throughout July and August. Reserve your place now!

Transfer Students


As a college student transferring to UCR, we have a Highlander Orientation program just for you. Enroll in fall classes, familiarize yourself with the campus, meet new students in your major and connect with University staff and faculty. It is the perfect opportunity to get a jump start on your UCR adventure. Sign up today!

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