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Session Dates

 

Incoming UCR students participate in a group activity led by Highlander Orientation leaders.

 

Highlander Orientation 2024 Session Dates 

  • Highlander Orientation is a mandatory program that consists of a two-day orientation session.

  • Students are required to stay on campus overnight in our campus residential halls during our two-day in person on-campus sessions.

  • Attending the mandatory Highlander Orientation program is a provision of UC Riverside admission. Failure to attend will result in the revoking of a student's admission to the University.

  • An optional two-day Family Orientation program will take place during each of the in-person Orientation sessions (dates listed below).

  • The one-day in-person Spanish Language Family Orientation program will take place only on Friday July 26th, 2024.

  • Virtual sessions are priority for international students and out of state students requesting a virtual session. A limited number of virtual session seats will be available to all students on a first come first serve basis. Please contact orientation@ucr.edu with questions. 


Two-Day Orientation Session Dates:

Session 1: Priority Registration Populations - July 8-9, 2024 - All Colleges

This session is ONLY available to the following Priority Registration Populations:

Session 2: Priority Registration Populations - July 11-12, 2024 - VIRTUAL ONLY - All Colleges

Session 3: July 15-16, 2024 - BCOE, CHASS, CNAS

Session 4: July 18-19, 2024 - Business , CHASS

Session 5: July 22-23, 2024 - BCOE, CNAS, SOE, SPP

Session 6: July 25-26, 2024 - All Colleges

  • July 26, 2024 - Spanish Language Family Program

Session 7: July 29-30, 2024 - Business, CHASS

Session 8: August 1-2, 2024 - VIRTUAL ONLY - CHASS, CNAS, SOE, SPP

Session 9: August 5-6, 2024 - BCOE, CNAS, SOE

Session 10: August 8-9, 2024 - Business, CHASS

Session 11: August 12-13, 2024 - CHASS, CNAS

Session 12: August 15-16, 2024 - VIRTUAL ONLY - All Colleges