University of California, Riverside | Undergraduate Admissions
April 2020
Vol. 3/Issue 15
Virtual Connections With UCR!
UPDATES | University of California, Riverside

UCR provides daily updates on COVID-19 (coronavirus), which includes the steps we're taking to protect the community and prevent transmission.

Thank you for helping us spread the word about virtual connections at the University of California, Riverside (UCR)!

We're continuing to add new ways for students to explore life at UCR, including live webinars and chats, virtual tours, social media groups, and more!

Feel free to share these opportunities with students and their families. And while our office is currently closed, we welcome questions via email. Below are some helpful campus partners who can provide additional assistance.

EVENTS | University of California, Riverside

Fall 2020 admission notifications will continue to be released on a rolling basis through April. Newly admitted students are encouraged to:

Note: Transfer students who wish to be considered for winter 2021 admission are encouraged to submit their Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) application from May 1–31. View UC's temporary changes to admission requirements.
EVENTS | University of California, Riverside

In place of in-person events and tours, we've created virtual alternatives to keep students, families, and counselors connected to UCR.

Highlander Week Live
Although we won't be able to welcome you in person to Highlander Day, be sure to join us for virtual open houses for admitted students and their families! Enjoy live webinar presentations from Undergraduate Admissions, UCR Colleges, Financial Aid, Housing, and more. Plus, ask questions via live chat!

  • Highlander Week Live! Freshmen (April 13–17)
  • Highlander Week Live! Transfers (May 11–15)
Register for Highlander Week Live:

Video Tours

Virtual Connections Live Chats via Unibuddy App
Students and their families can join admissions counselors and current international students for a live chat. Register today for the Ask UCR Live #1 on Friday, April 10, from 3–5 p.m. Future Live Chats can be found on Admitted Students and International Admissions.

Incoming out-of-state and international students and their families are invited to register for the webinars below. You can also access these archived webinars: Next Steps to UCR, Housing & Campus Resources, and Engineering & Sciences.
    Webinar for Chinese Students
    Join us for the Q&A with Student Panel on Friday, April 17, from 6–7 p.m. (Pacific Time). To participate, access via Douyin and search "UCRUGA."
COUNSELOR-SPECIFIC RESOURCES | University of California, Riverside
Publications to Share
Includes enrollment checklists, academic fact sheets, student profiles, and more.
UCR Admission Counselors
We welcome any admission questions you and your students may have.
STORIES | University of California, Riverside
Ancestor of All Animals Identified in Australian Fossils
Ancestor of All Animals Identified in Australian Fossils

A team led by UCR geologists discovered the first ancestor on the family tree, a tiny, wormlike creature named Ikaria wariootia.


Doctors Urged to Reconsider Controversial Acne Drug
Doctors Urged to Reconsider Controversial Acne Drug

UCR study calls for "interdisciplinary approach between psychology and dermatology for optimal acne treatment."


UCR IN THE MEDIA | University of California, Riverside
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Coronavirus Testing Hits Another Snag as Labs Need Emergency Funding to Meet High Demand
Explore past issues of UCR's Counselor Newsletter.
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This information is accurate and reliable as of the date of publication but may change without notice. Please contact Undergraduate Admissions for the most up-to-date information.