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Be Safe. Be Well. Be a Highlander.
Our students are strong in body, mind and spirit — thanks
to programs that support your total-body wellness.
The new Student Recreation Center features a huge swimming pool, indoor track and triple the weights.
Live in secure residence halls near our on-campus police department. Get texts from a sophisticated emergency notification system and cross campus safely at night with our award-winning Campus Safety Escorts. See more safety information for parents.
Find fresh delights at our on-campus Farmers' Market or peruse vending machines with at least 25% healthy snacks. Enjoy organic options in campus stores, choose from “Lighten Up” menus and dig into meals prepared with local produce.
Explore Yosemite, kayak Mission Bay, snorkel Catalina and surf San Clemente with UCR Outdoor Excursions. Hike nearby Mt. Rubidoux (minutes away) or head to the exclusive UCR Lake House at Big Bear for some fun in the snow.
Work out in our 160,000-square-foot Student Recreation Center (SRC) offering personal training and recreation programs in everything from intramural flag football to bagpipes and dance. Skate on the roller hockey rink, bump and set in sand volleyball courts and scale the rock wall. UCR has several sports clubs including rugby, soccer and Tae Kwon Do. SRC membership included in your student fees.
The Well is a unique UCR resource committed to your physical, social, emotional, cultural and spiritual wellness. Take a meditation class, win a prize with your pedometer, or snooze through the “No Stress Sleep Fest.” Connect to diversity programs, community service and peer education. Feel good.