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We Help Your
- We offer First Year Success Programs to bolster new students.
- From our Ethnic & Gender Programs to our Academic Resource Center, we offer incredible support services.
- Our honors programs challenge the ambitious.
- Your student can access special academic support programs within our residence hall communities.
We Help With the Application Process
- See a step-by-step guide to the application process.
- Review detailed timelines and admission requirements.
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- Explore UCR’s many residence hall communities, campus apartments and family student housing.
- Learn about the R'Card, a photo ID students use as a campus debit card, and Bear Bucks, a program that lets you easily add money.
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We Help You Stay Connected
- Join the UCR Parents Association (it’s free).
- Come to Highlander Family Orientation on Highlander Day.
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We Make College Affordable
- We are a Top 25 Best Value School (“US News & World Report”).
- The Blue and Gold Opportunity Plan covers all UC tuition and fees for those who qualify.
- Find out how affordable it is to attend UCR.
- See the many ways UCR makes college possible regardless of financial challenges.
- Connect with our Financial Aid and Student Business Services departments.
We Ensure Your
- Secure residence halls feature video surveillance, restricted card access and accessible staff.
- Our on-campus police department patrols campus and housing.
- Your student can opt-in to our sophisticated emergency notification system that sends text messages instantly.
- Award-winning Campus Safety Escorts are available to walk students across campus at night.
- See more safety information for parents.