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Welcome to Transfer Orientation

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Transfer Orientation is going online for 2020! Transfer Orientation is a mandatory one-day program for new UCR transfer students. You will learn about what resources are available for your academic and personal success, register for classes* along with being able to network with faculty, staff, and other UCR transfer students.

Fall Admits: Please register by Aug. 1, 2020. 

For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please contact Orientation at (951) 827-2789 or orientation@ucr.edu. Requests should be made at least two weeks prior to the event so the university has sufficient time to arrange reasonable accommodations.


Transfer Orientation Session Dates - Fall 2020 Admits

  • Highlander Orientation sessions are organized according to colleges and majors. Plan for a one-day session from 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m. that corresponds accordingly.
  • Attending the mandatory Highlander Orientation program is a provision of UC Riverside admission. 

Session 1: Monday, Aug. 31, 2020

Session 2: Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020

Session 3: Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020

Session 4: Friday, Sept. 4, 2020

Session 5: Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020

Fee: $90 - billed to students Fall Statement due Sept. 15


One-Day Orientation Activities

  • Network with faculty and staff from your academic college
  • Discover classes in your major
  • Access UCR's online registration system, R'Mail and iLearn
  • Attend workshops to learn about campus resources
  • Connect with other transfer students
  • Tap into UCR's many resources 
  • Learn UCR traditions!

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