Welcome to Transfer Orientation

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Register for Winter Transfer Highlander Orientation by Nov. 19, 2021. (Orientation is Dec. 3, 2021.)

Transfer Orientation will be virtual this year! 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. 

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodation, please contact Orientation at (951) 827-2789 or 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 2021 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. 30, 2021

Session 2: Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021

Session 3: Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021

Session 4: Friday, Sept. 3, 2021

Session 5: Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021

Session 6: Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2021

Fee: $75 - 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!