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Welcome to Transfer Orientation

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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.

*Winter Admits Only - Your academic advisor/college will send out additional information regarding registering for Winter Quarter classes. Please continue to check your UCR email.

Winter Admits: Please register by December 1st 2019. 

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.


Winter Orientation Date - Winter '20 Admits

  • Plan for a one-day session from 7:30am - 5:00pm 
  • Attending the mandatory Highlander Orientation program is a provision of UC Riverside admission. 

Monday, December 16, 2019

 Fee: $90 - billed to students Fall Statement due December 13th

Transfer Orientation Session Dates - Fall '19 Admits

  • Highlander Orientation sessions are organized according to colleges and majors. Plan for a one-day session from 7:30am - 6:00pm that corresponds accordingly.
  • Attending the mandatory Highlander Orientation program is a provision of UC Riverside admission. 

Session 1: Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Session 2: Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Session 3: Thursday, September 5, 2019

Session 4: Friday, September 6, 2019

Session 5: Monday, September 9, 2019

 Fee: $90 - billed to students Fall Statement due September 13th


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
  • Explore UCR's campus
  • Connect with other transfer students
  • Tap into UCR's many resources 
  • Learn UCR traditions!

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