University of California, Riverside

Parents Association


Meeting and Parent of the Year Announcement - May 3

John Fishell - Needless to say we are grateful and proud parents of two UCR graduates!

Parent Spotlight: John V Fishell

  • John Fishell
  • Commencement
    Assist with Faculty & Official Party Line-Up, Host & Guest Services, Program Booth and much more. If you are interested in volunteering in Commencement 2014 please register online.
    June 13 - 6:00 p.m.
    June 14  - 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
    June 15 -  8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
    June 16 – 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
  • Parent Spotlights
    Be the next family to be spotlighted in the monthly Parents E-newsletter and on the website. Submit 1 or 2 paragraphs about what UCR means to you and your student and include photos!!
  • Parent of the Year Committee

    Parents who participate on this committee are asked to read essays submitted by students nominating their parents for Parent of the Year. Essays will be mailed to you mid-March. You will read the essays and score them and then return the score sheet.

  • 2014 Highlander Summer Orientations
    The Parents Association is looking for parent volunteers to assist with events this summer! As a current parent your experience and perspective is extremely valuable for incoming students and their families.

    Parent Tabling at lunch 12:15 – 1:30 July 9
    July 15
    July 18
    July 19 (Spanish speaking parents only)
    July 21
    July 24
    July 29
    August 1
    August 4
    August 7
    August 11 (tentative)
    August 14 (tentative)

    Parent Panels 1:45 – 3:00 p.m. July 10
    July 16
    July 19
    July 22
    July 25
    July 30
    August 2
    August 5
    August 8
    August 12 (tentative)
    August 15 (tentative)
  • View the UC Riverside - University Parents Guide 2013
    Learn all about the UCR campus today!
  • Things To Do
    If you are planning on visiting the campus to spend quality time with your child there are several resources to help you make the most of your visit.  The city of Riverside's web site has great listings on things to do such as concerts, art museums, festivals, shopping, dinning, and more!
  • Campus Tours
    Get to know the campus the way your child does by making a reservation for a campus tour. The tours are 50 minutes and cover the most popular UCR land marks. UCR undergraduate students will be there to guide you and answer your questions.
  • Hotel Accommodations

    The Mission Inn
    3649 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92501
    (800) 843-7755
    (951) 784-0300

    Courtyard by Marriott
    1510 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92507
    (951) 276-1200

    Riverside Marriott
    3400 Market St, Riverside, CA 92501
    (951) 784-8000

    Dynasty Suites
    3735 Iowa Ave, Riverside, CA 92507
    (951) 369-8200
    Rate $86 with rate code 'UCR Alumni Association'

    Comfort Inn Riverside
    1590 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92507
    (951) 683-6000
    UCR Rates start at $69.99

  • Meeting and Parent of the Year Announcement
    May 3, 2014
  • Receptions with New Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox

    Alumni and parents are invited to a special reception to meet new Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox. Mix and mingle with alumni and parents and hear about the exciting developments occurring at UCR.

    Reception is Free but space is limited.

    Upcoming Dates:

  • Why Join the Parents Association?

    It's not always easy to stay involved in your children’s lives when they go off to college. Since 1988, the UCR Parents Association has helped parents stay informed about their students’ undergraduate experiences and provided opportunities for them to get involved on campus.

    Membership is free and entitles you to:

    • Attend quarterly meetings, where you’ll hear from administrators, staff and faculty about what’s happening on campus.
    • VIP invitations to special campus events.
    • Volunteer opportunities at campus activities, such as orientation and commencement.
    • The opportunity to earn points, which you can use to get special seating at campus events.

    Become a member

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Contact Information

Parents Association
2203 Alumni & Visitors Center
Riverside, CA 92521-0110

Tel: (951) 827-2586
Fax: (951) 827-3186