University of California, Riverside

Parents Association


Save the date for Homecoming 2014

Save the Date: Parents Day and Homecoming 2014 this November 15, 2014

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

Parent Spotlight: John V Fishell

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  • John Fishell
  • Parents Day & Homecoming 2014
    Save the date: November 15, 2014
  • 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 29
    August 7
    August 11 (tentative)
    August 14 (tentative)

    Parent Panels 1:45 – 3:00 p.m.
    July 16
    August 5
    August 12 (tentative)
    August 15 (tentative)

  • New Student Send-Offs
    The UCR Alumni Association in conjunction with Undergraduate Admission, is hosting three New Student Send-Off picnics this summer. It’s a way for incoming students and their families to learn about UCR from local alumni and parents and to meet other families in their area before they leave for college. We are looking for parent volunteers to participate.
    Riverside – August 13
    5 to 8:30 p.m.(Includes set up and clean up. Event runs 6 – 8 p.m.)
    UCR Alumni & Visitor’s Center

    Orange County – August 16
    10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (includes set up and clean up. Event runs 11 a.m. -1 p.m.)
    Irvine, CA

    Northern California – August 23
    10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (includes set up and clean up. Event runs 11 a.m. -1 p.m.)
    San Francisco, CA

  • 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

  • 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