University of California, Riverside

Parents Association

Volunteer Opportunities


Get Involved and Get Rewarded

Parent volunteers are needed for the following activities. Earn participation points towards the coveted "Chancellor's Reserved Seating" section at your child's Commencement ceremony.   Each volunteer activity is worth one point.

If you would like to volunteer for any of the activities listed below, contact Christine Anaya at (951) 827-3344 or email to get started.  Earning points is easy and fun!

Volunteer Opportunities

  • June 16 - 19, 2017 - Commencement
    • Help with UC Riverside's 63rd Commencement with over 4,000 graduates that will be walking!
    • Many positions available. Briefing will be available ahead of time and there is also a volunteer orientation you can attend. 
    • To volunteer and be part of the Commencement team, please register online by May 26, 2017.
    • For the schedule of ceremonies and more information about UCR Commencement, visit the Commencement website. If you have any questions, contact Jessica Martinez in the Office of Event Management & Protocol at (951) 827-3144 or
  • Parent Spotlight: Tell us your UCR story! Share a photo and your story with us by emailing for a chance to be featured.

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