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 Alyssa Cotter at (951) 827-2586 or email to get started.  Earning points is easy and fun!

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Commencement 2016 - June 10-13
    Over 4,000 graduates are expect to walk in UCR's 62nd Commencement and we need your help! Volunteers are needed for many positions including check-in, line-up and dismissal, guest services and program sales. Your participation can make this milestone event even more memorable and meaningful for our graduating students and their families. Parents will receive points for volunteering.
    To see the schedule and sign up to volunteer, please register online by May 23, 2016.
  • Highlander Summer Orientations - July & August 2016
    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. Parents are needed to staff the Parents Association table and be available to answer questions of incoming families at the Family Panel session.
    View the schedule & sign up today!

  • Parent Spotlight: Tell us your UCR story! Share a photo of you and your student to be featured.
    Submit your story today! 

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