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 "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

  • July & August 2017 - Highlander Summer Orientations
    • Parents are needed to help at this year's Highlander Summer Orientations for incoming students and their parents. There are two ways you can participate:
      • Staff and Parents Association Table: 12:30 - 1:30 p.m - Hand out information about the Parents Association and speak to parents of incoming students about any questions they might have.
        • Available Dates: July 13, 20, 25, 28, 29 (Spanish Family Program), 31; August 3, 7,10, 14
      • Family Q&A Session: 1:30 - 3:15 p.m. - Share your positive experiences as a parent of a UCR student. Help answer questions about experiences with your student’s transition into college life.
        • Available Dates: July 7, 14, 21, 29; August 1, 4, 11, 15
    • For more information, and to sign up to work the Parents Association table or Family Q&A Session, contact
  • 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