UCR Parents

Parents Association

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Your Involvement Matters

Volunteering gives parents and families the opportunity to connect with our Highlander families, the campus, and the community. You can express your interest in volunteering by contacting us at ucrparents@ucr.edu or fill out the Parent Interest form. Learn more about Volunteer opportunities for parents. 

Calderón Family

Fanny Calderón, an English professor at Peru’s ESAN University, understands the importance of a college education and parent involvement. She has supported her daughter, Stephanie, from touring the campus to senior year. Stephanie has grown academically and personally as a global citizen, advocating for mental health through the Active Minds program and as an award-winning peer in International Student Programs. Fanny appreciates UCR’s welcoming atmosphere and parent programs. Fanny appreciates UCR’s welcoming atmosphere and parent programs, and she gives back by speaking at English and Spanish parent events.

Support UCR Students!

When you give to UCR you support academic excellence, research, and your student’s journey at UCR.

“As parents, we are very proud of the accomplishments of our UCR student, having graduated from this fine and wonderful research university. UCR is a place for exploration, acceptance, and guidance; this is the same passion my wife and I strive to share with our children. If this is your wish for your child, you’ve come to the right place.”

 - MICHAEL AND DEBBIE ELKINS

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