Parents Association


Your Involvement Matters

The support of parents and families plays an integral role in their student’s experience at UCR. The Parents Association is an opportunity for parents to engage with the campus and stay connected with their student. All parents and families of current students are invited to participate.


Upcoming Events

Interested in Volunteering?

The UCR Parents Association values parent participation. There are multiple opportunities for parents and families to get involved. 


Iyer Family

Margarita Iyer is one of the first members of our Parent Philanthropy Ambassadors program, a group of parents who demonstrate philanthropic leadership. The program also connects families to information on accessing campus resources. The Iyer family considered many universities before their daughter selected UCR. Their daughter recently completed her second year as a business major with a concentration in information systems. Their choice was informed by a family friend who highlighted the supportive environment and many opportunities that UCR offers.

Your Gift Supports

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.”



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