University of California, Riverside

Parents Association

Visiting The Campus

UCR Tower and Hills

Come Visit Our Beautiful Campus

The University of California Riverside is located in California's southern inland region, about 60 miles east of Los Angeles. The weather in Riverside is hot and dry during the summer, mild during the spring, and has relatively wet winters.

Things To Do

If you are planning on visiting the campus to spend quality time with your child there are several resources to help you make the most of your visit.  The city of Riverside's web site has great listings on things to do such as concerts, art museums, festivals, shopping, dinning, and more!

Campus Tours

Get to know the campus the way your child does by making a reservation for a campus tour. The tours are 50 minutes and cover the most popular UCR land marks. UCR undergraduate students will be there to guide you and answer your questions.

Hotel Accommodations

The UCR Parents Association has already made arrangements with local hotels for your next visit.  You can call one of the hotels listed below for availability.  Also let them know you were referred by the UCR Parents Association. 

  • The Mission Inn
    3649 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92501
    (800) 843-7755
    (951) 784-0300
  • Courtyard by Marriott
    1510 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92507
    (951) 276-1200
  • Riverside Marriott
    3400 Market St, Riverside, CA 92501
    (951) 784-8000
  • Dynasty Suites
    3735 Iowa Ave, Riverside, CA 92507
    (951) 369-8200
    Rate $86 with rate code 'UCR Alumni Association'
  • Comfort Inn Riverside
    1590 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92507
    (951) 683-6000
    UCR Rates start at $69.99

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) 398-4887