Volunteer and Stay Connected

The Parents Association provides a multitude of opportunities to volunteer. Volunteering gives parents and families the opportunity to connect with our Highlander families, the campus, and the community.

Volunteer Opportunities

You can express your interest in volunteering for a specific activity by contacting

Parent Meetings

Assist with check-in at one or all of our parent meetings hosted in the fall, winter, and spring.

November 16, 2019

February 8, 2020

May 2, 2020

Parent Spotlight

Share your story and earn a point toward reserved seating at Commencement.


Parent of the Year Review Committee

Review nomination essays and select winners of the Parent of the Year award.

March 2020

Move-in Day

Welcome new students as they move into campus housing. Show parents how to get involved and stay connected through the Parents Association.

September 2020

Highlander Day

Help us welcome prospective students to campus and encourage them to follow their heart to UCR!

April 4, 2020

Highlander Orientation

Join us in welcoming new students and their families during Highlander Orientation.

July - August 2020

Student Alumni Association

Participate as a speaker or expert in your field at one or more of our SAA events.


Parent Philanthropy Ambassadors

Ambassadors are tasked with encouraging other UCR parents to support the university through personal outreach, hosting and attending regional events, welcoming new families to the community, and the promotion of giving through their philanthropic leadership.