• Discover Day
    University of California, Riverside
    November 7, 2015 : 9 AM
  • Come and Join Us!
    November 7, 2015 : 9 AM


Visit the Number One university in the country!

Based on the Obama Administration’s plans to create its own college ranking system (emphasizing criteria such as graduation rates, affordability and the financial aid available to students), Time Magazine ranks UC Riverside as the Number One university in the country! (2014)

UC Riverside offers elite students a diverse and welcoming campus environment as well as a world-class academic experience. Our students, alumni, faculty, and researchers are having a positive impact on the world. And we’d like you to join us!

Want to learn more? Come visit us at Discover Day - and see what sets UCR apart!

Also download the Discover Day agenda for a full breakdown of the day's events!

Come and Take Your Place Among the Academic Elite

Parking is free in Lot 30. Please follow the directional signs for Discover Day parking. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

You Have Event QUestions, We Have Answers.

Discover Day 2015 FAQs

Yes. Please let us know that you will be attending and how many guests you will be bringing with you. You can provide your reservation through the Reserve link in the top navigation, or by clicking here.
While it's not a requirement for you to show up at 9:00 a.m., please keep in mind that the first session will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. and most sessions are not repeated. Your best bet is to take a look at the agenda for Discover Day prior to the event and plan your day from there.
Nope. It’s on the house.
Parking Lot 30.
We’ll have signs directing you. Follow the crowd.
Discover Day is a way for you to learn more about the campus and life at UC Riverside. If you are unsure about the major you are interested in applying for, Discover Day is a great opportunity to explore your options. We have presentations from faculty, staff and students, application workshops, information sessions, housing tours, department open houses, lunch at the Highlander Union Building, all day entertainment and much more planned. Download the event agenda, which will have all the details.

Discover Day, held on November 7th, is our largest open house for students interested in applying and attending UC Riverside. Programming includes application workshops, information sessions about the campus, individual college presentations to help you decide which to apply to, campus tours, housing tours and much more.

Highlander Day, held on April 9th, is our largest open house for recently admitted students for the upcoming Fall term. Programming includes next steps to enrollment, resources available, how to get involved on campus, financial aid, campus tours, and housing tours. The day is based around welcoming you into the Highlander family and showing what life at UC Riverside is all about.

Contact Undergraduate Admissions