• Discover UCR Day
    University of California, Riverside
    Saturday Open House
  • Come and Join Us.
    Nov. 17, 2018
    Events Start at 9 a.m.

Come discover what sets UCR apart!

This is your day to discover UCR!

Join the UCR community for a Saturday full of discovery and fun. We invite you, your friends and family to come learn about the many options UCR offers toward a successful and affordable college experience. Attend informative workshops. Meet friendly staff and happy students. Take one or all of our many tours around our sprawling campus. Enjoy your own special day and sample the UCR experience. We can't wait to meet you!

Discover how UCR’s success can be your success.

  • UCR is ranked the 32nd best college in America. (Money Magazine, 2018)
  • UCR students graduate with a salary potential in the top seven percent of 568 leading national public universities. (PayScale.com, 2017–2018 College Salary Report)
  • UCR is ranked among the Top 100 safest colleges in the nation (Alarms.org, 2017)

Save the date and remember to register to get free parking.

Also, don’t forget to download the Discover UCR 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 1. Please follow the directional signs for Discover UCR Day parking. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

You Have Event Questions, We Have Answers.

Discover UCR Day 2018 FAQs

On Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, UCR is opening up our campus for one day and giving prospective students, their friends and family an opportunity to explore our campus and see what it has to offer.

  • Meet Admissions and Financial Aid Counselors and learn about your many options toward a successful and affordable college experience.
  • Come for a day of discovery but stay for our annual Scot Fest Homecoming celebration — featuring carnival rides, games, music and food. Scot Fest starts at 1 p.m.!

Attend workshops that cover:

  • The necessary requirements to attend UCR.
  • The UC application process. Learn how you can use the sections for the application to best present our academic and extracurricular records so that we get to know you better.
  • How grants, scholarships, work-study and loans can help you overcome financial challenges. Money should never stop you from meeting your educational goals.

Take one (or all five) of our tours:

  • General Campus Tour
  • Residence Hall Tour
  • Apartment Tour
  • Engineering Lab Tour
  • Student Recreation Center Tour

You can download the agenda for a full schedule of the day's events.

Yes. Complete the online reservation form to let us know you will be attending and how many guests you will be bringing with you. Registered guests will receive free parking.

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. Take a look at the agenda for Discover UCR and plan your day from there.

Nope. It’s on the house.
No, parking is free when you register online in advance.
We’ll have signs directing you. Follow the crowd.

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