• Discover Day
    University of California, Riverside
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Come see what all the excitement is about!

At UC Riverside, we’ve added a new School of Medicine and a new School of Public Policy. Our faculty members have received prestigious honors. Our groundbreaking research has garnered over $100 million in federal research awards. Our athletic teams have won championships and attended national tournaments. And, thanks to our contributions to the public good, UC Riverside is ranked Number 2 in the nation! (Washington Monthly, 2015)

This is your day to discover UCR! If you are interested in visiting UCR and getting the most from your visit, Discover Day is the event to attend. Experience presentations from each undergraduate college and from over 100 department and offices! Plus campus tours, housing tours, and much more. All in one day! All in one location!

Save the date and don't forget to register to get free parking.

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

Also, don't forget to download the Discover Day agenda for a full breakdown of the day's events!

Have a Discover Day Stay Over!

High School Juniors and Seniors, get a taste of on-campus living and sign-up next time for the UCR Overnight Host Program! 

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.

Pictures are Worth a Thousand Words!

Check out our photo album from the last Discover Day event!

You Have Event Questions, We Have Answers.

Discover Day 2016 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 online once the form is ready for the next event.
While it's not a requirement for you to show up at 10:00 a.m., please keep in mind that the first session will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. and most sessions are not repeated. Your best bet is to take a look at the agenda for Discover Day and plan your day from there.
Nope. It’s on the house.
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 event details.

Discover Day, held on November 19th, 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 8th 2016, 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.
The Overnight Host Program is an opportunity to sign-up to stay overnight on-campus with a UCR student as your host. Stay tuned to check when the next event will be.
The Overnight Host Program is for prospective students that are juniors or seniors in high school and are seriously considering UCR for their undergraduate degree.
Capacity for hosting is about 100 and accommodations will be granted on a first come first served.
No fee for overnight stay. Information will be sent to those who register and are confirmed.

Contact Undergraduate Admissions