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UCR Offers Preview of Campus


UCR Offers Preview of Campus

(September 25, 2001)

The University of California, Riverside is hosting a day of presentations and informative workshops for high school seniors and their parents Saturday, October 27, 2001 on the UCR campus. Preview Day, scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., provides an introduction to the UCR campus and is designed to highlight the many opportunities available to prospective UCR students.

A Preview Day program for prospective transfer students will also be held October. 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the UCR campus. Each program begins with a welcome session with UCR Chancellor Raymond Orbach. Tours of the campus and campus housing will be given throughout the day.

Workshop topics include an overview of UCR’s various academic programs, financial assistance, freshman and transfer admission, housing options, student organizations and activities, and more.

Prospective students may add to their Preview Day experience through the overnight HOST program. Through HOST, high school seniors have the opportunity stay overnight Friday, Oct. 26 or Saturday, Oct. 27 in the residence halls with UCR students. Prospective transfer students may stay overnight Friday, Oct. 26. Reservations are required.

UCR is located off the 60/215 freeway in Riverside. Exit University Avenue and turn left, or exit Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd and turn right. Follow the signs to Preview Day. Parking is free in lots marked for Preview Day guests.

To attend Preview Day or for more information, view the Preview Day web site at www.preview.ucr.edu or contact the Office of Relations with Schools at (909) 787-4531. Prospective transfer students should call the Transfer and Reentry Services office at (909) 787-5307. Please respond by Oct. 12 to participate in the overnight HOST program.

The University of California, Riverside (www.ucr.edu) is a doctoral research university, a living laboratory for groundbreaking exploration of issues critical to Inland Southern California, the state and communities around the world. Reflecting California's diverse culture, UCR's enrollment has exceeded 21,000 students. The campus opened a medical school in 2013 and has reached the heart of the Coachella Valley by way of the UCR Palm Desert Center. The campus has an annual statewide economic impact of more than $1 billion.

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