University of California, Riverside

UCR Newsroom

Students Move in to Dorms Sept. 19

Students Move in to Dorms Sept. 19

Traffic will be heavy around the UCR campus.

(September 10, 2010)

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – More than 3,000 students will move in to three residence halls at the University of California, Riverside on Sunday, Sept. 19.

Caltrans will post temporary signs on the 60/215 freeway to direct arriving students and their families to specific exits, depending on their residence hall, to minimize congestion. Traffic will be heavy around the campus on that day, particularly on University Avenue, Linden Street, Watkins Drive and Big Springs Road.

Housing staff have staggered arrival times for 3,400 students in four two-hour blocks beginning at 8 a.m.

Approximately 2,500 students are expected in six campus apartment complexes. They began moving in on Sept. 10.


The University of California, Riverside ( 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.

A broadcast studio with fiber cable to the AT&T Hollywood hub is available for live or taped interviews. UCR also has ISDN for radio interviews. To learn more, call (951) UCR-NEWS.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Media Relations
900 University Avenue
1156 Hinderaker Hall
Riverside, CA 92521

Tel: (951) 827-6397 (951) UCR-NEWS
Fax: (951) 827-5008

Related Links