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UCR Preview Day for prospective students set for Oct. 28

UCR Preview Day for prospective students set for Oct. 28

(October 2, 2000)

Register online at the Preview Day website.

The University of California, Riverside will host a day of presentations and informative workshops for prospective students and their parents on Saturday, Oct. 28, on the UCR campus.

The annual "Preview Day" is designed to highlight the campus' academic programs for students who are considering filing an undergraduate application to attend UCR. A program for high school students is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. A separate program for students from community colleges or other universities will be from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Each program will begin with a welcome from UCR Chancellor Raymond L. Orbach. Tours of the campus and campus housing will be given throughout the day.

Workshops will be offered on such topics as UCR's academic programs, financial aid, admissions requirements for freshmen and transfer students, housing options, and student organizations and activities.

Prospective students may add to their Preview Day experience through the overnight HOST program. Through HOST, high school seniors have the opportunity to spend the night in UCR campus housing on Friday, Oct. 27 or Saturday, Oct. 28. Prospective transfer students may stay overnight on Friday, Oct. 27. Reservations are required.

Preview Day is open to prospective students and their parents free of charge. To attend or for more information, 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. To participate in the overnight HOST program, the registration deadline is Oct. 18.

UCR is located off Interstate 215/60 in Riverside. Exit University Avenue, turn left and follow signs to Preview Day. Parking is free in lots marked for Preview Day guests.

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.

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