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Classes In Session on May 11

Regular Class Schedule for UCR Students on May 11

(May 11, 2004)

RIVERSIDE, Calif -- May 11, 2004 -- Officials at the University of California, Riverside confirmed this morning that normal class schedules would be followed today.

Some students living in apartments near campus were evacuated for several hours last evening due to a freeway construction incident that ruptured a gas main near the corners of Iowa and Linden Avenues. Buildings on the main campus were not affected by the incident.

Students with questions or in need of assistance can contact Susan Allen Ortega, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs at 909-787-4208

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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