UC Riverside is on a 1,200-acre campus in a suburban setting in Riverside, California, not far from Los Angeles. UC Riverside has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
UC Riverside also has fraternities and sororities.
UC Riverside has a thriving American Medical Student Association. In fact, more students participate in American Medical Student Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at UC Riverside include Healthy Hearts, Project Sunshine, Vietnamese Student Association and American Red Cross.
UC Riverside students' favorite campus events are Block Party Fall Concert, Spring Splash Concert and Homecoming.
UC Riverside offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of UC Riverside students live on campus. In 2021, 9% of undergrads at UC Riverside lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 91% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UC Riverside. There are 7,420 spots available in on-campus housing for all 22,687 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 2,57 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 9% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
UC Riverside offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of California, Riverside is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UC Riverside campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
UC Riverside offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to UC Riverside, take Interstate 215 to Riverside, CA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Ontario International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore UC Riverside's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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