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Power of the Peers

Use your power for good: Mentor other students on a variety of issues to help them succeed.
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Dean of Students FAQ's

Q: What resources are available on campus to help students who have been struggling academically and want to get back on the right track?

A: Have the student contact their major's advising office.

Q: What steps do students need to take to understand why a hold is placed on their student record and to remove the hold(s)?

A: Information about holds on a student record is available through GROWL .

Q: What is the process for advising the university of changes to family circumstances and increased financial need?

A: Contact the Financial Aid Office for instructions on reporting a change of income at 951-827-3878 or finaid@ucr.edu

Q: How is Dean™s List and Honors at graduation determined?

A: Information about Dean's List and Honors at graduation is available in the Catalog in the Programs for Outstanding Students section of Academic Policies.

Q: Is UCR available to help students who live off campus in working through conflicts with friends or roommates?

A: UCR's Campus Case Manager is a good resource for students who need assistance and referrals.

Q: What resources are available to assist students who encounter discrimination or harassment?

A: Harassment and discrimination have no place at UCR. Students are encouraged to contact the Title IX/Sexual Harassment Office .

Q: What does UCR have to address high-risk students and prevent incidents of campus violence?

A: UCR has created the Critical Student Incident Team to provide student support while ensuring a safe and secure campus.

Q: What options for financing education are available to students who do not qualify for financial aid?

A: Students may qualify for loans regardless of need, and a deferred payment plan is available. Find out more at financialaid.ucr.edu

Q: What resources are available to students who have recently lost a parent, other family member or friend?

A: A counselor is available 24 hours day via the Counseling Center . UCR's Case Manager and Peer Mentors are also available for help and support.

Q: What is the process for addressing a complaint about a faculty member or his/her decision/actions?

A: If talking with the faculty member does not resolve the issue, the chair of the faculty member's department or the Ombudsman may help.

Q: What is the process for requesting a Dean™s Clearance/Letter of Recommendation?

A: An in-person or telephone appointment is recommended. Forms can also be dropped off at the office, mailed, sent by email or Fax.

Student Spotlight

Julia Lee

Julia Lee

Torrance, CA

Business Administration

The International Student Resource Center is an ideal place for students who want to study abroad. Friendly advisors and staff are always willing to sit down with students to accomplish their goals.

 

As an International Peer Advisor, I have made many international friends. I still keep in touch and I wouldn't trade these wonderful experiences for anything.

 

I have been accepted as a candidate for studying abroad to Yonsei University in South Korea. I cannot describe in words how the International Student Resource Center has changed my stay at UCR.

Student Spotlight

Steven Wang

Steven Wang

Rosemead, CA

Psychology

By going to the various programs that the Well offers, it lets me learn about making more healthy decisions.

As I became more involved, I discovered the love that this department does for the UCR community.

As I continue to work with the wonderful people in this department, it inspires me to meet more people and expand their views on service and taking care of one’s self.

Student Spotlight

Zakiyyah Smith

Long Beach, CA

Psychology

Through working withthe Well, I have been able to find out about resources that I never knew existed likeSCAIP, theTitle IX office, and the Dean of Students.

Participating in programs that promote healthy living, organizational skills and stress-free environments has supported my academic and personal success.

I stay connected to the UCR campus by going to different events and trying out new clubs and services. I have worked as aREACH peer mentor, ahousing tour guide, event staff forathletics, and as a student caller for the UCR student fund.

Student Spotlight

Remie Tausia Rahman

Remie Tausia Rahman

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Liberal Studies and Sociology

The Well provides me with the necessary tools and resources that I can use to de-stress during midterms and finals.

If I don't have class, I try to attend theWellness Wednesdays and Lunchtime Learnings because the activities and topics are always really interesting. I love how they talk about various aspects of wellness.

One of my favorite things that the Well does isTherapy Fluffies during finals week. Getting the chance to play with dogs really does release stress!

Student Spotlight

Jezzette Ron

Jezzette Ron

West Covina, CA

Business

My favorite events are the ones thatthe Well does atthe Barn, The Power of Laughter, and To Write Love on Her Arms. The Well is like a second home to me on campus.

Being able to work as a Well peer has been one of the best things because I’m able to help several students with physical/mental health and keep well informed about all of the events that occur on campus.

The Well has provided me with several new and wonderful experiences at UCR!

Student Spotlight

Derek Roberts

Derek Roberts

Grand Terrace, CA

Psychology: Law and Society Major

Being a part of Active Minds, I use all of the resources that we offer. I also gained a lot of networking experience from the contacts I’ve made.

The Dean of Students' Office helps my academic and personal success by being a resource to relieve stress, have fun, and just feel good by helping the UCR community.

GET INVOLVED! It will enhance your college experience exponentially. Just start out by being a memberin a club or two. You may end up becoming an officer!

Student Spotlight

Aaron Carew

Aaron Carew

Upland, CA

Theater

Go and meet all of your studentVeteran Support Team members! They will go the extra 99 miles to assist you in being successful while at UCR. The department has always helped me with anything I needed assistance in, both academically and personally.

My favorite thing about UCR is the big block letters. AndPanda Express — a student’s gotta eat.

One thing you should do before you leave UCR? Graduate, of course!

Student Spotlight

Maria Guadalupe Lorenzo

Maria Guadalupe Lorenzo

Lake Elsinore, CA

Native American Studies

The transition from high school to a university was a significant change. I didn’t know about many of the resources offered to students on campus.

When I started falling behind in my studies, the students and staff atNative American Student Programs were able to offer help to make sure I succeeded.

Check out thestudent program offices. Meet the people who work there. If you have any questions, don’t be afraid to ask. These programs are available to students to help them succeed.

Student Spotlight

Vincent La

Vincent La

Lake Elsinore, CA

Biochemistry

I frequent theLGBT Resource Center a lot and push LGBT visibility on campus to show that it's ok to be gay.

Never limit yourself to just one identity! Be free to be who you are at UCR. Follow your passions and you'll learn so much about yourself and relationships with others.

My favorite event is "Under One Roof". It shows the diversity at UCR and provides a really great message of unity that needs to be expressed.

Student Spotlight

Sinia Rodriguez

Sinia Rodriguez

Reedley, CA

Anthropology

I learned about the LGBT Resource Center through my Res Hall Mentor. I go there everyday!

The LGBT Resource Center gives me a safe place to meet other students, study, and express myself freely and openly. Thanks to people like Toi and Nancy, I have found my strengths and now flourish in them.

Get out there and get involved in something. You meet amazing people that way, and you never know what you'll learn about yourself.

Student Spotlight

David Emmanuelle Castillo

David Emmanuelle Castillo

East Los Angeles, CA

Sociology Law and Society

The most frequently utilized service I use is definitelyTomas Rivera Library. What can I say? I love that library. It’s very peaceful and a perfect environment for studying.

Every time I go to Chicano Student Programs, I love the feeling of unity. All of the Latino students come from different walks of life and we each have a story to tell.

I know some of us would rather fail on our own than pass with help, but take advantage of the services that this campus has to offer. Trust me, they are there.

Student Spotlight

Khiana Ferguson

Khiana Ferguson

Gardena, Ca

Sociology

African Student Programs has supported me in my academic and personal success by believing in everything I do and encouraging me to keep going.

Being a student worker, I’m able to meet new students and provide them with the help and knowledge I got as an incoming student.

Keep going. Remember that even if you’re not a student of color, you’re still welcome in African Student Programs. We’re here to support you in any way, no matter what.

Student Spotlight

Alex Owens

Alex Owens

Moreno Valley, CA

Mathematics

Highlander Orientation was an amazing experience with incredible people. I formed lifelong bonds. Without a doubt, it was one of my defining moments of college.

Student Life provides great resources like The Learning Center, leadership workshops and retreats. It’s also a great place to relax and de-stress.

Get involved! There’s so much more to college than academics. Doing something outside of the classroom really helps you feel like you belong at UCR.

Student Spotlight

Robert Dawson

Robert Dawson

Newport Beach, CA

Psychology

Myfraternity has helped bolster my academic success and develop my skills as a leader. I’ve had the opportunity to work with many talented students and faculty.

I’m happy to be an active member in theUCR community. I feel like I’m able to give back actively.

UCR has a body of distinguished staff, researchers, and an active student life. Getting involved in campus is a great way to make friends and gain memorable experiences.

Student Spotlight

Valerie Hernandez

Valerie Hernandez

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Mathematics

Commuter programs offer great incentives for attending events and meeting other commuter students, carpool buddies, future roommates or just someone to hang out with on campus.

The First Year Success Series gave me lots of advice and resources to succeed academically. There were many workshops on time management and relieving stress that I still use.

Utilize all theresources on campus. Make the most of your time here. There are so many people at UCR willing to help you to be successful.

Student Spotlight

Bo Alice Vongphrachanh

Bo Alice Vongphrachanh

Hayward, CA

Mathematics for Secondary Teaching

The Associated Students Program Board is the resource I use most — a reliable, safe space amid school, and a cohort of people that support each other.

My most memorable UCR experience was Winter SOULstice, a concert highlighting different musical genres.

Take your years at UCR to grow, both inside and outside of the classroom. You can only really do it if you use your resources and take risks!

Student Spotlight

Jessica Rojas Carrasco

Jessica Rojas Carrasco

Oceanside, CA

Political Science

A great way to find a network in school is by joininga sorority or fraternity. It’s a home away from home.

The Fraternity and Sorority Involvement Center taught me to manage my time and not get overwhelmed with activities. By recognizing academic achievement, the FSIC encourages students to do better in school.

The FSIC office allows you to find the sorority or fraternity that’s right for you and will not tolerate hazing. Don’t be afraid to walk into the office because they are really friendly people.

Student Spotlight

Nicole Yamamoto

Nicole Yamamoto

Hayward, CA

Liberal Studies

Asian Pacific Student Programs is a great place to come in, relax and gain new opportunities to meet people and learn more about the Asian Pacific Islander heritage and culture.

Being part of APSP helped me gain knowledge on planning events and working with different people. It’s broadened my leadership skills. I'm also a peer mentor and I try to be a positive role model.

UCR is a great place to learn about other people's cultures (and your own) with our diverse student body. College goes by so fast. Take advantage of your opportunities as a UCR student.

Student Spotlight

Jessica Mallari

Jessica Quizon Mallari

Los Angeles, CA

Pre-Business

Asian Pacific Student Programs has changed my perspective on how I view the world. It’s given me the encouragement to put myself out there and reach out to others.

Our goal has always been to build a strong community and break unnecessary boundaries with small, easy actions. We’re here to help each other, not tear each other down.

Get out there! Even though it may be intimidating tojoin a club where you may not know people, just go for it! If you’re curious about something, check it out! It doesn't hurt to try!

Student Spotlight

Chelsea Warr

Chelsea Warr

Fontana, CA

Psychology

Working as abiofeedback technician has given me a lot of information about stress. I like being able to help people. Teaching relaxation techniques makes their lives that much better.

I want to go to grad school and obtain a PhD in Clinical Psychology. My goal is to one day own my own practice.

Utilize your UCR resources!The Counseling Center is right next to theCareer Center. You pay for them. They’re here for your benefit.

Student Spotlight

Diana Huang

Diana Huang

Rowland Heights, CA

Business Administration

Working for Stressbusters has helped me learn more about stress and stress management. I use what I have learned and apply it to my own life.

Stressbusters has definitely influenced me positively, both personally and academically. It has trained me to tame any anxiety before doing public speaking and taking exams.

When you feel stressed out, don’t forget to take a deep breath and think positively! Utilize yourresources on campus. There’s always someone for you here at UCR!

Student Spotlight

Mike Baker

Mike Baker

Fresno, CA

History and Anthropology

I’m a programming assistant atthe Well. Some of my responsibilities include helping withevent planning and management, and health education and awareness.

The Well is an awesome place to work. Everybody is welcome to study there, talk, hang out, listen to music, or just enjoy the environment.

Get involved. College is what you make of it. Prioritize yourself. Get your education first. Remember why you’re at UCR.

Student Spotlight

Karla Aguilar

Karla Aguilar

Adelanto, CA

Anthropology and Ethnic Studies

TheWomen’s Resource Center has definitely instilled in me a great passion about domestic violence, breast cancer awareness and sexual assault awareness. The WRC creates such a valuable space for UCR students.

TheCampus Safety Escort Service does an excellent job at escorting students safely to and from classes, parking lots, and residential living places when it gets dark!

Explore Costo Hall! We have such a beautiful diverse campus with individuals with different cultures, backgrounds, and stories that can be heard and explored in each of these offices.



More Information

General Campus Information

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

Department Information

The AVC & Dean of Students
381 Highlander Union Building

Tel: (951) 827-6095
Fax: (951) 827-4701
E-mail: deanofstudents@ucr.edu

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