University of California, RiversideUCR


Our Departments   

Many Resources,
One Aim

The Office of the AVC/Dean of Students is comprised of fifteen departments with multiple initiatives and support programs united by one common goal: To provide you with the most enriching UCR student experience possible.

People in Our Department 




African Student Programs

African Student Programs enhances the academic, cultural and social development of students of African descent. It promotes intellectual, artistic and communal development by providing students with opportunities as role models, leaders, professionals and scholars. 133 Costo Hall, 951-827-4576, aspucr@ucr.edu

Asian Pacific Student Programs

Asian Pacific Student Programs helps UCR learn from and about its Asian and Pacific Islander student population. It fosters educational dialogue that respects and embraces the unique histories and experiences of ethnic communities. 244 Costo Hall, 951-827-7272, apsp@ucr.edu

Associated Students Programming Board

The Associated Students Programming Board and Campus Activities plan campus events and activities throughout the year. Block Party, Homecoming, Spring Splash, Wednesday Nooners, lectures, movies, concerts, and cultural events are just some of the campus-wide events occurring throughout the year. HUB 111, 951-827-ASPB (2772), aspb@ucr.edu

Chicano Student Programs

Chicano Student Programs develops a positive, constructive environment for Chicano/Latino students through academic, cultural, and personal support services. Annual events offered by the program promote enrichment, awareness and pride in Chicano/Latino culture. 145 Costo Hall, 951-827-3821, estella.acuna@ucr.edu

LGBT Resource Center

The LGBT Resource Center provides support, education and advocacy regarding sexual orientation and gender identity for the UCR campus community. The center offers a David Bohnett Cyber Center and a resource library of books, films and magazines for academic research, and personal growth; "drop-in" staff and peer support; and referrals to on- and off-campus resources. The Allies Safe Zone program, Peer Connections Mentoring program, Tuesday Talks, and CORE (Community Outreach Educators) provide support, education, and outreach to both the LGBT community and allies. Annual LGBT Resource Center traditions include Q-Camp Orientation, Winter Leadership Retreat and Lambda Celebration. The center provides cultural and educational speakers throughout the year, and is part of the Common Ground Collective. 245 Costo Hall, 951-827-2267, out@ucr.edu

MESC - Middle Eastern Student Center

The Middle Eastern Student Center is the first of its kind in the UC system and in California! It’s a central place of community, cultural expression, and celebration of Middle Eastern culture. Students are at the heart of the MESC. A dedicated group of student advocates developed a proposal for the MESC and worked with UCR administration to make the MESC a reality. The Middle Eastern Student Collaborative meets weekly to plan events and programs with campus partners. Stop by our office at HUB 361 and get involved! For questions or inquiries please contact the MESC at 951-827-7233 or Tina Aoun at tina.aoun@ucr.edu
Student  Conduct & Academic Integrity Programs

Native American Student Programs

The Native American Student Programs (NASP) office provides educational, cultural, and social support for American Indian students. Through innovative programs and leadership activities, NASP promotes and educates the campus community about the uniqueness of American Indians and expands educational awareness. 229 Costo Hall, 951-827-4143, joshuag@ucr.edu
Student  Conduct & Academic Integrity Programs

Student Conduct & Academic Integrity Programs

Student Conduct & Academic Integrity Programs is responsible for enforcing the University of California policies as they pertain to campus activities, organizations and students. It teaches students about theirs rights and responsibilities, helps faculty and staff enforce standards of conduct, forms academic integrity committees and offers educational presentations for UCR's campus. 111 Costo Hall, 951-827-4208, conduct@ucr.edu

Student Life

Student Life assists students with their personal and academic success and connects students to UCR through Highlander Orientation, the First Year Success Series, the First Year Mentor Program, leadership resources, and commuter programs. The Fraternity and Sorority Involvement Center works with 40 fraternities and sororities on campus. Student Life oversees close to 400 student organizations and provides multiple ways for students to get involved on campus through programs, services, and resources. HUB 229, 951-827-7344, ucrlife@ucr.edu

Women's Resource Center

The Women's Resource Center (WRC) uses advocacy, education and enrichment activities to raise awareness about female and male students' issues. The WRC offers a space where students can develop educationally, culturally, socially, and professionally and provides "drop-in" support through referral service and counseling. 260 Costo Hall, 951-827-3337, wrc@ucr.edu

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