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Christine Mata Ph.D., Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students

Dear Highlanders,

Welcome to the website for the Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students. As we navigate this pandemic together, it is critical for you to have a hub of information and resources. Our offices remain accessible to the UC Riverside (UCR) community in this hybrid environment. As you navigate through this website, you will notice the various offices that make up the Division of Student Affairs. You can think of this website as your compass to campus resources. If you are not sure what office to connect with, you can always start here. The best way to submit your questions or inquire about student services is through email at or leave a message at (951) 827-6095.

As Highlanders, we watch out for the health and safety of our campus. To contribute, we ask that you follow all health and safety guidelines. Please continue to wear your masks, wash your hands and physically distance to ensure our campus community stays safe and healthy. Information and updates are everywhere and will be released as often as possible. The official communication mechanism for the university is your UCR email, so please remember to check it daily for information from your instructors and university officials. I also encourage you to stay connected through our campus social media channels to receive information and updates.

No one person has the answers to all of your questions. This campus has many moving pieces, and we are here to help you navigate. In collaboration with our campus partners across the institution, we are committed to connecting you and supporting you as you make your way to the appropriate resources and, ultimately, toward graduation. Our team of student affairs professionals are invested in your personal, social, and intellectual developments as well as your academic success. So please feel free to reach out to our student affairs team to help you navigate the processes, procedures, and policies that make up UCR. We want all of you to have a successful experience. We are here for you, and we are rooting for you! Wishing you much success!

Go Highlanders!

Christine Mata, Ph.D.
Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students

Many Resources, One Aim

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

The AVC/ Dean of Students Team

Christine Mata, Ph.D.
Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Dean of Students
University of California, Riverside
(951) 827-6095
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Phone: (951) 827-6095

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