• Transfer Day
    University of California, Riverside
    Nov. 3, 2018 : 8:30 A.M.
  • A special event just for transfer students
    Join us! Lunch Provided!

Highly ranked. Highly respected. Proudly Highlander.

Friday, Oct 21, 8:30am - 2pm

Visit One of the Top Universities* in the Country!

UCR earns high marks for its academics, faculty, research and global impact. Students come here to get a world-class education and are empowered to follow their passions to make a difference.

Come to Transfer Day to explore UCR and discover the people, programs and resources that will support you on your journey to degree and beyond.

*Money Magazine, 2018, Washington Monthly, 2018

The road to a world-class education starts here.

Parking is free in Lot 30 for regular passenger vehicles.

Bus drop off will be in front of Amy S. Harrison Softball Field. There is no bus parking on campus, so buses will be required to park off-campus. Please follow the large white directional signs for Transfer Day parking. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Frequently Asked Questions?


Yes. Please let us know that you will be attending. You can provide your reservation through the Register link in the top navigation, or by clicking here.
While it's not a requirement for you to show up at 8:30 AM, please keep in mind that registration starts at 8:30 AM. The first session will begin promptly at 9 AM and most sessions are not repeated. Your best bet is to take a look at the agenda for Transfer Day prior to the event and plan your day from there.
Cost to attend is free.
No, parking is free.
Parking will be in Lot 30 for regular passenger vehicles.
We’ll have signs directing you. Follow the crowd.
Transfer Day is an event exclusively for prospective transfer students so you can learn more about the campus, the transfer process, transfer-specific resources, and life at UC Riverside. If you are unsure about your major, Transfer Day is a great opportunity to explore your options. We have presentations from faculty, staff and students, campus tours, housing tours, a student services and organization fair, a free lunch, and much more planned. Download the Transfer Day agenda for more information.

Transfer Day is exclusively for prospective transfer students, with all sessions dedicated to the transfer experience.

Highlander Day is for freshmen and transfer students who have been admitted to UC Riverside for the upcoming Fall term, is focused almost exclusively on academic programs, and is largely led by the colleges so you can explore the majors you have been admitted to.

We do not offer any special programming for groups. You will need each student to register individually.

Bus drop off is located by Amy S. Harrison Softball Field on Canyon Crest Drive. Please be aware that there is NO bus parking on campus. Buses must drop off and park off campus.

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