UC Riverside

Academic Resources

The Path to Success

There’s a reason why UC Riverside routinely ranks among the top public universities in the country. We have world-class faculty members who challenge, stimulate and inspire. We offer 88 majors, 56 minors, 48 master's programs and 17 state-approved credential programs, including a number of up-and-coming departments and initiatives. Read on to learn more about some of the resources and opportunities available to students.


Academic Resource Center

The Academic Resource Center is comprised of a team of educators, counselors and advanced students. You will find everything you need to help you succeed in your college classes.

Services available include:

  • Drop in tutoring.
  • Study skills.
  • Supplemental instruction.


UC Riverside libraries are among the UC's most complete and are among the largest academic research libraries in the United States. With two million volumes, 28,000 print and electronic serial subscriptions, 1.7 million microforms, 300,000 government information sources, and access to 165,000 e-books, we’re ready to connect you with the resources you need. Gain access to the resources you need.

Majors, Minors & Programs

Within our three schools (College of Engineering, College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences, and College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences), the university offers majors ranging from art to anthropology, botany to business administration, English to environmental science, and mechanical engineering to music. UC Riverside isn't just a world-class university, it's your college of choice. Find out more about our academic programs.


Summer Sessions

The UCR Summer Sessions program offers eight different sessions ranging from three-weeks to 10-weeks in length. Courses are held during the day and evening. These courses are identical in content to those taught during the regular school year. With 450 courses available, you can take those high-demand classes in a more relaxed atmosphere. Find out more about enrolling into Summer Session courses.

Summer Study Abroad Program

Experience spending the summer abroad while staying on track to graduate by taking UCR courses through the Summer Study Abroad Program. The program offers UCR general catalog courses taught by UCR faculty in an international location during a five-week session. Learn more about this unique opportunity to spend your summer studying abroad.

Education Abroad Program and Opportunities Abroad Program

Join the more than 4,500 University of California students who live and learn at one of more than 140 universities in 35 countries across the globe in our Education Abroad Program and Opportunities Abroad Program.

UC Center at Sacramento

Take advantage of hands-on learning and research opportunities in California's public policy arena through the UC Center at Sacramento. Two integrated programs, academic policy and journalism, are offered to help enrich your professional success. Chosen applicants will live and learn in Sacramento while working as an intern within the capitol's policy community. Learn more about this opportunity.

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