UC Riverside

Frequently Used Resources and Services

Services for Students

Supporting Your Needs as You Shape Your Future

There's more to college life than the classroom. It’s also about the quality of your daily life and preparing you for life after college. UCR has services and resources that can support you every step of the way, whether it is deciding where to eat between classes or making plans for your future.

Campus Safety

Dining Services General information on Campus Police, Campus Safety Escort Service, the Campus Emergency Notification System and Environmental Health and Safety. 

Career Center

Career Center thumbnail UCR’s Career Center provides students and alumni with access to an extensive job database, career counseling, offer resume and interview advice and alert you to upcoming workshops and job fairs. 

Early Childhood Services

Early Childhood ServicesEarly Childhood Services provides a safe, nurturing environment for the children of UCR students, staff and faculty. The center has programs for children ages four months to kindergarten age.

UCR Dining, Hospitality & Retail Services

Dining ServicesUCR Dining, Hospitality & Retail Services provides the campus with great food as well as a variety of locations to relax, socialize or study. From the dining halls to our retail locations, we offer high-quality and healthy dining options in a friendly, welcoming environment.

Ethnic & Gender Program Offices

Dining Services The Ethnic and Gender Program Offices feature student support services, community involvement, multi-cultural events and leadership training that allows students to engage in cultural growth and development and build the skills needed to lead and succeed in a diverse world.

Health, Fitness and Wellbeing

health, fitness and wellbeing UCR is an environment for students, staff and faculty that promotes a vibrant, healthy and balanced lifestyle. We have several integrated wellness programs that foster a culture of health and wellness and promote the importance of maintaining an optimal quality of life.

Housing Services

Housing ServicesUCR Housing Services provides our students with safe, convenient, student-oriented housing. We offer three housing styles — residence halls, campus apartments and family housing — to meet the needs of all our students. Each provides the opportunity to participate in activities that enrich your college experience. Our on-call housing staff, supported by the campus police force, are committed to providing a safe and secure environment.

International Resources

international Resources The International Resources website features a variety of links for students seeking information on international programs here at UCR as well as other opportunities around the globe.


R'Card Your R'Card is your single most important piece of student identification.

This multi-purpose ID allows you to:

  • Verify your identity on campus and in the community.
  • Pay for meals.
  • Borrow books from the library.
  • Gain access to the Student Recreation Center (SRC).
  • Get into UCR home athletic events.
  • Gain access to some campus buildings.
  • Make purchases on campus using  "Bear Bucks."
  • Use vending machines, laundry services, and copy machines.
  • Ride the Riverside Transit Agency bus for free.
  • Use registrar services.

Student Disability Resource Center

The Student Disability Resource Center (SDRC) provides services and resources for UCR students with documented permanent and temporary disabilities. This may include information or referral to on- and off-campus services, mobility assistance, and academic support services. Students wishing to receive disability accommodations should contact the SDRC to make a request.

UCR Campus Store

campus store thumbnail The UCR Campus Store is your best choice for textbooks and UCR merchandise. You’ll find the complete booklist for all your classes, as well as the largest selection of UCR apparel, school spirit items and gifts. CompUCR features electronics, computers, software and supplies.

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