Research. Service. Leadership.


Student Engagement seeks to enrich the quality of the UCR undergraduate academic experience through academic support, health professional advising, and high-impact experiential programs. As a unit of Undergraduate Education, Student Engagement's role is to innovate and scale programs focused on leadership, fellowships and national awards, undergraduate research, academic support services, first-generation initiatives, service and engaged learning, capital internships, and other strategic initiatives for the benefit of student experiences.


  • Increase the percentage of UCR students participating in Undergraduate Education supported high-impact programs and co-curricular programs including:
    • Undergraduate research (research experiences, symposium, mini-grants, journal)
    • National and prestigious scholarship applications and selections
    • Capital Internships (UCDC and UC Sacramento)
    • Community engagement and service-learning
    • R'Courses
    • Health Professions Advising Center
  • Increase the number of students, faculty, departments, community partners, and colleges engaged in high-impact programs and services
  • Increase student success in historically challenging courses (high D, F, W courses)
  • Increase utilization of academic support services to help improve campus retention and graduation rates
  • Increase student self-confidence and motivation
  • Increase the number and percentage of underrepresented students participating in high-impact programs
    • First-Generation
  • 100% Student Engagement


Office of Student Engagement

Hinderaker Hall 1100
Riverside, CA
Tel: (951) 827-7389 (phone or text)

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