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Vice Chancellor Brian L. Haynes, Ph.D.

Hello, and Welcome Highlanders to UC Riverside!

My name is Brian Haynes, vice chancellor for student affairs. It is my privilege to welcome you all to our university. I hope each of you will discover the extraordinary beauty of our campus and its profound resources designed to help you excel in the academic journey.

This is your time to explore, collaborate, and unite with your peers, faculty, and staff. Don’t let anything or anyone hold you back. You are taking the next step in your academic career and it is one that you should be very proud of. Each of you have the ability to transform the world for the better, and make a positive difference in the communities you serve as global change agents.

Please take a moment to review the following student services that are available to you virtually during this time. Many of our offices are available through online appointments and can be accessed via email, Zoom, or through social media.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out at I’d be happy to connect with you.

Take care and stay safe.

Best Regards,
Brian L. Haynes, Ph.D.
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs


Emergency Resources

Information regarding emergencies that affect the campus will be shared through:

Local Hospitals

Riverside Community Hospital
(951) 788-3000
4445 Magnolia Ave. | Riverside, CA 92501

Riverside University Health System
(951) 486-4000
26520 Cactus Ave. | Moreno Valley, CA 92555

Parkview Community Hospital
(951) 688-2211
3865 Jackson Ave. | Riverside, CA 92503

Beyond Brilliant Supporting UCR Students

Protect Yourself, Your Family, School, and Community

Take the Pledge to Keep Highlanders Healthy

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Gold Medal Service Award

Nominate a Student Affairs staff member for this monthly award that recognizes great work in service to the division, the UCR campus, and UCR students.

Submit a Nomination!

Health, Well-being & Safety

These offices are available to support your physical and mental health and well-being.

Basic Needs

Office: 110 Costo Hall
R'Pantry: HUB 269 By Appointment Only

(951) 827-3663 | | | Basic Needs Assistance

Basic Needs provides support for students experiencing basic need challenges, such as food insecurity, housing displacement/homelessness, or financial crisis.

Campus Advocacy, Resources & Education (CARE)
Office: HUB 377
(951) 827-6225 | |
Schedule an Appointment

Office Hours: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

CARE is an advocacy and prevention center committed to ending sexual and relationship violence at UC Riverside by providing trauma-informed primary prevention, direct advocacy and resources related to experiences of sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking.
Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)
Office: Student Health Services Building, North Wing 
(951) 827-5531 or (951) UCR-TALK |

Office Hours (closed 12–1 p.m. daily)
M, T, W & F: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
TH: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Walk-in Consultation (closed 12–1 p.m. daily)
M, T, W & F: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
TH: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Speak to a Counselor 24/7
(951) UCR-TALK (827-8255)

Make an Appointment: (951) 827-5531
(Appointment line is only active during office hours.)

Student Affairs Case Management

Office: 125 Costo Hall
Case Management: (951) 827-5000
Respondent Services: (951) 827-9359 |

Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Staff is available by phone and email to schedule Zoom Meetings. 

We are path-clearers and problem-solvers for UCR students dealing with mental health, academic, relationship, food insecurity and other stressful crises. By providing resources, linkage, education, and expertise, we empower students to break down barriers, clarify needs and navigate complex processes to get back on track to reach their goals.

Student Disability Resource Center (SDRC)

Office: 1228 Student Services Building
(951) 827-3861 |

Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Services available to regularly enrolled UCR students may include information and referral to on- and off-campus services, mobility assistance, and academic support services. Students wishing to receive disability accommodations should contact SDRC. Accommodations are individually designed to meet the documented disability-related needs of each student.

Call or email to schedule a Zoom or phone appointment; for quick questions or information, students may RSVP to attend drop-in hours, Monday – Friday, 1 p.m – 2 p.m.

Student Health Services

Office: Student Health Services Building
Before coming in, please call (951) 827-3031 to set up an appointment.
(951) 827-3031 |

M, T, W & F: 8 a.m.–12 p.m. and 1–4 p.m.
TH: 9 a.m.–12 p.m. and 1–4 p.m.
(Closed for lunch daily from 12–1 p.m.)

NurseLine (877) 351-3457 is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Student Health Services is offering in-person services and video consultations by appointment only. Please call to be screened and triaged by a nurse or staff member, and to schedule an appointment.

UC Police

Office: 3500 Canyon Crest Drive, Riverside, CA 92521 
(951) 827-5222 |

Lobby Hours: 7 a.m.–9 p.m.

The Police Department is a professional police agency staffed by individuals who cherish and preserve the highest standards of conduct and performance.

The Well
Office: HUB 248 | (951) 827-9355 |

Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

The Well provides health education and health promotion resources for UCR students' overall well-being, and coordinates basic needs services, including R'Pantry and the Economic Crisis Response Team. Staff is available by phone and email to schedule Zoom meetings.

Campus Life

These offices are available to keep you connected to campus activities, organizations, supportive programming, and news.

ASPB (Associated Students Program Board)
(951) 827-3615 |

Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Staff and student representatives are available by phone and email. ASPB provides campus entertainment to all UCR undergraduate students.
Associated Students (ASUCR)
(951) 827-3621 |

Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

ASUCR staff and student representatives are available by phone and email.
Dean of Students |

Please email for assistance.
Graduate Students Association (GSA)
(951) 827-3141 |

Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

GSA staff and student representatives are available by phone and email.
The Highlander Newspaper
(951) 827-3457 |

Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Student staff available by phone/email.
Highlander Union Building (HUB)
(951) 827-5778 |

Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

The Highlander Union Building's mission is to enhance the educational, recreational and social experiences of the campus community. We accomplish this by developing a comfortable, inclusive environment that fosters student development, community outreach and open discourse. Staff is available by email to schedule Zoom appointments or calls.
KUCR Studio Phone: (951) 827-5827
KUCR Studio Business: (951) 827-3838 or (951) 827-3737
KUCR Administration: (951) 827-3140

KUCR programming can be heard 24/7 on FM radio at 88.3 in Riverside, San Bernardino, and other neighboring cities. A live stream is available on the station's website.
Residential Life | General Information | Contact Information

24/7: Office Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

UCR Residential Life is committed to the development of a safe and inclusive, living and learning community, which holistically fosters academic, social, cultural, and personal growth.
Student Conduct & Academic Integrity Programs (SCAIP)
(951) 827-4208 |

Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

SCAIP responds to reports of student behavior that allegedly violates campus expectations for academic integrity and other conduct. We provide information about the process to campus affiliates and oversee educational sanctions intended to prevent a recurrence of behavior of concern. Staff is available by email to schedule Zoom appointments or calls.
Student Life
(951) 827-7344 |

Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Student Life is dedicated to the education and development of UCR's diverse student body by providing a meaningful co-curricular experience through involvement, leadership, community building, creative expression, and the fostering of campus pride. Offering opportunities for learning, leadership, community building, and creative expression. Please call or email to schedule a Zoom appointment.
Recreation and the Student Recreation Center (SRC)

(951) 827-5738 |

Recreation Office Hours
Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

SRC Hours
Monday–Thursday 6:30 a.m.–11 p.m.
Friday 6:30 am.– 7 p.m.
Saturday 3–7 p.m. | Sunday 3–11 p.m.

Besides offering a variety of health and nutrition programs, all UCR students are automatically members of the Student Recreation Center (SRC), a 155,000 square foot exercise, sport, and recreational facility.

Veterans Resource Center (VRC)

Office: 125 Costo Hall | (951) 827-2099 |

Monday–Thursday 7 a.m.–7 p.m.
Friday 7 a.m.–5 p.m.

The Veterans Resource Center is a place for UCR veteran and military-affiliated students to find (and give) support, camaraderie, and understanding and to connect to campus and community resources.

Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs (VCSA)

Please email for assistance.

Ethnic & Gender Centers

UCR's Ethnic & Gender Centers  are fully committed to an academic culture that provides opportunities for all UCR students to develop multi-cultural competencies and be prepared to lead and succeed in a diverse world. Learn more at

African Student Programs (ASP)
Office: 133 Costo Hall
(951) 827-4576 |

Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

African Student Programs is a resource center that promotes academic excellence by providing opportunities for Black Scholars in their development as role models, leaders, scholars and professionals. Staff is available by email to schedule a Zoom appointment or call.
Asian Pacific Student Programs (APSP)
Office: 244 Costo Hall
(951) 827-7272 |

Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Asian Pacific Student Programs is a resource that provides support, education and advocacy for AAPI students and those interested in learning about AAPI history, culture, and current issues. Staff is available by email to schedule a Zoom appointment or call.
Chicano Student Programs (CSP)
Office: 145 Costo Hall
(951) 827-3821 | | |

Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

CSP staff is offering Zoom appointments. Please call or email to schedule an appointment.
LGBT Resource Center (LGBTRC)

Office: 245 Costo Hall
(951) 827-2267 | | Center Staff Contact Info

Monday–Thursday 9 a.m.–8 p.m. 
Fridays 9 a.m.–6 p.m.

LGBTRC staff is available via email, including to set Zoom appointments, weekdays from 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

The LGBT Resource Center provides support, education, and advocacy regarding sexual orientation and gender identity for the UCR campus community.

Middle Eastern Student Center (MESC)
Office: 111 Costo Hall
(951) 827-7233 | |

Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

The MESC is a place to unite in friendship, celebrate Middle Eastern culture with our campus community and find common ground. Ultimately, it’s a place to serve the needs of Middle Eastern students and create an even more inclusive and respectful atmosphere at UCR. Follow us on instagram @mescucr for all the latest updates and information! Staff is available by email to schedule Zoom appointments or calls.
Native American Student Programs (NASP)
Office: 229 Costo Hall |

Please email for assistance.
The Office of Foster Youth Support Services (OFYSS)
Office: 3637 Canyon Crest Dr. #K101

OFYSS staff is offering Zoom appointments and hosting virtual gatherings. Please email to schedule an appointment.
Undocumented Student Programs (USP)
Office: 224 Costo Hall | | Schedule an Appointment

Monday–Friday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

USP staff is available via appointment. Please schedule an appointment online.
Women's Resource Center (WRC)
260 Costo Hall
(951) 827-3337 | | |

Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Staff is available by email to schedule an appointment.

Offering campus safety programs, sexual assault and domestic violence support, student leadership opportunities, and special events connected to women's and gender issues.

Student Affairs Events


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Support Fellow Highlanders

These funds have been established to support UCR students who need assistance with housing, technology, food, and more throughout the campus closure and beyond.


The emergency food pantry is providing UCR undergraduate and graduate students with grab-and-go grocery bags or grocery store gift cards. Online donations enable R’Pantry to assist students in need.


Support Students Impacted by COVID-19

Lead by Vice Chancellor Haynes, this crowdfunding campaign enables members of the UCR community to support students. Online donations will help students meet critical needs like food, housing, transportation, and technology


Tikkun Olam Fund for UCR Foster Youth

This fund was created to provide current and former foster youth students with essential educational supplies and basic resources, including emergency health services, housing, and food. For more information on the fund, and the services available at UCR for current and former foster youth, please contact the Office of Foster Youth Support Services.