Student Engagement

Student Engagement Ambassadors

Student Engagement
1100 Hinderaker Hall
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-2612
Fax: (951) 827-7745




The office of Student Engagement seeks to enrich the quality of the UCR undergraduate academic experience through high impact educational programs. The Office of Student Engagement’s role is to innovate, redesign, and scale programs focused on leadership, fellowships and national awards, undergraduate research, service, internships, and other strategic initiatives.




Experiential Programs (EXP) (1100 Hinderaker Hall) 

  • Undergraduate Research
    Opportunities for student involvement in undergraduate research including undergraduate research opportunities, Undergraduate Research Journal, Symposium for Research and Creative Activity, and Chancellor's Research Fellowship.
  • Prestigious Scholarships and Awards
    Support and guidance toward applications for national scholarships, fellowships, and awards are coordinated through the Office of Student Engagement.
  • Academic Internships
    Academic internships are available through three University of California options: national in Washington DC, state in Sacramento, and local in Riverside.
  • Community-Engaged Learning
    Expanding and tracking opportunities for student involvement with community service and service-learning through UCR courses.
  • R’Courses
    One‐unit, student‐taught courses. Students develop courses, submit proposals, receive mentoring and training, and facilitate courses for other students.

Additional Student Engagement Programs

  • Health Professions Advising Center (HPAC) (Rivera Library - B03)
    The Health Professions Advising Center provides information, advising, and support for UCR students who aspire to graduate and professional programs in the health professions.
  • Academic Resource Center (ARC) (Skye Hall - Room 156)
    The Academic Resource Center provides peer-to-peer as well as staff support and mentoring to students in the form of Assistance, Counseling, and Encouragement, Supplemental Instruction, Tutoring, Transfer Success Program, ARC 35 and a variety of student support workshops.