Welcome to UCR!
We are excited to have you join our Highlander community at UC Riverside.
For Winter 2023, International Student Orientation (ISO) will be in person on Thursday, January 5, 2023. ISO Winter 2023 will consist of pre-orientation events, pre-recorded presentations from a variety of campus partners on Canvas/eLearn, a 1-day in person orientation day of sessions, and plenty of opportunities to have fun and connect with your peers!
Orientation details for all students will be sent to your UCR email account (called R'Mail), so please check that account regularly.
2023 International Student Orientation At-A-Glance
The countdown to the International Student Orientation for Winter 2023 is on! The 2023 International Student Orientation At-A-Glance Schedule is available now.
Some details may change due to scheduling or room reservations, so please check your UCR email for the most up to date information.
If you have any questions, please contact us by email at email@example.com or by phone at +1 (951) 827-4113.
International Student Orientation: January 5, 2023
For students starting classes in Winter 2023 - welcome to UCR! It is our sincere hope that during your time here, you will come to see the UCR as your “home away from home.” Through ISO, you will learn important information about UCR, establish long-lasting friendships, get valuable advice for achieving success, and so much more.
ISO Winter 2023 will be held on Thursday, January 5, 2023. Orientation will be a one-day event. No make-ups will be available. You can register at the link below to reserve your spot.
Winter 2023 ISO - Register Here
Attendance for ISO is mandatory for all new International students and there are fees associated with International Student Orientation.
**International Student Orientation fees will be automatically billed to your UCR Winter 2023 Statement of Account.
For any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attention undergraduate students: Please be advised that academic advising and course enrollment will not be a part of the International Student Orientation. You must register and attend the virtual Academic Advising Session on December 2, 2022. To register please email email@example.com.
Frequently Asked Questions
If I registered for Highlander Orientation, do I still have to register for the International Student Orientation?
Yes, ALL incoming international students are required to register for and attend the International Student Orientation. ISO is designed specifically for international students and will cover important information about your immigration and SEVIS status, employment opportunities, academic success in the U.S. and other cross-cultural information. This is not covered in Highlander Orientation, which is why we require all international students to attend ISO.
If I deferred my admission to another quarter, am I still required to attend Fall International Student Orientation?
If you have already deferred your admission to another quarter and will not be a registered student this quarter, you are not required to attend International Student Orientation. Depending on UCR's plans for the future quarters, we will be adjusting our International Student Orientation plans. You will have the opportunity to register for and attend ISO in the future quarter.