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Pre-Departure

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Before Coming To the USA

Follow your dreams to sunny, Southern California! Wherever your journey started, you will find a home at the University of California, Riverside (UCR). There are a number of things you need to do to prepare for your start at UCR. Please see the list below for more information. Undergraduate students should also check their MyUCR account often.