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Welcome to UCR's Virtual New Student Convocation which will be hosted here on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.
 

Welcome new Highlanders! Thank you for joining Chancellor Wilcox and other campus leaders at UC Riverside's New Student Convocation. This virtual celebration will welcome you into the Highlander community and mark the official beginning of your academic career at UCR! This ceremonial induction into the UCR family is designed to promote the shared values of the university – integrity, accountability, excellence and respect.

Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox, Interim Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Thomas Smith, UCR Alumni Association President Randy Olson, Academic Senate Chair Jason Stajich, Dean of Students and Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Christine Mata, and the Associated Students of UCR President Luis Huerta will present remarks. Please feel free to download the New Student Convocation program here.


Questions about the Virtual New Student Convocation should be addressed to the Office of Event Management & Protocol by e-mail to specialevents@ucr.edu


Welcome Messages from Senior Leadership

In addition to the New Student Convocation program video, please click on the link below to view welcome messages from UC Riverside's Senior Leadership!

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Faculty Distinctions

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NATIONAL ACADEMIES MEMBERS
10
2020 NSF CAREER AWARDS
2
NOBEL LAUREATES


Please download the 2020 New Student Convocation program for the Statement of Commitment and Alma Mater lyrics to follow along!


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