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New Highlander Welcome



Join us for UCR's 2022 New Highlander Welcome!


Welcome new Highlanders! We are looking forward to you joining Chancellor Wilcox and other campus leaders at UC Riverside's 2022 New Highlander Welcome. This celebration will welcome you into the Highlander community and mark the official beginning of your academic career at UCR!

The 2022 New Highlander Welcome will take place on Monday, September 19, 2022 at the Student Recreation Center North, Main Gymnasium.

Please Register Here!

Please see the New Highlander Welcome schedule below:

4:30 p.m. Tabling Fair
5:15 p.m. Doors Open for Seating
6:15 p.m. Program Begins

If you are not able to attend the New Highlander Welcome in-person, please tune in virtually through the livestream here.

Questions about the New Student Convocation should be addressed to the Office of Event Management & Protocol at

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