Our physical office is open Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 5:00pm. Our staff rotates their in-person schedules. They can be contacted through email and Zoom. Most advising appointments will continue via Zoom.  Visit the Campus Return website for university updates. 

International Student Orientation

Welcome to UCR!

We are excited to have you join our Highlander community at UC Riverside. 

For Fall 2022, International Student Orientation (ISO) will be in a hybrid format. ISO Fall 2022 will consist of pre-orientation events, self-paced modules, some live online sessions, some live sessions in-person 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.

New International Undergraduates ONLY

(Freshman and Transfer students)

New International Graduate Students and UCEAP Reciprocity Exchange Students ONLY

2022 International Student Orientation At-A-Glance

The countdown to the International Student Orientation for Fall 2022 is on! The 2022 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  internationalstudents@ucr.edu or by phone at +1 (951) 827-4113.


International Student Orientation: September 12 - 21, 2022

For students starting classes in Fall 2022 - 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 Fall 2022 will be from September 12 - 21. It is a hybrid orientation with in-person sessions and live virtual sessions.

You can register at the link below to reserve your spot.  

Fall 2022 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 Fall 2022 Statement of Account.

For any questions, please contact us at internationalstudents@ucr.edu.

The Fall 2022 Pre-Arrival Webinar is a live conversation with the ISS team offered in the summer. Registration details will be sent to your UCR email address. 

Attention undergraduate students: Please be advised that academic advising and course enrollment will not be a part of the International Student Orientation. You will enroll for your classes during the summer Academic Advising Sessions. Check your UCR email for details. 

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