The International Students and Scholars office and Education Abroad office are in their new location in the Student Services Building, 2nd Floor.

2022-2023 orientation leaders

International Student Orientation

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

The International Student Orientation (ISO) will be taking place on Thursday, March 28, 2024. During this full-day event, you will learn about life at UCR, and about off and on campus resources through presentations from various departments and offices on campus. There will be opportunities to connect with your peers, explore the campus as a group, and more!

Orientation updates and information 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)

Information coming soon for Fall 2024

New International Graduate Students and UCEAP Reciprocity Exchange Students ONLY

2024 International Student Orientation At-A-Glance

The countdown to the International Student Orientation for Spring 2024 is on! The Spring 2024 Schedule is coming soon!

For a smooth transition to UC Riverside and the U.S., make sure to follow these steps: Incoming International Student Checklist

Please check your UCR email for ISO schedule updates.

If you have any questions, please contact us by email at or by phone at +1 (951) 827-4113.


International Student Spring 2024: March 28, 2024

For students starting classes in Spring 2024 - 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 Spring 2024 will be held on March 28, 2024. Orientation will be in person. No make-up dates will be available. You can register at the link below to reserve your spot.

Spring 2024 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 Spring 2024 Statement of Account.

For any questions, please contact us at



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