College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate Students

First-Year Students

Attend First-Year Orientation

Highlander First-Year Orientation is mandatory (but you’ll want to go!). It’s where you’ll register for classes, get to know your campus, and meet some of your first UCR friends. Choose sessions throughout July and August.

Learn More About First-Year Orientation

Get Support from CHASS F1RST

CHASS F1RST supports you throughout your first year at UCR. You’ll benefit from a tight-knit learning community (a cohort of fellow first-year students that you’ll take classes with), classes that will help bolster your academic success, supportive peer mentorship and more.

Learn More About CHASS F1rst

Transfer Students

Attend Transfer Student Orientation

Transfer Student Orientation can help you feel at home at UCR right away. It’s a mandatory one-day program that will help you register for classes, meet fellow students and truly feel like you are a part of UCR.

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Get Support from Transfers F1RST

Stay on track with help from Transfers F1RST. Attend workshops, get mentor support and access programs designed to help you make a smooth, successful transition to UCR.

Learn More About Transfer First

Visit Your Academic Advisor Early and Often

Contact an academic advisor in your department.

Reach out to the CHASS Student Academic Affairs Office   
  • Get academic advising
  • Complete petitions and forms
  • Complete your college breadth requirements
  • Stay on track to graduate
  • Obtain credit by examination
  • Change your class schedule
  • Declare a double major or minor
  • Withdraw, take a leave of absence or reapply
  • See if your credits will transfer
  • Help you succeed academically  

Contact the CHASS Student Academic Affairs Office