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Welcome back to UCR. Welcome home!


We’re proud to be 115,000 Highlanders Strong! 


As a graduate of America’s fastest rising ranked university, you're part of a young, vibrant alumni community that is changing the world in extraordinary ways!


Discover the many networking opportunities, online career resources, educational conferences, travel experiences, and fun family-friendly events that we have to offer. Make new friends, volunteer for an awesome cause, launch a new business, catch a game, or let our visionary artists, musicians, and writers inspire you.


Explore the many ways UCR’s people and research are transforming California and beyond. And know that your involvement and support empowers the dreams of the next generation.




Find Your Place.

Highlanders are everywhere, and there are multiple networks for you to join. Find a group in your area or connect with others that share your interests.

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Stay Connected

Become a member of the UCR Alumni Association and enjoy the many benefits – both on and off campus.

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We’re Here to Help You Excel in Your Career

Find out what career resources are available to you. 

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Give Back While Connecting with Fellow Highlanders

Become a mentor, share your expertise, serve on a committee or participate in Highlander Day of Service.

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Travel with Us

Take advantage of the UCRAA’s travel program with discounts on international trips.

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Notable Alumni


Anthea M. Hartig, Ph.D. '01

Anthea is an American historian and museum administrator who is the Elizabeth MacMillan Director of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. She is the museum’s first female director.

Latest News

Student graduation 2019
UC Riverside enrolls second-highest rate of first-generation freshmen in UC system   
A systemwide initiative was launched in 2016 to increase support for these students.
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Collage of three UCR 2019 graduates heading to the workforce.
Grads and jobs: It pays to stay local
A UCR report finds more than 80% of graduates start their careers in California.
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Two grad students win nearly $100,000 in fellowship awards
First-generation college students in sociology and education received the Ford Foundation awards to support their research
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