University of California, Riverside

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Tel (951) 827-2586 (UCR-ALUM)
Tel (800) 426-2586
Fax (951) 398-4887


UCR Alumni Association

Mailing Address

2203 Alumni & Visitors Center
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521-0110
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Physical Address (use for deliveries and driving directions)

3701 Canyon Crest Dr.
Riverside, CA 92507
Driving Directions

Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on major holidays.

Our Staff

    • Christine Anaya
      Director of Parent & Scholarship Programs
      Responsibilities: Liaison and coordinator for the Parents Association and the Alumni Association Scholarship Program.
    • Jorge Ancona
      Assistant Vice Chancellor, Alumni Engagement
      Executive Director, UCR Alumni Association

      Responsibilities: Provides executive leadership to the UCR Alumni Association and its Board of Directors, oversees the campus event management and protocol office, stewardship of the Alumni Association’s endowment funds, identifies fundraising initiatives for the Alumni Association and alumni relations programs.
    • Rita Rodriguez ’12
      Budget and Operations Manager 
      Responsibilities: Financial and administrative operations for both the unit and the separately incorporated UCR Alumni Association, liaison to the Alumni Association Board of Directors, the Executive Committee, and the Nominations Committee.
    • Bill Cole
      Associate Executive Director
      Responsibilities: Direct programmatic alumni relations, alumni stewardship, campus college and departmental relations, reunions, and legislative advocacy.
    • Vacant
      Membership Manager
      Responsibilities: UCR Alumni Association membership, fulfillment and benefits, affinity partnerships, and Grad Fair.
    • Dèja Darrington ’16
      Alumni Programs Coordinator
      Responsibilities: Administrative support for alumni programming initiatives.
    • Louise Jackson
      Director of Alumni Career Programs and Young Alumni Engagement
      Responsibilities: Alumni Association career programs such as Learn from Leaders, young alumni engagement including managing UCRAA regional Chapters & Clubs programming, update and manage the UCRAA group on LinkedIn.
    • Delma R. Lee ’84
      Alumni Services Coordinator
      Responsibilities: Greets and assists visitors and alumni, coordinates the UCRAA Travel Program and Ramsey Emergency Loan, assists with membership, administrative and programmatic support and alumni address database maintenance.
    • Kristin Seiler
      Director of Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement
      Responsibilities: Alumni philanthropy, Alumni programming, Homecoming, Highlander Day of Service, Living the Promise regional events, and the Alumni Association Awards of Distinction.
    • Vanessa Soriano
      Executive Assistant/ Administrative Coordinator
      Responsibilities: Administrative support for the assistant vice chancellor, administrative/financial assistance for the office, and membership support. 
    • Roberta Watson
      Program Manager, Student Relations
      Responsibilities: Student Alumni Association events, student recruitment, Women’s Leadership Conference and Donor Appreciation Week.
    • Vacant
      Marketing and Communications Manager
      Responsibilities: Content strategy for web, print, email and social media. Communication planning, event marketing campaigns, manages alumni website, class notes for UCR Magazine, and monthly e-newsletters.