Frequent Asked Questions


Would you like to know how to get involved with UCR, want to connect with fellow Highlanders in your area, or have questions about career services or membership–here’s a list of our most frequently asked questions.

If you do not find the answer to your question listed within our FAQs, please contact us at 951-827-2586 or ucralum@ucr.edu.

Membership FAQs

  • How do I access a specific membership benefit?

    Members can access their exclusive benefits by contacting the Alumni Association at 951.827.2586 or email ucralum@ucr.edu. Some membership benefits, like Extension Center discounts, require a members-only discount code to gain access. 

  • I lost my membership card. How do I get a replacement?

    Membership replacement cards are available at any time. Call our office at 951.827.2586 to obtain a new card.

  • Who can join the UCR Alumni Association?

    Membership is open to all graduates, former students, current students, parents, faculty, staff and friends of UCR.

    All alumni of the University of California, Riverside are automatically considered members of the UCR Alumni Association. However, certain benefits and discounts are reserved for paid, in-good-standing UCRAA members.

    Member benefits are subject to change.

  • Do I qualify for dual membership?

    Any two members residing in the same residence qualify for dual membership rates. Dual members can join online anytime.

  • How long does it take to process membership?

    It can take up to 4 weeks to receive your personalized membership card in the mail. However, you'll receive a digital version of your membership card instantly if you join online.

  • Do I have to be a member to keep my UCR student email address?

    UCR Alumni who graduated after 2010 have access to their UCR email address for life, regardless of your UCRAA membership status. If you graduated before 2010, you may have to set up an email forwarding address. For assistance, please call the Alumni Association office at 951.827.2586.