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Why Give?

Give of your time by volunteering from one of several programs and/or make a gift. Gifts from alumni and donors enrich UCR’s ability to continue offering the distinguished education, campus programs, and research initiatives we pride ourselves on. Your donation will help the next generation of Highlanders rise to their potential – and ensure they’re led by top faculty along the way.

Ways to Give


One of the most profound ways to contribute is by staying connected to campus. We always welcome alumni to give back at events like Highlander Day of Service or Advocacy Day. You can also interact with current students as a mentor, speaker, or panelist through the Student Alumni Association.

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Your scholarship contribution enables the next generation of Highlanders to thrive in their education, regardless of their financial situation. In 1976, the UCR Alumni Association awarded six $1,000 scholarships to entering students and has since grown to award fifteen $5,000 scholarships to incoming freshman and transfer students. Since the program’s inception, more than $2.7 million has been awarded to over 1250 students. Providing scholarship support to students is a proud tradition of the UCR Alumni Association.

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Legacy Brick Program



Since 1954, UCR has been committed to educating the best and the brightest. The UCR Alumni Association established its Legacy Brick Program to support student scholarships.

Your tax-deductible Legacy Brick donation is the perfect way to:

  • Celebrate a birthday, holiday, graduation, retirement, or milestone.
  • Honor a classmate, family member, or influential person in your life.
  • Offer scholarship support to make education more widely accessible.

You can choose to support the Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship, the Chicano Latino Alumni Endowed Scholarship, or the Black Alumni Endowment through your participation in this program.

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Financial Gifts

Explore all the areas you can support. From the Athletic Association to UCR Arts programs and library development, there are countless ways to create a brighter future for the UCR community.


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