The Student Alumni Association (SAA) believes in helping you create a community from the very start of your UCR education. By participating in SAA programs during your time on campus, you’re setting yourself up for a lifetime of career support and connection to the university.
The many benefits of participating in SAA include career path inspiration, networking opportunities, enhancing your resume, and building a lasting community of fellow Highlanders – who will soon be fellow alumni.
Donor Appreciation Week
Thank you to everyone that supported Donor Appreciation Week 2022!
Donors are now able to support UCR through the Beyond Brilliant student fundraising initiative that launched in October. Want to see how philanthropy impacts your experience at UCR? Learn more
Dinner with Alumni
All students are invited to connect with successful and inspiring alumni in an informal environment. Join us at the Alumni & Visitors Center to network and engage with UCR Alumni and Professionals who work in various industries. The programs will include a networking mixer and panel Q&A. Light appetizers, dinner, dessert, and refreshments will be provided.
Alumni are invited to engage with a motivated group of 20-30 students who are eager to learn about your profession and learn how you got to where you are today. Click here to let us know that you would like to share your experiences at an upcoming event.
Career Exploration and Leadership Conferences
The Student Alumni Association, sponsored by the UCR Alumni Association (UCRAA), is proud to host a variety of career exploration and leadership conferences each year. With focuses ranging from health and medicine to business and women's leadership, these events facilitate community-building between alumni and current students, expose students to new career possibilities, and inspire attendees with stories of leadership and success.