Announcements

New Vice Chancellor for University Advancement

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Monique Dozier as UC Riverside’s next Vice Chancellor for University Advancement, subject to approval by UC President Michael Drake. Dozier’s appointment at UCR will begin on August 1, 2022. Dozier is Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga. In her role as chief...

By Kim A. Wilcox |

Salary increase for policy-covered staff and academic employees

Dear Campus Community, As we near the end of another academic year, it is important to recognize the critical contributions our employees make to the overall success of UC Riverside in our academic, research, and service mission. While we do not have the highest level of staffing in the UC system, I don’t believe any staff in the system can exceed...

By Kim A. Wilcox |

Spring Splash Campus Notification

Dear UCR Campus Community, On Saturday, May 14, the Associated Student Program Board (ASPB) within the Division of Students Affairs is hosting UCR's annual Spring Splash concert. We wanted to notify you of potential amplified sound and access that may affect the inner areas of campus. The event kicks off at 2:00pm and will last until 7:00pm...

By Associated Student Program Board |

Proposed campus procedures for establishing, increasing, reducing, or eliminating campus-based student fees

The UCR Policy Office invites comments on the newly-developed Campus Procedures for Establishing, Increasing, Reducing or Eliminating Campus-Based Student Fees. These procedures implement the systemwide Policies Applying to Campus Activities, Organizations and Students (PACAOS), Sections 80.00 and 90.00 on the UCR campus. The proposed procedures...

By Ian Harazduk |

Second Systemwide Review: Presidential Policy on Abusive Conduct in the Workplace

The University of California Office of the President invites comments on the proposed Presidential Policy on Abusive Conduct in the Workplace. The proposed policy covers abusive conduct and retaliation in the workplace. The proposed policy is going through a second systemwide review. The proposed Presidential Policy is responsive to a request from...

By Ian Harazduk |

Town Hall 5/18/2022– New Travel System Deployment

Dear Colleagues, UC Riverside has embarked on an important effort, the Impact23 program, to update financial processes and systems across the campus. The first system to be deployed as part of Impact23 is Concur Travel and Expense system in June 2022. The transition to Concur will include many benefits as well as several changes for all UCR...

By Asirra Suguitan |

May is Mental Health Matters Month

Dear Colleagues and Community Partners, Every month should be a month we are paying attention to our mental health, right? But with May as Mental Health Matters Month, we have a special focus on getting the word out about what you can do to take action for your mental health and for everyone in your community. You may already know that more than...

By Counseling and Psychological Services |

Chancellor's campus update for April

Dear Campus Community, If I were to choose one word to describe this month’s update, I’d choose “celebrate.” As we head toward the end of the school year, events to honor students and scholars typically fill the calendar. This year, like most, we have many planned in May and June. But there are a few other items to acknowledge—an anniversary...

By Kim A. Wilcox |

Employees encouraged to fill out commute survey

As a large employer, UCR is mandated to administer an annual commute survey to its employees as part of South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (SCAQMD) Rule 2202. All employees (including student employees) are obligated to complete the short questionnaire. The survey collects data on the number of people and vehicles coming to campus the...

By UCR Transportation and Parking Services |

COVID-19 updates for researchers

Dear Campus Community, In consultation with the Public Health Committee and in alignment with other current COVID-19 policies at the UCR, county, state and national levels, researchers no longer need to consult the risk matrix for human subjects research or complete Work Site Specific Plans. All researchers should plan to return to the normal...

By Rodolfo H. Torres |

New face covering guidelines take effect April 11

Dear Campus Community, As previously communicated, updated guidelines for the use of face coverings indoors will go into effect next Monday, April 11. While other UC campuses relaxed their requirements in March, UC Riverside’s Public Health Advisory Group recommended two additional weeks of required indoor masking after our return from Spring Break...

By Elizabeth Watkins and Gerry Bomotti |

Presidential Policy on Affiliations with Certain Healthcare Organizations – Systemwide Review

The University of California Office of the President invites comments on the Presidential Policy on Affiliations with Certain Healthcare Organizations, Implementing Regents Policy 4405. The policy was initially issued as an interim policy and addresses the following key issues: • The policy supports the application of Regents Policy 4405 approved...

By Ian Harazduk |

Community Safety Advisory

UCR Police and Safety Services (UCR PD) received several reports of vehicles having the catalytic converter stolen while parked within the parking lots and parking structure located at UCR and surrounding areas. Unfortunately, there has been a significant increase this past couple of years in catalytic converter thefts across the County and State...

By Anthony Frisbee |

ITS advises critical update for Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Brave browsers

Is your main internet browser Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, or Brave? If so, you should ensure that your browser is up to date so you are not vulnerable to hackers. Google has issued a fix for a “severe” vulnerability in Chrome. Attackers are taking advantage of this by hacking into versions of Chrome that are not up to date. Since Edge and Brave...

By Information Technology Solutions |

Notice of Federally Prohibited Devices and Campus Compliance Plan

UC Riverside is legally required to adhere to Section 889 of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA 889), which prohibits the use of equipment made by a limited set of manufacturers. In compliance with this Federal requirement and resulting UCOP guidance, the Chief Compliance Office (CCO) and Information Technology Solutions (ITS) have...

By Kiersten Boyce and Dewight Kramer |

UCR invites comments on proposed whistleblower policies

The UCR Policy Office invites comments on the UCR local procedures for the Whistleblower and Whistleblower Protection Policy. To aid in the review, this notice provides background and context on the purpose of the proposed local procedure and summarizes the development process. Background and Goals. The systemwide UC Whistleblower Policy (WP) was...

By Ian Harazduk |

Bright Horizons Program and Services Webinar Information

Bright Horizons Care Advantage is a comprehensive web-based resource available to all UCR faculty and staff to help balance work and family responsibilities. UC pays the membership fee that provides access to the Bright Horizons Care Advantage website with its networks of pre-screened providers. Bright Horizon Care Advantage Benefits/Resources...

By Human Resources |

Vice Provost of International Affairs

Dear Colleagues, I am very pleased to announce that Marko Princevac has been selected to serve as vice provost of international affairs, effective April 1. As UCR’s chief academic officer for international programs and engagement, his responsibilities will include international students and scholars, education abroad programs, and international...

By Elizabeth Watkins |

Spring break 2022 safety tips

Dear Highlanders, Congratulations on making it through the winter quarter successfully. We hope you are able to have an enjoyable and restful spring break. With spring break right around the corner, your Health, Well-being & Safety team urges you to make spring break memorable by having fun and helping yourself, your friends, and others stay safe...

By Denise Woods and Anthony Frisbee |

Updates to COVID-19 guidelines

Dear Campus Community, As we approach the end of winter quarter, we write today to provide you with updates on COVID-19 health and safety guidelines on the UC Riverside campus. Face Covering Requirements Effective Monday, April 11, UCR will adjust our guidelines for the use of face coverings to align with guidance from the Centers for Disease...

By Elizabeth Watkins and Gerry Bomotti |