Facilities Services annual shutdown of steam begins Saturday

Dear Campus Community, Facilities Services will be conducting our annual inspection and maintenance of UCR’s steam utility distribution system at our Central Plant. The purpose of this shutdown is to ensure the continued reliable delivery of steam and hot water for sterilization and other laboratory processes in many campus buildings through this...
By Facilities Services |

Assistant Vice Chancellor Health, Counseling & Wellness Vision Presentations

Dear Campus Community, I am pleased to announce that three candidates for the Assistant Vice Chancellor Health, Counseling & Wellness (AVCHCW) position will be visiting our campus beginning next week. I invite you to attend their vision presentations. Beth Jaworski, Ph.D: Thursday, June 13 – Tartan & Tweed, 1:30 p.m. Denise Woods-Bevly, DrPH:...
By Brian Haynes |

New Resource Acquisitions: Spring 2019

The UCR Library is pleased to announce the acquisition of several new online databases, archives, reference works, and more.
By UCR Library |

RUSD STEM High School Town Hall, June 6

A campus town hall meeting has been set to discuss the proposed RUSD STEM High School. The meeting will take place June 6, 2019, from 12:00-1:00 pm in HUB 302.
By Cindy Larive |

New Site, Resources to Help Tell the UC Riverside Story

Dear Colleagues: I am pleased to connect you to , a new site designed to provide practical tools to the campus community to tell and amplify the UC Riverside story. The site features a robust set of resources that will support communications across print, digital, mobile, social, and in-person venues. Below are some notable highlights...
By Johnny Cruz |

Update on Website Transition

In early 2018, Information Technology Solutions and University Communications announced a transition of the content management system for websites on campus. Acquia Cloud Site Factory is replacing Omni Update as the university’s supported content management system (CMS). The new content management system offering is based on the Drupal 8 platform....
By Danna Gianforte and Johnny Cruz |

UCR Parking Wait List Review

With the campus growth, on-going construction, and office moves, we are reviewing our wait lists. In order to better serve our customers and get people closer to their work locations, we would like you to review your wait list selections for accuracy. We will be making large moves in the upcoming months and your cooperation in updating your...
By UCR Transportation and Parking Services |

Wildfire air quality notice

On May 7, a fire started in Chino and is expected to burn for 3-5 days. With the fire sending smoke into some areas throughout Riverside and San Bernardino County, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) is reporting air quality index levels of Moderate. This morning at 10:00 am the air quality index for Metropolitan Riverside County...
By Sheila Hedayati |

UCR classes schedule shift planned for this fall

Get ready for the 10-Minute Time Shift! Beginning fall quarter 2019, UCR classes will start and end 10 minutes earlier. This means all classes will start on the hour or half hour and your academic day will start and end 10 minutes earlier too. For example, an 8:10–9:00 class will change to 8:00–8:50. This adjustment may cause temporary disruptions...
By Ken Baerenklau |

Take part in UCR's Long Range Development Plan process

Dear UCR Faculty and Staff, UCR is currently in the process of updating its Long Range Development Plan (LRDP). The information below highlights the requirements for an LRDP, and we also included in here some information that distinguishes the LRDP from the Strategic Planning process update, which is being initiated in the near future. Relationship...
By Gerry Bomotti |

Measles Health Reminder

In light of the events that have occurred at UCLA, we would like to remind the UC Riverside community to review your vaccine records to confirm at least two doses of the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine. As of April 26 at 4 p.m. there have been NO confirmed cases of measles for UCR Student Health to report. In collaboration with Riverside...
By Dr. Kenneth Han |

Request for Comments on UCR Policy 700-85; Major Events

Dear Members of the UC Riverside Campus Community, This document is a revision to an existing campus-wide policy that establishes the processes for requesting and hosting major events on University Controlled Properties. Over the next 30 calendar days, members of the campus community are encouraged to review this updated policy and provide comments...
By Tim Willette |

Take the Long Range Development Plan Survey

Dear UCR Faculty and Staff, UCR is currently in the process of updating its Long Range Development Plan (LRDP). Think of the LRDP as UCR’s general planning framework- it designates campus areas for certain types of uses, identifies growth goals, and provides direction for future development. Its an important planning tool requiring time, expertise,...
By UCR Planning, Design and Construction |

UCR upgrades wireless system

UCR Information Technology Solutions (ITS) is pleased to announce two new updates to our campus wireless infrastructure scheduled for April 22, 2019. 1) Campus wireless system improvements 2) Launch of a new UCR-GUEST wireless network What do you need to know? Campus Wireless System Improvements: ITS will be upgrading existing wireless system...
By Information Technology Solutions |

Upcoming Planned UCPath Online Maintenance

Due to maintenance needs, UCPath online will be unavailable to all users on from 4:30 am to 10:30 am on Saturday, April 27. Should you have any IT related questions, please contact the Enterprise Operations Center (EOC) at or (510) 987-0363.
By FOM/UC Path Project Team |

Daily Digest Being Replaced by ScotMemos

In response to campus feedback about the volume of email and the relevance of information being emailed to all university employees, UC Riverside is replacing the Daily Digest with a new channel – called ScotMemos – for announcements targeting the UCR campus community. The ScotMemos page, which will reside on the Inside UCR website , launched...
By Johnny Cruz |

Request for Comments - Interim UCR policies on pets and assistive animals

Two new campus-wide policies that provide guidance regarding pets and and assistive animals (support and service) on campus are available for review. The policy on pets is available here and the one regarding assistive animals is here . Over the next 30 calendar days, members of the campus community are encouraged to review the interim policies and...
By Tim Willette |

Apply to be the next staff advisor to the UC Regents

Staff colleagues, You are invited and encouraged to apply to be the next Staff Advisor to the Regents. Applications will be accepted through Monday, April 1 at 5 p.m. The staff advisor program allows for two staff or non-Senate academic employees to participate in open sessions of the Board of Regents meetings as well as designated committees of...
By Ross French |

Give your feedback on a proposed walking and running trail

UCR Healthy Campus is inviting staff and faculty to participate in a focus group to provide feedback on a proposed walking and running trail. The Healthy Campus' Physical Activity subcommittee is leading the discussions to see if a walking and running trail is of interest to the campus community. The subcommittee also wants to hear ideas of what...
By UCR Healthy Campus |

UCPath to see downtime in March

In March, UC Berkeley, UC Davis and Agricultural Natural Resources are planned to be the next UC locations to implement UCPath, which will bring the total number of employees served by the UCPath Center to 135,000. During this transition, direct access for UCR employees to UCPath and UCPath Center support services through the portal will be limited...
By FOM/UC Path Project Team |