Campus counseling available for those in need following area shootings

This summer has been full of sorrow, with four horrific shootings taking place – including in Gilroy, California; Dayton, Ohio; El Paso, Texas; and on Monday, as a gunman opened fire on police officers on the 215-freeway overpass, here in Riverside. These tragic acts have claimed many innocent lives, left multitudes of people injured, and eroded...
By John Stephen Henderson |

Upcoming UCPath downtime

In September 2019, UC Davis (UCD) and Agriculture Natural Resources (ANR) are planned to become the next UC locations to implement UCPath, which will add 34,746 employees, increasing the total number of employees served by the UCPath center to 135,496. During this transition, direct access for UCR employees to UCPath and UCPath Center support...
By FOM/UC Path Project Team |

California Whistleblower Protection Act

Dear Members of the Campus Community, The University of California is committed to maintaining the highest standards of conduct in the fulfillment of its education, research, public service and patient care mission. The University’s Whistleblower Policy provides multiple avenues for employees to bring forward concerns of potential employee...
By Kiersten Boyce |

Student Success Center design-build procurement completed

Planning, Design & Construction has completed the Design-Build procurement process for the Student Success Center (SSC) and the Swinerton-Gensler team was determined the Best-Value proposer. The Notice of Selection to this team has gone out at the end of last week. The SSC is an approximately 62,000 GSF facility that will be located immediately...
By Gerry Bomotti |

Hinderaker Hall electrical shutdown July 19

Please be advised: PLACE Hinderaker Hall SCOPE OF WORK Install circuits to a new switch and remove old circuits. IMPACT The building’s main electrical power will be interrupted. PROPOSED DATE & TIME Friday, July 19 at 6:00 P.M. – Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 7:00 A.M. CONTACT John Franklin, Project Manager (951) 827-1270 / Kirk...
By Facilities Services |

Elsevier access suspended

The University of California has been out of contract with Elsevier since January, but until now the publisher continued to allow access to 2019 articles via ScienceDirect. As of today, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, UC’s direct access to new Elsevier articles has been discontinued. What is affected: Members of the UC community no longer have direct...
By Steven Mandeville-Gamble |

Louie Rodriguez appointed Interim Dean of GSOE

Dear Campus Community, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Louie F. Rodríguez as Interim Dean of the Graduate School of Education, effective July 1, 2019. Dr. Rodríguez joined the UCR faculty in 2016 and is currently the Bank of America Chair in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Practice, and a Professor in Education Policy Analysis...
By Thomas Smith |

Imminent change to Elsevier journal access

The University of California has been out of contract with Elsevier since January but, so far, the publisher has continued to provide access to new articles via ScienceDirect. Although Elsevier has not yet provided us with official notification, we now have reason to believe that the publisher will shut off that direct access in the first half of...
By Steven Mandeville-Gamble |

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 |

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 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 |

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 |