Programs & Activities
What Do You Love?
With more than 1,500 programs and activities happening each year, find what you love to do or discover something new. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, request it!
Residential Life works to ensure that our programs and activities are intentional, inclusive, build community and support learning. To that, our programs are divided into different categories.
Academics & Career Success
Academic programs will educate residents on opportunities to assist their academic and personal achievement. Under the guidance of Residential Life, residents will be offered programs to develop and enhance study skills, career progression, goal setting, time management, etc. while also promoting campus partners and resources.
Learning Outcomes for first year students…
- Should be able to develop the necessary knowledge and skill set to help identify their academic field and career of choice.
Learning Outcomes for continuing students…
- Should be able to develop the necessary knowledge and skill set to help identify their academic field and career of choice for those who are undeclared.
- Should be able to further and strengthen their academic success.
- Should start considering and exploring opportunities to gain experience in the workforce pertaining to their field of study.
Community & Tartan Soul Programs will encourage residents to be active participants in their communities, in addition to learning the four qualities of Tartan Soul. Tartan Soul programs will educate residents to be part of the UCR Community. Under the guidance of Residential Life, residents will learn the foundations of respect, integrity, accountability, and excellence. These programs will challenge residents to recognize themselves as members at large. Under the guidance of Residential Life, residents will be offered programs to develop their engagement to their community, social networking, exploring common interest and goals, while promoting UCR Pride.
Personal and Campus Safety
Personal and Campus Safety will educate residents on preventative measures when it comes to personal and campus safety. Under the guidance of Residential Life, residents will be offered programs to develop self-care skill sets, stress relief, psychological safety, alcohol and drug awareness, addiction, sexual assault violence education prevention, etc., while promoting campus partners and resources.
Sustainability Programs will encourage residents to consciously expand their awareness and apply their knowledge of sustainability through environmental responsibility and advocacy. Under the guidance of Residential Life, residents will be offered programs to develop and promote sustainability such as energy consumption, recycling, repurposing, eco-power, carbon footprint, and many more.
- Social Justice
Creating an Event
Want to bring an event to the residential community? We can help make your request come true, by providing assistance and giving you access to community space.
Ways to make an activity request:
- Contact your Resident Advisor
- Join your Resident Association
- Speak with the Resident Services Office
Advertising an Event
Programs, events and activities are typically advertised via fliers in resident mailboxes, strategically placed banners, R'Talk screens, cards in the Residential Restaurants and in the monthly newsletter.
For more information, contact the Pentland Hills Resident Services Office (RSO) or the UCR Campus Apartments RSO, depending on what community you would like to advertise in.
Events & Activities
- Holiday & theme parties
- Breakfast socials
- Finals munchies
- Finals study lounges
- Sport & amusement park field trips
- Self-defense seminars
- Financial workshops
- Barbecues & pool parties
- Roommate/ neighbor-relations presentations
- Cooking 101
- Best-decorated room/ apartment contests
- Off-campus activities