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Supporting Graduate Students

Challenges Facing Graduate Students

Graduate education is a core priority for the University of California, Riverside and an essential driver of our research, teaching, and public service mission. Past investments in graduate education have collectively been substantial but the challenges facing individual students have been mounting for many years. UCR faculty, staff, and administrators are, by and large, graduate degree holders. We understand these challenges and are committed to working with our students to address them.

On these pages, you will find information about graduate student wages, housing, job prospects, and mental health. 

If you are looking for information on graduate recruitment, admissions, academic affairs, fellowships, grants, employment, and mentoring please visit the UCR Graduate Division website.

Graduate Student News

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Mrs. Panda conquers online
The innovative Rule of 3 English-learning program completes its shift to an online portal.
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Class of 2020 and 2021 graduates on Saturday, June 12, 2021. (UCR/Stan Lim)
‘Closure’ for 2020 and 2021 graduates
Nearly 4,500 students participated in modified in-person commencement ceremonies.
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2021 voices: Grads share pivotal moments of their educational journeys
More than 7,100 students are eligible to graduate; Commencement events kick off on June 3 with the School of Medicine.
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