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In-person Commencement 2020 postponed amid campus closure

In a campuswide email sent on Tuesday, April 21, Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox announced UCR’s decision to postpone commencement for the class of 2020 until health officials say it is safe to...

ASUCR president discusses meeting with UC President during ASUCR meeting

During the April 22 ASUCR meeting, ASUCR President Julian Gonzalez discussed a meeting he had along with all other Associated Students (AS) UC presidents and the UC President Janet Napilatano. 

UCR responds to the unwanted disruption of online classrooms, also known as, ”Zoombombing”

“Zoombombing,” also known as the unwanted disruption of Zoom online classes, has been occurring at schools across the country. At UCR, classes have been interrupted by people who hack into these spaces...

Student Business Services makes adjustments to UCR Financial Responsibility Agreement following student protests

In winter quarter of 2018, UCR rolled out a new requirement for students to promise to pay their tuition along with other campus charges. Since then, students have been required annually to...

UCR receives $29.7 million from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act...

On Thursday, April 9, the U.S. Department of Education, in accordance with provisions within the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, released a distribution plan that states the exact...

UCR Economic Crisis Response Team (ECRT) offers basic needs support to students in need

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the UCR Economic Crisis Response Team (ECRT) has increased its case-based basic needs support for students who have been impacted by externalities resulting from the...

Vice President of Internal Affairs announces that she will donate the remainder of her...

ASUCR held their third meeting of the quarter on April 15 via Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the UCR campus closure. ASUCR passed SB-S20-001: ASUCR Highlander...

“Our top priority, which guides each decision we make, is the health and safety...

UCR along with universities throughout the country have transformed into completely remote institutions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In an exclusive email interview with The Highlander, Chancellor...

ASUCR votes to push back voting week to April 27 through May 1

The second ASUCR meeting of spring quarter took place on April 8 via Zoom.  During Committee Reports, ASUCR Elections Director Dyanna Castaneda proposed changes to the ASUCR 2020 Elections....