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We are UCR! We are Highlanders!

In 1907, the  Citrus Experiment Station was built where UC Riverside's campus stands now and we've been growing ever since. How did we get

here? What is our mascot? How did we get the Bell Tower and, for the love of William Wallace, why are we called the Highlanders? We're glad you asked. So take a look around and explore our links. You'll find that our history and traditions are as rich and diverse as the students, faculty and staff who continue to make UC Riverside one of the fastest-growing and most dynamic research universities in the country. Did we mention we also play a pretty mean bagpipe?


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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Student Life

Tel: (951) 827-7344
Fax: (951) 827-2439
E-mail: ucrlife@ucr.edu