University of California, Riverside

Graduate Division

Graduate Advisor Resources

Academic Appeal Procedures

Procedures for appealing academic decisions including outcomes of comprehensive and qualifying exams.

Academic Integrity Information and Procedures

Academic integrity violations by graduation students, most commonly plagiarism & cheating, are administrated by the Graduate Division.

Academic Senate Graduate Council Homepage

This page includes many useful resources, including instructions for graduate program proposals and changes.

Academic Senate Bylaws Governing Graduate Students

Annual Review Forms (ARPE) and Graduate Student Assessment

Campus Case Manager

A great first stop for students struggling with an issue, whether it’s medical, psychological, psychiatric, social, financial or academic. The case managers will listen, help brainstorm, problem solve, and ultimately connect the student to the right resources. The case managers work closely with the Counseling Center, Campus Health Center, Housing Services, Student Conduct and Academic Integrity, and the AVC Dean of Students office.  

Employment (TAs/GSRs)


Grade Appeals - Academic Senate Bylaws

GradSuccess - including Writing Center and GradQuant

GradSuccess provides a variety of services to meet the needs of UCR’s diverse graduate student population. GradSuccess supports graduate students at every stage of their study and is concerned with helping students become successful professionals. The Graduate Writing Center and GradQuant are both housed within Grad Success. The Writing Center offers writing support and instruction to all UCR graduate students and postdoctoral scholars through free workshops and writing consultations. They provide writing assistance in any academic genre during any stage of the writing process (e.g. abstracts, grant applications, developing journal articles, CV and resume basics, and many more). GradQuant is dedicated to improving UCR graduate students’ training in quantitative methods. Their mission is to foster interdisciplinary quantitative methods training for UCR graduate students. They offer training in probability and statistical inference, statistical software and computing, math for statistics, data management, and professional ethics in the management and analysis of data. The educational support ranges from remedial and introductory methods to advanced, specialized training.

Graduate Academic Affairs Forms

This page includes instructions for writing a designated emphasis, the referral form for academic integrity violations, the Individual Development Plan template and Master's and PhD completion rates.      

Graduate Academic Affairs Regulations and Procedures Manual

This page provides detailed information regarding Graduate Academic Affairs regulations and procedures.

Office of the Ombuds

The UCR Office of the Ombudsperson is an independent and confidential resource for conflict resolution. The Ombudsperson serves the entire campus community - students, staff, faculty, applicants, parents, administrators - by helping to resolve complaints, by providing information and referrals, and by making recommendations for constructive change.

Mentoring Guidelines - Samples from Berkeley and Davis



Secure Forms Website

This page includes Admissions Reports, End of Term Grade Reports, Final Degree Lists and Annual Reports. Please contact Graduate Admissions (23313) or Graduate Academic Affairs (23315) for the username and password.       

Student Conduct 

Social Conduct reporting for all students, including graduate students. Academic Integrity for undergraduates only, graduate students academic integrity issues are processed through the Graduate Division.

Title IX and Campus CARE Office

Sexual harassment and sexual violence reporting, prevention, training and support.

More Information 

General Campus Information

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

Contact Information

Graduate Division
University Office Building

Tel: (951) 827-4302
Fax: (951) 827-2238