University of California, Riverside

Graduate Division

Graduate Advisor Resources

Graduate Division Resources

Employment (TAs/GSRs)


Forms for Faculty and Staff

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.      

GradSuccess - including Writing Center and GradQuant

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. GradQuant is dedicated to improving UCR graduate students’ training in quantitative methods. 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.

Orientation Presentation - Fall 2017

Regulations and Procedures Manual

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

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.      


Graduate Council and Academic Senate Resources

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

Grade Appeals - Academic Senate Bylaws


Campus Resources

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.

Distressed Students - Online Training

Take this 30-minute online training simulation designed to help UCR staff and faculty identify the warning signs that a student may be in distress.  Avatars demonstrate scenarios commonly encountered between students and staff/faculty and teach the participant effective communication skills and referral points and resources.

Mentoring Guidelines - Samples from Berkeley and Davis



Ombuds Office

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.

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.

Appointment of Graduate Advisors

Graduate Advisors are appointed by Program Chairs/Directors subject to the approval of Graduate Division.
The regular term of appointment is 3 years but this can be renewed by agreement of the Chair/Director and Dean of Graduate Division.
Graduate Advisors serve at the discretion of the Chair/Director and of Graduate Division and may be replaced with the agreement of both Chair/Director and Dean of Graduate Division.
In the case of disagreement between the Chair/Director and Dean or should the faculty member object, the dean of the college which is the primary home of the program will make the final decision. For inter-collegiate programs the dean of the college of the faculty member’s home department will make the final decision.

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