If you are not familiar when each quarter begins at UCR, please see the quarters available. As some programs are Fall only, we encourage you to visit our Graduate Program page for quarters offered by each program. You will not be able to change the term you are applying to once your application is submitted.
- Summer - begins mid-June.
- Fall - begins late September.
- Winter - begins early January
- Spring - begins late March/early April.
New Applicants and Reapplicants
If you are applying for the first time or reapplying due to not being admitted, admitted but unable to attend, or admitted and unable to complete your entire first quarter, you will need to complete our standard application.
* Applications received after January 5th will be considered for financial support based on funding availability and if the degree objective selected is eligible for fellowship funding. Please consult with that graduate program prior to applying.