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Welcome UC Riverside Veterans
and Service Members

If you're a current or former member of the military, you may be eligible for

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special registration considerations as a UCR student, including priority registration and exemption from the Deferred Payment Plan application fee.

Priority Enrollment

UCR offers Priority enrollment to all veterans and members of the military beginning with the second quarter of enrollment. This will happen automatically if you have visited Student Special Services to request UC Department of Veterans Affairs educational benefits. Otherwise, please contact us to discuss the documentation needed to initiate Priority Enrollment. Then, just watch your student web mail for notification of your course enrollment date.

Veterans' Lounge

Take a break, study, or visit with friends in the Veterans' Lounge! Enjoy a hot beverage from the K-Cup coffee machine. Relax in comfy chairs with footrests. Use the extra outlets to charge your phone and laptop. The Veterans' Lounge is located in 125 Costo Hall and is open 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Exemption from Deferred Payment Plan Application Fee (and First Late Fee)

This plan allows you to pay your quarterly enrollment fees in three monthly installments. You can apply on Growl up to the fee payment deadline. For further information, visit Student Business Services. As a veteran or member of the military, you may be exempted from the $25 processing fee and the first late fee ($50). Waiver of the application fee and first late fee will happen automatically if we have certified you for US Department of Veterans' Affairs educational benefits; otherwise, please contact us.

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Student Special Services
125 Costo Hall

Tel: 951-827-3861
Fax: 951-827-4218
E-mail: specserv@ucr.edu