University of California, Riverside

Highlander Early Start Academy

Highalnder Early Start Academy Final Important Information

Plan to attend the Highlander Early Start Academy Welcome Event on Sunday, July 29th in the UCR Highlander Union Building (HUB)

Check-in begins at 8:30am, with programming from 10am-12pm. A continental breakfast will be served during check in. All students are asked to attend Welcome Event with to hear from Academic Resource Center, financial aid, housing, UC Police Department, and more! Student are allowed to bring up to 1 guests to this event. Parking is available for the day in Lot 24.

         This campus map will assist you in finding your way around campus on July 29th. 

Sign a Highlander Early Start Academy Housing Contract if you plan on living on campus during the Highlander Early Start Academy.

Summer Housing Contracts are available online at   Please click on “UCR Housing Options” on the right hand side > Click on "UCR Summer Housing"  > Click on "Reserve Summer Housing" and then complete the contract online and submit.

  • Housing Grants will only be available all Highlander Early Start Academy Students.
  • Housing Check In - If you are living on campus during Highlander Early Start Academy check-in to the Aberdeen-Inverness residence hall is Sunday, July 29th from 12pm-7pm.  Parking is available in Lot 22.  If you have questions about moving in, please call 951-827-5460.
  • Review and accept your financial aid award in your R'Web account.
  • Once Financial Aid has been determined, you will see an award offer in your R'Web account under Award Status. You must accept the award(s) in R'Web if you would like to receive Highlander Early Start Academy Financial Aid. (It may take a few days before your award appears.)
  • To see the type of aid you’re eligible for based on your Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) please see 
  • Check your UCR R'Mail regularly.
  • We will be sending you updates and important information to your UCR Webmail only.
  • View your Highlander Early Start Academy fees
    Your fees will be displayed on R'Web on the Current Activity screen. The Current Amount Due is the amount you need to pay for a given session.

IMPORTANT:The payment deadline has been extended for Highlander Early Start Academy students only. Highlander Early Start Academy fees are due by August 7th  instead of what may be stated in R'Web.

Here are your fee payment options:

In Person 1. Cash, United States Check or money order made out to "Regents UC" in person at the Cashier's Office, 1111 Student Services Building. The Cashier's Office is open from 9am-4pm Monday -Friday.
By Mail 2. By mail to: UCR Cashier's Office, Student Services Building Room 1111, 900 University Avenue, Riverside CA 92521. (Please do not send cash.) Please include your Student ID Number on your check or money order.
Online 3. eCheck or Credit card through R'Web (American Express, Discover Card or Master Card). A non-refundable convenience fee will be charged. No credit card payments can be accepted at the Cashier's Office.
Financial Aid 4. If you are receiving financial aid, your award will automatically apply to your fees. If there is award money left over after your fees and housing have been paid, you will receive a check for the remaining amount.
Click here for information about Direct Deposit.


We'll see you at the Welcome Event on July 29th!

More Information 

General Campus Information

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

Department Information

Highlander Early Start Academy
156 Surge Building

Tel: (951) 827-3282
Fax: (951) 827-4543