UCR and Community Resources


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UCR Resources  

Student Special Services (SBS) can help you understand your student account, make payments, answer billing questions, provide payment options, connect you with loan debt entrance/exit counseling and more.

Financial Aid can help you with your California Dream Act application, scholarships, grants, loans and all the ways that you can pay for college. 

The Academic Resource Center’s educators, counselors, and advanced students can help you succeed in your college classes. Their services include: tutoring, test prep, specialized workshops and more. Any student who wants help can get it, and almost all services are free.

University Honors is designed for high-achieving students who value intellectual challenge and want to be a part of an innovative, diverse and demanding learning community. Students benefit from close interaction with Honors faculty in small classes and work with staff that help them optimize their UCR experience. Honors opportunities include: undergraduate research, scholarly and creative work, internships, service learning and faculty-led co-curricular activities. Honors students are also supported by a strong peer leader system, faculty mentorship, Honors scholarship opportunities, and preparation for prestigious scholarships and awards. These experiences prepare Honors students for a senior thesis project that advances knowledge in their discipline and culminates in an Honors thesis.

Through Student Computing Services, UCR students have access to seven public computer labs featuring about 170 computers (both Mac and PC). Printing is available at most labs and the quota is 200 pages per quarter. UCR students can even borrow a laptop for up to two hours for use inside the Highlander Union Building and surrounding common areas. From creating a basic Word document to editing a film project in Final Cut Pro, your technology needs are supported at UCR. 

Counseling and Psychological Services provides everything from free, confidential one-on-one counseling to group therapy, psychiatric services, biofeedback and 24-hour mental health support Student Health Services provide you with urgent care, prescriptions, dental care, optical services and more.

The Well provides resources and support for your physical, social emotional, cultural and spiritual wellness through its popular programs and peer mentor network.

At the Student Recreation Center, you can rock climb, swim, run, weight train, dance, spin, take classes and even go on outdoor excursion trips 


Check out our Facebook Event page for upcoming mental wellness and self-care events, such as Undocu Circles, Community & Coffee, ARTivism Night, etc. 

With hundreds of student organizations, growing fraternities and sororities, and tons of Tartan Soul, UCR Student Life has a lot to offer.

UCR students can get free immigration services from the UC Immigrant Legal Services!

Provides legal advice and representation such as DACA, Advance Parole, Family Petitions, U-Visas, etc. 

To schedule an appointment please email ana.coria@ucr.edu from your UCR email address . In the email, please provide your name and phone number. Undocumented Student Programs will schedule your appointment with the attorney. 


 

For non- UC students, we can connect you to legal resources in the area and help you understand current legislation. Unforunately, you cannot access the UC Immigrant Legal Services.

 

Community Resources

 

The CIRCLE project, housed at the Dream Resource Center, addresses the mental health needs of undocumented youth. The CIRCLE project provides links to various sites where group-discussion sessions are held.

Coachella Valley Immigration Service and Assistance, Inc. can assist with multiple immigration issues including help with citizenship, family unity applicaitons violence against women petitions and more. Learn more about Coachella Valley Immigration Service and Assistance. 

934 Vella Road
Palm Springs , CA 92264
760-327-1579
760-325-2869 Fax
cvisa.org

For the past 21 years, the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) has been at the forefront in the fight for immigrant and refugee rights in Los Angeles and across the state and nation.

2533 W. Third Street, Suite 101
Los Angeles, CA 90057 
(213) 353-1333 
Fax: (213) 353-1344 
Toll-free: 1 (888) 6-CHIRLA  1 (888) 624-4752 
info@chirla.org 

Consulado Mexico
Departamento de Proteccion
(909) 384-8114

DACE
Coachella, CA
(760) 391-5100

The DRC, based at the UCLA Labor Center is the home to various projects impacting immigrant youth. There are various research reports on health, health access and DACA coming out. There is also the Dream Summer Internship program which places immigrant students in various internship throughout the U.S. during the summer. 
E4FC provides information through several helpful, comprehensive guides. They also have an annual educators conference every January. 

Immigration and Refugee Services
Catholic Charities
San Bernardino, Ca
(909) 388-1243
(909) 383-0448
ccsbriv.org

Working with congregations, schools and neighborhood institutions in San Bernardino and Riverside County, Inland Congregations United for Change (ICUC) brings people together to strengthen families and improve communities.

1441 North D Street, Suite 208,
San Bernardino CA 92405-4730
(909) 383-1134
icucpico.org 

The Justice for Immigrants Coalition of Inland Southern California consists of more than twenty groups from all sectors of the community. They are a pro-immigrant rights coalition advocating for just and humane immigration reform and the respect of immigrant rights.

 

A non-partisan voter registration and education project. Advancing the political empowerment of the Inland Valley Latinos.

lvrep@lvrep.org 

Libreria Del Pueblo Inc.
San Bernardino, Ca 
(909) 888-1800 
(909) 888-6507

 

Mi Familia Vota is a national, nonprofit organization working to increase civic engagement in Latino, immigrant and allied communities. They work with educational, religious, labor and other community organizations that seek to build civically engaged, active communities.

1525 Third St. Suite # E, 
Riverside, California 92507
(951) 905-5229
mfv.riverside@gmail.com

Menonite Central Committee
Upland, Ca
(909) 946-0808
(909) 982-4353 fax

Find how to get help with your bills and expenses. There are many organizations in Riverside. The Community Action Partnership of Riverside County has several resources that struggling people can take advantage of. They can get grants and also help with paying their bills and other expenses. The services below are offered by the agency, and find other Riverside non-profit charities and resources as well.

(951) 955-4900 
needhelppayingbills.com/html/riverside_assistance_programs.html 

San Bernardino Community Services Center
San Bernardino, Ca
(909) 885-1992

The National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC) was founded in 1994 during a political turning point for Korean Americans. NAKASEC’s purpose is to project a national progressive voice on major civil rights and immigrant rights issues and promoting the full participation of Korean Americans with the greater goal of building a national movement for social change.

Dae Joong Yoon, Executive Director 
djyoon@nakasec.org
nakasec.org 

TODEC Legal Center
Perris, Ca
(951) 943-1955
(951) 943-2395 fax

We Own the Dream has a comprehensive list of DACA events taking place throughout the U.S. and also offers support for those involved in DACA cases.