Welcome to UC Riverside!
We are thrilled that you have decided to participate in APRO's Summer Program. The faculty and staff look forward to your participation and supporting you throughout the program! Below you will find all the tasks that must be completed prior to the start of your internship. You will also be assigned tasks to complete in the eLearn (Canvas) class that you will be added to at least a week before the program's start date. Please contact us if you have any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to seeing you this Summer!
Your UCR Email
The APRO staff will be communicating important program information with you through your UCR R'Mail so please make sure you are checking your R'Mail regularly.
After you have confirmed your participation in UCR's APRO Summer program, you will receive an email from the APRO staff regarding your Student ID and Net ID number. Log into R'Web, the student portal, and set-up your UCR R'Mail to start receiving important program information from the APRO staff. It is your responsibility to be checking your R'Mail regularly.
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Familiarize yourself with R'Web because it is the online portal where students review student financial account information, make payments, update contact information, set up direct deposits for non-payroll financial awards, and more!
Sign Up for Direct Deposit
DIRECT DEPOSIT FORM (Fellowship/Stipend Deposits):
We encourage you to sign up for direct deposit to have your fellowship stipends, financial aid, or any other student refunds deposited electronically into your personal bank or credit union account. You can enroll for direct deposit via R'Web (see the steps below). Direct deposit is free, fast, and reliable.
Setting up your Direct Deposit:
1. Log in to your R'Web .
2. Once you are logged in to your R'Web account, click on the "Student Account" icon.
3. After clicking on Student Account, click on "Student Account Online".
4. You will be directed to an overview of your student account. Scroll to find the icon that says "Sign up For Direct Deposit Refunds!" and follow the directives.
If you are having issues setting up your direct deposit, please contact Laura McGeehan. You can also check out the following rsources:
For international and undocumented students
All international students must complete their tax withholding documentation via GLACIER as soon as they receive their login information. You must complete this paperwork in order for all fellowship stipends to disburse. You should receive this information via email. Please contact Elena Valdez in Accounting with any questions you may have. She can be reached at email@example.com.
Information about GLACIER is accessible here in this link
Orientations and Important Dates
There are a series of orientation events that APRO Summer Program participants are required to attend. They are as follows:
Program Welcome Orientation : June 26: UCR Alumni & Visitors Center
Research Symposium: August 18th: UCR Alumni Center
All students are required to show proof of medical insurance; please upload proof of insurance on your contract. Please contact the Student Health Services with questions about services at UCR.
UCR ID Card
If you do not have your UCR ID card, visit Card Services to find out how you can get your UCR Student ID card!
Campus & Lab Safety
Learn more about Campus Safety Services and tools for all students online.
Transportation & Parking Services (TAPS)
Parking is not included. For information on parking on campus please see links below:
Visit Campus Transportation & Parking Services for:
RTA (Rapid Transit Agency) local Riverside bus line
Metrolink (Southern California Commuter Train) - easy access to Los Angeles, Beaches and San Diego
Other Alternative Transportation Programs
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact TAPS
Ontario Airport is located about 20 miles from campus; Los Angeles International Airport is about 68 miles.Various shuttle services provide 24-hour service directly from LAX or Ontario Airports to Riverside. Please check local listings for rates and availability.
Inquire at the airport for the bus service from LAX to Downtown Los Angeles Union Station. The bus service runs every hour non-stop. At Union Station, transfer by taking the Metrolink Train to Downtown Riverside. The Metrolink Riverside Line has a limited schedule, so please check the Metrolink for their schedule to plan your trip to UCR.
eLearn for Summer Program
All students will be enrolled in our eLearn class where syllabi, events and announcements will be posted.