• Check-In at the Rancho Las Palmas is at 3pm. Check-Out is at noon. Please come to the convention center office (located in Desert Suite 1) after checking in to receive your welcome packet and to get info regarding the evening reception. Directions to Rancho Las Palmas are here.
  • You will be given a wristband to wear in order to receive discounted prices throughout the hotel for meals, drinks and services.
  • New student orientation is Friday night at 5pm. If you’re a new student, you need to be there.
  • Our welcome party begins promptly at 6pm in the RBar.
  • All Evening Events  will take place in Salon 6
  • All Graduate Lectures will take place in Salon 4
  • Morning & afternoon lectures will be conducted in Salon 3, 4 & Salon 6, as noted below
  • All meals will take place in Salon 5 in the convention center.
  • Free coffee, water and snacks will be in the office – located in Desert Suit 1, at the end of the convention hall — from breakfast until the evening readings.
  • There will be a computers & printers available all day in the office. If you have any questions or needs, UCR staff members will be there to assist you.
  • Please check the white board and message boxes in the office for any venue changes & messages.
  • If you need multiple copies made of a document – more than what could just be printed off easily on a computer – please email your requests to Agam (agam.patel@ucr.edu) 24-48 hours prior to your copy needs.
  • There will be sign-up sheets located in the office for one-on-one meetings with visitors as well as meetings with Tod – All New Students Must Meet With Tod.
  • Remember: While you are staying at a resort, you are also in school. This means all of the regular rules & regulations of being a University of California student apply.