CNAS Undergraduate Academic Advising Center

Information for Students

Students can enter the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences the following ways...

Future Students


Thinking about being a part of the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences? Find out about our 16 majors available, watch a video clip from our students, or learn more about CNAS facilities, faculty, and rankings.

Changing Your Major to CNAS

If you are a current CNAS student and you're thinking of changing majors or are a non-CNAS student who'd like to change to CNAS, find Change of Major Criteria; a list of specific classes you will need to have completed depending on how many units you have accrued.

Comparable Courses
Determine the UCR course equivalency for community college and other UC's.

Current Students


New to CNAS? Find out how to register for classes, what to do if you missed Bear Facts Orientation, when to attend Dean's Mandatory Orientation, and many other helpful tools to guide you towards success at CNAS.


If you have transferred from other educational institutions, look up registration procedures, how to make an appointment with your advisor, and many other tools to help with your transition to UCR


We're partners in your student's education. It's our goal to keep you involved and informed as we provide your student with opportunities to succeed at the very highest level of higher education.

Highlander Orientation-Parent Presentation 2017

OrientaciĆ³n para Padres Hispanohablantes

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General Campus Information

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

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Advising Center Information

CNAS Undergraduate Academic Advising
1223 Pierce Hall

Regular office hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9:00am - 12:00pm & 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am- 12:00pm & 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Tel: (951) 827-7294 or (951) 827-3102
Fax: (951) 827-2243 or (951) 827-2798
E-mail: cnasstudent@ucr.edu