Transfers F1RST

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Stay on Track when You Transfer

Transfers F1RST can help you successfully transition from community college to UCR. We provide workshops, resources, and mentoring to all new transfer students entering CHASS. The CHASS Transfers F1RST Program is a student-initiated and student-led program.

Partnering with Transfers F1RST helps you:

  • Avoid transfer shock
  • Learn about lesser-known UCR resources
  • Discover campus activities and traditions
  • Belong right away
  • Benefit from mentor support
  • Set goals and achieve them
  • Empower yourself as a student
  • Build meaningful relationships
  • Learn time-management strategies

What our students say:

"My social skills, time management, career exploration, and overall courage has increased since being a part of this program and will be utilized in the future."

"I was able to have a mentor who supported me and listened to me. My mentor made sure I was doing well throughout my quarter. She is someone I can go to for support because I know she is there to offer advice and help me whenever."

"My participation in the program helped me gain a base for learning the basics of UCR and university life in general. It was comforting to have other transfer students around me that could sympathize with the change which helped me feel more confident in adjusting to the new environment."

"I feel as if my transition to UCR was much smoother than if I did not have a mentor. Furthermore, I was able to talk to my mentor about anything and ask any questions I had."

Feedback from 2018 – 2019 students