University of California, Riverside

University Honors



Contact Us


Contact Us

We are located at:

381 Surge
UC Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521-0157
honors@ucr.edu

Tel: (951) 827–5323 (Main Office)

(951) 827-5042 (Requests for Honors Information & Benefits of Participation)

Fax: (951) 827–5320

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday

8:00am – 12:00pm
12:00pm – 1:00pm (Closed for Lunch)
1:00pm – 5:00pm

Letter of Recommendation (LOR) Request

If you would like to request a letter of recommendation (LOR) from Honors staff, please be sure you: (1) are asking someone who knows you well and is appropriate for the LOR (i.e., a faculty should be writing your LOR for graduate/professional school); (2) are able to provide them with all necessary information; (3) are asking at least 5 weeks in advance of the LOR due date.  

If the 3 items above are true, please fill out the LOR Request Form.

University Honors Staff

 
  • Howard H Hays Jr. Chair and Faculty Director of University Honors
    Richard Cardullo
    Interim Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education,
    Professor of Biology
    Oversight of the academic components of University Honors
    HonorsDirector@ucr.edu
    951-827-5323
  • Administrative Director
    Aaron Bushong
    Oversight of University Honors, Administration, Budget, Student Affairs Management, Recruitment
    aaron.bushong@ucr.edu
    951-827-3364
  • University Honors Counselor - Events & Leadership
    Latoya Ambrose
    Honors Students (last names A-F), Oversight of Event Coordination and Ambassadors (Creativity & Innovation and Global Diversity & Citizenship)
    latoya.ambrose@ucr.edu
    951-827-3363
  • University Honors Counselor - Outreach & Programs
    Lourdes Maldonado
    Outreach/Recruitment, Portfolio Development, Affiliated Programs, Honors scholarships, PBK 
    lourdes.maldonado@ucr.edu
    (951)827-5042
  • University Honors Counselor - Courses & Admissions
    Dennis McIver, Honors students (last names G-L), Oversight of Course Scheduling, Admissions and Ambassadors (Culture of Contribution). dennis.mciver@ucr.edu
    951-827-5781

 

 

  • Lead University Honors Counselor 
    Jane Kim
    Honors Students (last names M-R), Oversight of Counseling Operations, Ambassador Peer Mentoring, Program Evaluation & Assessment.
    jane.kim@ucr.edu
    951-827-5324
  • University Honors Counselor - Marketing & Media
    Mayra Jones
    Honors Students (last names S-Z), Media Team, Media Equipment, Website, and Marketing.
    mayraf@ucr.edu
    951-827-5783
  • University Honors Office Coordinator 
    Kristine Parada
    Oversight of Honors Office Operations, Courses, Event Logistics, Calendaring, Capstone Collection
    kristine.parada@ucr.edu 
    951-827-5323

 

 

 

 

 

 

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General Campus Information

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900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
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Fax: (951) 827-5320
E-mail: honors@ucr.edu

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