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Academic Planning


The Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor is responsible for a broad portfolio of initiatives and ongoing projects related to the academic enterprise. Resources for those initiatives and projects can be found here. 

5-year Academic Calendar

Use the link below to access the Five Year Academic Calendar provided by the Registrar's Office


WASC Accreditation

UCR is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission.  The campus hosted a reaffirmation visit in 2018 and a special visit in 2022.  Our next reaffirmation visit will be in 2026.  

WASC accreditation

Strategic Planning

UCR's strategic plan ( outlines our ambitions for where we would like to be in 2030 and our intentions for how we will get there.  It highlights our central priorities and helps us hold ourselves accountable.  


Carnegie and APLU Community & Economic Engagement

Since 2024, we have been designated by the Carnegie Foundation with the Community Engagement Classification. The campus self-assessments conducted for the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification and the Association for Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) Innovation and Economic Prosperity Program are available here.  

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Administrative Review of New Departments and Programs

Proposals for new departments and degree programs undergo review by both the Academic Senate and the campus administration.  The administrative review focuses on enrollment, resource needs, and impacts to other campus units.  

Administrative Review Process


Generative Artificial Intelligence in the Classroom

Guidelines and suggested practices for using generative AI in instructional settings at UCR.

Generative AI Guidelines