Who We Are 

Mural of Historical Figures 


African Student Programs is a family, and like a family, we want you to succeed academically, professionally and personally. We can help you achieve your UCR goals, connect with peers, celebrate and share cultural traditions, open doors to internships and jobs, and grow as a true leader and scholar extraordinaire. You are an important part of our family and we can’t wait to see what you achieve.

  • Encourage students to assist faculty members in their research, network with other students and alumni, and get involved in campus and community programs.
  • Assist students in locating internships, fellowships and jobs.
  • Refer students to critical UCR support services such as the Career Center, the Academic Resource Center and the Counseling Center.
  • Provide students with the history, culture and traditions unique to the African and African-American experience.
  • Offer opportunities for students’ leadership development.

Read our mission statement and learn more about who we are.

More Information