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Student Responses to Review Topic: What To Do For Fun
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  • Oscar from Inglewood, CA
  • Jul-28-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The campus is close different hiking trails to take in the surrounding valley area. There are also tons of clubs and organizations on campus to get involved with that suit your interests.

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  • Agustin from Pasadena, CA
  • Jul-14-2015 I am a current student here

    Hiking up the C is a great way to see the view of the campus and all around the county especially at night. There is a brand new gym that just opened and its amazing. It has new workout equipment a pool where everyone at the campus goes to, to hang out and tan , and a rock climbing wall. Around campus theres a lot of shade a great place to relax and distress especially with the scenery of the campus.

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  • Stephanie from Fontana, CA
  • Jun-10-2015 I am a current student here

    There are three major events on campus; Block party, Heat, and Spring Splash. These events occur once every quarter and have fun activities, food and the live entertainment is pretty great. I recommend joining a club on campus. You can go to the meetings, make friends there and hang out, and when they hold events, you can help out. For example, I was a member of Active Minds and once a quarter, we would have therapy fluffies. Students can come to our little area and pet dogs (there is research on therapy dogs reducing stress). It is great opportunity to give back to the UCR community and have fun with some cute dogs!

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  • Anonymous
  • Dec-29-2014 I am a current student here

    I love the new student rec center, I love the new swimming pool!

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  • Dana from Tustin, CA
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    While UCR is primarily a commuter school, it can get a bit lonely over the weekends! However, there is plenty to do to keep occupied. Luckily, the amount of commuters can often strengthen the bond between those who choose to stay. If this will include you, take note of these awesome activities. The University Village, right off campus, offers students a variety of dining options, Boba, a record store, and plenty more to entertain at all hours! The Galleria mall is also off campus and is one of the biggest malls in this area. Lastly, downtown Riverside is a great place to explore and includes antique stores, an art museum, the incredible Mission Inn (a very fancy hotel) and much, much more. On campus, there are constantly activities happening as well. Many students love to hike to the C as a group, a mountain right off campus with the letter C on top. UCR also offers weekly activities. From stress-reliever activities to craft-making and more, there is always something going on at the UCR campus. Clubs are pretty important to join during one's first year and can offer students plenty of activities and events during the week about things they genuinely care about. Before I came to UCR, I heard there was not much to do. However, this is very far from true. You just have to keep your eyes open and get yourself out there!

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  • Highlander
  • Dec-02-2014 I am a current student here

    If you're living on campus, the weekends can get pretty boring, but that's the great thing about Riverside; it's so close to everything! UCR is only an hour's drive from beaches, mountains, huge cities, deserts, everything! Not to mention, within Riverside, there's plenty of things to do. The opportunities are nearly endless. Riverside students also get to ride the bus for free to anywhere in Riverside county.

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  • Antonio from LA Verne, CA
  • Oct-29-2014 I am a current student here

    There is many things to do, the first is the recreational center that has a lot of classes and activites. next would just be to utilize the resources in the hall, there's pool tables, air hockey, a smaller work out room, and more.

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  • Adriana
  • Oct-07-2014 I am a current student here

    Near the campus there is a plaza named University Village were there is a movie theater and food. Everything there is pretty cheap and many can go with friends to hangout or just release some stress from classes. Also, the Riverside bus is free to UCR students, which saves a lot of money. One can go to downtown Riverside for sight-seeing or to the mall.

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