Campus Return visitors

What to Expect - Visitors


Welcome Back to Campus

If you are not a UC Riverside student or employee, please connect with your university point of contact for specific health and safety precautions that should be taken before coming to campus.  

Safety protocols for visitors have been established in alignment with county and state guidelines. All visitors to campus are required to wear face coverings indoors, regardless of vaccination status, and must follow personal protection practices that are required for employees and students.  

Please do not visit the campus if you have: 

  • Experienced COVID-19 symptoms in the past 14 days 
  • Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 10 days 
  • Been in recent contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 

New guidance is now available regarding on-campus events and gatherings. No large in-person indoor events will take place on campus during the first four weeks of winter quarter. 

View the non-UCR affiliate guide for the latest guidance for campus visitors. If you are planning to visit campus, you can find the required Visitor Wellness Check at

If you cannot come to campus for a student-led tour are currently on hold, several video and virtual campus tours are available on our campus tours website

The circumstances around COVID-19 are rapidly changing, and campus guidelines will continue to evolve as guidance from local, state, and national health authorities are updated. Please continue to the Campus Return site for updated information with specifics about fall quarter operations on campus.