Departments Supported by HESSR

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Seven Ethnic & Gender Program departments receive HESSR funds to better meet the support and resource needs of UCR’s growing student body.


The Ethnic & Gender Program departments are open to every UCR student. They create multiple opportunities for students to safely and positively engage in cultural growth and development, and to build the skills needed to lead in our campus and global community.

Connect with the Ethnic & Gender Program departments for:

  • Advising, counseling and crisis intervention
  • Educational and awareness programming
  • Peer support
  • Assessment and enrichment of campus climate
  • Collaborative programming with colleagues, departments and faculty
  • Community outreach and involvement
  • Student leadership development