Check out UCR Student Recreation Center’s 110 boot camp and athletic conditioning classes for free on Thursday, April 9.

All levels are welcome. The 110 boot camp begins at 6:45 a.m. and the athletic conditioning class starts at 6:15 p.m.

Details and class schedule can be found at or contact, (951) 827-4472 for more information.

Deadline Extended to Nominate for Staff Assembly’s Outstanding Staff Awards

Nominations are now due on April 10! The Outstanding Staff Awards are presented annually, with finalists being recognized at the Spring General Meeting on May 19 and winners being announced at the Annual Staff Recognition Awards Ceremony at the end of spring quarter at Chancellor Kim Wilcox’s home.

The awards consist of: Staff Who Make A Difference Award, People Helping People Award, Tartan Soul Award, Diversity Award, and the Volunteer of The Year Award. Nominate a candidate.

Check Out UCR’s Healthy Cookbook

Need an idea for a nutritious appetizer or dessert? Let UCR’s Healthy Cookbook by the UCR Staff and Faculty Wellness Program come to the rescue! The cookbook is a compilation of recipes submitted by UCR’s own staff and faculty and it features easy-to-find-ingredients and nutrition facts.

Access the UCR Healthy Cookbook here.

Swim & Stay Fit program is Now Ongoing

Registration is now open for the Adult Lap Swim & Stay Fit program. The program consists of self-guided workouts and instructional classes. Participants will receive stroke improvement drills and instruction on the four swimming strokes: freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly.

The schedule for the Adult Lap Swim & Stay Fit program is:

  • Mondays and Wednesdays, noon to 1 p.m., Coached Technique
  • Mondays and Wednesdays, 1 2 p.m., Independent Practice
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, noon to 1:30 p.m., Coached Distance Workout
  • Fridays, noon to 2 p.m., Independent Workout

Non-members must register at the Student Recreation Center (SRC) front counter. This program is free for UCR Students and SRC Members, $60 for non-members.

The Lap Swim & Stay Fit Waterproof Workouts is also available at the Student Recreation Center (SRC). This program allows you to swim your way into shape on your own time. No registration required.

For details contact, (951) 827-4917 or visit for more information about the SRC Aquatics program.

Walk & Talk with Interim Dean Shaun Bowler

Shaun Bowler, interim dean of the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS), will lead the next UCR Walk and Talk with Leadership series on Thursday, April 15. The walk will begin at 12:15 p.m. sharp at the Scotty the Bear statue outside of the HUB. Wear comfortable shoes and clothes and bring your own water.

Created by the Wellness Program, the Walk and Talk series was created to encourage the campus community to get healthy, get moving, and get to know the campus. Every month, there will be a 30-minute “walk and talk” opportunity with a member of the UCR Leadership team.

For questions, please contact: Julie Chobdee at

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