EAOP Campus Tour: UC Riverside - Saturday, April 27th

The Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP) is thrilled to invite you and two guests for a memorable journey through the vibrant campus of UC Riverside. Dive deep into the heart of our academic community with insights from Undergraduate Admissions and engage with our diverse campus partners and student organizations. Enhance your visit with a delightful dining experience at our UCR Dining facilities, and don’t miss out on our complimentary giveaway.

This event is FREE AND OPEN to ALL EAOP participants and Parents. Please register to attend.

UCR Campus Tour

Events Overview

EAOP regularly hosts different events and workshops for program participants and their families throughout the year.


Family Engagement Event: College Conscious

This workshop discusses the value and benefits of a college education and the different post-secondary options available to scholars. Learn about the different college systems, admission requirements, and career pathways with the EAOP Family Engagement Specialist to answer any pertinent questions.

Open to All EAOP Parents and Family Members

Thursday, October 12, 2023

Campus Highlights Series

EAOP Campus Highlights Series provides opportunities for participants to learn more about academic programs, student organizations, and campus resources available to students in college. Previous highlights include: UCR School of Education, Greek Life, UCR School of Engineering, Education Abroad Office, Undocumented Student Programs

Open to All EAOP Participants and Grade Levels

UC Riverside School of Medicine Pathways Program
Wednesday, November 8, 2023

CSU San Bernardino Admissions Presentation
Thursday, December 7, 2023

UC Riverside CHASS F1RST First-Year Experience Programs
Thursday, February 8, 2024

Family Engagement Series: Paying for College 101

Open to All EAOP Parents and Family Members

This interactive family engagement workshop to discover the financial aid resources available to first-time college freshmen. EAOP's Family Engagement Specialist will break down the costs associated with a college degree and how students become eligible for grants, work-study, on-campus jobs, scholarships and loans.

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Senior Conference Pt. 1: College Applications

Open to EAOP Seniors (Class of 2024)

Seniors are guided through a step-by-step walkthrough of the freshmen admission applications for the University of California (UC), California State University (CSU) and the Common Application (for private and out-of-state colleges). Seniors will have the option to choose an application breakout room to learn about the requirements and elements of the application, guidance on presenting academic and extracurricular achievements, and how to craft personal insight questions.

Saturday, November 18, 2023


Parent Conference: "Building Tomorrow's Leaders"

The conference provides Inland Empire parents with insightful workshops and presentations to better support the leadership development of their college-bound scholars. Attendees have the opportunity to engage with community organizations, college admission experts, wellness advocates and career advisors.

Saturday, March 23, 2024 - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

Senior Conference Pt. 2: Financial Aid Applications

Seniors will receive assistance completing the enrollment application to various colleges such as the California State University and private and independent colleges via the Common Application. An overview of the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) will also be discussed.

Regional Campus Tours

Regional campus visits offer students a first-hand look at college life at nearby universities and colleges in Southern California. Tours consist of presentations from undergraduate admissions staff and university students. During the tours, students learn campus histories, enrollment sizes, what campuses offer including any academic specializations, and campus personalities.

Community Spotlights

EAOP Community Spotlights provide opportunities for parents, participants and family members to learn more about state-wide, community-based, and other local agencies that offer resources and services to families planning and preparing for higher education.

New Participant & Parent Orientation

Newly enrolled EAOP participants and their parents/guardians attend orientation to learn more about EAOP services and resources, meet program staff, discuss participant expectations, and have the opportunity to meet participants from different regions. 


Please be aware that our summer programs operate on a first-come, first-served basis. While we will be sending invitations to participants via email, it is important to note that registration does not guarantee attendance due to the limited capacity of our programs.

Northern California Campus Tour

"Rising" juniors and seniors are provided the opportunity to see several Northern California UC and Cal State college campuses during this 3-day, overnight experience including travel to the Bay Area, the State Capitol, and the California coastline. 

Men of Color Success Tour

"Rising" sophomores and juniors are provided the opportunity to take tour several Southern California UC and Cal State college campuses during this 3-day, overnight experience. The goal of the tour is to increase the college going rate and participation in college going culture of men of color, by introducing them to college partners and touring them throughout various partner campuses with intentionality. Students will tour the athletic facilities and campus resource centers for men at each campus to help foster a relationship between the student and with each prospective campus.

Senior Summit

A three-day, residential program that prepares "Rising" Seniors with the tools and resources necessary to successfully navigate the fall college application process. Participants attend presentations covering admission requirements to UC, CSU, and independent universities and information about financial aid, receive feedback on their personal insight questions, and engage in mentor-led discussions and activities to increase their understanding of college opportunities.

College Prep Academy

​​​​​​Participants have the opportunity to enroll in a wide selection of university-level lower division courses and earn course credit on an official University of California transcript. Participation helps students anticipate what a full-time enrollment at a postsecondary institution of higher learning will be like.

Program availability dependent upon department funding.