STEM Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
We have put together answers to our most frequently asked questions regarding, joining the STEM Connections Program and transferring to CNAS. We encourage you to review these sections for answers as you: get ready to transition, once you are admitted, are a current student of the program and when referring others to our program. If you cannot find an answer or aren't sure who to send it to, feel free to reach out to our STEM Connections Team for assistance. We will gladly redirect your inquiry to the appropriate resource, program, or campus department.
Who can join the STEM Connections Program?
- CNAS Students
- Transfer Students
- Traditional Students
Do I have to have a peer mentor?
- All first-year transfer students will be assigned a STEM Peer Mentor
- Current students can request to have a peer mentor assigned
- Priority will be given to first-year transfers
Can I have more than one peer mentor?
Yes, the more the merrier. Peer Mentors from different programs will be knowledgable in various different topics.
How do I transfer from my community college to UCR College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS)?
Link to transfer requirements
What is CNAS?
CNAS is the name of the science college at UCR. It stands for the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
I am a 1st Year CNAS Transfer Student, how do I get a STEM Peer Mentor?
Simply register for the STEM Connections Program and select 1st Year CNAS Tranfer Student Peer Mentor Advising as one of the resources you are interested in when applying to the program. You can apply by going to stem.ucr.edu/