Welcome to the Academic Personnel Office

The Academic Personnel Office (APO) leads and serves a diverse and internationally renowned academic community. 

APO is a dedicated team in support of all academic employees on campus. Whether you need guidance on University of California policy, help with navigating UCR policies and processes, or assistance with employment matters, we are here to help. Below are just some of the services we provide to the campus and the academic community.

In accordance with UC Riverside's Coronavirus (COVID-19) response, the Academic Personnel Office is closed and our operations will be conducted remotely via Zoom, phone and email.

Resources and information on COVID-19 are available here.

For guiding principles for 2020-21 academic year planning, go to the Campus Return web page.

News, Updates, and Events

  • Click here for EVENTS and WORKSHOPS
  • Congratulations to the 2020-2021AY Hellman Fellows (click here for more information)
  • Click here for Professional Development Fund Important Dates and General Information
  • President's Postdoctoral Fellows and UCR's Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellows (click here for more information)
  • UC OATS (University of California Outside Activity Tracking System) wins innovation award, please visit Inside UCR for more information.
  • UCR News (click here)


Distinguished Faculty

UCR’s distinguished faculty boasts two Nobel Laureates and 13 members of the National Academies of Sciences and Medicine.

Top 12

One of America's top 12 universities.

(Forbes, "America's Best Value Colleges")

World Class

UCR is among the top 11% of ranked world universities.

(Center for World University Rankings, 2019–20)


Academics we are proud to serve


Merits and promotions processed annually


Goal: Foster academic success