Enhancing the Staff Experience at UCR

UCR Staff Assembly is an association of many employees dedicated to promoting the interests and welfare of all UCR staff. It seeks to inform, involve, connect and recognize staff in one of the fastest-growing campuses in the UC system.

Want to get involved with Staff Assembly? Learn more about volunteering.

Staff Assembly stands with our UCR staff

See the letters of support we sent to the Board of Regents in June 2020 and September 2021, and to Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox.

Three Pillars of Staff Assembly

UCR Staff Assembly is built upon three main pillars: Recognition, Engagement and Professional Development.

Taking a selfie during the Outstanding Staff Awards ceremony
Goat Yoga during Thank Goodness for Staff Week
Shola Richards, keynote speaker at the 2022 Staff Conference

Upcoming Events


UCR Staff Engagement Surveys

2021 Staff Engagement Survey Results
2021 Flexible Work Survey Results
2019 Staff Engagement Survey Results


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Staff Assembly in the News

Chancellor's staff and faculty picnic
Picnic kicks off fall quarter
UC Riverside kicked off the upcoming fall quarter Thursday, Sept. 8, with the return of the Chancellor’s Staff and Faculty Picnic at Hinderaker Lawn. Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox welcomed staff and faculty members, noting that this was the first time the campus has been able to host the event, which had been held annually before the pandemic, in three years. “It’s nice to be back seeing the new faces and old faces and marking the new year the way it’s supposed to be marked,” he said.
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Rivera Library
Fun and prizes at the Community Partner Fair
The Community Partner Fair is returning to UC Riverside on Sept. 14 for its first in-person event since 2019. Hosted by UCR Staff Assembly, the event will feature around 50 vendors from on and off campus publicizing the services they offer to staff and faculty members. It is one of the year’s biggest fund raisers for Staff Assembly. This year’s fair will be held outdoors under the arches at Tomás Rivera Library and will have a festive vibe with prizes, a KUCR DJ playing music, and shaved ice offered as refreshment, said Agam Patel, Staff Assembly president.
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Staff awards
Employees honored with Outstanding Staff Awards
Nine UC Riverside staff members were honored by UCR Staff Assembly as part of its annual Outstanding Staff Awards. The awards were presented at an afternoon ceremony Wednesday, June 29, at the Alumni and Visitors Center. It was the first in-person presentation of the awards since 2019. The awards recognize staff members for excellence in their work, commitment to the university’s mission, and making UC Riverside a better place for all.  
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Goat and staff practicing yoga outdoors.
Campus celebrates staff appreciation with goat yoga
UC Riverside’s Wellness Program and Staff Assembly co-sponsored seven “Thank Goodness for Staff Week” events during April 25-29. Activities included Build-a-Scotty, virtual Pictionary and trivia, coffee & donuts outside Hinderaker Hall, bingo and a mixer at The Barn — and goat yoga!  
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Ongoing Staff Surveys

UCR Campus Culture Survey

We believe that staff voices are essential to creating an optimal campus culture. For this reason, we have created this survey that can be submitted at any time. What solutions do you have to improve the campus culture at UCR?

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UCOP Workplace Bullying Policy

The University of California Office of the President invites comments on a proposed Presidential Policy on Abusive Conduct/Bullying in the Workplace. The proposed policy covers abusive conduct/bullying and retaliation by and against members of the University community in the workplace. Learn more