Health Professions Advising Center


Peer Mentors: Support

What is HPAC?

The Health Professions Advising Center provides information, advising, and support for students who aspire to graduate/professional programs in the health professions and wish to enhance their academic and extracurricular preparation. Professional staff and peer mentors are available to guide students as they plan their pre-health professions course work, health related experiences, service work, and research in preparation for applying to programs. We invite you to join this community of pre-health professions students.

HPAC offers:

  • Information about health professions
  • Individual and small group health professions advising
  • Peer mentors
  • Speakers, workshops, conferences and events
  • Graduate/professional school application assistance
  • Email updates
  • Student Resource Room


Sign up to receive information and announcements about upcoming events and opportunities for pre-health students. Please use your UCR email.


Schedule an Advising Appointment

Before scheduling an appointment for advising, you must attend a one-time, one-hour HPAC orientation about health professions preparation and our services.

To schedule an appointment:

  • Call 951.827.6233 OR
  • Stop by the HPAC office in Pierce Hall 1114 (just around the corner from CNAS Advising)

HPAC Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

HPAC Advising Appointments: Monday-Friday 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm

Spring Quarter 2014

No RSVP is required but space is limited.

HPAC Orientations

Thursday, April 10
HUB 379
Wednesday, April 23
HUB 355
Thursday, May 8
HUB 367
Please arrive 15 minutes early and bring your student ID card.



Personal Statement Writing
Monday, April 21
HUB 355
Applying to Medical School MD/DO
Wednesday, April 30
School of Medicine Education 1670
Applying to Pharmacy School
Tuesday, May 6
HUB 379
Applying to Medical School MD/DO
Thursday, May 15
School of Medicine Education 1670
Applying to Dental School
Monday, May 19
HUB 355

More Information

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Department Information

Health Professions Advising Center
1114 Pierce Hall

Tel: (951) 827-6233
E-mail: hpac@ucr.edu

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