University of California, Riverside

Student Computing Services

Student Help Desk

We're Here to Help

Computing and Communications is here to assist you in using the computing services available at UCR. Depending upon the type of problem or question that you have, and your preferred means of communication, there is help available to you.

Student Help Desk – The Student Help Desk is available by email at and by phone at (951) 827-6495 to answer a variety of questions related to computing services offered at UCR.

Help Desk phone hours are:

    • Monday – Thursday: 7:30am to 10pm
    • Friday: 7:30am to 8pm
    • Saturday & Sunday: Noon to 5pm
    • Closed on holidays
    • Reduced hours during breaks and summer


Kiosks – Self-service kiosks are available in the computer labs in Sproul Hall 2225, Olmsted Hall 1316, Watkins Hall 2111 and the Bear Help Desk in the HUB to assist with many account-related functions, including UCR Net ID lookups and password resets.

More Information 

General Campus Information

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

Department Information

Student Computing Services
2103 Watkins Hall

Tel: (951) 827-4848 (827-IT4U)