Welcome Transfer Students, to the Bourns College of Engineering at UC Riverside!



The Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) Transfer Student Center provides a safe and inclusive environment.
We dedicate to assisting transfer students with adjusting to the university and engineering.


At the center, located in WCH 103, you’ll:

  • Find your community in a home away from home
  • Receive access to important adaptive resources
  • Establish connections with faculty members and engineering peers


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Grant powers regional lithium mining hub as shortage looms
Those working to establish a sustainable lithium mining industry in Southern California have gotten a surge of support with a new grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.
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What if your house plant could tell you your water isn’t safe? Scientists are closer to realizing this vision, having engineered a plant to turn beet red in the presence of a banned, toxic pesticide. 
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How video games could unlock new treatments for Parkinson’s 
A $5 million NIH grant is adding an ‘extra life’ to Parkinson’s research, with patients playing video games during brain surgery to help researchers understand better how the brain regulates movement. 
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