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The Department of Creative Writing
University of California, Riverside
900 University Avenue
ARTS 121
Riverside, CA 92521

E-mail: UCRCreativeWriting@ucr.edu

Steve EricksonChair & Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing
E-mail: stephen.erickson@ucr.edu

Marcelina Rose Ryneal
Financial & Administrative Officer
Office: ARTS 126
Phone: 951.827.5491
E-mail: marcelina.ryneal@ucr.edu


Elaine Chacon
Office Location: INTN 3033A
E-mail: elaine.chacon@ucr.edu
Advisor for students with names: A – Hi

Anthony Gonzalez
Office Location: INTN 3033B
E-mail: anthony.gonzalez@ucr.edu
Advisor for students with names: Ho – M

Jennifer Paramo
E-mail: jennifer.paramo@ucr.edu
Advisor for students with names: N – Z

Advising Hours

Walk-In Hours: Mon-Thurs, 1-330 PM*
*Hours are subject to change

Make Appointment with Advisor

Benicia Mangram
Administrative Coordinator
Office: ARTS 129
E-mail: benicia@ucr.edu

Melanie Ramiro
Performing Arts Marketing Specialist
Office: ARTS 119
Phones: 951.827-3245
E-mail: melanie.ramiro@ucr.edu

Inquiry for MFA program:

Lovey Plaha, Coordinator
Phone: 951.827.5568
E-mail: MFAadvising@ucr.edu

For prospective freshman students:

Office of Relations with Schools
1120 Hinderaker Hall
Riverside, CA 92521
Phone: 951.827.4531
E-mail: discover@pop.ucr.edu

For prospective transfer students:

Transfer and Reentry Services
H101 Bannockburn
Riverside, CA 92521
Phone: 951.827.5307
E-mail: transfer@pop.ucr.edu