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  • Center Hours

    The center is open year-round except for holidays. Please see this calendar for closure dates.

    Monday-Thursday: 9am to 8pm  
    Friday: 9am to 6pm

    Monday-Friday: 9am to 5pm

    PLEASE NOTE: Every Tuesday, from 5-6 p.m., the center is open only to Tuesday Talksparticipants.

  • Download the UCR Guides App

    Download the UCR Guides app to get campus maps, resources, events calendars and more on your handheld device or take a virtual tour.

  • Location & Directions

    LGBT Resource Center Address: 
    LGBT Resource Center
    245 Costo Hall UCR
    Riverside, CA 92521

    UC Riverside Address: 
    900 University Avenue
    Riverside, CA 92521

    Driving Directions from Highway 60 
    Exit at University Avenue and turn Left
    Turn right at the light onto West Campus Drive
    Stop at the parking information kiosk in Lot 1 for a campus map and to obtain detailed information on all hourly and day pass parking options.

    Finding Us On Campus

    • We are in 245 Costo Hall
    • Costo Hall is located between the Student Services Building and the HUB
    • Enter Costo Hall from the ground floor through the sliding doors under the "Student Conduct" sign
    • Go up the elevator or stairwell to the second floor
    • Walk down the hall and look for the purple door on the right.
  • Parking

    Short-Term Parking
    For short-term parking, Lot 4 and Lot 6 both have pay-by-space dispensers that take debit or credit cards. Learn more about short-term parking here.

    Long-Term Parking
    All-day parking passes are available at the kiosk near Lot 1. You can pay for them with cash or check only. The person in the kiosk can direct you to open parking closest to Costo Hall.

    UC Permit Reciprocity
    Free short-term and long-term parking is available to visitors owning a valid faculty or staff commuter parking permit from other UC campuses. You must show your valid UC campus permit. Lot restrictions apply. Stop at the kiosk by Lot 1 for your free parking pass.

    Disabled Parking
    Short-term and long-term disabled parking is located in parking lots throughout the campus. These spaces are lined in blue and clearly marked. A DMV issued ADA (disabled) placard or license plate is required and must be clearly visible to parking enforcement officers or your vehicle will be cited. Since they may do so, people with these passes may want to park in Lot 1. Stop at the kiosk for complete details.

Department Information
Costo Hall

LGBT Resource Center

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: (951) 827-2267
245 Costo Hall Riverside, CA. 92521

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We're ready to help you access resources, introduce you to organizations and show you around the LGBT Resource Center. Call us, email or stop by 245 Costo Hall.