University of California, Riverside

Palm Desert Center

About the Area

About Palm Desert and the Coachella Valley

Scenic golf coursesThe city of Palm Desert is about 11 miles east of the city of Palm Springs and about 66 miles east of the UC Riverside campus. The Palm Desert/Palm Springs metropolitan area lies along the south side of Interstate 10 in northern Coachella Valley.

To learn more about a specific city within or feature of the Coachella Valley, we invite you to explore the links below.

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General Campus Information

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

Department Information

UCR Palm Desert Center
75080 Frank Sinatra Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92211

Tel: (760) 834-0800
Fax: (760) 834-0796

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