Transfer Process

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Riverside Unified School District is committed to offering families choices that provide the best educational fit for their children. This page explains the wide variety of transfers parents may apply for if they feel a special program or school other than their child’s home school is a better fit for their child.

2022-2023 Transfer information

The 2022-23 Transfer window is now closed

The 2023-24 Open Enrollment Transfer Window will be from November 1, 2022-January 6, 2023


To request a Transfer Cancellation for 2022-2023, please click here

Cancelación de Transferencia 2022-2023 oprime aquí 

For more transfer information you may email the Transfer Desk at [email protected]

To apply for a transfer with RUSD, see below for application links:

Intra-District Transfer

If you reside within RUSD boundaries and would like to request a transfer to another RUSD school for the 2022-23 school year, you may submit a paper transfer request application by visting the Pupil Services Department, located at 5700 Arlington Ave, Riverside, CA 92504 during normal office hours. 

Inter-District Transfer Release

(Reside within RUSD, requesting a transfer to another school district)

District of Choice (DOC) Transfer

(Reside outside of RUSD, requesting a transfer to RUSD)

Inter-District Transfer

(Reside outside of RUSD, requesting a transfer to RUSD)

Dual and Tri-Boundary Transfer