Check-In/Breakfast @ MSE 104
9:00am - 10:30am
Opening Ceremony @ MSE 104
10:30am - 12:00pm
Hacking Begins @ WCH
Team Building Mixer @ MSE 104
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lunch @ Bytes
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Intro to Git @ Bourns B118

1:00pm - 2:00pm
1517 Mixer @ WCH 205/6

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Intro to Android Development @ WCH 143
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Intro to Unity @ Bourns B118
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Nick's Office Hours @ WCH 205/6

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Intro to React @ WCH 142
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Smart Contracts @ Bourns B118
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Data Science 101 @ WCH 143
5:00pm - 6:00pm
iOS Development @ Bourns B118
Appcore Labs

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Modern C++ @ WCH 142
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dinner @ Bytes
7:00pm - 9:00 pm
Intro to Docker @ WCH 143
8:00pm - 9:00pm
MLH Cup Stacking Competition @ WCH 205/6
9:00pm - 10:00pm
Silicon Valley Showtime @ Bourns A265
10:30pm - 11:00pm
Midnight Snack @ Bytes
Fortnite Tournament @ Bourns A265

12:30am - 2am
Swag Pinata @ Bytes
2:30am - 3:00am
Dancing with the Sun @ WCH Patio
6:00am - 7:00am
Breakfast @ Bytes
6:30am - 8:00am
UCRgis @ Bourns Lawn

8:00am - 9:00am
Creating a Pitch Deck @ WCH 138

10:00am - 11:00am
Hacking Ends @ WCH
Lunch @ Bytes
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Demos @ Patio
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Closing Ceremony @ UNLH 1000
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Keynote Speakers

Ayori Selassie
AI expert, autodidact and trusted advisor of Fortune 500 companies and startup founders.
TJ Sehmi
Appcore Labs
Product/project manager, blockchain educator, and expert in inter-cultural motivation.

Hacker Resources

Ongoing Activities

Gaming Room

Need to take a break from your work? Stop by our gaming room in Bourn A265.

Nap Room

If you need a dim, quiet place to take a nap, we have a designated room in Bourns A171.

GitHub Octocat Contest

Design an octocat and share on Twitter with @githubeducation using #citrushack2018 and #myoctocat

Sponsor Tech

Free XYZ Domain

Got a cool project you'd like to host on the web? We teamed up with XYZ to provide our hackers with some hip .xyz domains. Follow the instructions linked above to redeem your free domain.


Empower your project with Lob's API to mail letters, verify postal addresses, and more. Request a free $20 API code on Citrus Hack's Slack.

Twilio API

Is communication important for your project? With Programmable Voice, Programmable Video, and SMS support, give your code a voice with Twilio's API.

Linode API

Automate your servers or develop applications in the cloud with Linode's API.

Tutorials and References

Deploy a Website on GitHub Pages

No coding experience? Follow this quick tutorial to get your first website online. From here, you can edit the HTML to your liking.

Develop Your First Neural Network with Keras

Keras is a neural networks API for Python that is easy to understand for anyone new to data science. Follow this tutorial first to get your coding environment set up.

Create an Augmented Reality App on iOS

Take advantage of cutting-edge Apple hardware with ARKit, Apple's new framework for creating AR applications.

Build a Reddit Bot in Python

Know basic Python? Building a Reddit bot a great start to using an API.


UCR Library Datasets and Statistics

UC Riverside's collection of datasets.

Riverside City Data

Data includes fire responses, crime reports, financial data, and more.

Awesome Public Datasets

A GitHub repository of high-quality open datasets.