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Q&A: Meet Pablo G. Reguerín

The new vice chancellor for Student Affairs is Bolivia-born, Bay Area-raised and brings a vast and varied experience as a scholar-practitioner to UC Davis and the Division of Student Affairs.

UC Davis and University Credit Union Announce New Partnership

Gain a Financial Advantage with University Credit Union

As the official credit union partner of UC Davis, we’re here to give you banking resources for campus life and real life…wherever that may take you. As a not-for-profit financial cooperative powered by you, our focus is to help students with a financial plan and the tools necessary to achieve your goals.

8 Steps to Quarter System Success (and Balance)

The beginning of a new school year can be a whirlwind, and the quarter system guarantees things move fast. Before you know it, it’s midterms—not long after that, finals. If this is how it’s feeling, here are some tips to help you thrive and enjoy student life, avoid burnout and get in tune with the pace of the UC Davis academic quarter.

The Do's and Don'ts of Biking on Campus

Davis is one of the top bicycling cities in the country, but navigating roundabouts, passing and mixed bike and pedestrian traffic across campus can be a bit daunting if you’re not clear on the do’s and don’ts.

Check out the handy tips below, and bike safely, Aggies! 

When you're biking on campus, DO:

 

  • Stay alert! Lots of (new and experienced) cyclists, pedestrians and construction on campus. Be aware of people around you to stay safe.

Top Tips for Getting Adjusted (and Readjusted) to Campus this Fall

This quarter it won’t just be first-years who are getting to know campus for the first time. With all the changes over the past academic year, as well as continuing Campus Ready measures, we thought Aggies could use a roundup of what’s new on campus, what to look out for, where to find what you need and this quarter’s unique student life need-to-knows.

And don’t forget to pat yourself on the back. It’s thanks to Aggies’ diligence, resilience and innovation through the uncertainties of the pandemic so far that we can return to campus this quarter. 

Student Affairs 2021 Retirees

This year the Division of Student Affairs said farewell to some wonderful employees who have bettered the Aggie community through their service to UC Davis! We thank each retiree for their years of service, commitment and dedication to making the university the best it can be every day. Congratulations to our 2021 retirees!

Student Affairs Expanding Student Health and Wellness Programs

As part of our ongoing support of the well being of all Aggies, the Division of Student Affairs will be expanding our health and wellness programs for undergraduate and graduate students starting fall 2021, including the largest mental health investment at UC Davis since 2015 and more offerings from Campus Recreation.

Your Pandemic Year — Looking Back, Looking Forward

Not long ago, we reached a milestone: one full calendar year since campus switched over to remote instruction due to the COVID-19 pandemic; and now we're nearing the end of the 2020–21 academic year—another major milestone. Each of us has faced burdens, disappointments and unique challenges in that time—but alongside those, many have also found silver linings and unexpected reasons for hope. 

Mental Health Awareness and Support at UC Davis

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. A lot has changed since May 2020, and while some pandemic-related stressors have thankfully begun to let up, mental health awareness remains as important as before the pandemic. Take a minute or two to reacquaint yourself with the campus services and wellness programming—both in-person and virtual—that are here for you.

Picnic Day 2021: Discovering Silver Linings

The 107th Picnic Day celebration will be virtual this year, and the theme—"Discovering Silver Linings"—reflects the Aggie spirit of optimism, resilience and making the best of every situation!  One of the biggest advantages of a virtual celebration is that anyone can attend, no matter where they are, and as Picnic Day Chair Caitlyn Liu said in the team’s kick-off video, “We hope that in itself is a silver lining.” 

Your Guide to Spring at Campus Rec!

Campus Rec is ready for spring! With the ARC's April 19 reopening—plus, new outdoor fitness and Craft Center classes, lap swimming and more—there are many ways to have fun and enhance your well-being this quarter. Read on to learn about the many spring offerings across Campus Rec!

The Future Home of KDVS

After an in-depth seismic and facility assessment of Freeborn Hall, the difficult decision was made to move forward with demolition of the existing building and relocate all units and services housed in Lower Freeborn. This means that KDVS will have a new home on the 1st Floor of the southeast corner of the Memorial Union!

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Resources

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a time dedicated to the awareness and prevention of sexual harassment and assault. There are a number of resources for survivors of sexual assault on campus, as well as for those looking to provide support to survivors. Confidential advocacy services are available to all UC Davis students, and community organizations also offer many services to those in need of support.

Ways to Spring Break in 2021

Warmer weather is here, and Spring Break 2021 is coming into view, just over there on the other side of finals. If you’ve been looking forward to the week off, but are unsure what you can do, should do or even want to do, here are a couple of ideas for how to plan a fun and restorative spring break while supporting your community and observing campus, county and state COVID guidelines.