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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.

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.

10 Study Breaks to Fight Screen Fatigue

Attending school virtually can lead to screen burnout pretty fast. Here are some ideas for when you’ve been switching between your phone and online classes all day and can’t bear to look at anything digital for another second.

Power Outages - Resources for Students

With some students in Davis, the surrounding area and throughout the state still without power, here are some resources and information for our student community.

UC Davis Life Updates: January 2021

Eligible students can receive up to $204 per month for groceries through CalFresh, a state-managed program aimed at fighting food insecurity. Specially trained students at the Aggie Compass Basic Needs Center are eager to help by answering any questions and assisting with CalFresh applications.

Stress, Academic Honesty and the Pandemic

With massive stress, limitations and social and political developments to cope with, it can be hard to stay on top of academics. If you find yourself struggling, you are not alone. UC Davis has many resources to support you—counselors, learning strategists, tutors and more. Reach out to any of these and get connected to the right support services for you.