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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.

Message from Student Affairs on Reproductive Healthcare Services

UPDATED June 24, 2022

The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade today is gravely concerning and antithetical to the University of California’s mission and values. We affirm that our students' reproductive health options in the state of California will remain the same and Student Health and Wellness Center (SHCS) is committed to providing affordable and convenient access to comprehensive reproductive healthcare. An overview of the current and future services offered at SHCS is available below in our June 3 message to students. 

UC Davis Campus and Student Leadership Asks Congress to Double the Pell

Dear UC Davis Community,

On behalf of campus and student leadership at the University of California, Davis, we write to affirm our support of the University of California and UC Student Association’s Double the Pell effort. Pell Grants are the primary way that the federal government helps low-income students afford college, and this vital program was started to ensure that anyone who wants to earn a college degree could do so.

Are You Ready to Vote?

Election Day is coming up—make sure you're ready to vote with this step-by-step guide!

Struggle, Progress and Paint: The Surprising Story of the MU Patio Mural

Ever notice the 20-foot-tall mural on the south side of the Memorial Union? Learn about the surprising story of The Unfinished Dream mural in a short video featuring the artists; an article tracing its connection to a student hunger strike and relationship with other campus art; and discover who the people and objects depicted in it are in an updated mural key.

5 Underrated UC Davis Gems

You wouldn't think llamas, telescopes and a rock garden would have much in common, but they're all things you may have missed at UC Davis! Keep scrolling for details on all these underrated campus highlights and more.

1. Moo-re Than Just Cows

We all know and love the Tercero cows, but do you know all the other animals here at UC Davis? 

An Insider's Guide to Picnic Day 2022, With Student Chair Amanda Portier

Spring has sprung, and that means Picnic Day is just around the corner! This always-anticipated event is back in person for its 108th run after two years online, ready to welcome a whole host of Aggies who have never attended Picnic Day on campus. Featuring an insider’s perspective from Student Chair Amanda Portier, this guide is here to help prepare the newbies and remind the veterans. Scroll through for planning advice, safety tips and event info!

Joint Statement from the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Reaffirming Denouncement of Antisemitism

UC Davis recently became aware of a zoom-bombing incident on Feb. 10 during a remote presentation by Israeli chemist, Sason Shaik. Professor Shaik, a chemistry professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, was giving a virtual talk for students at UC Davis and the University of Houston when outside parties joined the call and began broadcasting antisemitic messages. The virtual “Theoretical Physical Organic Chemistry” (TPOC) symposium was organized by faculty from both universities.

5 Ways UC Davis Can Help You Achieve Your New Year's Goals

The new year can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Resolutions and routines alike can be made and maintained with a little help and relatively little grief. Check out this list of goals that you can achieve using resources right here in Davis!

Equitable Access Success Allows Reduced Fees, Grants for Students

Pioneered by UC Davis Stores, Equitable Access — under which students pay a flat rate for all course materials — ended its first year with a surplus that translated this fall quarter into reduced fees for all and grants that covered all costs for 1,000 low-income students.

Expanding Support for Student Parents

Like other reentry and non-traditional students, student parents benefit from forms of support and services tailored to their needs and mode of life. Recently, Student Affairs units have undertaken a series of new projects and initiatives to best serve this group.

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.