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Q&A: Meet Pablo G. Reguerín

August 13, 2020
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.

Are You Ready to Vote?

September 14, 2020
Register to Vote 1. Decide where you want to register

Whether you’re living at home or at school, make sure your registration reflects the place you’ll be able to receive important election mail — like your ballot. If you plan to vote in person, you’ll be assigned a polling place near the address where you’re registered, so it should be somewhere you can get to on Election Day.

Joint Statement: Campus-Based Fees and Expanded Services Update

August 21, 2020

Dear Students,

While the coronavirus continues to impact all aspects of our daily lives, we are looking forward to welcoming you back to UC Davis, whether in person or virtually. Over the past few months we have been evaluating the overall impact of COVID-19 on the campus budget and, at the same time, exploring opportunities to be responsive to students’ needs and alleviate some of the financial burden for students.

Joint Statement: UC Davis and City of Davis Collaboration on Student Housing

August 21, 2020


To the UC Davis and City of Davis Community:

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have all faced uncertainty. Housing for students during COVID-19 has been particularly challenging with most university students residing in rental housing that has for many years been in short supply, prompting students to sign up early for securing housing in the next academic year.

Joint Statement from the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Solidarity with the Undocumented Community

July 30, 2020

Dear UC Davis Students and Community Members,

We write to express our collective support for our Undocumented community at UC Davis and beyond. We center their humanity and acknowledge the continued strength and fortitude demonstrated despite facing numerous barriers including unjust and inhumane immigration policies. We remain committed to advocacy and supporting our Undocumented community through our words and actions.

Congratulations to ASUCD units, Creative Media and Aggie Studios, for their American Advertising Awards wins

June 29, 2020

Creative Media and Aggie Studios won awards for their incredible work at the American Advertising Awards, the largest advertising competition in the country. In March 2020, at the local level of the competition, consisting of the greater Sacramento and Fresno area, Creative Media and Aggie Studios won Gold in Animation/Special Effects for the Unitrans Referendum video and won Gold in the Integrated Brand Identity Campaign category for both the Pantry Rebrand and the ASUCD Rebrand.

Healthier Campus Initiative and Jan Conroy Award Winners

May 26, 2020
UC Davis Completes Commitment With Healthier Campus Initiative

Ever notice the small, round arrow markers on footpaths around campus (pictured above)? Before the campus closure, you might have found your lunchtime walk overlapping with one of the four, one-mile marked walking paths and Stride for Aggie Pride 5K loop.

Mental Health Strategies and Help

May 05, 2020


Everyone in the UC Davis community is living with a high degree of uncertainty right now. Some of it centers on questions that affect almost all of us—when will on-campus instruction resume? When will the class of 2020 be able to attend its in-person Commencement? Other forms are individual and different for each of us.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and, where most years the timing might feel arbitrary, this year it is significant.

Joint Statement from the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Principles of Community in Action

February 27, 2020

Dr. Hendry Ton, Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, shared a “Leadership Message” below with the UC Davis Sacramento campus last week. We post it below to share with all of our campus sites and the community at-large. We ask you to put our Principles of Community into practice and actively denounce and discourage xenophobia (prejudicial actions against people from other countries), bigotry and racism and treat all with respect.

2019 Survey Results and Departmental Action Plans

February 18, 2020

Last year, the Division of Student Affairs carried out a campuswide survey to hear directly from students what was working well and where additional attention may be needed in the division’s service areas.

The confidential survey was distributed to 35,372 students at UC Davis, of which 4,138 (12 percent) responded. 

Based on survey takers’ feedback, each of the 26 participating administrative units has gained a better understanding of where their services are most successful from a student perspective and where to focus efforts and resources toward improvements.

5 Campus Hot Spots to Beat the Winter Chill

January 06, 2020

While your friends out east may not believe it, Davis in winter can be tough. Between the rain, wind and chill, it can be downright gloomy, and biking during winter quarter … well, hats off (and helmets on!) to those brave souls. 

Here are five warm, dry places on campus where you can study, socialize, game and chase gains during this gray time of the year.


Follow the example of Icelandic strongmen and use the winter to put in the hours at the gym, or, you know, take a spin class. 

Orientation Leader Hiring

January 04, 2020

Be a part of the all-new, one-week Aggie Orientation 2020, keep your summer and get paid $1,200+ for a one-and-a-half-week commitment!

600 Orientation Leaders are being recruited to welcome, guide and serve as a resource for new UC Davis students and family members in the week before fall quarter 2020. On top of creating lifelong friendships, Orientation Leaders develop resume-boosting leadership and communication skills and make a lasting impact on how a new crop of Aggies will experience UC Davis.