UC Davis offers a wide range of resources to help you find your home in the UC Davis community, succeed academically and prepare for life after college.
Community Advising Network (CAN)
For students who are unsure if therapy is right for them, the Community Advising Network (CAN) is a great place to start. CAN assists all students, especially those from underserved populations, to achieve their goals and address factors that may be affecting their academic success. CAN Community Counselors are a diverse group of professional staff who understand student issues and are here to help. CAN Community Counselors provide students with consultation and personal counseling in addition to programs, workshops and other campus community outreach activities.
CAN Community Counselors may provide limited consultation services to students who do not wish to disclose their identity. For more information about CAN, visit shcs.ucdavis.edu/services/can.
CHL is a service offered to UC Davis students and other Davis community members through ASUCD. This listing service provides students with an array of off-campus living arrangements.
2102 Hart Hall
Davis, CA 95616
The Chicana/o Studies faculty are interdisciplinary, representing a variety of professional fields and perspectives. Our department supports students to ensure academic success and to build an enriched environment for learning. As a reflection of the faculty, the department offers an interdisciplinary curriculum to address the Chicana/o experience through analysis of class, race-ethnicity, and gender.
106 South Hall
Carmen Palao , a peer advisor, holds office hours at the AB540&Undocumented Student Center from 6-8PM on Wednesdays during our Quiet Study Hours. Feel free to email her at firstname.lastname@example.org .
The EOP program offers an array of services to help students adapt both academically and socially to the university setting and achieve their educational and personal goals. The transition from high school or community college to a large research university can be overwhelming. EOP provides a caring and supportive environment for students to meet with peer and professional advisers and network with other students. Three staff advisers and a group of 16 peer advising counselors, in conjunction with other campus units, work together to offer students the following:
- Scheduling assistance
- Orientation and welcome activities
- Academic advising
- Personal and social support
- Information and skill development workshops
- Tutoring and supplemental instruction through the Student Academic Success Center
- Guardian Scholars, a support network for former foster youth
Center for Student Involvement, Box 64
Davis, CA 95616
La Raza Pre-Law Student Association (LRPLSA) is a collective network of progressive undergraduates who seek to protect and advance the civil rights of individuals who are underrepresented while undergraduates at UC Davis and their respective communities. LRPLSA's mission is to foster change by addressing legal issues dealing with, but not limited to, immigration, education, health care and employment. We work incessantly to promote and sustain the academic success of prospective law students at UC Davis and continue to support undocumented students in higher education.
SPEAK is a student-run organization focused on supporting and empowering undocumented students at the University of California, Davis. SPEAK constantly works to raise awareness on the campus and in the surrounding community of the diverse struggles undocumented students experience while completing their undergraduate studies.
SPEAK also works to create a safe environment where AB-540 students can share their problems as well as their accomplishments and strives daily to empower and help one another financially, emotionally and psychologically.
2205 Dutton Hall
Davis, CA 95616
The SASC offers free academic assistance to all UC Davis students. We encourage you to stop by the SASC to meet the staff, pick up copies of the workshop and drop-in schedules, and find out about all the resources we have to help you.
SASC has a resource room, 2211 Dutton Hall, that provides a variety of supplementary academic materials and resources for students including:
- Two open-access computers for student academic use.
- Reference books and textbooks in math, chemistry, physics, writing, and English as a Second Language.
- Self-paced audio/visual programs in chemistry, physics, math, and English as a Second Language.
- Final exam reviews (on DVD) for Mathematics 16ABC and Chemistry 2ABC.
- SASC workshop series (on DVD) for Chemistry 118AB.
- Supplementary materials for SASC chemistry and biological sciences workshops.
- Sample exams from SASC Math B, D, 16, and 21 courses.
- Practice topics for WLD 57 final exam.
- The Intercultural Exchange Project referral list and information
3100 Dutton Hall
Davis, CA 95616
EAOP believes in contributing to educational equity and access by motivating and preparing students to pursue and succeed in postsecondary opportunities.
111 South Hall
Students who want to get on track and stay on track utilize advisers to plan their academic pathway. Navigating your path to success is as easy as meeting with a pre-professional or pre-graduate school adviser. You are welcome to make an appointment with an appropriate advisor or come to drop-in hours if you want to prepare to apply to health professions schools, graduate school, teaching credential programs, law school or business school.
Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS)
SHCS provides a wide variety of medical, mental health and wellness services to all registered UC Davis students regardless of insurance coverage. Most services are provided through scheduled appointments, however urgent care (services without appointments) for acute medical and mental health needs are also available. Services are provided at two primary locations: The Student Health and Wellness Center and North Hall.
- Urgent Care Services
- Counseling Services
- General Information, Appointment Desk, and Advice Nurse: (530) 752-2300
16 South Hall
Davis, CA 95616
The Student Recruitment and Retention Center (SRRC) stands for educational equity. Our student-run and student-initiated programs foster holistic academic and personal development while raising political and cultural awareness, thus empowering students to act as dynamic leaders for their communities. We accept the challenge of creating a society that provides a quality, culturally sensitive, comprehensive education for students. Furthermore, we are dedicated to creating an environment of collective action that will work to ensure the perpetuity of academic achievement among future generations. The SRRC family is a group of diverse students who are involved to serve their communities, and also dedicate themselves to journeying together toward collective holistic empowerment. This includes peer mentoring, study support, leadership retreats, "real life" planning, K-12 enrichment and funding opportunities. In order to work towards assisting current and future student populations, the following programs were created within the SRRC, which are dedicated to specifically assist underserved populations on campus and within our communities: African Diaspora Cultivating Education (ACE), American Indian Recruitment and Retention (AIRR), Pilipino/a Outreach & Retention (BRIDGE), Graduate Academic Achievement and Advocacy Program (GAAAP), Southeast Asians Furthering Education (SAFE), Chican@/Latin@ Holistic Student Support Program (Yik'al Kuyum), and Transfer Student Support Program.
100 NW Quad
Davis, CA 95616
The University Library includes Shields Library, the Physical Sciences & Engineering Library, the Carlson Health Sciences Library and the Blaisdell Medical Library. Visit the libraries to study, get help with your research assignments, and access textbooks for select courses.