First Year at Davis

Welcome to your first year!

Fall Quarter:

Welcome Week Events:

  • UC Davis Fall Welcome 2018 Resource Fair
    • Tuesday September 25, 2018 5-8 PM
    • Campus location: Hutchison Field (south of the ARC)
  • Chicana/o Studies Department Bienvenida
    • Tuesday September 25, 2018 time TBD
    • Campus location: ARC Pavillion
  • Black Fall Welcome
    • Tuesday September 25, 2018 1-3 pm
    • Campus location: Dutton Hall
  • Women’s Resources & Research Center Open House 
    • Tuesday September 25, 2018 2-3:30 pm
    • Campus location: North Hall
    • Ally: Mayra Sanchez, Graduate Student Researcher  
  • Student Community Center Open House 
    • Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 from 12-2 PM  
    • Campus location: Student Community Center
  • Asian Pacific Islander (API) & Middle Eastern/South Asian (ME/SA) Fall Welcome 
    • Room:
    • Campus location:
    • TBA
  • Center for Chicanx and Latinx Academic Student Success Fall Welcome
    • TBA
    • Campus location: Memorial Union Second Floor (MU)
    • Ally: Cirilo Cortez, Director
  • Transfer Fall Welcome 
    • Campus location: ARC Ballroom
    • Thursday September 27, 2018 4-6 PM
  • Undocuwelcome Day hosted by the AB540 & Undocumented Student Center
    • Saturday, September 29 2018, from 12-5pm
    • Campus location: Student Community Center (SCC)
    • Room: Multi-Purpose Room (MPR)
  • Involvement Fair
    • Date: TBA
    • Meet 100+ student organizations
    • Campus location: Quad
    • Room: West Quad

Visit the Office of Educational Opportunity and Enrichment Services (OEOES) website for information to pertinent campus resources, such as

  • Transfer & Reentry Center (TRC) “the Transfer Reentry Center (TRC) assists all transfer students (junior college or community college to UC Davis, UC to UC Davis, out of state to UC Davis) and reentry students. At the TRC we strive to address the needs and concerns of the whole student.”
    • Campus location: Dutton Hall
    • Ally:  
  • Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
    • Campus location: EOP Cottage
    • Ally: Arnet Bates, Director
    • Ally: Julie D. Augusto, Assistant Director

Also explore:

  • Collective  “Collective provides both academic and social support to empower transfer, re-entry, parent, and all non-traditional students to succeed in higher education.”

Look for research opportunities through:

The following conferences will be hosted on campus:

Winter Quarter: “You survived your first quarter! Welcome to your second quarter!”

Spring Quarter: “You are almost done with your first year!”

  • Cultrual Days (dates & times TBD)
  • La Raza Cultural Days (LRCD)
  • Black Family Day
  • Davis Powwow
  • Asian Pacific Cultural Week and Night Market
  • Central/ South American and Caribbean Student Alliance (CENSOCA at UC Davis) Cultrual Week
  • Picnic day
    April 13, 2019
  • Spring Internship and Career Fair  
    Wednesday April 17, 2019
    10 am – 2 pm
    Campus location: ARC Pavilion
  • Chicanx Studies Symposium