AB540 and Undocumented Student Center AB540 and Undocumented Student Center at UC Davis strives to empower undocumented students, their families and members of the community in being informed leaders and active participants in our communities. The Center strives to educate and build awareness of changing policies affecting California's undocumented population.
UC Immigrant Legal Services Center The UC Immigrant Legal Services Center is committed to supporting and enhancing the well-being of the University of California Community and to advancing equity and success in higher education through provision of free, high-quality immigration legal representation, outreach, and education.
Services for International Students and Scholars Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS), within Global Affairs, is helping to build a campus community that includes students and scholars from well over 100 countries and six continents. SISS serves more than 10,000 international students, faculty, and researchers and their accompanying family members who come to UC Davis each year. We welcome the world to UC Davis.
Department of Native American Studies (NAS) In the Native American Studies Department, we conceive and practice the humanities and social sciences as integrated enterprises for fostering creativity in diversity, social justice and cultural democracy. We have a commitment to scholarly rigor, theoretical clarity, and critical/creative pedagogy, and we recognize our responsibility to the Native American and indigenous communities to whom we are accountable. NAS Ph.D Program NAS Master's Degree
Featured Student Organizations Check out all the registered student organizations at UCD here Chicanx & Latinx Engineers and Scientists Society To foster an environment where students in STEM thrive academically, professionally, and socially with the goal to better serve the Chicanx and Latinx community.
Professional Development and Career Planning Imagine PhD A free online career exploration and planning tool for PhD students and postdoctoral scholars
UC Davis Resume & Cover letter Review and Interview Prep Get feedback on your resume and cover letter, as well as interview help, from a trained graduate student peer advisor. These one-on-one in-person appointments for graduate students are offered by the Internship and Career Center on the second floor of South Hall. Click Career Center, select "CV/Resume Help," “Cover Letter Help,” or “Interviewing Help” then "Master's/PhD Resume Review," “Master's/PhD-Cover Letter Review,” or “Master’s/PhD-Interview Help” to find next available appointment times.
ScienceSays ScienceSays is a team of friendly neighborhood scientists passionate about making science accessible to the general public. They aim to cultivate a community of science communicators at UC Davis dedicated to making scientific research accessible, relevant, and interesting to everyone.
Professors for the Future (PFTP) Professors for the Future is a competitive, professional development and leadership program for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars at UC Davis. Each year 15 Ph.D. candidates and postdoctoral scholars are selected to participate in this yearlong fellowship. Ph.D. candidates and postdoctoral scholars of any discipline and background who have demonstrated a commitment to professionalism, integrity and academic service are encouraged to apply.
Financial Support & Resources UCD Internal Fellowships Financial support for graduate study at UC Davis is available in the form of fellowships, teaching and research assistantships, and financial aid. Graduate Studies administers several campus-based fellowship programs, including awards to support campus diversity.
AggieCompass Basic Needs Center at UC Davis The Aggie Compass is a comfortable space for students to build community, get connected to housing programs, receive CalFresh enrollment assistance, and get support navigating basic needs resources and services.
Pathways to Science: Fellowship Database The mission of the Institute for Broadening Participation is to increase diversity in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) workforce. Since 2003, IBP has connected underrepresented students with STEM funding and research opportunities, and has provided faculty and administrators with tools and resources to help promote the positive factors that keep underrepresented students on the STEM pathway into successful STEM careers. We design and implement strategies to increase access to STEM education, funding, and careers, with special emphasis on diverse underrepresented groups. We believe that diversifying the STEM workforce is the best way to ensure our nation's economic vitality and solve global challenges.
Family & Childcare CareBubbles CareBubbles is a parent-to-parent resource to help UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC San Francisco, and UC Santa Cruz community members meet their child care needs during the Covid-19 pandemic. Find other families looking to trade childcare, share tutors, create bubbles, and more.
UC Davis Student Parent Child Care Grant Program The Work Life office, in coordination with Graduate Studies and the Financial Aid office, offers limited grants and loans to students with dependent children to assist with child care expenses.
Lactation Support Program The Lactation Support Program (LSP) provides university affiliates and their partners with lactation consultations, support group meetings, and the use of hospital grade breast pumps located in nearly 50 lactation sites on the UC Davis campus and 20 at UC Davis Health. Community members are able to attend our classes and support groups.
Community Científico Latino Científico Latino aims to help undergraduate, graduate, and professional students by providing mentorship, open-access resources on scholarships, fellowships and blog posts on professional development.
Graduate Students of Color (GSoC) at UC Davis Assists in the retention of junior scholars from historically marginalized communities in order to improve their representation in the UC Davis graduate community and, more broadly, in academia. Through faculty mentorship and other social and academic programming, the GSoC Mentoring Program holistically supports its graduate student participants as they navigate the rigors of graduate school.