UC Davis is one of the most prestigious public universities in the world for a reason. The university and the amazing college town of Davis are designed to help you grow beyond even your own expectations.
UC Davis combines all the prestige of a top tier public research university with an uncommonly collaborative academic culture. Plus we have an exciting, safe and friendly community. We hope you’ll join us.
The Memorial Union at UC Davis provides students with several places to eat and study, an information center, resources for food insecurity, a book store, a Veterans Success Center and much more.
There are many places in the Arboretum to study, relax or just take in the view.
The Silo offers many options for food including food trucks, Peet’s Coffee and the newly opened Silo Market.
The Activities and Recreation Center is a 150,000 square foot destination full of ways to stay active.
One of the great UC Davis traditions is the Running of the First-years, where new Aggies run into UC Davis Health Stadium together to show their spirit.
The UC Davis Recreation Pool is open all Spring and is a great chance to get out in the sun.
Students like Akira Hood get first hand experience at the Sheep Barn, where she can apply her skills as an Animal Science major.
The Manetti Shrem Museum offers students and the public a place to admire famous artworks, listen to unique speakers, attend a class or just sit and soak in the creativity.
Picnic Day is a family-friendly event offered each spring where you can experience the richness of diversity and achievement at UC Davis, as well as the surrounding community in areas of research, teaching, service and campus life.
The Quad is a perfect spot on campus to take a nap, hang out with friends or get some studying done as you enjoy the weather and the surroundings.
Hammocks lining the Quad offer students a place to take a nap or just unwind after a busy day.
During homecoming week students have the chance to hitch a ride on a horse drawn carriage!
Greek life at UC Davis offers many opportunities to expand your social horizons.
UC Davis has a multitude of comfortable and quiet study lounges throughout campus.
UC Davis loves school spirit. We have many traditions that allow our students to show their Aggie Pride!