Parents: Academic help

Advising Services

111 South Hall and 160 South Silo
(530) 752-3000

The Student Academic Success Center provides pre-graduate and pre-professional educational planning and advising resources in support of students’ academic objectives. The department offers individual advising appointments, workshops, a resource room and other tools to assist students.

Advising in Residence Halls — There are three Academic Advising Centers located in Segundo, Tercero and Cuarto residential complexes. Each center offers tutoring and peer advising from the four undergraduate colleges and the First Resort in Advising Services. Each quarter there are various academic programs geared toward first-year students.

Career and Graduate Study Resource Center — This resource library has job vacancy listings; periodicals describing employment opportunities; company information; and a collection of books on career selection, job hunting, resume writing and interview skills. Resources for graduate study include graduate school catalogs, program-search resources and specific information from individual pre-professional programs. The library is located in Room 114 of South Hall. For more information, call (530) 752-3000.

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College Advising

Advising for general education, majors and degree certification is available through the undergraduate colleges.

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Internship and Career Center

South Hall and Buehler Alumni and Visitors Center
(530) 752-2855

The Internship and Career Center assists students in career planning and integrating academic, career and personal interests; and sponsors workshops and on-campus recruiting and career fairs. The internship program provides students with opportunities to supplement classroom learning with internships in a wide variety of business and non-profit settings in the United States and abroad.

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Library Instruction Services

University Library
(530) 754-8035


The Library Instruction Services of the University Library offers classes to help students learn how to use the library catalogs and databases, and librarians offer reference assistance and individual consultations on research projects.

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Learning Skills Center

2205 Dutton Hall
(530) 752-2013

The Learning Skills Center provides students with assistance in general study skills, math/science study skills, writing essays and term papers, reading efficiency and speed, English as a second language, time management, test-taking, test-anxiety reduction and more. Learning specialists help students individually and in workshops. A resource center includes self-help tapes and films, instructional materials and reference books.

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Computer Centers

These four centers are an academic resource for students living in residence halls. They provide residents with complimentary access to computers, printers, scanners and the Internet; and space for studying and holding review sessions. Student staff are available to provide computer-related help and tutoring, and to help residents set up their personal computers for ResNet access.

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Student Disability Center

160 South Silo
(530) 752-3184 voice
(530) 752-6833 TTY
sdc@ucdavis.edu

The Student Disability Center provides services to students with disabilities who are eligible for reasonable accommodations under state and federal law. A team of professionals assists students with learning, vision, hearing, medical, psychological and mobility disabilities. Students with injuries or medical conditions that may temporarily limit their ability to participate at the university also may be able to receive assistance including note-taking, test-scribe and shuttle services.

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Student Judicial Affairs

3200 Dutton Hall
(530) 752-1128
sja@ucdavis.edu

Student Judicial Affairs supports the standards of the campus by responding to alleged violations of university policies or campus regulations. The office coordinates the informal resolution process and provides information and assistance about how to file formal complaints of alleged unfair policies or practices, arbitrary treatment, and discrimination or harassment. The office can help with conflict resolution and provide interpretations of university policies and regulations.

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Educational Opportunity Program

106 South Hall
(530) 752-9711

The Educational Opportunity Program assists students with their academic, social and personal adjustments to the university environment. It provides additional support services for historically disadvantaged students and serves students of all ethnic groups. Student may apply for the program when applying for admission or during their studies at UC Davis. Eligibility for the program is based on family income, parent education and other socio-economic factors. After students enroll at UC Davis, the program can help with academic planning, the development of study skills, career and personal counseling and course tutoring. The office’s diverse peer staff is particularly sensitive to differing social, cultural and ethnic concerns.

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Student Recruitment and Retention Center

16 South Hall
(530) 754-6836

The Student Recruitment and Retention Center is a student-run program serving traditionally underrepresented students. Its programs provide outreach to high schools and community colleges as well as tutoring, study halls and other services to current students. Member groups include:

  • Southeast Asians Furthering Education
  • Natives Empowered Through Unity and Education
  • ACE: Africans and African Americans Cultivating Education
  • Bridge: Filipino Outreach and Retention Program
  • Yik’al Kuyum: The Chicano/Latino Holistic Student Support Program
  • Graduate Academic Achievement and Advocacy Program

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Classical Notes

166 Memorial Union
(530) 752-7638

The student-run Classical Notes sells lecture notes and old exams and homework solutions to students. Students may purchase notes for individual lectures or subscribe for the quarter. Classical Notes from previous quarters may be purchased from Archives, right across from the Bookstore.

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Other Tools

The Path to Success — This planning tool provides a way for students to focus on their life as a student while preparing for a professional career or graduate studies. It offers direction in academic planning, leadership, and personal development as well as guidance in seeking academic and personal support.

Degree NavigatorDegree Navigator is an innovative, on-line advising tool students can use to explore degree programs at UC Davis, plan their academic careers and track their progress toward graduation. For best results, Degree Navigator should be used in consultation with a student’s academic adviser and the General Catalog.

General Catalog — The General Catalog outlines degree requirements, programs and courses of study; contains course descriptions; and offers general information on student life. The catalog is available online and can be purchased for $5 from the UC Davis Bookstore or ordered for shipping.

Class Schedule and Registration Guide — The Class Schedule and Registration Guide explains how, where, and when to enroll in courses and pay fees; lists classes offered for the quarter; and includes an academic calendar and information about final exams. There is also information about academic advising, student services, student records and rights, and policies. The publication is available online and can be purchased for $1.25 from the UC Davis Bookstore or ordered for shipping.

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