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Thank you for your interest in UC Davis! Parents and family members are an important part of college. Students whose family members are involved and supportive are more likely to enjoy greater academic rewards. As you and your son or daughter explore your college options, we hope that you will take time to explore some of UC Davis resources that address the concerns of most parents.

Start by getting to know us. Even the most academically powerful university may not be a perfect match for your son or daughter, so we encourage you to use our website to familiarize yourself with our academic and institutional strengths, then visit our campus to discover for yourself if UC Davis is a good fit. We think you'll find our campus safe and friendly, while offering all the benefits of a respected research university.

  • Campus visit
    Take a tour, attend a campus event, catch a show at the Mondavi, visit our farmers' market or stroll through our arboretum.
  • Parents website
    Take a look at our website and connect with other UC Davis parents.
  • Campus safety
    UC Davis is committed to keeping our students safe through programs such as our Residence Hall Watch Program, the Cal Aggie Host Escort Service, and our campus Police and Fire Departments.
  • Facts about UC Davis
    Learn more about test scores and GPAs of our admitted students, academic programs, statistics on post-graduation success rates, etc.
  • Join our email list
    Sign up to stay up-to-date on admission deadlines and campus events.

Like what you see? Take a look at our admission requirements to make sure your son or daughter is on track, then check the UC application deadlines posted on our Apply page.



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