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Preview Day—October 18, 2014

A group of cheering students surround Gunrock at an Aggie football game

We understand that choosing a university is one of the most important decisions you'll make. Please join us for UC Davis Preview Day and let us introduce you and your family to the undergraduate experience at our campus.

Preview Day is a free informational program for prospective students, their parents and school counselors. This one-day fall event on the UC Davis campus is an ideal opportunity to check out the campus, get an idea of what student life is like and discover how UC Davis can propel you to the next stage of your life.

Bring your family and friends, too! You'll be able to talk to more people, attend more presentations and compare notes afterward. Participants will have the opportunity to:

Explore the Campus and
City of Davis

We encourage you to take full advantage of your time in Davis! Catch some of these visitor favorites:

  • Take a student-led campus walking tour.
  • Speak with academic advisers and explore some of our 500+ clubs at the Majors and Activities Fair.
  • Talk with current students about life at UC Davis.
  • Learn about academic opportunities offered by each of our four colleges.
  • Enjoy lunch in one of our residence hall dining commons, or at popular student gathering spots.
  • Learn about admission and financial aid at information sessions.



Registration for our next Preview Day event will open in September 2014. Please see our event calendar for upcoming opportunities or visit our campus tour website to arrange a visit at your convenience.


Flights and Places to Stay

Sacramento International Airport is just 20 minutes outside of Davis. If you're planning on spending the night, there are many hotels and inns located in Davis, including the Hyatt Place on campus. You may also choose an overnight stay in Sacramento to experience our state's capital city, which is only a short 15–minute drive to campus.

Be sure to make your reservations early, because lodging fills up quickly! For more information on airlines, lodging and regional attractions, please visit the following:


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