uc davis is on a 5,300-acre campus in a suburban setting in Davis, California, not far from San Francisco. There are many activities and organizations for uc davis students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
uc davis also has fraternities and sororities.
uc davis students' favorite campus events are Picnic Day, Whole Earth Festival and Cultural Days.
uc davis offers housing for students. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most uc davis students live off campus. In 2021, 15% of undergrads at uc davis lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 85% of students lived off-campus or commuted to uc davis. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
uc davis offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At uc davis there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at uc davis:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Water Polo||Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||Intercollegiate Club Teams||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of California, Davis is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The uc davis campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
uc davis offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, uc davis has Campus Violence Prevention Program (CVPP).
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit uc davis, take Interstate 80 to Davis, CA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Sacramento International airport.
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