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Envision UC Davis - Program Details

2019 Program Agenda (subject to change)

November 1, 2019

2:00 p.m. Arrive to Davis
3:00 p.m. Hotel Check-In
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Chancellor's Reception 

November 2, 2019

8:00 a.m. Davis Farmer's Market Tour (optional)
9:30 a.m. Breakfast with Faculty
Statement of Purpose Workshop
11:00 a.m. Campus Tour
12:00 p.m. Lunch with Graduate Students
1:00 p.m. Financing Your Graduate Education
2:30 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. Grad School - First Year Success
4:00 p.m. Bus Tour of Campus and City of Davis
5:00 p.m. Evening Reception

November 3, 2019

7:30 a.m. Hotel Check Out
Q&A Session
9:00 a.m. Departures



  • What is the schedule of events?
  • The Envision program is an immersive 2 1/2 days (Friday afternoon through Sunday morning). Accepted participants should plan to dedicate the entire time to taking advantage of the many elements provided: including department and lab tours, admissions and financial info sessions, networking opportunities, one-to-one faculty meetings, engaging socials with graduate faculty, alumni, students, and staff, and much more. A finalized detailed schedule will be provided to accepted participants closer to the program date.
  • When will I be notified of my application status?
  • Applicants will receive application status notifications no later than September 16, 2019.  After careful review of your application by the committee, you will receive a notice of accepted or denied or wait-listed. 
  • How will I receive updated information regarding the Envision program?
  • Direct correspondence to applicants will be distributed through email. It is important that you provide an email account, which you access regularly, on your application. Once accepted, applicants should check their emails (including spam) frequently between September 3 to November 1 for Envision correspondence. For general information and updates about the Envision program, please check the Envision website

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