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Envision UC Davis - Program Details

Applying to the UC Davis Envision Program

Envision UC Davis for Grad School Timeline
From November 1 - 3, 2019, the Envision Program will sponsor a campus visit for students who are interested in pursuing graduate school.

Application Open Date:
August 2, 2019
Application Due Date:
August 23, 2019 by 11:59pm
Applicant Notification Date:
The week of September 3, 2019

2019 Program Agenda (subject to change)

November 1, 2019

2:00 pm Arrive at UC Davis
3:00 pm Hotel Check In
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Chancellor's Reception 

November 2, 2019

8:00 am Davis Farmer's Market Tour (optional)
9:30 am Breakfast with Faculty
Statement of Purpose Workshop
11:00 am Department and Lab Tours
12:00 pm Lunch with Graduate Students
1:00 pm Financing Your Graduate Education
2:30 pm Break
2:45 pm Grad School - First Year Success
4:00 pm Bus Tour of Campus and City of Davis
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Evening Reception

November 3, 2019

8:00 am Hotel Check Out
Head to Campus
8:30 am Breakfast 
Q&A Session
10:30 am Departure



  • 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 6, 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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