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Envision UC Davis - Program Details

Applying to the UC Davis Envision Program

Envision-ing UC Davis for Grad School Timeline
From April 4-5, 2018, the Envision Program will sponsor a campus visit for students who are interested in pursuing graduate school.

Application Open Date:
February 5, 2018
Application Due Date:
February 19, 2018 by 11:59pm
Applicant Notification Date:
The week of March 5, 2018

2018 Program Agenda

*Subject to change

April 4, 2018  
11:00am -12:00pm Arrive to UC Davis Campus
12:00pm Lunch and welcome from Provost Hexter
12:30pm Ice Breaker
1:00pm Roundtable with Graduate Students                                                                                                                                                         

Break to travel to Faculty/Department Tours

2:15pm Faculty/Department Tours within College of Letters and Science
3:45pm Bus to Hotel
5:00pm Reception with Faculty 
6:00pm Dinner with Faculty


April 5, 2018  
7:30am​ Breakfast on own at the Hotel
9:00am Campus Tour
10:00am Meeting with Chancellor May
10:45am Grad School 101                                                                                                                                                                                     
11:45am Lunch
1:00pm Grad Slam!




  • What is the schedule of events?
  • The Envision program is an immersive 1 1/2 days (Wednesday afternoon through Thursday afternoon). 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 dinners and 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 March 5, 2018. After careful review of your application by the committee, you will receive a notice of accepted or denied or waitlisted. 
  • 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 February 19th through April 4th for Envision correspondence. For general information and updates about the Envision program, please check the Envision website

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