Campus to Test WarnMe Notification System April 24

UC Davis emergency officials encourage employees and students to review and add to their contact information used for the WarnMe emergency notification system before it is tested midday on Wednesday, April 24.

In the last of three regular tests for the academic year, UC Davis will send alerts by text message and email to faculty, staff and students, all of whom are automatically registered to receive alerts through their UC Davis email. Text messages will be sent to those who have added mobile numbers to their WarnMe contact information.

Graduate Studies Announces 2021-2022 Honors and Awards

Graduate Studies is pleased to announce and celebrate the dedicated and talented individuals who have earned awards and recognition for their exceptional achievement in the 2021-2022 academic year.

The following graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and professors are recognized for outstanding contributions in research, teaching, and mentorship.

Requests for COVID-Related Adjustment to Summer TA Assignments

Dear Graduate Students,

As was the case in fall 2021 and winter and spring 2022, the default mode of instruction for both summer sessions 2022 will be in-person, with an exception for hybrid and virtual courses previously approved by the Committee on Courses of Instruction (COCI).

Remote Participation for QEs in Summer 2022

Dear All,

The recommendation for Qualifying Examinations scheduled for Summer 2022 will be the same as the current quarter: we encourage all graduate programs to hold QEs in person. However, we recognize that continued flexibility may be needed. Thus, the process for reviewing and approving Summer 2022 QEs will be the same as that for Spring 2022. 

Students may request any of the following formats for their Summer 2022 QE:

Update: Graduate Program Coordinators Lauren Worrell and Rosaisela Rodriguez Recognized By NACADA


Graduate Program Coordinators Lauren Worrell and Rosaisela Rodriguez, recipients of 2021-2022 Outstanding Graduate Program Coordinator and Innovation Awards, were recently awarded further honors by NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising

Lauren Worrell has been awarded Winner of Region 9 Excellence in Advising - Advisor Primary Role and Rosaiela Rodriguez received the Certificate of Merit of Region 9 Excellence in Advising - Advising Administrator.

Vaccination and Travel Updates for Graduate Students

In the interest of keeping graduate students informed about the latest vaccination policies and public health guidance, UC Davis Graduate Studies has developed the following summary for incoming and continuing graduate students.  Vaccines Required for Students, Faculty and Staff

UC Davis is working to implement the UC COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate, which was finalized and approved on July 15.

Native American Studies Department to Host Virtual Graduate Student Symposium

The 2021 symposium will be held virtually and will take place 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. PST Monday, April 26, to Thursday, April 29. This year’s theme, “From Red Power to Wallmapu Libre and Land Back: Engaging Hemispheric Indigenous Resistance Movements,” hopes to facilitate a forum that recognizes and connects the continued relevance of Indigenous resurgence especially significant in recent events.