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Student Admissions and Advising

Graduate Admissions

Each individual who wants to be admitted to graduate standing in a regular academic program must submit a formal application for admission using the online application system. Applicants may apply to more than one program by submitting a complete application (including an application fee) for each program of interest.

Outreach and Recruitment Resources for Faculty and Staff

Graduate Studies has compiled graduate student reports, recommendations and resources to assist UC Davis faculty and staff in their efforts to intellectually talented, highly motivated, and well-prepared students from diverse backgrounds. Visit the Outreach and Recruitment page to learn tips and tricks for effectively communicating with prospective students.

Graduate Program Coordinator Admissions Guide

The Admissions and Academic Services team at UC Davis maintains an online guide for graduate program coordinators who play a role in the admissions and academic review process. The guide is updated on an annual basis and covers everything from application deadines to the GRE/TOEFL Score Search Tool. Visit the Graduate Program Coordinator Admissions Guide to learn more.

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Advising and Mentoring

Faculty-Student Mentoring

UC Davis Graduate Studies supports and advances graduate faculty-student mentoring through a variety of efforts, most notably the Wakeham Mentoring Fellowship, and the Distinguished Graduate and Distinguished Postdoctoral Scholar Mentoring Awards. Learn more about our commitment to mentoring and explore our list of resources by visiting our mentoring page.

Problems and Dispute Resolution

Do not wait until a graduate student is in crisis to contact us. We are available to hear concerns and discuss strategies at any stage in your interaction with a graduate student who is having some difficulty. Visit our Problems and Dispute Resolutions page to learn more about our consultation services and support resources. 

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