Graduate School Preparation
for UC Davis Students and Alumni
Drop-in Advising Schedule
Tuesdays 10-1 pm
Thursdays 1-4 pm
Fridays 10-12 pm
Check in at 111 South Hall for assistance.
Please fill out and bring the following form with you: Pre-Grad Planning Form
The graduate school application process includes five areas:
- letters of recommendation
- statement of purpose
For a complete explanation of the process and the various areas, please review the publications listed on the left.
If you are uncertain about your future educational path or if an advanced degree or teaching credential is the right choice, take some time to read over the publication, Confused About Your Life and Future? and Where Should I Go?
Related Events and Resources
Graduate School Information Day
Over 100 graduate institutions from across the United States attend this important annual event. Usually held in mid October (Freeborn Hall), Graduate School Information Day (GSID) offers UC Davis students an opportunity to obtain brochures and applications and talk to graduate school admissions counselors. Free to students and open to the public.
Undergraduate Research, Scholarship & Creative Activities Conference
The purpose of the Conference is to acquaint undergraduates with the process and academic rigors of presenting research in a scholarly manner. Undergraduates attending UC Davis who are conducting research under the direction of a faculty member are eligible to submit an abstract for consideration. The conference design allows further interaction between students and faculty while encouraging undergraduates to pursue advanced degrees and careers in research and college teaching. Additionally, it provides an opportunity for students to be recognized and commended for their contribution to academic research.
"How to Apply to Graduate School" Workshop PowerPoint