About the University of California Davis
Located in Davis, California the University of California Davis is a celebrated university situated in the charming college town of Davis. This public research university was established in 1908 and offers more than 100 undergraduate majors and 87 graduate programs in fields ranging from art history and religious studies to winemaking and veterinary medicine. UC Davis is the largest university in the UC system offering a high quality education to more than 32,000 undergraduate and graduate students
UC Davis Hotel.
Choose the University Park Inn & Suites for well-appointed boutique hotel accommodations just minutes away from the UC Davis campus. Our hotel features personal service all designed with our guests in mind. Stay with us and enjoy resort style amenities, on-site dining, spacious guestrooms, and a central location near top activities and attractions in Davis and Sacramento, California.
UC Davis Facilities.
Students and faculty at UC Davis have access to a wide range of facilities, from recreation and crafts to libraries and the performing arts.
Peter J. Shields Library.
Home to several special collections including East Asian languages, viticulture and enology, dissertations, thesis and maps, the Peter J. Shields Library serves the UC Davis students and faculty with a full collection of books and papers ranging in subject from biological science to humanities. Students can take advantage of the 24-hour study room, public computers, print and copy services, and a reference desk. The library is open Mon-Thurs, 7:30am-12am; Fri, 7:30am-6pm; Sat 12pm-6pm; Sun 12pm-12am. www.lib.ucdavis.edu/ul/libcoll/shields.php
Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts.
From traditional dance and theatre performances to innovative lecture series, the Mondavi Center offers exceptional cultural programming and world-class performances including live music, theatre, choir concerts, dance, film screenings, lectures, and more. www.mondaviarts.org
Activities & Recreation Center.
Students, faculty and alumni enjoy state-of-the-art fitness facility that features group exercise classes, dance classes, rock climbing, personal training, martial arts classes, racquetball, volleyball and basketball courts, an indoor track, weight machines, free weights, cardio machines, and two swimming pools.
Students interested in riding will enjoy the 25-acre equestrian center on campus. The center features both English and Western riding programs with group and private lesson. Students can board their own horses or use one of the center's 14 horses. The facility includes a 45,000 square-foot indoor riding arena, four barns, and several open pastures.
The MU is the center of campus life at UC Davis. The MU complex offers a wide range of products and services for students and faculty use. Visitors will find ten separate meeting rooms, a student snack store, a game lounge, a bookstore, a post office, a travel center, and several dining options.
UC Davis Bookstore.
Students, faculty and visitors can visit the campus bookstore for everything from textbooks and medical supplies to course catalogs, sweatshirts and school pennants. The bookstore also features a large selection of school supplies, magazines, books, gifts, souvenirs, and clothing. Open Mon-Fri, 8:30am-6pm; Sat, noon-5pm. Closed Sundays. www.ucdavisbookstore.com
Located in the historic Silo Union building, Gunrock Pub is a popular restaurant and bar featuring a diverse menu of seasonal offerings infused with a distinctively Californian flair. Highlights of the menu include locally grown produce, house made soups and freshly baked rosemary bread. Open Mon-Fri, 11:30am - 2pm. Check for summer hours. www.gunrockpub.ucdavis.edu
Students and faculty can try out a new skill or continue with a hobby at the UC Davis craft center. The center offers more than 100 classes ranging from glass, screen printing and ceramics to jewelry making, photography and welding. Students can join a one-day workshop or choose a more intensive seven-week course.
Walter A. Buehler Alumni & Visitors Center.
This full-service events center offers 21,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space for conferences, meetings banquets, and weddings of any size. The center offers an array of state-of-the-art equipment, catering kitchens, and tables and chairs. Visitors can peruse the center's two art galleries and enjoy an event in one of many boardrooms, conference rooms, a multi-functional hall, or a lovely tree-lined patio.
UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital.
This working and teaching clinical hospital offers state-of-the-art veterinary care and serves as a top veterinary school for UC Davis students and post graduate residents. With modern equipment and a highly trained staff, students are trained in 28 specialty areas, serving both large and small animals including dogs, cats, birds, rodents, reptiles, horses, livestock, and llamas. www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/vmth
UC Davis Aggie Stadium.
Opened in 2007, this 10,743-seat stadium is home to the UC Davis Aggies football and lacrosse teams. The multi-use stadium features a playing field, and an intercollegiate athletics center housing coaching offices, a learning center, a weight-training facility, a video theater, and conference rooms. www.ucdavisaggies.com