Transfer Student Resources

Throughout the campus, UC Davis offers a number of programs specifically designed to support and celebrate transfer students.  Below is a list of many of these programs.  Want to add your program to the list? Please email

  • ASUCD Transfer, Veterans, and Reentry Student Committee
    The TRVC seeks to advocate for the unique interests and needs of transfer, reentry, and veteran students of UC Davis. 
  • Avenue B
    AvenueB is designed to help community college transfer students smoothly transition to UC Davis, and ultimately, a career in the biological sciences. 
  • Avenue E
    AvenueE is designed to help community college transfer students smoothly transition to UC Davis, and ultimately, a career in engineering or computer science.
  • CA&ES Career Discovery Group for First Year Transfer Student Program
    Career Discovery Groups (CDG), a partnership between the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the Internship and Career Center, give freshmen and first-year transfer students an opportunity to explore career possibilities and make academic choices for future success. All College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CA&ES) freshmen and first-year transfer students are welcome.
  • Chemistry Peer Mentor Program
    The Chemistry Peer Mentoring Program aims at helping first-year undergraduate and first-year transfer students majoring in chemistry transition into college life at UC Davis. The year-long mentorship will consist of weekly one-on-one meetings with mentees and mentors and monthly community building meetings along with other individually planned mentor-mentee activities.
  • Collective (Student Recruitment and Retention Center)
    Collective provides both academic and social support to empower transfer, re-entry, parent, and all non-traditional students to succeed in higher education. Collective is part of the Student Recruitment and Retention Center (SRRC) - student-run and student-initiated programs created for students, by students.
  • First Year Seminar
    First-Year Seminars are an exciting program of small, innovative classes that reflect instructor’s intellectual interests. First-Year Seminars are open to incoming transfer students.
  • Mentor-Mentee Program in Humanities, Arts, Cultural Studies and Social Sciences
    The Mentor-Mentee Program in Humanities, Arts, Cultural Studies, and Social Sciences pairs graduate student mentors with second year and new transfer (third year) undergraduates in the humanities and social sciences to introduce students to academic research and build research and analytical skills. 
  • Orientation
    New first year and transfer students attend a three-part program to prepare for their first quarter at UC Davis: Aggie 101, Aggie Advising, and Orientation.
  • Solano Park Apartments
    Solano Park is available primarily to full-time students with children. Regular community events include potlucks, children’s crafts and games, and health awareness activities.
  • The Green
    The Green at West Village primarily houses transfer students. The Green offers students a variety of amenities while conveniently located adjacent to the core campus.
  • Transfer Edge (Summer Programs)
    Transfer Edge is a 6-week, 6 unit summer online program for newly admitted transfer students that offers participants the opportunity to fulfill two courses, a First-Year Seminar and an upper-division University Writings Program course.
  • University Honors Program
    UHP can be a great benefit to transfer students, providing a community of dedicated, high-achieving colleagues; access to faculty and a small, close-knit transfer seminar; and supportive counselors to guide students through their years as an Aggie.