University farm dorms and office, 1912


Students walking across quadUC Davis is a diverse community comprised of individuals having many perspectives and identities. We come from a multitude of backgrounds and experiences, with distinct needs and goals. We recognize that to create an inclusive and intellectually vibrant community, we must understand and value both our individual differences and our common ground.

The University of California emphasizes its commitment to the full realization of its historic promise to recognize and nurture merit, talent, and achievement by supporting diversity and equal opportunity in its education, services and administration, as well as research and creative activity. The university particularly acknowledges the acute need to remove barriers to the recruitment, retention, and advancement of talented students, faculty and staff from historically excluded populations who are currently underrepresented.

There are a multitude of ways to discover the value of diversity and inclusion at UC Davis. The pages linked to the left will take you to some of the offices at the university with a mission to advance equity and inclusion. You can also visit our VALUES and EDUCATION pages in the navigation above to learn more.

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