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College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CA&ES) offers an extensive network of advising for undergraduate students, working to assist them in getting the most out of their academic experiences. Students receive general and comprehensive advising along their paths to graduation provided by faculty, staff and peer advisors.


Topics that are best
for virtual drop-in

Topics that are best for
a pre-scheduled appointment

  • Finding campus resources
  • Declaring a major or minor
  • Preliminary Degree Checks
  • GE, College, or University requirements
  • Schedule changes
  • Study Abroad (Global Learning)
  • Internship and research opportunities
  • How to request a late drop
  • How to start a petition 
  • Requirements for changing majors
  • Commencement/graduation events
  • Leadership or engagement opportunities
  • Career, major, or minor exploration
  • Academic Probation/Subject to Dismissal
  • Academic plans for multiple quarters
  • Questions about specific petitions and/or situations
  • Withdrawal/Readmission 
  • Retroactive changes 
  • Pass/No pass grading options
  • Going to part-time status
  • General support/guidance
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Masks are still strongly recommended by our public health officials and by UC Davis for vaccinated and unvaccinated people. The university supports those who wish to continue to mask indoors, including those who are immunocompromised or otherwise concerned.

Advising for Your Major

Individual departments have undergraduate major advisors separate from the dean’s office, to assist students with the unique requirements and academic plans for their specific majors. To find your major advisor and schedule an appointment, log onto the Advising Appointment System and select your department. Alternatively, you can visit the department’s website and search for the undergraduate advisor(s).

Many departments will also offer peer advising and drop-in appointments. We encourage you to follow up with your major department for more information.