Diversity Programs for Undergrads

Graduate Admissions Pathway Programs
  • Biology Graduate Admissions Pathways Program
    This program provides sophomores, juniors, and seniors from Howard University, Xavier University of Louisiana, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Florida A&M University, and campuses of the California State University system with summer research at UC Davis and joint mentoring by home campus and UC Davis faculty.
  • Evolution and Ecology Graduate Admission Pathways
    This program is a partnership that provides Howard University undergraduates with summer research at UC Davis and joint mentoring by Howard University and UC Davis faculty.
  • Plant Agricultural Biology Graduate Admissions Pathways
    This program prepares students from Fort Valley State University, Tuskegee University, and Florida A&M University for graduate study in plant agricultural biology. Students are mentored individually by UC Davis faculty.
Other Undergraduate Diversity Programs
  • AvenueB Transfer Student Program
    This program supports students transferring from community college to UC Davis by removing barriers to entry and increasing the participation of women and underserved individuals in STEM fields.
  • Ecological and Evolutionary Response to Rapid Environmental Change
    This NSF-funded program prepares cohorts of diverse undergraduates for advanced study and careers in environmental biology to support the stewardship and study of natural ecosystems.
  • Educational Enrichment and Outreach Programs
    This suite of programs support diverse upper and lower division undergraduates by promoting academic success, professional and personal development, and experience in biological research.
  • UC-HBCU Initiatives 
    This program is offered by the University of California Office of the President (UCOP) to connect faculty and undergraduate scholars at UC and HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) campuses.