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Student Parent Pre-Orientation

All incoming undergraduate and graduate student parents are invited to attend this one-day, virtual pre-orientation designed to help you and your family prepare for your time at UC Davis.  Returning students who would like a refresher are also welcome.

Monday, June 10, 12-5pm program; 5-6pm Family Trivia Game

Via Zoom

Participants are welcome to come in and out throughout the program

Family Trivia Game for prizes!  Most suitable for families with children ages 5+

Student Parent Group Fitness Classes

Join other student parents in a series of FREE fitness classes just for you!  

Each week of the winter quarter features a class in a different format and different day/time.  More classes will be announced as the quarter continues.

UC Davis Family Resource Fair

UC Davis Family Resource Fair

Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 2-4pm

Orchard Park Community Center (5002 Orchard Park Circle on the UCD campus)

Rain or shine!

Pregnant and parenting students (undergrad & grad), staff and faculty are invited to this resource fair to connect with on and off campus family resources.

Kids in Nutrition

Sundays at 4:30pm in the Orchard Park Community Center South, during the Winter 2024 quarter

Weekly hands-on nutrition-based activities run by UC Davis student organization Kids in Nutrition.  Parents need to be at the Community Center while their children participate, but can be working on homework or other tasks.  Appropriate for children ages 2+.  Younger children are welcome to stay with you during the program.

Student Parent Wellness Program

As student parents, you’re extremely busy managing caregiving responsibilities, academic courses, personal situations, and providing for the needs of your families.  This program is an opportunity to focus on YOUR WELLNESS!

Back to School Bash Pool Party

Join us for a back to school pool party at the UC Davis Rec Pool (152 La Rue Rd) before the K-12 school year begins on Saturday, August 5, 6-8pm.  Families with children of all ages are welcome.  School supply giveaways for school aged children - while supplies last.  

Questions?  Contact the Student Parent Working Group at  

Student Parent Graduation

Calling all graduating student parents - both undergrad and grad! Join the UC Davis Student Parent Working Group for a celebratory gathering to recognize your amazing achievement! Come on your own or bring a few guests (including children, of course) with you.  Event includes dinner, presentation of certificates and UC Davis swag, and children’s activities.

Monday, June 12, 5-7pm at Putah Creek Lodge

RSVP by Monday, June 5 at 

College Admissions Process Workshop

College Admissions Process Workshop 
For student parents with children in middle & high school

Wednesday, May 31, 5:30-7pm
South Hall 114
Dinner provided

Presentation by UC Davis Early Academic Opportunity Program
Learn how to prepare your middle and high school students for college and navigate the admissions process
Hosted by the Transfer and Reentry Center

RSVP to attend:

Priority Registration for Student Parents and Caregivers for Adult Family Members

To support undergraduate students who are caring for either children or adult family members, UC Davis has a process for these students to apply to receive priority registration. Priority registration enables students to receive an earlier Pass time for course registration. The program is intended to alleviate complications related to scheduling conflicts between parental and caregiving responsibilities and UC Davis classes and course work.

Chemistry Club Show at No Kidstractions

5-7pm at the Transfer and Reentry Center (1210 Dutton Hall)

March 16: Fun-filled science demonstrations by the Chemistry Club and outdoor play in front of Dutton Hall!

Registration form (need to be logged into UC Davis account to register):

Student Parents (both undergrad and grad):
Come and study at the TRC while your children participate in fun activities!

Student Parent Resource Fair

Thursday 2/23, 11AM-2PM at the International Center Multipurpose Room

Please register by 2/17 to be entered to win family friendly raffle prizes!

Questions?  Please email Catelyn Bridges at 

Come to the fair and gather campus and community information from the following resource providers and experts: 

Gifts for Student Parent Families

Sign Up for the Annual Student Parent Holiday Gift Drive

The Student Parent Working Group, comprised of the Women's Resources and Research Center and Transfer Resource Center, is hosting a holiday gift drive for the children of current UC Davis student parents.