We all want a world that is healthier, sustainable, safer and more enjoyable. UC Davis is helping us get there by striving to always put people first. As a top-ranked research university, and the second-largest employer in the region, it’s no wonder our employees are leading the way in teaching, research, public service and patient care.


Teams. . . Care and Feeding Required

June 05, 2020

When teams are new, they are as wide-eyed and enthusiastic as a young lion cub. But when they get older, watch out. . . they can bite. All too often, organizations birth a team to take on a particular project or to reorganize work generally without realizing that teams need constant care and feeding.

Care for Yourselves and Your Team

June 02, 2020
Life and death matters are transpiring in the United States today, on top of the COVID-19 pandemic. At UC Davis, the physical, mental and emotional health of our employees, students and patients must always be a priority.

Temporary Opportunities for Work

June 02, 2020
Human Resources launches a new program to help find work for staff impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Temporary Opportunities for Work (TOW) program makes it possible for career, non-represented staff in need of work, to take temporary reassignments in other schools, colleges and divisions on the Davis Campus.

Hearing from the Right People, the Right Way

May 27, 2020
The power of communication—from the right people and through the right methods—can influence results in profound ways. The outcomes of the COVID-19 virus on the Chinatown neighborhood of San Francisco provides a powerful case study.

Shared Services Executive Director: Our Focus and Commitment to Efficiency

May 27, 2020

I write in the midst of unprecedented global activities related to the COVID-19 response. The financial and operational implications and demands on all UC Davis units have been severe, with each department facing unique circumstances and shifting priorities. More importantly, there are significant personal and professional challenges all of our students, employees and families are facing.

Fiscal Close Deadlines FY 2019-20

May 20, 2020
Please review the fiscal close deadlines for FY 2019-20. The first deadline is Monday, June 1 for certain Purchase Agreements and Purchase Orders.