Campuses & Communities

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When you work at UC Davis, you belong to a community that stretches vast and wide. It encompasses facilities and programs located in Davis, Sacramento, and research labs throughout the state. Here, you can learn more about resources to help you make the best decisions for living, working and exploring.

Davis Campus

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Davis, CA - The Davis campus is located along Interstate 80 next to the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital of Sacramento is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.

As the largest of the ten University of California campuses, UC Davis is known for our commitment to sustainability, standout academics and school spirit. As part of the world’s pre-eminent public university system, UC Davis ranks number nine among the nation’s top public research universities and its community of faculty, students, staff and alumni are dispersed throughout the state, nation and world with a mission to advance the human condition through improving the quality of life for all.

UC Davis Health Campus

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Sacramento, CA - UC Davis School of Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center and the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing occupy a beautiful 140-acre campus in central Sacramento, a city of more than 490,000 and capital of one of America’s largest, most diverse and most influential states. The campus is a half hour from the university’s Davis campus, and lies at the heart of a vibrant metro area that exceeds two million residents.

UC Davis Health serves as a key referral center for severe, complex conditions across a service area that includes 33 counties and six million residents in Northern California and the state’s Central Valley. It is home to inland Northern California’s only Level I trauma center, the region’s full-service, nationally ranked children’s hospital and specialists trained in more than 150 areas of advanced medicine.

Davis Campus Location

Health Campus Location