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Fostering Inclusivity: Gender Recognition Policy Updates

As we celebrate Pride Month at UC Davis, which includes all of our locations in Davis, Sacramento, and centers within and outside of California, we have great news to share about the ways the university is supporting gender recognition and inclusivity.

Starting July 15, 2024, new functionality will be enabled in UCPath, and every employee will be asked the next time they log in to select their pronouns, gender identity, and sexual orientation. 

You’re highly encouraged to provide this information so the University of California can develop services that accurately reflect the demographic profile of our community. We hope you will also take the time to update your race and ethnicity, veteran status and disability status, as all of this information helps the university better understand our workforce.

  • To learn more about this change in UCPath and how to update your demographic data, please visit UCPath.

Enabling Lived Name across UCPath and other UC Davis IT systems marked another major milestone for the UC Davis Gender Recognition and Lived Name Initiative in implementing the UC-wide policy that affirms accurate identities of all members of the university community. We deeply appreciate the important work of the Gender Recognition and Lived Name Implementation Committee.

It is important for everyone to feel a sense of belonging at UC Davis. Employee resource groups like PRIDE - LGBTQ+ at UC Davis Health and the Chancellor’s Committee on LGBTQIA+ Communities are fostering community for employees with common interests, identities, and backgrounds across both campuses. 

We’re proud that you’re a part of UC Davis, and we deeply value and greatly appreciate your commitment to the UC Davis community.

We hope to see you all at the Sacramento Pride March and Festival on June 8 and 9!

Warm regards,

Tammy Kenber (she/her)
Associate Vice Chancellor
Chief Human Resources Officer
UC Davis Human Resources

Hendry Ton (he/him)
Associate Vice Chancellor
Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
UC Davis Health

This Pride Month, we’re reaffirming our community’s commitment to honoring all forms of diversity and identities, and we want to share and applaud this message from Chancellor Gary S. May (he, him), LGBTQIA Resource Center Director Blake Flaugher (he, him) and Trans Advocate and Student Services Specialist Angel Bernardino (she, her).   ➤ Watch the UC Davis Pride Month message on YouTube
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