|MPS Day on Feb. 11, 2017, provided an introduction to graduate studies in chemistry, earth and planetary sciences, mathematics, physics and statistics; advice and information from academic advisors; and an overview of the application process at UC Davis.|
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
MPS Day will provide an introduction to graduate studies at UC Davis, information about applying from campus advisors, and an overview of the necessary steps to apply. Lunch will be provided.
Faculty, college counselors and academic advisors are cordially invited to share and learn about the best ways to prepare transfer students for success at UC Davis.
MPS Day will provide an overview of the five departments of the Division of Mathematics and Physical Sciences (MPS): Chemistry, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics. Lunch will be provided.
|9:00||Registration and light breakfast|
|10:05||Brief presentations about MPS programs (one per department)|
|10:40||Graduate studies at UC Davis|
|10:45||Undergraduate research opportunities at UC Davis|
|10:50||Transferring to UC Davis undergraduate programs|
|11:00||Lab tours for students|
|Round table discussion for faculty and advisors|
|12:30||Lunch with students, faculty and alumni|
|2:00||Faculty/Grad Student panel to discuss admissions process with students, GRE requirements, etc.|
Faculty/MPS Advisers/Undergrads panel to discuss transfer process, research opportunities for undergrads.
|3:00||Coffee and wrap up and raffle prizes awarded|
Alpha Gamma Rho Hall
PARKING AND DIRECTIONS
The Buehler Alumni Center is located on the south-east portion of the UC Davis campus. The Gateway Parking Structure is located south of the building. Parking is free on Saturdays and Sundays.
Parking for patrons with DMV placards is available on the street level (mid-level) of the nearby parking structure, and on the surface lots near the covered walkway. There is also a short-term drop-off area directly in front of the entrance.
From I-80 West (from Sacramento), take the UC Davis exit. Turn right onto Old Davis Road and continue north to the parking structure entrance on the right.
From I-80 East (from Bay Area), take the UC Davis exit. Turn left onto Old Davis Road and continue north to the parking structure entrance on the right.
From Highway 113 South (from Woodland), take the I-80 east off-ramp towards Sacramento. Take the UC Davis exit near the end of the ramp and turn left onto Old Davis Road. Continue north to the parking structure entrance on the right.