Decision Day

Biking in front of Olson Hall

Decision Day

College of Biological Sciences Decision Day Schedule of Events

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Information Tables

Location: Hutchinson Field

College of Biological Sciences/Biology Academic Success Center (BASC) Info Table
Ask questions, get information about the day's events, or just stop by and say hello to our deans and staff advisers.

Learn About Our Majors
Location: Hutchinson Field
Information about all our majors will be available, along with the opportunity to speak with the major advisers and world-class UCD faculty.

Freshman Cohort Program, College of Biological Sciences
Location: Hutchinson Field
Learn about how students can create a sense of community by forming relationships with peers, staff and faculty; this program provides hands-on academic and extracurricular activities; students will be exposed to UC Davis biology and develop a better understanding about the value of research.

Bodega Bay Marine Lab (BML)
Location: Hutchinson Field
For nearly 50 years, BML has also provided hands-on training to students who have become leaders in the fields of marine science and policy. BML’s long history of research and training has contributed invaluably to our knowledge of coastal systems and the policy that protects them.

Health Professions Advising
Location: Hutchinson Field
Visit with the Director and staff of Health Professions Advising campus-wide to learn more about the various health-related careers and their corresponding educational paths.


Tours and Presentations

Self-Guided Sciences Laboratory Building Audio Tours
Check out our teaching facilities and discover the many resources that are available to our students. The building will be open for tours between 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM, so there will be plenty of time to take it all in.

Undergraduate Teaching Laboratories – Open House
Locations:  See SLB Building Walking Tour guide

Lower division laboratories:  If you're enrolled in the College of Biological Sciences, you will soon be a student in lower division lab courses when taking the Biology 2ABC series.  Come see the plethora of specimens you will be studying in these hands-on courses.

Upper division laboratories:  Visit with faculty and graduate teaching assistants and view equipment and course content materials in our high tech, sophisticated teaching facilities for upper division students.

Undergraduate Research Conference Poster Presentations
Location: Sciences Lab Building Lobby (1st floor)
Many of our undergraduates take advantage of the opportunity to participate in the incredible research that happens within the college—find out what they've been doing!


CBS Mini-Lecture Presentation

Location: 123 Sciences Lecture Hall
Session: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM and 12:00PM - 12:30PM

Experience a biological sciences lecture by the college’s very own Associate Dean, Dr. Susan Keen.