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.


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.

Managing Change . . . For A Change!

May 15, 2020
The verdict is in, and it’s not good. Many organizational change initiatives fail to produce the desired results, leaving in their wake emptier coffers and a host of skeptical employees.