Parent News

In the Know

In the Know is a free monthly e-newsletter full of useful articles that help families connect with UC Davis during their students' undergraduate experience.

Parents automatically receive the newsletter when their students register at UC Davis. Ensure you receive information by updating your email address

In the Know is translated into Spanish and Chinese. Copies of translated versions are available by clicking on the appropriate link at the top of each newsletter or using the links below:

Select articles from previous In the Know issues are below.

Parent to Parent

December 10, 2019
In the Know-Sometimes It’s WHEN You Know or It’s WHO You Know

Counseling Services

November 27, 2019
We are excited to let you know about our services on campus to help address students’ mental health needs. 

Parent to Parent

November 27, 2019
Tis the Season to be jolly… and stressed out, overwhelmed and (possibly) depressed.

Parent to Parent

October 31, 2019
As freshman students settle in to their new digs in UC Davis Residence Halls, they should be aware that their new-found domiciles are not permanent.

Student Updates

October 30, 2019
Being away from home is tough, so we want to give your students a little piece of home when they dine in our dining commons.

What to Expect in a Second Interview

August 23, 2019
Raise your hand if you remember Shalamar's '70s hit "The Second Time Around." According to the lyrics, when it comes to romantic love, "the second time is so much better, baby."

Student Affairs Updates

August 23, 2019
Parents, keep an eye out for upcoming deadlines sent to your students UC Davis email.  

How to Be Happy at Work

May 22, 2019
Think fulfilling careers require your employer to offer free food, massages and pay better than the market? Think again.

Aggie Community - Parents of Incoming Students

May 22, 2019
For many incoming college students their first year is full of excitement, new opportunities, and many adjustments. UC Davis offers a number of programs that help incoming students transition into their college career