Frequently Asked Questions for Students

We will update this page and our responses as we receive more questions, and as we receive guidance from Yolo County and the State of California. Because health guidelines are being updated on an almost daily basis, please check this FAQ regularly to see if answers to your questions have changed.

Prospective Students

If I defer, what are my next steps in regards to housing, financial aid and orientation?

Students who defer to fall 2021 will participate in Orientation 2021 activities beginning spring quarter 2021.

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Placement exams are conflicting with end-of-year exams. What are other options?

Placement exams are scheduled for multiple dates, so students are encouraged to plan ahead and choose dates that work with their end-of-year exams. The Office of the University Registrar provides links to all placement exam schedules.

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My school was closed and my final exams have been postponed. Will this affect my admission status?

In MyAdmissions, please tell us if your school or exam authority knows they will have difficulty meeting UC transcript deadlines as listed in your conditions of admission due to COVID-19.

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My school is unable to mail transcripts. What do I do?

The UC Davis website describes several options for sending official transcripts/documents. Please visit the website for updated information.

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