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Aggie Advising for Newly Admitted Students

Welcome to the College of Letters & Science

Thank you for choosing the College of Letters & Science! Your academic advising team is excited to welcome you to UC Davis and are looking forward to helping you make the most of your college experience! Below is an overview of the information and steps you'll need to prepare for Aggie Advising.

Complete Aggie 101

All incoming freshmen and transfer students must complete Aggie 101. This online program will provide essential information and introduce you to the key resources you’ll need to be successful at UC Davis.

New Student Webinars

Advisors in the Undergraduate Education & Advising Office will be hosting a series of webinars through the summer for newly admitted students. Topics will include preparing for fall classes, major exploration, and registration basics. Learn more.

Aggie Advising

This is your opportunity to speak with your academic advisor one-on-one and ask specific questions about your academic record, discuss goals, and plan your schedule for fall quarter. Select the appropriate link below to schedule your appointment.


Plan Your First Quarter

Read our comprehensive guide to planning your first quarter. Learn how to select courses, balance your schedule, and start satisfying the requirements you’ll need to graduate. You’ll also find resources and tips to help you navigate the university, explore your interests, and ensure your first quarter is a success.  Check out the First Year Guide for incoming Freshmen or Transfer students.

Get Ready to Register

After you’ve planned out your first quarter and met with an advisor, you should have everything you need to register for classes. All students will register for courses using Schedule Builder during their assigned pass time. Watch this video to learn more about Schedule Builder.

Attend Aggie Orientation

Get excited about being an Aggie! Sign up for Aggie Orientation. This five-day program is your opportunity to start building community networks of support, find resources, and begin your life on campus.