CAMPUS PROFILE: University of California Davis
University of California Davis is a public university within the University of California System. Around 31,000 undergraduate students are enrolled at the university.
Campus Reform Campus Profiles evaluate individual American college campuses based on liberal bias, speech codes, and other relevant policies and factors.
University of California Davis is a public university within the California State University System. Around 31,000 undergraduate students are enrolled at the university.
Official Political Student Organizations:
Davis College Republicans
Hong Kong Political Affairs & Social Services
AB540 and Undocumented Student Center
American Association of University Women
Communist Study Group
Davis College Democrats
Gender and Sexual Diversity Interest Group
Gender and Sexuality Commission
Her Campus at UC Davis
If/When/How Law Students for Reproductive Justice
IGNITE at UC Davis
Jewish Voice Peace at UC Davis
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual Resource Center
Queer Inclusion Collective
Social Justice Law Review
Students Against Mass Incarceration
Students for Reproductive Freedom at UC Davis
The Justice Initiative at UC Davis
Women’s Resources and Research Center
OpenSecrets Data on University of California Davis Employee Political Donations:
In the 2020 election cycle, 90.9% of University of California Davis employee donations went to Democratic candidates in federal elections, while 4.7% of donations went to Republican candidates in federal elections, according to data from OpenSecrets.
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education Rating:
University of California Davis has been given a yellow light speech code. According to FIRE, this is due to “at least one university ambiguous policy that too easily encourages administrative abuse and arbitrary application.” FIRE also notes that a yellow light policy at a public institution is unconstitutional.
University of California Davis is requiring a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students.
Stories by Campus Reform about University of California Davis:
In a presentation promoted by a coalition committed to abolishing the police on campus, a University of California Davis professor pledged to participate in the “May 3 Day of Refusal to Demand Cops Off Campus” and called for the abolition of police.
After administrators at the University of California-Davis considered pausing their teacher’s education master’s degree for the purpose of revamping the curriculum with a social justice lens, the university faced backlash from local teachers.
The University of California-Davis Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion released an “anti-racism syllabus” to help students understand alleged bias, racism, and structural inequalities.