Aggie 101 opens on June 7, 2023 for transfers and is already open for first-years! Be sure to create your UC Davis email address so you can log into the program.

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Aggie Advising

The second part of your orientation experience!

Aggie Advising will provide you the academic advising support you need to prepare for course schedule planning and registration.  By completing Aggie Advising you will be able to:

  • complete and submit your individualized academic course planning worksheet
  • complete the course registration process in accordance with assigned timing (i.e., beginning with Pass One) 

All students will complete a step-by-step process to plan an appropriate schedule and will have an opportunity to work with a UC Davis advisor to address questions about preparing for your first quarter. Some departments may require additional advising such as the University Honors Program, the Educational Opportunity Program, or Athletics. It is critical to actively check your UC Davis email account for specific information about Advising.

Accessing Aggie Advising

You must complete Aggie 101 in order to move on to Aggie Advising. If you are experiencing challenges accessing Aggie 101, please contact the Orientation office. Aggie Advising will begin with an invitation to your Aggie Advising Canvas page in May for first year students, and June for Transfers. Winter quarter new students will receive their page in October. See our Dates and Deadlines page for this year's launch dates. You will receive an invitation to your UC Davis email, or you can navigate directly to the Canvas website where you will log in with your Kerberos ID. 

If you do not receive an invitation to your Canvas page or accidentally decline the invitation, please contact your College at the contacts below:

Course Registration

Your Aggie Advising experience will provide you with the knowledge necessary to understand and prepare for the course registration process.

All new students will receive a Pass 1 Appointment (course registration time) from the Office of the University Registrar. For a look at what your registration week will look at, visit the Registration Calendar. Your specific appointment is available once you log in to Schedule Builder with your UC Davis log in and pass phrase. More information about pass times and course registration can be found by viewing Aggie 101. See Dates and Deadlines for course registration dates by college.

Registration Support

During Course Registration, advisors in your college will be available to support you. More information will be sent to you by your individual college.

For technical help with your computing account, contact UC Davis IT Express at or (539) 754-4357.

Once you've completed course registration, Aggie Orientation will be the final piece of your Orientation experience!