As a formerly incarcerated or system impacted student you may need support, whether it's being able to talk about your situation with an academic advisor to finding support for mental health or getting an internship. The staff listed below are available to provide specialized support for our system-impacted and formerly incarcerated students.
General Advising / First Steps:
If you're not sure where to start finding help, start here.
- Kayton Carter email@example.com
- Executive Director, Academic Advising Enrichment
- Alma Martinez firstname.lastname@example.org
- Academic Counselor, Chicana/o Studies and Director, AB540 & Undocumented Resource Center
College (Academic) Advising
Each college has an academic advisor who can provide guidance on academic issues, help in academic difficulty, stay on track for graduation, connect you with major advisors, and navigate our complex university.
- College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences:
- Lili Bynes email@example.com
- College of Biological Sciences / Biology Academic Success Center
- Shannan Schobinger firstname.lastname@example.org
- College of Engineering:
- Nancy Davis email@example.com
- College of Letters & Science:
Critical Campus Support:
- Student Disability Center (register for conditions that impact your studies such as PTSD; learn about testing accommodations)
- Joshua Hori - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Office of Student Support & Judicial Affairs
- Jennifer Chow email@example.com
Mental Health, Health and Wellness:
Research and Internships:
Support for getting involved beyond the classroom
- Internship and Career Center: Ken Barnes firstname.lastname@example.org
Pre-Law and Law School Applicants:
The UC Davis School of Law offers resources for formerly incarcerated students interested in applying to law school. See this page.