Offering support

Support for Formerly Incarcerated & System Impacted Students

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  
    • Executive Director, Academic Advising Enrichment
  • Alma Martinez 
    • 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. 

Critical Campus Support:

Mental Health, Health and Wellness:

Research and Internships:

Support for getting involved beyond the classroom

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