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Digest: ✅ Getting ready for commencement and summer

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  • ⚪ Expect transportation impacts next week

  • Plan for parking and traffic congestion around the University Credit Union Center and Mondavi Center due to commencement ceremonies on June 12-14. Find out more.
  • ⚪ Update your info in UCPath

  • Starting July 15, UCPath will prompt users to enter their pronouns, gender identity and sexual orientation, plus an option to update other demographic information to help the university better serve employees. Learn more about how UC Davis is fostering inclusion.


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UC Davis named best employer for diversity (again!)

Thanks to the university’s continued commitment to cultivating diversity, equity and inclusion through programs and initiatives, UC Davis and UC Davis Health have been recognized for the fifth year in a row as among the nation’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. Read more about how the university earned this title and why it matters.


  • 🚊  Update pre-tax commuter card

  • Request or refill a Commuter Benefits Card to use pre-tax money for parking or other transit costs. Make updates between the 1st and 10th of each month.
  • 🚌  Help shape Yolo County transportation

  • Attend an upcoming open house in Davis, West Sacramento or Woodland to provide feedback on regional transportation programs focused on biking, walking and bus systems. Make plans to attend June 17, 18 or 27 or share comments virtually.
  • 💌  Help students access mental health support

  • Learn how to speak with students about mental health concerns and help them identify campus resources in the two-part Mental Health Gatekeeper training program aimed at employees who work with students. Register for June 18, June 25 or future sessions.
  • ♻️  Prepare to ditch single-use plastics

  • In line with UC policy and the university's wider sustainability and zero waste goals, UC Davis is working to replace disposable, single-use plastic foodware with reusables or locally compostable alternatives by July 1. See details on the policy, its importance and what the campus has done so far.
  • 🩹  See how your medical plan travels with you

  • Get tips on how to access medical care while traveling with UC Davis insurance plans, including urgent and emergency care. Read more.
  • 😷  Learn about expanded paid sick leave

  • Beginning in 2025, UC employees will have greater eligibility for earning sick leave, more qualifying reasons to use sick leave and more. Find more details.
  • 💸  Take advantage of loan forgiveness

  • Full-time UC employees are eligible for federal loan forgiveness after 120 qualifying monthly payments, through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. Learn more including how to submit an application.


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