Health and Safety

Campus Safety and Security

Pursuant to 20 U.S.C. Section 1092 (f), the "Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act" ("Clery Act"), the Violence Against Women Act, the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), and the Higher Education Opportunity Act, UC Davis distributes the annual campus safety and fire safety reports.

Fire Safety and Campus Safety Reports

Safety Services provides the annual fire safety report and the UC Davis Police Department provides the annual campus safety report.

Vaccination Policy

UC Davis policy and information about immunizations for new students can be found on the Student Health and Counseling Services website.

Accommodations for Disabilities

Upon request, this publication will be made available in alternative formats for people with disabilities. Contact the UC Davis Student Disability Center; telephone 530-752-3184. The campus and all buildings are accessible by wheelchair.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention

The university has developed alcohol and drug education programs. The Student Health And Counseling Services (SHCS) includes the Health Education and Promotion (HEP) as a primary resource to help achieve wellness through student-centered education and creating health-promoting environments focusing on issues related to alcohol, tobacco and other drugs issues, including the UC Davis Alcohol and Other Drug Advisory group. To learn more about the legal implications of drug and alcohol abuse, review the university's policy on conduct and discipline

Drug Conviction

Under the provision of the Federal Higher Education Act, a conviction of any offense involving the possession or sale of a controlled substance during a period of enrollment for which a student receives Title IV, Higher Education Act Federal Student Aid (i.e. grants, loans, or work-study), the student shall be ineligible to receive any grant, loan, or work assistance from the date of the conviction for the period of time specified in 20 U.S.C. 1091(r)(1):

(1) IN GENERAL- A student who has been convicted of any offense under any Federal or State law involving the possession or sale of a controlled substance shall not be eligible to receive any grant, loan, or work assistance under this title during the period beginning on the date of such conviction and ending after the interval specified in the following table:

If convicted of an offense involving:

The possession of a controlled substance the ineligibility period is:

  • First offense: 1 year
  • Second offense: 2 years
  • Third offense: Indefinite.

The sale of a controlled substance the ineligibility period is:

  • First offense: 2 years
  • Second offense: Indefinite.

(2) REHABILITATION- A student whose eligibility has been suspended under paragraph (1) may resume eligibility before the end of the ineligibility period determined under such paragraph if--

(A) the student satisfactorily completes a drug rehabilitation program that--

(i) complies with such criteria as the Secretary shall prescribe in regulations for purposes of this paragraph; and

(B) the conviction is reversed, set aside, or otherwise rendered nugatory.

More information can be found by viewing the entire legislation.