Residential Academics

Learn About Us

Student Housing and Dining Services knows that academics are a priority for students at UC Davis, which is why supporting academic success is a part of our mission. The New Student Academic Services team is dedicated to providing support, resources, and programming to help students succeed during their first year and beyond. In addition, Student Housing has a long-standing collaboration with the four colleges and Academic Assistance and Tutoring Centers, which provides convenient and accessible academic support services in the 3 Residential Academic Centers and living communities.

Learn About Our Services

We understand academics are your priority. In Student Housing and Dining Services, we bring the academic support resources to you. Our goal is to ease the academic transition into and through the university by providing convenient and timely services to help you get ahead of your academic needs.

Find a quiet study space in one of our Residential Academic Centers.

Receive personalized one-on-one academic mentorship by scheduling an appointment with an Academic Peer Mentor that will guide you through your first year.

If you want to live in a supportive environment with students who share a similar interest and receive additional programming around the focus, one of our themed living-learning communities may be for you.

Start building connections with world renowned faculty members and researchers through fun and engaging programs, living-learning community seminars, and workshops designed to help you maximize your time with faculty to help leverage future research opportunities.

Meet Our Staff

Find out who your Academic Peer Mentor is using our Housing Area Roster.

Erika Reynolds

Erika Reynolds

Assistant Director, Residential Academic Programs

Vince Cardenas

Vince Cardenas

Residential Academic Specialist


Michelle Cerami

Residential Academic Specialist