2024 Orientation

Congratulations on your UC Davis admissions and welcome to the German Major

We are excited to have you as a major.

Here is an overview of the major/minor and some helpful campus resources as you navigate campus life, scheduling, and what the department is able to assist you with.  We look forward to getting to know you and helping you navigate your UCD studies. Do not hesitate to reach out.

Click on the one that fits you:

Steps to Success:

1. Aggie 101 - All incoming freshmen and transfer students must complete Aggie 101. This online program will provide essential information and introduce you to the key resources you’ll need to be successful at UC Davis.

2. Aggie Advising through Canvas - Learn how to select courses, build and balance your schedule, and start satisfying the requirements you’ll need to graduate. You’ll find resources and tips to help you navigate the university, explore your interests, and ensure your first quarter is a success. More information, including log-in directions, will be provided to your UCD email.

3. Register for courses - After you’ve planned out your first quarter, you should have everything you need to register for classes. All students will register for courses using Schedule Builder during their assigned pass time.

  • Pass times:
    • Freshman August 1-2
    • Transfer August 12-13

4. Attend Aggie Orientation - September 18-22