Other Campus & Community Resources

General Campus & Community Resources

  • Academic and Staff Assistance Program (ASAP) 
    Confidential help for staff and faculty for personal and work related problems.
    Beth Cohen - bacohen@ucdavis.edu 
    (530) 752-2727
    http://www.hr.ucdavis.edu/worklife-wellness/ASAP
  • Campus Community Relations
    Confronts and rejects all manifestations of discrimination, including those based on race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religious or political beliefs, status within or outside the university or any of the other differences among people which have been excuses for misunderstanding or hatred.
    (530) 752-2071 
    http://occr.ucdavis.edu
  • Disability Issues Administrative Advisory Committee (DIAAC)
    Reviews and monitors issues and concerns related to students, staff and faculty with disabilities. Makes recommendations to the Chancellor and administrative staff and submits annual report to the chancellor. 
    Chris Adamson - cdadamson@ucdavis.edu 
    (530) 754-1016
    http://occr.ucdavis.edu/committeeDIAAC.html
  • Disability Management Services 
    Offers help to faculty and staff when a medical condition interferes with the ability to work. Assists with the individual, plans to help employee return to work, and advises on reasonable accommodations.
    Fredna Karneges - fjkarneges@ucdavis.edu 
    (530) 752-6008
    David Ritz - daritz@ucdavis.edu 
    (530) 752-6019
    http://www.hr.ucdavis.edu/worklife-wellness/Disability_Management
  • Human Resources - Employment & Outreach Services 
    Offers people with disabilities individual counseling on exploring employment at UC Davis. Emphasis on special accommodation needs during the application and selection process. Provides assistance to applicants who self identify as having a disability. 
    (530) 752-6287 
    http://www.hr.ucdavis.edu/supervisor/recruitments/out_serv/?searchterm=Human%20Resources%20-%20Employment%20&%20Outreach%20Services
  • Human Resources and Risk Management 
    Employee Health Services: Provides campus medical services for industrial injury/illness workers' compensation claims and preventive medical surveillance programs to comply with Federal, State and UC P&P mandates. 
    (916) 734-2362 
    http://hr.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu
  • Staff Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity and Diversity Office 
    The Staff Affirmative Action/EEO and Diversity Office is a resource to all staff members of the campus community and the communities that surround the campus. It is the charge of this unit to ensure that every individual connected with UC Davis receives fair and equitable treatment and equal opportunities. Our services help to create an environment in which individuals feel included and can be successful.
    (530) 752-0530 
    http://www.hr.ucdavis.edu/employee/DDEO_Resources/SAAD
  • Student Academic Success Center (SASC)
    The Student Academic Success Center offers help with such things as general study skills, math/science study skills, essay and term paper writing, reading efficiency, English as a second language, time-management skills, test-taking skills, and test anxiety reduction.
    2205 Dutton Hall
    530-752-2013
    http://sasc.ucdavis.edu/
  • Student Disability Center 
    Services for enrolled students with disabilities. General information and referral on disability-related issues. 
    Voice (530) 752-3184 
    Fax (530) 752-0161
    Web site: http://sdc.ucdavis.edu
  • Student Health and Counseling Services
    UC Davis Student Health and Counseling Services or SHCS provides a wide variety of medical, mental health and wellness services to all registered UC Davis students regardless of insurance coverage.
    530-752-2300
    http://shcs.ucdavis.edu
  • Student Health Insurance Services
    Benefits cover private sector mental health professionals.
    530-752-2300
    http://shcs.ucdavis.edu/insurance/
  • Wheelchairs, Scooters, and Other Durable Medical Equipment
    The Referrals for Wheelchairs, Scooters, and Other Durable Medical Equipment list is intended as an introduction to local vendors or servicers of independent living and mobility aids. It is not exhaustive or intended as an endorsement of any particular vendor or service provider.
    PDF Download: Referral Wheelchairs, Scooters, and Other Durable Medical Equipment List (.pdf)
  • Women's Resources and Research Center (WRRC) 
    Educational programs, consulting and referrals, newsletter, discussion groups and advocacy for students, staff and faculty. WRRC library houses the Forum on Disability Issues book and video collection, a circulating collection featuring alternative and empowering views of disability. 
    Diane Adams (Faculty Member) - dladams@ucdavis.edu
    (530) 752-3372
    Joy Erickson (Video Librarian) - jrerickson@ucdavis.edu
    (530) 752-3373 
    http://wrrc.ucdavis.edu
  • Campus FERPA notification
    Campus FERPA notification

General Community Resources

  • Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
    The Association on Higher Education And Disability (AHEAD) is an international, multicultural organization of professionals committed to full participation in higher education for persons with disabilities.
    http://www.ahead.org/
  • California Council of the Blind
    As a statewide membership organization, CCB's mission is to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity, and quality of life for all Californians who are blind and visually impaired. Through CCB's offices in the Bay Area, Sacramento and Los Angeles, and its 40 local chapters and statewide special interest associations, the Council provides information and referral, technical assistance, advocacy, leadership development, publications, emergency funds, accessible technology loans, and scholarships.
    1510 J Street #125
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    (916) 441-2100
    http://www.ccbnet.org/
  • California Relay Service (CRS) 
    Relays calls between a person using a TDD/ and any other telephone user within the United States at no extra charge. Also allows a person without a TDD to call a TDD user. Users with MCI have no long distance charges on TDD/ calls. Also allows users to relay through the computer.
    For questions or comments e-mail consumeraffairs@ddtp.org.
    View http://www.ip-relay.com to use the relay through the computer.
    To access CRS by phone dial 711 for both voice and TDD/ calls.
  • Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)- Yolo County 
    A national non-profit corporation, with local chapters, for children and adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
    CHADD of Yolo County
    PO Box 739
    Davis, CA 95616
    530-750-3929
  • Department of Rehabilitation 
    Vocational training, financial support with vocational training, advocacy information and job placement services for eligible adults with disabilities. 
    Woodland Branch: (530) 668-6824 
    http://www.dor.ca.gov
  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
    NAMI is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic and other severe anxiety disorders, autism and pervasive developmental disorders, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and other severe and persistent mental illnesses.
    NAMI-Yolo County
    PO Box 447
    Davis, CA 95616
    530-756-8181
    http://www.nami.org/
  • National Federation of the Blind of California
    The purpose of the National Federation of the Blind is to serve as a vehicle for collective action by the blind of the nation; to function as a mechanism through which the blind and interested sighted persons can come together in local, state, and national meetings to plan and carry out programs to improve the quality of life for the blind; to provide a means of collective action for parents of blind children; to promote the vocational, cultural, and social advancement of the blind; to achieve the integration of the blind into society on a basis of equality with the sighted; and to take any other action which will improve the overall condition and standard of living of the blind.
    3934 Kern Ct.
    Pleasanton, CA 94588
    (925) 895-2778
    http://sixdots.org/
  • National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
    The NIMH mission is to reduce the burden of mental illness and behavioral disorders through research on mind, brain, and behavior. Public information on mental disorders
    http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml
  • Sacramento Society for the Blind 
    The Society offers vision screenings, prescriptions for glasses, and has a store that sells products that advance independence and recreational opportunities for persons who are blind or have low vision.
    1238 S Sreet
    Sacramento, CA 95811
    (916) 452-8271
    http://societyfortheblind.org/
  • Yolo County Department of Mental Health Services 
    Promotes mental well-being in the community through educational programs, information and referral, advocacy for the mentally ill and self help referrals, training and assistance. Provides crisis services, referral for medical help and counseling.
    (530) 757-5530
    http://www.yolocounty.org/index.aspx?page=59
  • Yolo County Social Services Department 
    Information on General Assistance, In-Home Supportive Services, Medi-Cal, 
    AFDC, and food stamps.
    (530) 661-2750 
    http://www.yolocounty.org/Index.aspx?page=1422
  • Yolo Family Service Agency 
    A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing professional counseling services to individuals, couples and families in Yolo County. Service fees are on an adjusted fee basis. 
    yfsa@dcn.org 
    Davis: (530) 753-8674 
    Woodland: (530) 662-2211 
    http://yolofamily.org/

Campus Transportation

There are many alternatives for getting to campus, including local public transit. Unitrans and Yolobus both offer accessible transportation options for traveling to and from campus.

The City of Davis also offers a curb-to-curb paratransit service (Davis Community Transit) for eligible disabled customers.

For those who drive to campus, parking for disabled individuals is located throughout the campus in parking lots and adjacent to some buildings. A valid campus parking permit and a California DMV Disabled Placard are required for parking in these spots. Permits can be obtained through UC Davis Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS).

  • Unitrans 
    Operates local bus service within the City of Davis.
    unitrans@ucdavis.edu
    (530) 752-2877 (BUSS)
    http://www.unitrans.com/
  • VIP Safe Rides
    UC Davis Police offers VIP safe rides to all UC Davis affiliates with special needs for transportation. Vehicle is equipped with full on wheel chair lift and is also eco-friendly. VIP safe ride services are available on campus to a campus location 24/7. For transportation on campus to city of Davis, services are available daily 9:00 p.m.- 6:00 a.m.
    (530) 754-COPS
    http://police.ucdavis.edu
  • Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS)
    UC Davis Intracampus shuttle service. TAPS facilitates the access and mobility needs of the campus community through the coordination of efforts among TAPS units and with other campus departments and non-university entities, and ensures that services are provided in a professional, efficient, and service-oriented manner. 
    taps@ucdavis.edu 
    (530) 752-8277 
    http://taps.ucdavis.edu
  • Berkeley Bus
    Intercampus bus service provides transportation between UC Berkeley and UC Davis campuses, for university faculty, staff and registered students. There are three roundtrips daily Monday through Friday during the academic year. Reservations are recommended. Call ahead for wheel chair accessibility. 
    (530) 752-8287 
    http://fleet.ucdavis.edu/Bus/jitney
  • Campus Tram Shuttles
    UC Davis maintains a tram bus that can be chartered for campus tours or special event shuttles, complete with driver and tour guide. 
    Visitor Services Office/Campus Tours: (530) 752-8111
    http://www.cevs.ucdavis.edu/Public/content.cfm?CONTENT=89
  • UCDMC Campus Transit Service
    Bus service between UC Davis campus and UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. 
    (530) 752-8277 
    http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/parking/transportation/
  • Mobility Assistance Shuttle (MAS) The Mobility Assistance Shuttle provides shuttle service to current UC Davis students, faculty, and staff with documented disabilities (temporary or permanent). The MAS provides on-campus rides to specified locations for academic or work-related purposes year-round. 
    Campus Recreation and Unions: (530) 752-1730
    http://cru.ucdavis.edu/content.cfm?contentID=400

Community and Regional Transportation

  • Davis Community Transit Service 
    Operates a door-to-door accessible service for senior and disabled residents of Davis. Passengers must register and give verification of their eligibility.
    (530) 757-4408
    http://cityofdavis.org/city-hall/parks-and-community-services/davis-community-transit
  • Woodland Handi-Van
    Door-to-door accessible service for senior and disabled residents of Woodland. Passengers must register and give verification of their eligibility.
    (800) 371-2877 (BUSS)
  • Community Care Car 
    Woodland based door-to-door service for ambulatory senior and disabled residents.
    (530) 662-7800 
    http://www.cityofwoodland.org/gov/depts/parks/senior/transportation.asp
  • Sacramento Regional Transit 
    Operates countywide bus and light rail train services. Regional Transit operates 77 bus routes and 20.6 miles of light rail covering a 418 square mile service area.
    Voice: (916) 321-2877 (BUSS) 
    TDD/: (916) 483-4327 
    http://www.sacrt.com
  • YOLOBUS 
    Operates local and express bus service between Woodland, Davis, West Sacramento and downtown Sacramento. Also operates rural service in western Yolo County. 
    info@yolobus.com
    (530) 666-2877 (BUSS) 
    http://www.yolobus.com
  • AMTRAK 
    Operates train services nationwide as well as regional routes including the Capitol route between Sacramento and the Bay Area. 
    Voice: (800) USA RAIL 
    TDD/: (800) 523-6590 
    http://www.amtrak.com/home
  • Sacramento County Airport System 
    The County Airport System is designed to fulfill all of your aviation and traveling needs, through the Sacramento International Airport. 
    air-market@saccounty.net 
    http://www.sacairports.org
  • San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) 
    Operates regional service between major bay area cities. Bart is committed to providing all passengers the highest level of comfort, safety and service possible. BART's facilities, policies and procedures are designed to enhance accessibility for seniors and persons with disabilities.
    Voice: (510) 465-2278 
    TDD/: (510) 839-2278 
    http://www.bart.gov

Legal Resources

  • ADA Information/Complaints 
    San Francisco: (415) 356-5100 
    TDD/: (415)356-5098
    http://www.ada.gov/
    How to file a complaint: http://www.ada.gov/filing_complaint.htm
  • Title I: Employment: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
    Oakland Phone: 1-800-669-4000
    Oakland TDD/: 1-800-669-6820 
    http://www.eeoc.gov/laws/
  • Title II: Public Services (State & Local Government Services) 
    Department of Justice
    Civil Rights Division

    Office of the Americans with Disabilities Act
    Voice: (202) 514-0301 or (202) 514-0381
    TDD/: (202) 514-0383
    http://www.ada.gov/contact_drs.htm
  • Department of Transportation 
    Transportation Access

    Voice: (202) 366-9305 
    TDD/: (202) 755-7687
    San Francisco: (415) 923-6142
    http://www.dot.gov/accessibility
  • Title III: Public Accommodations
    Department of Justice

    Voice: (202) 514- 0301 or (202) 514-0381 
    TDD/: (202) 514-0383
    http://www.ada.gov/ada_title_III.htm
  • Title IV: Telecommunications
    Federal Communications Commission

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States Government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. 
    fccinfo@fcc.gov
    Voice: (888) 225-5322 (CALL FCC)
    TDD/: 835-5332 (TELL FCC) 
    http://www.fcc.gov
  • Title IX: Office of Civil Rights 
    Department of Education

    50 United Nations Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94102
    (415) 556-4120 
    http://www.hr.ucdavis.edu/worklife-wellness/ASAP
  • California Fair Employment and Housing Department
    Handles discrimination claims related to employment and housing.
    Voice: (800) 884-1684 
    TDD/: (916) 324-1678
  • City of Davis ADA Coordinator 
    Receives ADA-related complaints in the City of Davis. Oversees access to City facilities, services, programs, activities, and employment. 
    Phone: (530) 757-5626
    http://cityofdavis.org/ada-notice
  • City of Davis Fair Housing Services
    Investigates and assists in filing discrimination complaints in the rental or purchase of housing. 
    Phone: (530)757-5623
    http://city-managers-office.cityofdavis.org/fair-housing-services
  • Community Mediation Services
    Provides conflict resolution program to help resolve disputes. Conflicts may include: tenant/landlord; customer/merchant; roommate/housemate; arguments with neighbors; and difficulties with co-workers. 
    Phone: (530) 757-5623
  • Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)
    Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, Inc. (DREDF) is a national law and policy center dedicated to protecting and advancing the civil rights of people with disabilities through legislation, litigation, advocacy, technical assistance, and education and training of attorneys, advocates, persons with disabilities, and parents of children with disabilities.
    dredf@dredf.org
    Voice/: (510) 644-2555 
    http://www.DREDF.org
  • Yolo County ADA Central Services Division 
    Central Services provides a broad range of internal support services for county departments and agencies. These include planning, construction, maintenance and repair of county owned and leased buildings and facilities; printing and copying services; and purchasing. It also manages an intergovernmental courier service and a telephone system serving the County and cities of Davis and Woodland.
    (530) 666-8055 
    http://www.yolocounty.org

Internet Resources

  • Department of Rehabilitation 
    The Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) assists Californians with disabilities obtain and retain employment and maximize their ability to live independently in their communities. Working with individuals of every type and category of disability, DOR provides vocational rehabilitation services to eligible Californians. DOR also provides ADA technical assistance and training and funds 29 Independent Living Centers, which offer information and referral services to assist individuals with disabilities live active, independent lives.
    http://www.dor.ca.gov
  • Sacramento Society for the Blind 
    The Society offers vision screenings, prescriptions for glasses, and has a store that sells products that advance independence and recreational opportunities for persons who are blind or have low vision.
    1238 S Sreet
    Sacramento, CA 95811
    (916) 452-8271
    http://societyfortheblind.org/
  • National Federation of the Blind of California
    The purpose of the National Federation of the Blind is to serve as a vehicle for collective action by the blind of the nation; to function as a mechanism through which the blind and interested sighted persons can come together in local, state, and national meetings to plan and carry out programs to improve the quality of life for the blind; to provide a means of collective action for parents of blind children; to promote the vocational, cultural, and social advancement of the blind; to achieve the integration of the blind into society on a basis of equality with the sighted; and to take any other action which will improve the overall condition and standard of living of the blind.
    3934 Kern Ct.
    Pleasanton, CA 94588
    (925) 895-2778
    http://sixdots.org/
  • California Council of the Blind
    As a statewide membership organization, CCB's mission is to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity, and quality of life for all Californians who are blind and visually impaired. Through CCB's offices in the Bay Area, Sacramento and Los Angeles, and its 40 local chapters and statewide special interest associations, the Council provides information and referral, technical assistance, advocacy, leadership development, publications, emergency funds, accessible technology loans, and scholarships.
    1510 J Street #125
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    (916) 441-2100
    http://www.ccbnet.org/

Voter Registration Resources

Academic Advising

UC Davis offers a variety of sources for academic advising depending on your needs. Students with declared majors are assigned a faculty advisor; students may see staff advisors in their respective Dean's Office; and the First Resort offers peer advising.