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Timeline for freshman applicants

Plan your freshman admission process and use our timeline below to make sure you're on track with meeting all milestones, deadlines and requirements.

August (senior year of high school)





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  • Submit your Cal Grant GPA verification form by March 2.
  • Notify UC Davis of any changes in academic courses or performance.
  • Check your UC Davis admission status and financial aid award as early as mid-March at

April–May 1

  • If admitted, submit your Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) and Statement of Legal Residence (SLR) online by May 1. You may only submit an SIR to one UC campus.


Before your senior year

To prepare for UC application and admission, it’s important to know our admission requirements and set up a plan of study with your counselor. You will also want to get involved in extracurricular activities, think about college finances and learn more about our campus through an in-person visit, by attending a college fair or joining us at one of our events for prospective students and their families.

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