Picnic Day
Support Picnic Day this Give Day!

Picnic Day is UC Davis’s annual open house and is the largest student-led event in the nation with over 200 events that attracts 70,000 plus attendees each year.


Our Directors and Assistant Directors are undergraduate students who work from the beginning of the school year to Picnic Day to plan and execute this revered tradition all while being full-time students.


With your donation, the student board can continue to plan this beloved tradition and provide a basis to better our event for years to come.

When you support the Picnic Day Board, you are giving our student Directors the materials and resources needed to plan and make this tradition a reality; all while helping UC Davis showcase what it has to offer to students and the community.

Join the Picnic Day Board in supporting this timeless Aggie tradition.


Together, let's make Give Day count!

Picnic Day returns!
Apr 23, 2022

Checking In With Chancellor May: Time to Picnic!

LeShelle and I are asking our community to do two things to ensure a safe and healthy day for all: Sign the Picnic Day Pledge and get tested for COVID-19.

Our testing requirements are still in effect: Every 14 days if you are current on vaccine status, every four days if you are not current or not vaccinated. Today we are seeing a slight uptick in the COVID-19 positivity rate on campus, so a test over the next week will be good for your own well-being, and considerate of your fellow students, faculty and staff, and our thousands of visitors.

Picnic Day 108! Join us!
Apr 20, 2022

Our 108th Picnic Day is in person this year! 

If you want to join us, check out our Schedule of events!

Plan your day here, or watch some of our livestream events!

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Give during Give Day to turn your state and the world Gold!
Rank State Gifts
1 CA 3
2 WI 1
3 AA 0
Planned Giving Challenge - Wayne & Jacque Bartholomew
THANK YOU to Wayne and Jacque Bartholomew and all those who requested a planned giving one-on-one consultation this Give Day. We are grateful for your support!
Employee Giving Committee Challenge
Thank you to our Employee Giving Committee Members and colleagues who are making a difference by investing in programs at UC Davis! Your support helps us harness the power of UC Davis’ remarkable programs to make a difference. Your generosity will continue to inspire faculty and staff to create a brighter future for students, while furthering lifesaving research and services.
500 / 500 Gifts
Family Fellows Challenge for Parent Giving
We reached our goal of 150 gifts! Thank you to all parents and donors for your generosity--and thanks to Family Fellows Parent, Liz Schenk, for her generous support of UC Davis.
150 / 150 Gifts
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