Following the campus guidelines for Coronavirus all UC Davis classes, lectures, seminars, labs and discussion sections will move to virtual instruction and remain virtual through the end of fall quarter 2020, including final exams. Given this, the department’s administrative functions have moved to remote work conditions. To contact staff members of the department via e-mail or phone, please go to our administrative staff contact page. 

Student Resources

The Department of Anthropology offers several resources to support graduate students.

New Students

Welcome to UC Davis's Department of Anthropology! In this section, you will find information, links, and resources to help with your transition to UC Davis.

Current Students

This folder contains a variety of resources for students, including: department letterhead, teaching materials, Graduate Studies forms, professional development information, and more. If you are a current student who needs access to this folder, please contact the Graduate Program Coordinator.


This handbook details the M.A. and Ph.D. requirements for the Evolutionary and Sociocultural Anthropology programs.

Graduate Student Association

The Anthropology Graduate Student Association (AGSA) is an organization of Anthropology graduate students that represents their interests and provides an additional on-campus resource for graduate students.