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UC Center Sacramento

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Transcript of UC Center Sacramento

UC Center Sacramento
What is UCCS?
Program Features
Live in the state capital
Take University of California classes
Work at an internship in the field of your choice
Internship guaranteed

Program Benefits
Gain work experience
Earn academic credit
Network for your future career
Learn about the industry you want to work in
Make friends and have fun while exploring a new city!
Policy Program every quarter
Gain first-hand knowledge of California’s public policy challenges and processes

What are the programs offered?
All majors are welcome
Juniors, seniors, and advanced sophomores
sophomores may attend in winter or spring only and must have earned a “B” or higher in an upper division major course
3.0 GPA (some flexibility)
Must be enrolled during program
Cannot plan to graduate the quarter prior to program but you may go during your last quarter or extend candidacy
Policy Program (UC Davis classes)
PS 192 (10 units, P/NP)
Internship 24-30 hours/week

PS 195 (4 units, letter grade)
California Policy Seminar features guest lectures given by a variety of participants and observers of California politics and government

Tuition/Fees $4845*
Program Fee $167
Books $540
Health Insurance $1050**
Basic Living $3251
Personal Expenses $1260
Transportation $898

Total with Health Insurance $12,011
Total w/o Health Insurance $10,961

Program Costs
Current aid packages will be adjusted to accommodate cost of housing in Sacramento
However, you will need to
apply for financial aid through UC Davis

Financial Aid
If you do not have the UC medical insurance plan, check with private carrier to see if your plan provides services in Sacramento

You will need to purchase the UC plan for the quarter if the private plan does not provide coverage
Health Insurance
Please visit
for a list of internships by area of interest.

Once accepted to the UCCS program, students will work with the associate director in Sacramento and be placed in an internship that suits the student's interests, goals, and experience.
Internship Opportunities
Assembly Health Committee

California Commission on Women

California Arts Council

Department of Education


Office of the Governor

San Francisco Chronicle

Department of Veteran's Affairs
Live at home
Commute from Davis
Find housing on your own
Participants often live with other UC students at the Upper East Side Lofts in Sacramento
New partnership with Lexington Apartments: two 2-bedroom apartments
Sublease from UC Davis students or UCDC participants

Resources found here: http://uccs.ucdavis.edu/app/housing

The UC Center also serves as a “home base” for students
Lounge, computer lab, gym, friendly staff, extracurricular activities, and more!
1. Fill out the UCCS Application form on the UCCS website: http://uccs.ucdavis.edu/apply
2. Submit the following:
Personal Essay
Unofficial Transcripts
Faculty Endorsement Form (Instructor, TA or Professor)
Two References
Brief Informational Interview
How to Apply!
Change your cell phone message to be professional
Clean up your email and voice mail in-boxes
Ask for help with your cover letters and resume
Like UCCS on Facebook for updates
UC Center Sacramento
Check U-mail regularly!
It will be our main form of communication
(805) 893-3090
2110 North Hall

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday, 9-12pm, 1-4pm


Contact Us

2016-2017 Policy Program Estimated Expenses
*Tuition and fees may change. For summer program, roughly $1000 less
**May be waived with proof of other insurance
Internship Examples
Winter 2017: Oct. 13
Spring 2017: Jan 26
UCCS Video
Student Experience
Where did you intern?
What was your role as an intern – what kind of projects did you work on?
Did your internship help you with a career choice?
What did you learn from your experience?

What housing option did you choose?
Was it difficult to find housing?
What is the Center like?
What’s nearby? Extracurriculars?
Health Justice Scholars Award
Capps Scholarship
Fall 2016: Presidential Public Service Fellowship
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