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General Contact Information

Phone: (530) 752-8900
Fax: (530) 752-8995

General Email: chem-info@ucdavis.edu
IT Support Email: chem-helpdesk@ucdavis.edu
Educational Outreach Committee Email: chem-outreach@ucdavis.edu

Please refer to our People Directory for an alphabetized listing of faculty and staff, Staff Directory for a listing of staff by job function, or Department Administration to connect with our Chair and Vice Chairs.

Academic Advising

General Mailing Address

Department of Chemistry
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Mailing Address for Packages

141 Physical Sciences Mall
Chemistry Loading Dock
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616


Driving Directions

We recommend parking at the Gateway Parking Structure (South Entry Parking Structure on Google Maps), adjacent to the Menetti Shrem Museum and Mondavi Center. The Chemistry Building is less than a ten-minute walk away heading north on Mrak Hall Drive.

From Sacramento

  • Take the UC Davis exit off of Interstate 80 West
  • Turn right on Old Davis Road
  • Continue on Old Davis Road and make your first right onto Hilgard Lane
  • Turn Left into Gateway Parking Structure or continue to surface lot

From San Francisco

  • Take the UC Davis exit off of Interstate 80 East
  • Turn left on Old Davis Road
  • Continue on Old Davis Road and make your first right onto Hilgard Lane
  • Turn Left into Gateway Parking Structure or continue to surface lot

From Northern California

  • Take Interstate 5 South
  • Continue on CA-113 and follow signs for Davis
  • Take exit 26B for Interstate 80 East toward Sacramento
  • Take the UC Davis exit off of Interstate 80 East
  • Turn left on Old Davis Road
  • Continue on Old Davis Road and make your first right onto Hilgard Lane
  • Turn Left into Gateway Parking Structure or continue to surface lot

From Southern California

  • Take Interstate 5 North to Sacramento
  • When you arrive in Sacramento, take Interstate 80 West toward San Francisco
  • Take the UC Davis exit off of Interstate 80 West
  • Turn right on Old Davis Road
  • Continue on Old Davis Road and make your first right onto Hilgard Lane
  • Turn Left into Gateway Parking Structure or continue to surface lot

On-Campus Directions and Parking for People with Disabilities

  • From Old Davis Road turn onto Hilgard Lane
  • Turn Left into Gateway Parking Structure or continue to surface lot
  • Purchase a permit from the permit dispenser machine, display it on your dash and choose from any of the several parking spaces marked as disabled parking

Please note that disabled placards and plates are not valid in restricted spaces (such as 1 hour A permit spaces), loading zones, red zones, center core and reserved areas. Disabled individuals should keep their disabled person's identification with them at all times.