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17th Annual Holiday Food Drive

The Holiday Food Drive is back! Donating is easy, simply leave non-perishable food and other essentials in your outgoing mail and Mail Services will collect them from Nov. 1 to Nov. 18. Donations benefit students through the ASUCD Pantry on campus and the UC Davis Health community at the UC Davis Health Pantry.

Heading to AggieSurplus for November's in-store shopping event? Bring non-perishable donation items Thursday, Nov. 3 and Friday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and receive the following discounts:

Airgas Discontinuing Some Services

Airgas, UC’s main supplier of liquid nitrogen for cryogenic storage, has announced it will no longer permit its delivery drivers to fill open-mouth dewar flasks if they contain samples. In addition, Airgas drivers will no longer provide connection/disconnection services or inventory management. These services are not included in Airgas’ contract with UC, however, some customers have been receiving them as a courtesy.

COVID Testing Options for On Campus Events

Holding or attending an event on campus? UC Davis students, faculty and staff who would like to be tested for COVID or who are being asked to test before an event or activity should continue to use the free saliva testing offered at the Human Resources Administration Building.

UC Implements Small Business First Policy

In an effort to support small businesses, which have been especially hard hit during the pandemic, the University of California has adopted the Small Business First program. This policy helps UC invest in and enrich our local communities with jobs and economic stability while furthering our sustainability goals and mission of teaching, research and public service.

What does Small Business First mean for me?

N95 Respirators Available in AggieBuy

With wildfires likely to impact local air quality over the next several months, employees working outside may need N95 respirators. They can be purchased in AggieBuy

On the AggieBuy main dashboard, in the Product Search field, enter N95 to search for and locate the N95 item(s) that meet the needs of your outdoor workers.  You can also search by part number 31111-118 to retrieve an N95 product available from the Central Storehouse catalog.