• Retiree Resource Day; the perfect opportunity to come back to campus.

  • Emeriti welcome new faculty retirees at the annual New Retirees Reception

  • Emeriti Bill Breidenbach and Alan Jackman catch up from summer activities prior to the Fall Retiree Meeting

  • Emeriti Ben and Lynette Hart socialize with Dick McCapes at the Retiree Fall Fest

Who we are

Established in 1989, the UC Davis Emeriti Association (UCDEA) was formed to provide retired academics of UC Davis/UCDHS or other UC campuses living in the Davis/Sacramento area with opportunities for continuing interest in and support for the excellence of the University of California, Davis. Through its advocacy, the UCDEA has been instrumental in maintaining free parking permits, compus identification cards and library privileges for emeriti, thus assuring a continued welcome to stay engaged in the campus community.

What we do

The UCDEA represents UC Davis emeriti/ae and provides the following services and programs for its members:

  • Monitors and advocates for emeriti rights and privileges
  • Provides a way for emeriti/ae to communicate with campus leaders and further particiapte in campus life
  • Sponsors and plans activities
  • Provides an historical perspective of the Davis campus through the Video Records Program
  • Recognizes emeriti/ae with annual awards
  • Supports the UC Davis Retiree Center

25 years of Advocacy, Awards and Activities

A brief look at the work of the UC Davis Emeriti Association (UCDEA) and UC Davis Retirees' Association (UCDRA) over the past 25 years.

UC Davis Emeriti/ae Faculty Handbook

Emeriti/ae professors enjoy a variety of benefits and privleges in retirement as described in the UC Davis Emeriti/ae Handbook.

In Memoriam

We note the recent passing of two prominent Emeriti, who had the forethought of being included in the Video Records Project:

These videos leave a lasting legacy. Please consider what being able to view these two videos meant to you, and if you have not already been interviewed for the UC Davis Emeriti Association's Video Records project, click here to contact our schedulers.

Current Events

link to UCDEA Fall 2017 report to CUCEA

UC Davis Emeriti In The News

Halifu Osumare writes column "Blackifying the Immigration Issue: DACA and the Black Community" 9/15/2017

Halifu Osumare, professor emerita of African American and African Studies published a column in "The Sacramento Observer"

Eldridge Moores urges inclusion of Berryessa Snow Mountain on list of national monuments; 8/21/2017

Professor emeritus of geology, Eldridge Moores shared his insights as to why Berryessa Snow Mountain is the best place in the world to see and understand plate tectonics, and thus is well worthy of National Monument designation. Read the full article.

Dean Keith Simonton quoted in National Geographic Online; 5/12/2017

Dean Keith Simonton, professor emeritus of psychology at the University of California, Davis and a longtime scholar of genius, is quoted in National Geographic Online in a story titled, "What Inspires Creativity? 6 Tips That Might Spark Yours." Read the full article.