• 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 passing of Rex R. Perschbacher, former dean and professor emeritus in the School of Law. He died June 30, 2018; he was 71. Professor Perschbacher joined the law faculty in 1981 and taught and published in areas that emphasized civil procedure, professional responsibility, and negotiations. He served as dean of the Law School from 1998 to 2008 and as associate dean from 1993-1998, a period highlighted by the increased academic stature of the law school and renovation and expansion of King Hall. As a lasting legacy of Rex R. Perschbacher’s career at Davis, many of his talents and perspectives are noted in his interview with Professor Bruce A. Wolk, which may be found as a part of the UCDEA’s video records collections. Donations in Perschbacher’s memory may be made to the Rex R. Perschbacher Scholarship at the law school, or to the UC Davis Hospice Program.

These videos leave a lasting legacy. Please consider what being able to view this video 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

2019 Retiree Health Benefit informatin

UC Davis Emeriti In The News

Malaquias Montoya paints mural at Markham Elementary School; 3/25/2018

UC Davis Professor Emeritus Malaquias Montoya, mixes paint at Markham Elementary School in Vacaville as he works on a mural in honor of longtime Markham teacher Anne Starr. Read the full article.

Halifu Osumare authors memoir; 3/16/2018

Retired UC Davis professor Halifu Osumare shares the memories of an inimitable life in a new book, "Dancing in Blackness: A Memoir." Read the full article.

Peter Moyle co-authored op-ed piece on Central Valley flood protection; 11/21/2017

Distinguished professor emeritus and associate director of the Center for Watershed Sciences, Peter Moyle shared his thoughts on the what-could-have-been of California's record water year and provided support for plans of future flood protection. Read the full article.