Mission: Asucd enhances student experiences by providing resources, opportunities, and services to cultivate a culture of student leadership and involvement.
Programs: General asucd program services to support and enhance the university'sinstruction, research, and public service program include: aggie reuse,aggie threads, aggie tv, asucd legal services, bike barn, cal aggiecamp, the california aggie, campus center for the environment,classical notes/campus copies, city & community relations, communityhousing listing, entertainment council, experimental college, housingday, kdvs radio, lobby corps, pantry, picnic day, post office, projectcompost, refrigerator service, sts/tipsy taxi, student government,university affairs, and whole earth festival. Associated students dining services began when the asucd coffee housewas established in 1968 by the associated students of the university ofcalifornia at davis. The coffee house is currently a $5,000,000break-even operation staffed by over 350 student employees includingapproximately 40 student supervisors and 8 student managers. The student supervisors are responsible for daily oversight and weekend management of the coffee house, while the full time staff oversees all aspects of the operation from annual budgeting to customer service. Associated students dining services now encompasses these three operations (the coffee house, the coho-to-go and the coho south cafe) and is proud to serve delicious, inexpensive and socially conscious food to over 9,000 customers on peak days.
unitrans provides public transportation service to the entire city with48 buses on 20 routes, carrying over 3. 9 million passengers/year (over20,000 on a typical day). Anyone can ride unitrans for one dollar cashfare, and many types of prepaid discounted tickets and passes areavailable. One special fare category includes uc davis undergraduatestudents, who can show a valid undergrad id instead of a cash fare,because they pay a portion of their quarterly asucd fee to unitrans.