UC Merced building

California’s $82B economic engine

UC is a major contributor to the state’s vitality, generating $82 billion in economic activity per year and supporting 1 in 45 jobs.

UCAN Sacramento

Students join UC in advocating for the university

Undergrads are banding together to speak out on issues that affect higher education.

Grow California together

Congress restores year-round Pell Grants, protects federal research funding

President Napolitano thanks UC advocates for their involvement in federal budget issues.

UC Merced teaching humanities

UC leads nation in producing Ph.D.s in the arts and humanities

Six campuses are among the top 50 in the country granting doctorates in these fields.

UC President Napolitano urges congressional support for university priorities

In a Feb. 24 letter to the California delegation, Napolitano outlined the university’s federal fiscal year 2017 appropriations priorities.

UC Irvine higher education summit

The future of higher education at UC Irvine

National leaders share insights into providing an elite public education at Feb. 26 symposium.

lecture hall, UC Berkeley

UC to dramatically boost California student enrollment

Regents approve budget plan to enroll an additional 10,000 California undergraduates over the next three years, including 5,000 freshman and transfer students in 2016-17.

lecture hall, UC Berkeley

UC budget plan will provide for 10,000 more California students

Regents will consider a proposal to grow in-state undergraduate enrollment over three years, bolstered by additional state funds.

UC President Janet Napolitano

Napolitano addresses myths about UC

UC president asks Riverside business leadership to support state budget augmentation for higher education.

Brown, Napolitano report on budget discussions

Governor, UC president describe talks as 'positive, productive' at UC Regents meeting.