Frequently Asked Questions

How many participants will be attending the conference?

This year, we will cap registration at 4,500 participants to deliver focused, high quality programming. Participation will be limited to current college students or college graduates so that admissions representatives will be speaking to an appropriate audience. High school students and their parents are not invited to the conference, but are invited to attend our one-day High School Pre-Health Symposium on Sunday, April 9th

Can high school students attend?

High school students and/or their parents are not permitted to attend the conference. Conference participants will need to be 18 years of age. We will collect college registration/graduation information on the registration page.

High school students and their parents are not invited to the conference, but are invited to attend our one-day High School Pre-Health Symposium on Sunday, April 9th

What is the dress code for the event?

We encourage you to dress business casual. However, keep in mind that you will be walking a lot. Also, it can potentially get very warm during the day. Generally, t-shirts and jeans should be avoided.

Can I register the day of the conference?

No. There will be no on-site registration. Attendees can register today here

All participants will be required to wear a wristband to enter the conference events.

How can I find the conference schedule of speakers?

We will have more information about the 2017 conference schedule closer to the date. 

Can I bring my parents or children to the event?

Registration is limited to only 4,500 participants. We ask that parents not attend so that more seats will be available for college students.

We do not prohibit supervised children from attending, but should your children create distractions during a presentation, you will need to remove them from the room. Children are not permitted to be at the conference unsupervised. There is no registration fee for children, but they will not receive breakfast or lunch. Please plan accordingly.

What if I require special accommodations?

If you need any special accommodations during the conference, we will make every effort to provide them. For specific requests contact prehealthconference@ucdavis.edu by October 1 at 11:59 pm PST. Requests received after the deadline may be significantly more difficult to accommodate so please contact us as soon as possible.

I registered but now I cannot attend. Can I receive a refund?

Registration refunds can be given until September 15, 2017. Please plan accordingly. Refunds will not be given after this date. If you miss the conference, we will not be able to provide conference materials to you. You must be present to receive the benefits of the conference.