About the Symposium

  • How many people will be attending the Symposium?
  • The 2018 Symposium will host up to 500 attendees. Space is limited and is on a first-come-first-serve basis, so please register as soon as possible. Registration will be open until April 8th, 2018.
  • Who is eligible to attend the Symposium?
  • The Symposium is open to all high school students, faculty, advisors/counselors, and parents. Please note that due to limited space, access to interactive workshops will be given to students first.
  • What is the dress code for the event?
  • We strongly encourage you to dress in business casual attire. Generally, jeans and t-shirts should be avoided. Note: Average temperature during April is around 70°F.
  • What should I bring?
  • In order to check-in, you must have a printed copy of your ticket and a completed waiver form. We also suggest bringing something to write with to take notes during the workshops.
  • What if I require special accommodations?
  • If you need any special accommodations during the symposium, we will make every effort to provide them. For specific requests, contact healthprofessionsadvising@ucdavis.edu by March 15th, 2018, 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 have dietary restrictions. Will there be different food options?
  • Yes. We will have different lunch options to accommodate various dietary restrictions. Please specify your dietary restrictions when you register.
  • Can I bring a parent to the event?
  • Yes. Parents are welcome to attend the event. We will be hosting workshops specifically for parents, which we highly encourage any parent participants to attend. Note: Parents MUST also have a ticket to take part in the symposium.
  • Will you be offering campus tours?
  • No, if you would like a campus tour, please visit Visitor Services.


  • Is there a registration fee? 
  • There is a $25 registration fee per person.  All attendees MUST have their tickets on the day of the symposium.

    Registration fee includes the following:

    Access to student and parent workshops
    Access to interactive activities
    Symposium Program
    Symposium T-shirt
  • Is there a fee waiver
  • Unfortunately, we are not able to offer fee waivers for the upcoming symposium at this time.
  • Is group registration available?
  • No; however, we do highly encourage participants from the same school to attend as a group.
    Please let us know if you are unable to attend so that those on the waitlist may be contacted.

  • Can I register the day of the Symposium?
  •  No. There will be no on-site registration. You must register through Eventbrite by April 8th, 2018. For more information on registration and to register, click here.
  • I registered, but I am no longer able to attend. Can I receive a refund?
  • Registration refunds can be given until March 15th, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. PST, and a Refund Request Form must be submitted. Please plan accordingly. Refunds will not be given after this date.
  • Is there a waitlist?
  • A waitlist will open once all open spots have been filled. If a ticket becomes available, those on the waitlist will be emailed in the order of sign-ups received. Those contacted will be given 72 hours to claim their ticket.


  • Where can I find the workshop topics and schedule?
  •  The workshops topics and schedule can be found here.
  • What should I do if the workshop I want to attend is full?
  • Unfortunately, space is limited and workshops are on a first-come-first-serve basis. Please look over the workshop schedule and have a backup workshop in mind.

    What should I do if the workshop I want to attend is full?

  • Will there be any workshops for parents?
  • Yes. Parent-specific workshops will be hosted in Sciences Lecture Hall 123.