The University of California, Davis Welcome Center serves as the campus’ front door for prospective undergraduate students. Sited at a prominent arrival location, the Welcome Center shares adjacencies with other campus outreach icons like the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts and the Buehler Alumni Center.
120-Seat Presentation Hall
50,000 Annual Visitors
Programmatically, the Welcome Center includes an information desk, a digital lounge with interactive media and display, a refreshment center, and rooms hosting a variety of meeting formats—ranging from a 120-seat presentation hall to one-on-one counseling spaces. The interior environment of the 8,000 SF Center is designed to complement the campus’ commitment to sustainable design, and includes renewable cork flooring; Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified maple wood ceilings and casework; and high performance mechanical systems, such as a radiant floor slab and displacement ventilation. The Welcome Center is forecast to serve over 50,000 annual visitors.