GSM Community Event

MSBA Program: Inaugural Reception and Dinner for Incoming Students
The Presidio Golden Gate Club, San Francisco


Event is by invitation only and is not open to the public.

Congratulations to the Inaugural Class of the UC Davis MSBA program! We look forward to welcoming you to the Graduate School of Management (GSM) community.

Honorable Jackie SpeierAs a part of our welcoming festivities, on behalf of GSM Dean H. Rao Unnava, MSBA Program Chair Hemant Bhargava, and MSBA Executive Director Sanjay Saigal, we cordially invite you to celebrate the inauguration of the highly awaited MSBA program. We are privileged to be joined by the Honorable Jackie Speier, United States Representative for parts of San Francisco and San Mateo since 2008, and an alumna of UC Davis and UC Hastings.

2017 programming information for important events will be posted on CANVAS. Listed below is more information for the kickoff event:

Inaugural Reception & Dinner

August 29, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

6pm – 7pm:  We start off with a reception in the Ventana room. Here is your chance to mingle with your colleagues and meet your professors and the Dean, Industry Advisory Board members, and GSM staff!

7pm – 9pm: Dinner will be served in the Ventana room.

What to Expect

  1. You should wear business casual attire for this event and remember to carry a jacket, as the San Francisco weather in August can fluctuate between high 70s°F (20°C) and low 50s°F (12°C).

Location and Parking

  1. The Orientation Reception and Dinner will be held at The Presidio Golden Gate Club. The Presidio, where San Francisco began, is a highly scenic landmark. Consider coming a little earlier to get a feel for the area and to take pictures.
  2. There is limited onsite parking with additional metered lots nearby. We recommend using public transit, a carpool or Uber/Lyft/taxi.

Map and Directions

For more information contact MSBA Program Manager Shachi Govil at

Event is not open to the public.