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Incoming Bay Area MBA Email Announcements
Orientation 2016

Email #1 | Preparing to Become a Graduate School of Management Current Student | June 3, 2016

Welcome to the Graduate School of Management. We look forward to you joining our community and meeting you in person. I hope this email finds you well.

I would like to take this opportunity to start your transition into the GSM. Over the next several months I will contact you to ensure you are properly preparing to join the MBA program. Below are reminders to jump-start this transition process.

  1. Always reference your VIP pages for upcoming deadlines and action items. You may also reference the GSM Bay Area Current Student website for any additional resources that pertain to Current Students.
  2. Set-up your UCD Computing Account as soon as possible. You will need your computing account to access most UC Davis systems including our Registration and Processing System (RaPS) and the UC Davis payment system, MyBill.
  3. It is very important to start the Quantitative Fundamentals Online Courses and Assessments today and complete it as soon as possible. Please mind the deadlines on your VIP page.
  4. If you have any questions regarding computer needs as an MBA, please see the “New Student Computing and Support Information”. This will assist you in purchasing the proper computing equipment for the GSM.
  5. Sign-up for Orientation will be available June 15.

Thank you for regularly checking your VIP page and the Graduate School of Management Current Student website.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me directly.

Warm regards,

Eva Zhang
Program Manager
Bay Area MBA Program
Graduate School of Management
University of California, Davis
Telephone: (925) 543-8075
Email: evazhang@ucdavis.edu
Address: 12647 Alcosta Blvd., Suite 190, San Ramon, CA 94583

Email #2 | Preparing to Enter the Graduate School of Management | June 24, 2016

Dear Entering Class of 2016:

Some more friendly reminders and information below. 

Remember to always reference your VIP pages and the GSM website for any additional updates.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me directly.

  1. It is very important to start the Quantitative Fundamentals Online Courses and Assessments today and complete it as soon as possible. Please mind the deadlines on your VIP page.

  2. Orientation sign-up is now available. Orientation is scheduled on both Sep 10 and Sep 17, a two-day event.
  3. Set-up your UCD Computing Account . You will need your computing account to access most UC Davis systems including our Registration and Processing System (RaPS) and the UC Davis payment system, MyBill.
  4. UCD Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) waiver information is now available here. If you have your own health insurance for the 2016-2017 academic year, you may be eligible to waive out of SHIP. For UC SHIP Waiver Application Deadlines, more here.
  5. Please review the following websites for your GSM Computing needs:

a. Please review the New Student Computing and Support Information.

b. All UC Davis Students have access to download a free version of Microsoft Office 365. In order to do this, you need to login using your UC Davis computing account.

c. You can get computing equipment at the UCDavis Tech Hub and can receive educational discounts. Please contact the Tech Hub for more information at 530-752-1945.

To read email #1, please visit here.

Thank you for regularly checking your VIP page and the Graduate School of Management Current Student website.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me directly.

Warm Regards,

Eva Zhang
Program Manager
Bay Area MBA Program
Graduate School of Management
University of California, Davis
Telephone: (925)543-8075
Email: evazhang@ucdavis.edu
Address: 12647 Alcosta Blvd., Suite 190, San Ramon, CA 94583

Email #3 | Orientation Signup Deadline Approaching | July 8, 2016

Dear Fall 2016 Entering Class:

Please find more friendly reminders and information below. 

Remember to always reference your VIP pages and the GSM website for any additional updates.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me directly.

  1. Orientation is scheduled on both September 10 and September 17, and is a required two-day event. There is no additional fee and it’s for our part-time fall 2016 entering class only. Please mind the deadlines on your VIP page and sign up ASAP.
  2. It is very important to start the Quantitative Fundamentals Online Courses and Assessments today and complete it as soon as possible. Please mind the deadlines on your VIP page. Your deadline might be approaching as early as next week.  
  3. Set-up your UCD Computing Account. You will need your computing account to access most UC Davis systems including our Registration and Processing System (RaPS) and the UC Davis payment system, MyBill.
  4. UCD Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) waiver information is now available here. If you have your own health insurance for the 2016-2017 academic year, you may be eligible to waive out of SHIP. For UC SHIP Waiver Application Deadlines, more here.

To read emails #1 & 2, please visit here.

Thank you for regularly checking your VIP page and the Graduate School of Management Current Student website.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me directly.

Warm Regards,

Eva Zhang
Program Manager
Bay Area MBA Program
Graduate School of Management
University of California, Davis
Telephone: (925) 543-8075
Email: evazhang@ucdavis.edu
Address: 12647 Alcosta Blvd., Suite 190, San Ramon, CA 94583

Email #4 | Registration will open on August 9 and instruction is now available | July 26, 2016

Dear Fall 2016 Entering Class:

Please find more friendly reminders and information below. 

Remember to always reference your VIP pages and the GSM website for any additional updates.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me directly.

  1. Fall 2016 Registration will open on August 9. Please review the registration instructions here and consider marking the dates & deadlines on your calendar.
  • Before you can register you will be asked to update your personal information. Please update your address to your local address while attending UCDavis. You will see the following message, “Please note that your UCD address can only be changed per instruction on this website.” This will take you to the registrar site where you can update your address.

2. Set-up your UCD Computing Account TODAY if you haven’t. You will need your computing account to access most UC Davis systems including our Registration and Processing System (RaPS) and the UC Davis payment system, MyBill. All automated messages from our registration system (RaPS) will go to your UCD email account.  In the near future, we will transition to only contacting you via your UC Davis email.

3. Orientation is scheduled on both September 10 and September 17, and is a required two-day event. There is no additional fee and it’s for our part-time fall 2016 entering class only. Please mind the deadlines on your VIP page and sign up ASAP.

4. It is very important to start the Quantitative Fundamentals Online Courses and Assessments today and complete it as soon as possible. Please mind the deadlines on your VIP page.

5. All financial aid has been packaged and is ready for distribution. Anyone who submitted FASFA needs to complete the process by entering their social security number in SISWEB.

  • Login to the system using your UCD computing account i.d. and passphrase
  • Go to “Personal Information”
  • Click the “Report SSN” link.

* If you have specific questions related to financial aid, please contact Paulina Risse in the Graduate Financial Aid office at (530) 752-7606, prisse@ucdavis.edu.

6. Students have the option to waive out of a core class. For more information on how to waive out of core classes, click here.  Instructions on how to sign-up for a waiver exam will be available on August 1.

7. UCD Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) waiver information is now available here. If you have your own health insurance for the 2016-2017 academic year, you may be eligible to waive out of SHIP. For UC SHIP Waiver Application Deadlines, more here.

To read emails #1 – 3, please visit here.

Thank you for regularly checking your VIP page and the Graduate School of Management Current Student website.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me directly.

Warm Regards,

Eva Zhang
Program Manager
Bay Area MBA Program
Graduate School of Management
University of California, Davis
Telephone: (925) 543-8075
Email: evazhang@ucdavis.edu
Address: 12647 Alcosta Blvd., Suite 190, San Ramon, CA 94583

Email #5 | Fall quarter registration and fee payment deadline | August 16, 2016

Dear Fall 2016 Entering Class:

Please find more friendly reminders and information below. 

Remember to always reference your VIP pages and the GSM website for any additional updates.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me directly.

  1. Set-up your UCD Computing Account TODAY if you haven’t. You will need your computing account to access most UC Davis systems including our Registration and Processing System (RaPS) and the UC Davis payment system, MyBill.
  2. Fall 2016 Registration is open. Please review the registration instructions here and consider marking the dates & deadlines on your calendar.
  • Please be reminded that required textbook is included in your registration fees. The fall 2016 textbook order form will be available starting from August 19th. To order textbook(s), go to RaPS, click on the course number (e.g. MGB-202A-001), and find the Online Textbook Form link in the course description. Do NOT follow the View/Order textbooks link from SISWEB as that will ask you to pay for the books.
  • Before you can register you will be asked to update your personal information. Please update your address to your local address while attending UCDavis. You will see the following message, “Please note that your UCD address can only be changed per instruction on this website.” This will take you to the registrar site where you can update your address.

3. Please start to check your UC Davis email account regularly as the GSM will begin sending all emails to your UC Davis email account, starting September 1. All automated messages from registration system (RaPS) will go to your UCD email account. 

  • To access your UCD email after you set up your computing account: go to myucdavis, log in using your account and credential, then look for the “myEmail” icon on the top right corner. More information about UCD email setup please see here.

4. Student bills for fall quarter registration will be available starting August 22.The fee payment deadline is September 15.

5. Orientation is scheduled on both September 10 and September 17, and is a required two-day event. There is no additional fee and it’s for our part-time fall 2016 entering class only. Please mind the deadlines on your VIP page and sign up ASAP.

6. It is very important to start the Quantitative Fundamentals Online Courses and Assessments today and complete it as soon as possible. Please mind the deadlines on your VIP page.

7. All financial aid has been packaged and is ready for distribution. Anyone who submitted FASFA needs to complete the process by entering their social security number in SISWEB.

  • Login to the system using your UCD computing account i.d. and passphrase

    • Go to “Personal Information”
    • Click the “Report SSN” link.

*If you have specific questions related to financial aid, please contact Paulina Risse in the Graduate Financial Aid office at (530) 752-7606, prisse@ucdavis.edu.

8. Students have the option to waive out of a core class. For more information on how to waive out of core classes, click here.  Please contact your program manager if you want to waive out of a class.

9. UCD Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) waiver information is now available here. If you have your own health insurance for the 2016-2017 academic year, you may be eligible to waive out of SHIP. For UC SHIP Waiver Application Deadlines, more here.

To read emails #1 – 4, please visit here.

Thank you for regularly checking your VIP page and the Graduate School of Management Current Student website.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me directly.

Warm Regards,

Eva Zhang
Program Manager
Bay Area MBA Program
Graduate School of Management
University of California, Davis
Telephone: (925) 543-8075
Email: evazhang@ucdavis.edu
Address: 12647 Alcosta Blvd., Suite 190, San Ramon, CA 94583

Email #6 | Register for Classes Today; Textbook Order Form and Student Bills Available| August 24, 2016

Please find more friendly reminders and information below. 

Remember to always reference your VIP pages and the GSM website for any additional updates.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me directly.

  1. Register for classes TODAY! Initial Fall Registration closes on August 29. Please review the registration instructions here . All automated messages including enrollment confirmation from registration system (RaPS) will go to your UCD email account. 
  • Before you can register you will be asked to update your personal information. Please update your address to your local address while attending UCDavis. You will see the following message, “Please note that your UCD address can only be changed per instruction on this website.” This will take you to the registrar site where you can update your address.

2. The fall 2016 textbook order form is available now. Please be reminded that required textbook is included in your registration fees. To order textbook(s), go to RaPS, click on the course number (e.g. MGB-202A-001), and find the Online Textbook Form link in the course description. Do NOT follow the View/Order textbooks link from SISWEB as that will ask you to pay for the books.

3. Student bills for fall quarter are now available on MyBill.  The fee payment deadline is September 15.

4. Orientation is scheduled on both September 10 and September 17, and is a required two-day event. There is no additional fee and it’s for our part-time fall 2016 entering class only. Please mind the deadlines on your VIP page and sign up ASAP.

5. It is very important to start the Quantitative Fundamentals Online Courses and Assessments today and complete it as soon as possible. Please mind the deadlines on your VIP page.

6. Set-up your UCD Computing Account TODAY if you haven’t. You will need your computing account to access most UC Davis systems including our Registration and Processing System (RaPS) and the UC Davis payment system, MyBill.

  • Please start to check your UC Davis email account regularly as the GSM will begin sending all emails to your UC Davis email account, starting September 1. To access your UCD email after you set up your computing account: go to myucdavis, log in using your account and credential, then look for the “myEmail” icon on the top right corner. More information about UCD email setup please see here.

7. All financial aid has been packaged and is ready for distribution. Anyone who submitted FASFA needs to complete the process by entering their social security number in SISWEB.

  • Login to the system using your UCD computing account i.d. and passphrase

    • Go to “Personal Information”
    • Click the “Report SSN” link.

*If you have specific questions related to financial aid, please contact Paulina Risse in the Graduate Financial Aid office at (530) 752-7606, prisse@ucdavis.edu.

8. Students have the option to waive out of a core class. For more information on how to waive out of core classes, click here.  Please contact your program manager if you want to waive out of a class.

9. UCD Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) waiver information is now available here. If you have your own health insurance for the 2016-2017 academic year, you may be eligible to waive out of SHIP. UC SHIP Waiver Application Deadline is September 10, more information is available here.

To read emails #1 – 5, please visit the email archive here.

Thank you for regularly checking your VIP page and the Graduate School of Management Current Student website.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me directly.

Warm Regards,

Eva Zhang
Program Manager
Bay Area MBA Program
Graduate School of Management
University of California, Davis
Telephone: (925) 543-8075
Email: evazhang@ucdavis.edu
Address: 12647 Alcosta Blvd., Suite 190, San Ramon, CA 94583

Email #7 | UCD Email, Orientation Agenda and Reception Invitation | August 30, 2016

Dear Fall 2016 Entering Class:

Please be reminded that the GSM will begin sending all emails to your UC Davis email account, starting September 1. To access your UCD email after you set up your computing account: go to myucdavis, log in using your account and credential, then look for the “myEmail” icon on the top right corner. More information about UCD email setup please see here.

Please find more friendly reminders and information below. 

Remember to always reference your VIP pages and the GSM website for any additional updates.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me directly.

  1. The Orientation agenda is here! Orientation is scheduled on both September 10 and September 17, and is a required two-day event for students only. There is no additional fee and it’s for our part-time fall 2016 entering class only. Please sign up ASAP if you haven’t.
  2. Day 2 of Orientation, September 17, will culminate in a reception at the Mondavi Center from 4:30pm-6:00pm.  You are welcome to invite a guest to join you at the reception.  Please register your guest here (select ‘Incoming Student Ticket’). You do not need to complete this registration unless you are bringing a guest.
  3. Please register for classes if you haven’t. Please review the registration instructions here.
  4. The fall 2016 textbook order form is available now. Please be reminded that required textbook is included in your registration fees. To order textbook(s), go to RaPS, click on the course number (e.g. MGB-202A-001), and find the Online Textbook Form link in the course description. Do NOT follow the View/Order textbooks link from SISWEB as that will ask you to pay for the books.
  5. UCD Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) waiver information is now available here. If you have your own health insurance for the 2016-2017 academic year, you may be eligible to waive out of SHIP. UC SHIP Waiver Application Deadline is September 10, more information is available here.
  6. Student bills for fall quarter are now available on MyBill.  The fee payment deadline is September 15.
  7. It is very important to start the Quantitative Fundamentals Online Courses and Assessments today and complete it as soon as possible. Please mind the deadlines on your VIP page.
  8. Set-up your UCD Computing Account TODAY if you haven’t. You will need your computing account to access most UC Davis systems including our Registration and Processing System (RaPS) and the UC Davis payment system, MyBill.
  9. All financial aid has been packaged and is ready for distribution. Anyone who submitted FASFA needs to complete the process by entering their social security number in SISWEB.
  • Login to the system using your UCD computing account i.d. and passphrase

    • Go to “Personal Information”
    • Click the “Report SSN” link.

*If you have specific questions related to financial aid, please contact Paulina Risse in the Graduate Financial Aid office at (530) 752-7606, prisse@ucdavis.edu.

10.Students have the option to waive out of a core class. For more information on how to waive out of core classes, click here.  Please contact your program manager if you want to waive out of a class.

To read emails #1 – 6, please visit the email archive here.

Thank you for regularly checking your VIP page and the Graduate School of Management Current Student website.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me directly.

Warm Regards,

Eva Zhang
Program Manager
Bay Area MBA Program
Graduate School of Management
University of California, Davis
Telephone: (925) 543-8075
Email: evazhang@ucdavis.edu
Address: 12647 Alcosta Blvd., Suite 190, San Ramon, CA 94583