Wine Executive Program

Information for Registered Attendees

Information to help you get ready for your Wine Executive Program experience!

Timeline Overview

Participant timeline pre-program

Book Your Hotel

UC Davis Hyatt Place
Hyatt Place UC Davis
173 Old Davis Road Extension
Davis, California, USA  95616

About the Hotel:
The Hyatt Place UC Davis is conveniently located on the beautiful University of California, Davis campus, adjacent to the program venue (Gallagher Hall). Surrounded by a variety of local art museums, quaint shopping districts, and scenic golf courses, this college town atmosphere is only a short distance from California’s State Capitol, wine country and the San Francisco Bay Area.

After completing your registration for the program we suggest scheduling any travel or coordinating accommodations while you stay near UC Davis. We recommend Hyatt Place, where parking is included with your stay.

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  1. Click the “Book Now” button above. Enter your arrival and departure dates.
    Check-in: Sunday, March 24
    Check out: Thursday, March 28
  2. Click the “Book Now” button on the Hyatt Place website. You will see room options for the 2024 Wine Executive Program.
  3. Select your room type and proceed with the booking.

Please note: The code will only work for the selected dates above. If you need to check in/out outside these dates, please call the hotel directly at 530-297-3183.

Plan Your Travel 

Viticulture & enology facilities

During the program, you will tour the UC Davis winery and vineyards. For more information on this state-of-the-art, LEED platinum facility, check our the UC Davis Viticulture & Enology Site. These are walking tours, so it is advisable to bring sturdy and comfortable walking shoes.

Please dress comfortably to get the most out of this learning, walking, and networking experience. Business casual attire is appropriate and jeans are welcome! Be sure to bring a jacket for cool evenings.

The weather in Davis during the month of March can be beautiful and sunny, however there is always potential for rain. The temperatures can range from 44-70 degrees, so dress comfortably for the warm weather, but be sure to bring a jacket for cool evenings. As a reference for local weather, please visit the Weather Channel.

Getting Ready

Your Student Journey Starts Here! 

Initiation for these processes occur up to one month prior program start.

Step 1: Creating Your UC Davis Computing Account 

Invitations are sent one month prior to start of program, by activating your account you will be granted access to the UC Davis systems.
You will be instructed to complete a Temporary Affiliate Form (TAF) online. Check out the instructional guide link in the sidebar for more details on the TAF process.

Step 2: Access to Canvas

  • Invitation to the course will be sent to your email two weeks prior to the start of the program. Check out the instructional guide in the sidebar for more details on how to use Canvas once you receive your invitation.
  • Additionally, we recommend you print materials from Canvas that you would like to take notes on.

Step 3: Fill out Consent to Record

Complete and submit consent to record and consider sending or bringing wine for the Wine down tasting event on Tuesday evening. 

Step 4: Join our LinkedIn Group-share

Post about the program before and while you are here! As a new member of the UC Davis Wine Executive Program, you will be given access to our members only LinkedIn group. Stay connected and share job opportunities and other news about yourself by joining today!

Arriving at Gallagher Hall 

The program will be held on UC Davis Campus in Gallagher Hall. We are conveniently located near the I-80 corridor. There is an interactive, map of the UC Davis Campus for your convenience.


  • If you are staying at the Hyatt Place, parking is included with your stay. They should provide you with a hotel parking permit.
  • If driving your own vehicle to campus, you will need to download the AMP mobile parking app. You will need a credit card and your license number to activate.
  • You may park in the following areas: the Gateway Parking Structure and Visitor parking Lots 1 and 2. 


If you are flying to the Sacramento International Airport or San Francisco Airport you may use the following transportation options:


If you plan to arrive by train, the train station is conveniently located in Davis and very close to the venue. From the train station you can rent a taxi. Below are some local taxi services:

Agenda & Speakers

Explore the exciting programming set for our upcoming Wine Executive Program.

Check out our exceptional program leaders and guest speakers.