The UC Davis Principles of Community is the statement of intent describing how UCD intends to treat the community of the University:

The University of California, Davis, is first and foremost an institution of learning and teaching, committed to serving the needs of society. Our campus community reflects and is a part of a society comprising all races, creeds and social circumstances. The successful conduct of the university's affairs requires that every member of the university community acknowledge and practice the following basic principles:

We recognize that each of us has an obligation to the community of which we have chosen to be a part. We will strive to build a true community of spirit and purpose based on mutual respect and caring.


Campus Community Book Project They also have a quarterly book reading selection to promote the Principles of Community. The idea is to get people to read books that broaden their cultural horizons and give students, staff and faculty a common point of interest/discussion.

Among the authors was Professor Charles Nash.

2006 Principles of Community Week

February 21-25, 2006 On behalf of the Campus Council on Community and Diversity, please share broadly with all faculty, staff, students and community members.

Community Organization Festival FOOD! FUN!! INFO!! ENTERTAINMENT!!! Wednesday, February 22, 2006 11:30-1:30 p.m. Freeborn Hall

LGBTRC Presents: Safe Zone Part I: Wednesday, February 22, 2006 1-2pm MU DiCarli Room Part II: Thursday, February 23, 2006, 2-4pm MU Moss Room

The Cross Cultural Center and Asian American Studies Present What's the 'PI' in API? Wednesday, February 22, 2006 6-8pm, 126 Wellman

Culture Days Presents: Impacts of Racial and Ethnic Color Labels Thursday, February 23, 2006 11-Noon, Silo 12:30-1:30 CoHo

The C.N. Gorman Museum Presents: Celia Herrera Rodríguez Artist Talk and Reception Saturday, February 25, 2006, 2pm, 1316 Hart Hall

For more information contact the Office of Campus Community Relations at (530)752-2071 or visit the website at

On the back of some Reg Cards, the principles are quoted as

We affirm the dignity inherent in all of us, and we... will strive to build a true community of spirit and purpose based on mutual respect and caring.