Program Eligibility

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The Washington Program (UCDC) is available to students in ALL majors.


Congratulations on taking the first steps towards exploring this wonderful opportunity! Before you apply, we encourage you to review the eligibility requirements carefully to ensure you meet the criteria to participate.

Program Eligibility:

  • A 3.0 GPA or above is preferred, but not required.
  • Full-time, UCD AB or BA/BS-degree-seeking students
  • Sophomores, juniors, and seniors are eligible, but freshmen are not.
  • Full-time, UCD AB or BA/BS-degree-seeking transfer students with 1 completed quarter at UC Davis
  • Full-time UCD AB or BA/BS-degree-seeking DACA/AB540/Undocumented students
  • Full-time UCD AB or BA/BS-degree-seeking international students
  • Full-time exchange students with one completed quarter at UCD can only apply for the academic quarter programs (fall, winter, and spring), but they are not eligible to apply for the summer program.

Please note: Any student on an F or J international student visa will require practical training authorization from SISS, and they should discuss that with an advisor early on if they are considering participating in the Washington program.

How to Apply