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Get involved

From professional networking opportunities to connecting with like-minded people on the issues you care about, there are so many ways to participate in the UC community.

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The UC Advocacy Network

Tens of thousands of students, faculty, staff and alumni make the UC Advocacy Network a powerful platform for shaping the policies that affect UC and California. We fight for you: Your education, your health care and your future!

Learn more about UCAN

A connection that lasts a lifetime

From mentoring students and attending campus events to participating in professional development opportunities, joining UC's alumni network is a rewarding experience. Campus alumni associations are a great place to start. 

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“We thank the Hellman family for its generosity in helping to get our junior faculty members up and running, with all their new ideas."  

Phil Kass
UC Davis vice provost of Academic Affairs

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The Society of Hellman Fellows

The Society of Hellman Fellows is an endowed program at all ten University of California campuses that supports research for outstanding early-career faculty.

Learn about the society