• Students at CADSS
  • Students at CADSS
  • Student Performance at Center for African Diaspora Student Success Ribbon Cutting

  • CADSS Ribbon Cutting

Highlights & Announcements

White House Summit at UC Davis

Information about the summit can be found at the summit website.

Read The Sacramento Observer feature article on the White House Summit at UC Davis. 

Our Mission

The Center for African Diaspora Student Success (CADSS) is intensively focused on the retention, persistence, and graduation of all undergraduate students of the African diaspora at the University of California, Davis.

Through data-driven decision-making and collective and individual student experiences, we seek to understand and improve policies and practices that lead to academic excellence. As a team, we systemize institutional collaborations and academic partnerships to create a synergistic approach tailored toward African diaspora student success.

Hours of Operation

Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Contact US

Thoughts, questions, concerns, suggestions?

Please feel free to let us know.


Center for African Diaspora Student Success
2nd floor of Silo South, Room 270


420 Hutchison Drive
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: 530.754.0854
Email: cfadss@ucdavis.edu

Transformation Adinkra Symbol
Sesa Wo Suban is a West African adinkra symbol: The Morning Star, representing a new day, set inside a wheel, representing movement. Together, these symbols illustrate life transformation. This symbol embodies the transformative power of the Center for African Diaspora Student Success, where academic services and community unite in support of UC Davis students.