Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Current MAE Graduate Students

MAE Graduate Student Handbook

The MAE Graduate Student Handbook (PDF) is a useful document that gives specific information about departmental policies such as employment, use of facilities, safety information, computer resources, and reimbursement for out-of-pocket purchases and travel. It also contains information about University-wide policies such as admission, registration, grading policies, withdrawals, leaves, and readmission.


Suggested Core Courses, by Disciplinary Area

Sample Plans of Study, by Research Area


UC Davis Graduate Student Resources

You can find many resources for graduate students on the Graduate Studies Graduate Student Resources page, including those related to academic policies, life balance and wellness, and mental health and counseling.

Selected Forms 
A complete list of forms pertaining to graduate students can be found on the Office of Graduate Studies website.

All Graduate Students

Doctoral Specific

Master’s Specific


Other Reference Documents and Websites

Graduate Mentoring Guidelines
Financial Support
UC Davis Internship & Career Center