Nutrition Services

Student Health and Wellness Center Location Information

Student Health and Wellness Center

The UC Davis Student Health & Wellness Center utilizes the newest technology and the latest trends in student healthcare to enhance student visits and delivery of care.

Nutrition Services offered at the Student Health & Wellness Center include individual counseling or group classes. Among the classes offered are cooking classes in our Teaching Kitchen and our Weight Management Series.

Nutrition Workshops

Eat Well, Live Healthy

Cost: No charge.
Eligibility: All registered students.
Access: You must register to attend. To register, call the Appointment Desk at (530) 752-2349 or follow the instructions to register using the Health-e-Messaging Appointments Page.
Location: Conference Room 2, Third floor of the Student Health and Wellness Center.

Eat Well, Live Healthy! Weight Management Series

October 22nd - November 19th:
Wednesdays 4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Want to manage your weight but aren’t sure how to get started? Come to the Eat Well, Live Healthy! Weight Management Series to learn how to eat well, live healthy and feel your best. This series covers quick and easy cooking tips, physical activity, meal planning and more! The best part? There’s no charge for all UC Davis students.

  • Class 1: Weight and Metabolism
  • Class 2: Meal Planning and Hunger Cues
  • Class 3: Shopping and Nutrition on a Budget
  • Class 4: Cooking Class - Quick and Easy Meals

Teaching Kitchen at the Student Health & Wellness Center

Teaching Kitchen

Cost: No charge.
Eligibility: All registered students.
Access: Registration is preferred. Events marked with ** require registration. To register, call the Appointment Desk at (530) 752-2349 or follow the instructions to register using Health-e-Messaging.
Location: Conference Room 2, Third floor of the Student Health and Wellness Center.

All cooking classes are designed with the busy student in mind. The classes are meant to provide cooking skills and nutrition education as well as inspire even the busiest student body to cook!


Fresh From the Farm Cooking Classes

Hungry for delicious food that is good for you? Using seasonal produce, harvested from the UC Davis Student Farm, our chef will create quick and easy meals. By the end of the class, you won’t be able to wait to re-create these meals in your own kitchen. Registration on Health-e messaging requested, walk-ins welcome.

Spring's Three S's (Fresh From the Farm)

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Conference Room 2, Third floor of the Student Health and Wellness Center

Spring is here and it has brought a smorgasbord of FRESH, COLORFUL & DELICIOUS produce. Come and indulge your senses as the chef prepares meals using ingredients picked directly from our UC Davis Student Farm. The Three S's: smoothies, salads and stir-fry will surely become favorites in your kitchen. Registration on Health-e messaging requested, walk-ins welcome.


Hands-On Cooking Class - Hands-On Baking Edition** (CLASS FULL)

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Conference Room 2, Third floor of the Student Health and Wellness Center

Join us for a creative cooking class where YOU do the cooking with Student Health & Counseling Services’ Teaching Kitchen Assistant. Learn and practice knife skills, food safety, and basic cooking skills creating delicious and healthy Spring baked goods.

**Registration required. More classes may be offered based on student demand.


Hands-On Cooking Class - Hands-On Around the World in One Day** (CLASS FULL)

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Conference Room 2, Third floor of the Student Health and Wellness Center

Join us for a nutrition and food safety talk while YOU do the cooking with Student Health & Counseling Services’ Teaching Kitchen Assistant. Learn and practice knife skills, food safety, and basic cooking skills creating healthy versions cultural favorites.

**Registration required. More classes may be offered based on student demand.


Quick and Easy Cooking Class

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Student Health & Wellness Center,
Conference Room 2, Third floor of the Student Health and Wellness Center

This cooking demonstration is taught by a Chef who will show you how to prepare dinner entrees from start to finish. They are so tasty and healthy you will want to prepare them at home!


Balanced Body Cooking Class

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Student Health & Wellness Center,
Conference Room 2, Third floor of the Student Health and Wellness Center

The sun is out and it is the perfect time to "spring-clean" your diet. Join us as we share our cooking secrets that will help your body feel it's very best. The chef will prepare a balanced plate including lean meat, seasonal vegetables and whole grains that you won't want to miss! Registration on Health-e messaging requested, walk-ins welcome.


Individual Nutrition Assessments

Cost: $15 for all registered students.
Access: By appointment only.
Eligibility: All registered students.
Location: Third floor of the Student Health and Wellness Center.
Hours of Operation

Student Health Services has an in-house Registered Dietitian that provides nutrition therapy for a variety of nutrition related health issues including weight management, diabetes, heart disease, eating disorders and gastro-intestinal disturbances among other medical diagnosis.

Individual appointments for consultations include nutritional assessment, counseling and education to promote healthy lifestyle habits.

Scheduling an Appointment

If you are interested in seeing the dietitian, ask for a referral from your provider. Appointments can be made at the SHCS registration windows at the UC Davis Student Health & Wellness Center or by calling (530) 752-2349.