Retirees can receive discounts at the Department of Campus Recreation, the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, University Dining Services and Unitrans listed below.
Department of Campus Recreation and Unions (CRU)
Retirees are eligible to purchase Campus Recreation and Unions (CRU) memberships to the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) on the Davis campus. The ARC includes a full-service fitness center, and offers a variety of fitness classes including “Fit for Life” classes for adults aged 55 and up. A CRU membership also provides discounts for all units within the department, including the Recreation Pool, Craft Center, Equestrian Center and Outdoor Adventures. For more information, contact CRU directly at:
Telephone: (530) 752-1730
Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts
The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts in Davis explores the full range of the performing arts in their world-class performance facilities. The following discounts are offered to both current and retired faculty, academics and staff:
- Season tickets—30% off the regular ticket price
- Choose your own tickets—25% off the regular ticket price
- Individual events—10% off the regular ticket price
For more information, contact the Mondavi Center directly at:
Telephone: (530) 754-ARTS (2787)
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)
OLLI, a unit of UC Davis Continuing & Professional Education, offers quality, affordable courses and events for adults, age 50+ living in Davis and nearby communities. OLLI currently offers complimentary course credit equivalent to the paid OLLI membership (up to a $60 value) for the 2021-22 academic year for paid members of either the UC Davis Retirees’ Association and/or the UC Davis Emeriti Association.
For more information, or to volunteer as a teacher, contact OLLI at:
Telephone: (530) 757-8777
Community Practice for Small Animals (School of Veterinary Medicine)
UC Davis and UC Davis Health System staff, faculty, academics and retirees all receive a 10% discount for pet care and supplies in the community practice or anywhere else in the teaching hospital. For more information, ask for the Finance department at the contact below:
Telephone - Large/Small Animal Clinic: (530) 752-1393
The Unitrans bus system services the UC Davis campus and the City of Davis. Buses run every weekday from 7 am-11 pm, and Saturdays from 9 am-6 pm. Anyone 60 years of age or older can ride the busses for free, with a pass that can be obtained from the Shared Services Organization. For more information, contact Unitrans directly at:
Telephone: (530) 752-BUSS (2877)
Personal Travel Insurance Program
Three travel plan options, integrating insurance benefits and travel assistance services, are available for purchase through the UC Personal Travel Program. Note: this insurance appears to only be for travel outside of your home country or country of permanent residence and provides accident and sickness benefits and valuable travel assistance services,
Website: Personal Travel Insurance | UCOP
MetLife Choice provides options that can lead to more savings for UC Davis retirees.
More Information: https://retireecenter.ucdavis.edu/metlife-choice-sm
Protect yourself and your family by taking advantage of the special benefit offerings available to you as a UC Davis retiree.