UC Davis has a number of . These groups are departmental, professional, local and national organizations whose memberships are based on outstanding academic achievement. Just a few of the societies represented at UC Davis are , , , and the . Many offer scholarships to recognize the most academically deserving students.
Regents Scholar Society
The (RSS) is part of the larger University of California Regents Scholarship program, one of the highest honors awarded by the university that is reflective of academic excellence, leadership and exceptional promise. Membership in the student-run honor society is open to students awarded the Regents Scholarship at UC Davis and provides opportunities for professional development, networking and community service.