Steps To Apply

  1. Apply as a General Member by filling out this form
  2. Go to this link and click Join in the navigation bar
  3. Select “Full Time Undergraduate Student” as the type of membership and click Continue
  4. Register with a Username, First Name, Last Name, and select “Students: Univ. of California, Davis”
  5. Accept the Membership and Fill out all accompanied information.
  6. Complete the Billing/Payment Section and send your receipt to
  7. If interested in being a Commitee Member (Committee Information Below), fill out this form

Committee Responsibilities

Career Development

Professional Development


Student Affairs


Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ascend Leadership?

Ascend Leadership is the largest, non-profit Pan-Asian organization for business professionals in North America. It offer robust professional development and career enhancement programs, enabling emerging leaders to pursue their dreams and achieve professional heights.

What are some benefits?

Members of Ascend UC Davis can attend business networking events, meet students from different chapters of Ascend, improve their professional side, and much more. It is also a community of like-minded people who are supportive of one another.

Do I need to be Pan-Asian to join?

No, all races and ethnicities are welcome!

What is the time commitment?

There is no time commitment for general members, but most general members attend meetings once a week.

Do I need to be a Economics/Managerial Economics major to join?

No, we welcome all majors. We have majors in Communications, Statistics, Computer Science, Film, and many others.

Is attending all meetings and events required?

If you are a general member, there are no requirements! You can come network and attend any open events whenever you have time.