The Davis Faculty Association (DFA) is the UC Davis branch of the The Council of UC Faculty Associations (CUCFA). The CUCFA coordinates activities of the Faculty Associations on a statewide level, acts as collective bargaining agent for facult at UC Santa Cruz, and maintains a lobbyist in Sacramento. It is by far the largest independent dues-supported organization representing the faculty at the campuses of the University of California.

The Davis Faculty Association (DFA) played an active role supporting Occupy UC Davis: