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Join an institution that is internationally renowned for its excellence across disciplines. Engage with faculty who are the best in their field. Conduct research with faculty, graduate students, or initiate your own. And experience a one-of-a-kind academic experience through our innovative programs and pathways.

 

Undergraduate Colleges

 

College of Chemistry

Undergraduate Advising Center  |  121 Gilman Hall  |  (510) 664-5264

Go to chemistry.berkeley.edu/ugrad/degrees for information about our degree programs.


College of Engineering & Engineering Student Services

308 McLaughlin  |  (510) 642-7594

 

  • In-person hours: Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

  • If you are unable to attend a Berkeley Engineering April Information Session, you may visit with Engineering Student Services Peer Advisers. They will be available to answer questions during in-person office hours or virtual front desk hours. You can also email esspeeradvisers@berkeley.edu.


College of Environmental Design

Office of Undergraduate Advising  |  250 Bauer Wurster Hall  |  (510) 642-4943

  • Advising Office : Monday-Friday, 10am-12pm; 1-4pm

  • New admits can also connect with current CED Admissions Ambassadors for building tours and conversations on the student experience.

  • Check out CED on Instagram for more exciting info on our programs!


College of Letters and Science

Office of Undergraduate Advising  |  156 Dwinelle Hall  |  askLnS@berkeley.edu


Rausser College of Natural Resources

Rausser Student Resource Center  |  260 Mulford Hall  |  (510) 642-0542  |  advising.rcnr@berkeley.edu


Haas School of Business

Haas Undergraduate Program Office |  S460 Student Services Building  |  uginfo@haas.berkeley.edu

  • Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00AM – 4:00PM
    Wednesday 1:00PM – 4:00PM
    Closed for lunch 12:00PM – 1:00PM
  • Schedule an appointment with Haas Undergraduate Advisors
  • Visit the Haas Undergraduate website for more information about admissions, academics and student services.

College of Computing, Data Science, and Society

Office of Undergraduate Advising  |  Contact Us 

 

Department and Program Advisors:

  • Data Science Advising (ds-advising@berkeley.edu)
  • Statistics Advising (stat-ugrad@berkeley.edu)
  • Computer Science Advising (cs-advising@cs.berkeley.edu

 

Explore our Departments and Programs 

The College of Computing, Data Science, and Society (CDSS) at UC Berkeley brings together programs, schools, departments, and partners to create accessible and equitable educational opportunities and catalyze groundbreaking research that meets society’s greatest challenges. We are reimagining inclusive collaboration to tackle the technical, scientific, social, and human dimensions of urgent challenges in health and biomedicine, climate and sustainability, and human welfare and social justice.

Student Resources and Information

Undergraduate Education – The College of Computing, Data Science, and Society offers quality undergraduate education programs in computer science, data science, and statistics.

FAQs: Undergraduate Students in Computer Science, Data Science, and Statistics


Berkeley School of Education

Berkeley School of Education  |  Berkeley Way West  |  510-642-9476  |  bse-ugrad@berkeley.edu

Visit bse.berkeley.edu to learn about the Education Minor and the new Educational Sciences Major!

 

 

Other Academic Programs

 

Berkeley Changemaker

  • Inclusive academic program open to all based on three through-lines — critical thinking, communication, and collaboration — and enrolling some 20% of undergraduates.
  • To learn more about our over 30 courses offered in departments across campus, click here or search for “Berkeley Changemaker” as a “course type” in the Academic Guide’s class schedule.
  • Please contact us at changemaker@berkeley.edu to learn more.
  • Go to https://changemaker.berkeley.edu/berkeley-changemaker-certificate-completion for information about our certificate.

 

Berkeley Dual Degree Programs

160 Stephens Hall  |  dualdegree@berkeley.edu  |  (510) 664-7243

UC Berkeley Dual Degree Programs provide students the opportunity to pursue degrees from a choice of two different Universities: UC Berkeley and either Sciences Po in France or The University of Hong Kong. Each dual degree program awards two degrees, one from each university, in four years.


Berkeley Study Abroad & Global Edge Program

160 Stephens Hall  |  (510) 642-1356  |  studyabroad@berkeley.edu  |  globaledge@berkeley.edu

 

Start planning early and you can make the most of your time at Berkeley! Explore programs for your major, fulfill breadth requirements, learn a language, or intern abroad. Berkeley Study Abroad advisers can help you find a summer, semester, or year-long program that fits into your academic plans.

See our advising page for services and appointments. Financial aid and scholarships are available.

Want to study abroad your first year? Global Edge gives newly admitted Berkeley first-years the Berkeley experience with a global perspective! Spend your summer at Berkeley then fall semester abroad in London! To register for the program, select Global Edge as your First Year Pathway option in your MAP@Berkeley account.


Berkeley Student Learning Center

César E. Chávez Student Center  |  (510) 642-7332  |  slc@berkeley.edu

 

The Student Learning Center is the primary academic support unit on campus, with five discipline-specific academic programs and a rapidly expanding co-curriculum that spans from global book clubs to academic coaching to peer facilitated workshops. Staffed by 300 peer tutors and 21 professional learning specialists, the Center serves about 10,000 students–or 30% of the undergraduate population–in many of the gateway courses to some of Cal’s most impacted majors. Through services that promote collaborative intelligence and emphasize learning as a process, the Center supports Cal students in meeting the academic rigor of Cal and locating their voice and confidence as scholars.

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Berkeley Summer Bridge

133 César E. Chávez Student Center  |  (510) 643-9908  |  sbridge@berkeley.edu

 

Summer Bridge is a six-week academic residential program designed to support entering first-years in making a successful transition to Cal. Each cohort serves approximately 300 undergraduates from all over California and the world. Summer Bridge students take a full course load, enrolling in two academic courses and a mentorship program that helps them navigate the rigor of the research university. They also receive high-touch, high-quality academic support to further solidify their subject-matter confidence. The program takes a holistic approach to serving students, working to ensure they possess the skills, the mindset, and the connections necessary to Make the Golden Bear Leap to Success!

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CalTeach

Evans Hall, 4th Floor  |  (510) 642-3813

 

Are you interested in a science, technology, engineering, or math major? Are you thinking of exploring a career in education? Why not do both? With CalTeach, in just four years you can: complete your STEM major, minor in Science and Math Education, and earn a California Teaching Credential.  Sign up for our introductory CalTeach course — UGIS 82: K-8 Teaching and Inquiry-based Design in the Science and Mathematics Classroom (two units) to get started!

  • Check out the CalTeach website to learn more about the program and schedule an advising appointment.
  • Feel free to visit our Student Resource Center (located at 30 Evans) to speak with one of our peer advisors.

Fall Program for First-Semester

1995 University Avenue, Suite 200 (Golden Bear Center)  |  Berkeley, CA 94704  |  (510) 643-0379  |  fpf@berkeley.edu

Fall Program for First-Semester (FPF) is a First Year Pathway for newly admitted students in the College of Letters & Science (excludes transfers or returning students) that want a small, collaborative learning community. Over its 40-year history, FPF has become a cornerstone experience for new students to support their entry to UCB, with small class sizes that allow for high-impact learning and proactive academic advising. Like other collegiate first-year programs, FPF equips students with a curated curriculum with thematic threads and a strong network of relationships among peers, advisors, and instructors. Below are all the ways that you can learn more about FPF.:

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L&S First-Year Pathways

lspathways@berkeley.edu

 

L&S First-Year Pathways is an exciting new program for first-year undergraduate students at UC Berkeley. It consists of three courses — linked by a common theme — that you take in your first semester at Berkeley. By combining interdisciplinary course clusters and immersive learning within a small cohort experience, Pathways helps new students successfully transition to life at Berkeley. Pathways provides:

  • Early Class Enrollment: Incoming first-year students will have access to priority enrollment into three courses
  • Small Class Experience: Exciting small-class experiences with a professors renowned in their fields
  • New Friendships: A chance to make friends with other new students through shared personal interests
  • Degree Progress:< Progress through the L&S breadth requirements in a topic that interests you

To learn more about L&S First-Year Pathways:


Student Tech Services

  • Long-term laptop and accessory loans for students with financial need (STEP)
  • Free on-campus tech support for all students
  • Opportunities to work in IT departments across campus