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Engage. Explore. Experience. Here’s your guide to thrive at UC Berkeley.

Student Affairs is here to help students transition into, navigate through, and connect beyond their UC Berkeley college experience. We want to make a big, public institution feel smaller.

–Stephen C. Sutton, Ed.D.
Vice Chancellor
Division of Student Affairs


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    Getting Started
    Start your journey as a prospective student or applicant. New admits can learn about orientation, housing, and dining.
  • Join, Volunteer, & Career
    Join any of the 1,200+ student clubs; give back as a volunteer; and get career and internship guidance.
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    Health, Recreation, & Wellness
    Stay well through robust recreation and health services. And find help for your personal financial and basic needs.
  • Student Support
    We’re here to help! Find support in these areas: financial, academic, technical, Identity, legal, and survivor care.
    Arts & Culture
    Berkeley is renowned for its world-class libraries and museums, including 23 libraries, BAM/PFA, and student performers.
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    Transportation and Safety
    All you need to know about parking, transportation, safety and your student ID, the Cal 1 Card.
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    Connect with Berkeley Life
    Keep connected easily through the student-led blog and social platforms.
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    Subscriptions, Software, & Technology
    Access free news subscriptions, software, or rent or get discounts on laptops and tech.