In addition to Berkeley Connect, there are a wealth of resources available on campus to help you make the most of your undergraduate education at UC Berkeley! If you are experiencing a crisis, please see additional resources for When Things Get Tough.
Academic Services in the Residence Halls
A guide to the tutoring, advising, and resident faculty available to students living in campus residence halls.
American Cultures Center
Learn about how to fulfill your AC requirement, “engaged scholarship” opportunities to connect your academics with community service, and more.
Arts + Design
Explore the rich landscape of arts and design at UC Berkeley.
Ask L&S Peers
Get academic advice from fellow students in the College of Letters & Science. In-person appointments plus online FAQs and blog.
Athletic Study Center
Helps student-athletes achieve academic excellence.
Berkeley Academic Guide
Not just a course catalog, the Guide can help you explore possible majors, find degree requirements, learn about faculty research, and more.
Berkeley International Office
Services to enhance the academic experience of international students.
Berkeley Study Abroad
Learn about opportunities to study or intern in other countries.
Big Ideas Courses
Courses that bring together two (or more) professors from different disciplines to team-teach courses that satisfy the Letters & Science breadth requirements.
Explore career options; find internships and externships; network with alums and potential employers; and prepare for your post-graduation job search.
Centers for Educational Equity & Excellence (CE3)
Programs that empower non-traditional students to excel. Includes:
- Basic Needs Security (assistance with food, housing, and financial security)
- Berkeley Hope Scholars (for current/former foster youth, orphans, and emancipated youth)
- Berkeley Underground Scholars (for formerly incarcerated students)
- Cal NERDS (supporting diversity in STEM)
- Cal Veterans Service Center
- Educational Opportunity Program (for low-income and first-generation students)
- McNair Scholars (preparing under-represented students for graduate school)
- Miller Scholars (for transfer students)
- Posse Scholars (cohort of students from Los Angeles)
- Re-Entry Student Program (for undergraduates 25+ years old)
- Student Parent Center
- Student Support Services (holistic advising for low-income and first-generation students)
- Transfer Student Center
- Undocumented Student Program
Centers for Educational Justice and Community Engagement (EJCE)
Seven collaborative offices that include the Gender Equity Resource Center and programs that provide community and advocacy for African American, Asian Pacific American, Chicano/Latino, and Native American students.
College Writing Programs
Build confidence in your writing and enhance your ability to express your ideas effectively.
The Course Threads Interdisciplinary Program for Undergraduates allows students to explore intellectual themes that connect courses across departments and disciplines.
Disabled Students Program
Ensures educational accessibility for students with disabilities, including ADD and learning disabilities.
Courses taught by some of the most distinguished professors on campus, designed to meet the Letters & Science breadth requirements.
Freshman & Sophomore Seminars
Intimate, faculty-led seminars for lower-division students.
Getting into Graduate School
Mentoring for all UC Berkeley students, and particularly first-generation and under-represented students, interested in applying to graduate school.
Campus hub for student leadership opportunities.
Library: Services for Undergraduates
Librarians are available to assist with your research: in person, by phone, and by email.
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology: Undergraduate Program
Find out about opportunities to do hands-on research work.
Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarships
Learn about the Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program (URAP) and, by clicking on “Opportunities,” a host of other internships and scholarships available to undergraduate students at Berkeley.
A list maintained by the Financial Aid office of all the competitive prizes that honor scholarly achievement and creative expression by students at Berkeley.
Public Service Center
Community-based volunteer and internship opportunities.
UC Berkeley’s clearinghouse for information on scholarships funded by sources outside the University.
Science @ Cal
Learn more about science-related educational and research resources available on campus.
Step by Step
A guide that helps Berkeley undergraduates enrich their academic experience and prepare for graduate school, created by the College of Letters & Science.
A non-profit community organization located just across the street from UC Berkeley, Stiles Hall provides support services for under-represented transfer students as well as opportunities for community service.
Student Discovery Hub
A central resource where students can learn how to get involved in research, public service, entrepreneurship, or creative work; includes a database of opportunities that come with funding.
Student Learning Center
Students working with students to promote academic excellence and personal success.
Take classes during the summer that can help you meet requirements or explore new fields.