Wherever you are in your academic career – freshman through PhD – we are here to help you navigate your career during your years at Berkeley. From choosing a major to exploring different career options to finding internships to looking for part-time and full-time employment to preparing for graduate, law, or medical school, our first class career counselors and staff, programs, and resources are available to you every step of the way.
The SLC is a community of 8000 under-graduates, over 250 tutors and instructors, and 20 professional staff. Our philosophy: students working with students promotes academic excellence and personal success.
University Health Services
University Health Services (UHS) provides comprehensive medical, mental health and health promotion services to all Cal students and a variety of occupational health services to faculty and staff.
The mission of the Berkeley Student Cooperative is to provide a quality, low-cost, cooperative housing community to university students, thereby providing an educational opportunity for students who might not otherwise be able to afford a university education.
The LEAD Center is UC Berkeley’s hub for leadership development, student involvement and co-curricular advising. Our goal is to assist students as they explore life-long passions and interests through involvement.
In addition to planning and coordinating campus-wide leadership programs, we also support and advise student communities that make our campus vibrant and active. The LEAD Center is a great resource and is committed to supporting all students as they seek to discover themselves and define their Cal experience.
Experience the four pillars of Leadership, Scholarship, Friendship, and Service. Students looking for brotherhood and sisterhood that continues beyond the college experience can explore joining one of multitude of diverse recognized chapters on campus; there's something for you!
Cal Parents is an array of services, information, events, and person-to-person help for parents of UC Berkeley students. With a parent advisory board and a dedicated campus staff, Cal Parents is your gateway to navigating the Berkeley campus.
A Resource Guide for Parents
Your sons and daughters have chosen to attend the most distinguished public university in the world, one renowned for its research, its enduring commitment to undergraduate education, the diversity of its international student body, and the traditional engagement of its students in public service. We are happy to welcome you to our community.
SAFETY & SECURITY
Night Safety Services Dial 2-Walk (2-9255) for both BearWALK or Owl Service
University of California, Berkeley - Office of Emergency Preparedness
The Office of Emergency Preparedness supports the Berkeley campus community by implementing programs and projects in emergency planning, training, response, mitigation and recovery. The mission is to prepare the campus to manage and recover from any type of emergency or disaster.
University of California Police Department
The University of California Police Department, Berkeley, provides high-quality, professional crime prevention, protection, and law enforcement services to maintain and promote human safety and the security of property for the Berkeley campus and its associated locations. The department facilitates the achievement of the academic, research, and public service missions of the University through its safety and security programs, the protection of individual rights, and reducing fear of crime.
STUDENT RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES
SOCIAL JUSTICE & DIVERSITY
Disabled Students’ Program
The Disabled Students' Program (DSP) is committed to ensuring that all students with disabilities have equal access to educational opportunities at UC Berkeley. We offer a wide range of services for students with disabilities. These services are individually designed, and based on the specific needs of each student as identified by our Disability Specialists.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion provides links to resources for building and maintainig diversity, equity, and inclusion at UC Berkeley.
Gender Equity Resource Center
The Gender Equity Resource Center, fondly referred to as GenEq, is a Cal community center committed to fostering an inclusive experience for all. GenEq is the campus location where students, faculty, staff and alumni connect for resources, services, education and leadership programs related to gender and sexuality.
Medical, Counseling and Educational Services for LGBTQ Students
Services for Transgender Students
The staff at UHS recognizes that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students have some health concerns that are the same as other students. However, other issues may be different and require a greater understanding or specific information or programs.
Multicultural Student Development
Multicultural Student Development (MSD) promotes academic progress and success by engaging students through multicultural practices that acknowledge and celebrate their individual and collective experiences. The unit coordinates a series of academic courses and educational and multicultural activities through its six offices.