UC Berkeley/University Partnership Campus Benefits Program

The University Partnership Program (UPP) Campus Benefits Program allows UC Berkeley students to receive access to special perks and preferred pricing on services and merchandise for organizational and personal use through our campus-wide partners — Under Armour, Bank of the … Continued

Visiting Scholar Talk: Steffen Moestrup — 9/18/2017

Steffen Moestrup’s research critically investigates what we might term persona-driven journalism. He analyzes how journalistic personas are created and used across different types of media and how the interaction between old media and new … Continued

Cal Performances Student Flex Pass — Buy Yours Now!

The best fit for your schedule and your budget. Enjoy world-class live performances as part of your UC Berkeley student experience. See artists such as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, The Joffrey Ballet, and the Peking Acrobats for … Continued

Cal Performances: Upcoming Events

Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group, Moses(es) Saturday, September 23, 8 pm, and September 24, 3 pm Zellerbach Hall Award-winning choreographer Reggie Wilson’s evening-length Moses(es) is inspired by Zora Neale Hurston’s vernacular retelling of the biblical Moses story. Wilson draws on his … Continued

Join the Berkeley Science Review as a Photographer!

Do you have an interest in photography and science communication? The Berkeley Science Review is looking for photographers for its upcoming fall issue! Photographers work closely with the design team, with a time commitment of 3 – 5 hours for the semester. Previous … Continued

Graduate Assembly — Get Involved, Positions Available

Events and Resources Stay up-to-date by downloading the GradBook App! Available for Apple and Android. Download “Cal Events” and then search for GradBook. It’s as simple as that to stay up-to-date on events specifically for graduate and professional students! Grad … Continued

Immunization Clinics for Incoming Students — August 2017

To help incoming students satisfy the immunization requirement, University Health Services is offering immunization clinics in August The Saturday clinics have many openings. See the UHS website for dates. The clinics are by appointment only. You may schedule online via eTang. If you … Continued

Caltopia — 8/20 – 8/21/2017

Caltopia – the largest college lifestyle event in the nation – will be held on the UC Berkeley campus next week. Celebrating its 15th anniversary, the two-day interactive festival will introduce 30,000+ Cal students to more than diverse brands aligned … Continued

Receive Funds Faster: Sign Up for EFT Now!

What’s the fastest way to receive your stipend or financial aid refund? By direct deposit to your bank account! If you are expecting a stipend or financial aid refund and have not signed up for Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) to receive … Continued

Cal Night with the Oakland Athletics — 9/5/2017

Tuesday, September 5 – Oakland Athletics vs. Los Angeles Angels | 7:05 pm Join the Oakland Athletics for Cal Night on Tuesday, September 5, when Cal alumni Bob Melvin and Marcus Semien take on the LA Angels. All attendees who … Continued

Berkeley Moves! Find Your RideAmigo and Save

Finding your way to campus just got a lot easier. Log on to BerkeleyMoves!, the one-stop trip planning platform where you can use your dashboard, visit the event page, and see if there are any trips leaving from your hometown or … Continued

Library News: Catch Up on Summer Developments

You can now pick up Interlibrary Loan books at most campus libraries Library launches new Scholarly Communications website Academic Council affirms commitment to Open Access Bancroft Exhibit: Summer of Love New Books from Graduate Services: August and July More Library News! Remember, … Continued

Graduate Student Assessment Fellows Program — 10/30/2017

About the Program Conducting program-level assessment and utilizing assessment data to improve teaching, curriculum, and student advising are becoming an integral part of what faculty and higher education professionals are asked to do. UC Berkeley’s Center for Teaching & Learning … Continued

APASD Circles of Support Program Seeks Grad Student Mentors

Asian Pacific American Student Development (APASD) announces the Circles of Support program! This is an opportunity for you to help support undergraduate students and alumni in learning more about graduate school. The populations we hope to serve are: Asian American and … Continued

Write for the “Berkeley Science Review”

Would you like to share exciting research findings from UC Berkeley with the greater campus and community and improve your science communication skills? The Berkeley Science Review is a magazine produced by Berkeley graduate students. BSR is currently looking for pitches for articles … Continued

Register for Summer Session Art Classes

Classes begin on June 4, 2017. To see the schedule and to register, visit the Berkeley Art Studio website. New Classes Ceramics Intermediate Pottery, Tuesdays, 10 am – 12 pm, starting on 6/6 Handbuilding Functional Forms, Wednesdays, 5 – 7pm, starting on 6/7 … Continued

2017 MFA Graduates Unveil New Works at BAMPFA

The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) will showcase the work of six graduating students from UC Berkeley’s Department of Art Practice with its 47th Annual Master of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition. The exhibition marks the first … Continued

Don’t Miss the Redwood Grove Summer Concert Series

The University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley announced its annual Redwood Grove Summer Concert Series. This year’s line-up includes a wide range of genres, from classical to swinging jazz, Afropop to indie rock and folk. The concerts are held every Thursday, June through August, in the Botanical Garden’s outdoor … Continued

Rec Sports Inaugural Wellness Celebration

Join Rec Sports as they welcome in a new tradition! The Inaugural Wellness Celebration Thursday, June 1, 2017 7 – 9 am Dwinelle Plaza Hosted by Recreational Sports and university partner, Under Armour, the Wellness Celebration will have you feeling refreshed all day with … Continued

UC Alumni Featured in Three Arts + Design Initiative Programs

The Arts + Design Initiative is sponsoring three upcoming programs in mid-April and May, all of which focus role of the media and cultural criticism in today’s politically charged climate. These programs, as part of The Future of Cultural Criticism series, will … Continued

Women’s Leadership Intensive (WLI) 2017 Applications — 4/18/2017

WLI is a leadership program May 30–June 3,2017, for women identified[*] students centered on establishing solidarity and working along intersections that exist within communities of women[*] as well as challenging and deconstructing existing frameworks that exist within workplaces, the collegiate environment, and … Continued

DataEDGE Conference — 5/8 – 5/9/2017

Are you and your organization taking advantage of the opportunities created by today’s flood of new data? Do you know about the latest tools for storing, analyzing, and visualizing data? Have you considered the … Continued

Grad Students Presenting at Cal Day — 4/22/2017

Graduate students play an important role in Cal Day. Every year in April, UC Berkeley opens its lecture halls and research labs, museums and libraries, galleries and gardens to the general public. On Saturday, April 22, from 9 am – 4 pm visitors … Continued

RISE: Celebrating Women, Community Love and Leadership

Celebrating Women, Community Love and Leadership, is an event for all women to unapologetically celebrate and honor the work and contributions given by women to our communities. RISE is about highlighting the endeavors and efforts of our women leaders, especially … Continued

Recruiting for Director of Student Programming Position

The Labor Center at the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE) is recruiting for a Director of Student Programming. The position will be a 50/50 lecturer and academic coordinator position: the person will be expected to teach 3 … Continued

Check Out the Graduate Assembly’s Mid-Year Report

The Graduate Assembly’s mid-year report represents the highlights of the work completed during the fall semester of the 2016 – 17 academic year. The GA hopes it will inspire you to partner with them in continuing support of graduate and professional students’ personal, … Continued

LGBTQ+ Career Conference 2017 — 2/25/2017

Saturday, February 25th, 2017 10:30 am – 4 pm Tips, tricks and tailor-made advice for LGBTQ+ students at UC Berkeley interested in internships, job search strategies and career advice from LGBTQ+ professionals! Topics include: … Continued

Publish Your Articles in the New “Berkeley Graduate”

The Berkeley Graduate (TBG) is an online publication by, for, and about graduate and professional students sponsored by The Graduate Assembly. Formerly a print publication, and briefly an online daily site, the new TBG is looking to partner with other organizations and centers … Continued

The Berkeley-Haas Women in Leadership Conference — 3/11/2017

Saturday, March 11, 2017 8 am – 7 pm Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley The Berkeley-Haas Women in Leadership conference will focus on collaboration between men and women so that we can empower each other, inspire each other, and lead together. … Continued

Grads of Color Ease Back — 1/19/2017

Thursday, January 19th 5 – 8:30 pm Anna Head Alumnae Hall, 2537 Haste Street Enjoy a free dinner and an opportunity to connect with Grads of Color as you ease back in. The Graduate Minority Student Project (a project of the Grad … Continued

CSHE Spring Colloquium Series and a Visiting Scholar Seminar

The Center for Studies in Higher Education presents a visiting scholar seminar and the 2017 Spring Colloquium Series, a program of stimulating lectures and discussions on national and international issues shaping higher education today. All lectures take place on the UC … Continued

Energy Curtailment: Winter 2016

Before you leave for break, please do your part to make sure all non-essential systems in your work area — lights, computers and monitors, printers and copiers, coffeepots and microwaves, power strips, etc. — are turned off. If you will be … Continued

Big Give is November 17th!

The butterfly effect explains change. The Berkeley Effect changes the world. During Big Give — the campus’s annual fundraising blitz — you can be that change by giving your favorite Berkeley school, college, and/or program a big boost and helping them win … Continued

Social Norms Mini Grant Deadline — 11/22/2016

The deadline for the Social Norms Mini Grant Initiative sponsored by PATH to Care has been extended to 5 pm on November 22, 2016.  Ten mini-grants of up to $2,500 each will be awarded for community-based initiatives and campaigns addressing social norms on sexual violence. This … Continued

Ambassador of Canada Speaks on Current Issues — 10/18/2016

Hosted by the Canadian Studies Program, David MacNaughton, Canada’s Ambassador to the United States of America, will speak about Prime Minister Trudeau’s New Agenda for Canada, with particular focus on LGBTQ2S issues, climate change and trade. Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:30 am  – … Continued

Social Impact Un-Pitch Day — 10/21/2016

Friday, October 21, 2016 3 – 7 pm South Hall, UC Berkeley Do you know a local non-profit or community organization that has a pressing challenge that you think technology might be able to solve, but you don’t know where to start? Or, … Continued

Vision + Light — 10/27 – 10/28/2016

October 27 & 28 5:30 – 8:30 pm Energy Biosciences Building Taking the format of an art gallery opening, Vision + Light will display aesthetic images across a range of visual media, which emerged from, or were inspired by, scientific research … Continued

SLAM: Science Leadership and Management Fall Events

What is SLAM? Grad school is a great place to gain scientific expertise — but that’s hardly the only thing you’ll need in your future as a Ph.D. Are you ready to lead a group? Manage your coworkers? Mentor budding scientists? … Continued

Berkeley’s Cleantech University Prize — 10/31/2016

Berkeley’s Cleantech University Prize (#CleantechUP17) is now accepting applications. The Berkeley CUP is a clean energy startup competition sponsored by the Department of Energy and hosted by the Berkeley Energy and Climate Institute (BECI) and the Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative (BERC). Students at universities across … Continued

Self-Defense Classes for Women – 10/8/2016 & beyond

Low-Cost Self-Defense for Women* Sponsored by Gender Equity Resource Center, Recreational Sports, Residence Life and UCPD Learn how to increase awareness and assertiveness skills.  As a risk-reduction program, we talk about voice, boundaries, options for someone who may be attacked, … Continued

Graduate Housing Available in the Garden Village Apartments – Apply Now!

Cal Housing announces graduate student housing available in the Garden Village apartments at 2201 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA 94704. Each Garden Village apartment includes single-occupancy bedrooms that are fully furnished with high-quality, well-designed furniture. Large operable windows in every room and on opposite sides of … Continued

Center for Chinese Studies: Events – 9/23/2016 & beyond

Fall Events Panel discussion: The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and Chinese Politics Tuesday, September 6, 1-5pm 1995 University Avenue, Room 510A China’s Worlds Lecture Series Symposium: In Honor of Dream of the Red Chamber Monday, September 12, 2:30-6pm 180 Doe Library … Continued

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Help Organize Beyond Academia 2017 — Apply by 9/23/2016

Next year will be the 5th Annual Beyond Academia conference – a milestone! Are you interested in planning our biggest and best conference yet? This is a great opportunity to broaden your career horizons, build your resumé and expand your professional network. Get … Continued

Graduate Diversity Program has a New Name!

The Office for Graduate Diversity is the new name for what was formerly known as the Graduate Diversity Program. After much input from students and colleagues, the new name emerged as a more accurate indicator of the broad scope of our … Continued

Beyond Academia Workshop — 8/18/2016

Berkeley PhDs! Are you interested in careers in government, policy, and the public sector? Do you want to learn more about fellowships tailored to PhDs transitioning into the public sector?   Visiting Scholar and Postdoc Affairs (VSPA) and Beyond Academia are hosting Public … Continued

Graduate Assembly Positions Available

The Graduate Assembly is currently hiring Project Directors and the Project Advocacy and Accountability Liaison for the 2016-17 academic year. For more information, please visit the Graduate Assembly website or click on the links below for the official job cards: … Continued

Movie Matinees for all Ages

Rediscover the pleasures of a Saturday at the movies and introduce your family to film classics on the big screen. Upcoming films in this ongoing series include Jacques Tati’s hilarious classic M. Hulot’s Holiday, Hayao Miyazaki’s beloved Ponyo, and North … Continued

Hiring New Residential Education Liaison (REL) Position

Residential & Student Service Programs (RSSP) is hiring for a new position, the Residential Education Liaison (REL), for the coming academic year. The REL will serve as the liaison for UC Berkeley continuing students living at our two new housing sites … Continued

NEW! Academic Innovation Studio (AIS) open to GSIs and GSRs

Academic Innovation Studio (AIS) is new a place where Graduate Student Instructors and Graduate Student Researchers can receive support and find inspiration for teaching and learning, and research tools on campus. Consultation, workshops, showcases, meetups, seminars and more are held regularly. … Continued

Berkeley Crowdfunding Wants You to Act by 9/30/2016

The new academic year brings exciting, new ideas from our students, faculty, and staff — and the opportunity for you to help turn their ideas into impactful reality. Crowdfund.berkeley.edu is your source for exploring and supporting a fresh crop of projects … Continued

Cal Performances Presents Ojai at Berkeley

June 16 – 18, 2016 in Zellerbach Hall and Zellerbach Playhouse Peter Sellars, music director Thomas W. Morris, artistic director, Ojai Music Festival Matías Tarnopolsky, executive and artistic director, Cal Performances Berkeley graduate students enjoy 50% off with their Cal1Card! $10 ticket … Continued

The Graduate Assembly is Hiring!

The Graduate Assembly, UC Berkeley’s graduate student government, is hiring! We are currently seeking applications for Project Directors and the Project Liaison; other openings will be available later in the summer. Project Directors work in specific graduate student communities; the Project … Continued

Spring Lecture Video and Audio Offerings Are Sure to Delight

The spring 2016 Berkeley Graduate Lectures series were quite a thought-provoking collection — including a peek into the history of gold and wine in the early days of California, how to best measure and communicate climate change, recent studies of neurology … Continued

Check out the new streamlined University Health Services website!

The University Health Services, Tang Center is proud to launch their newly redesigned website at uhs.berkeley.edu. The objectives of the site development effort focused on aesthetics, simplifying content, and increasing the visibility of UHS programs. The new design allows for streamlined menus, clear navigation, … Continued

Student Speakers for 16th Lavender Graduation — 4/18/2016

The 2016 Lavender Graduation Celebration Planning Committee invites students to apply to be a speaker at this year’s LGBTQ+ graduation celebration to be held on Friday, April 29, at 6:00 pm at Alumni House. As many as three speakers will be chosen, … Continued

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff are hosting events throughout April 2016 to raise awareness about sexual assault and harassment, as well as provide spaces for healing and empowerment of survivors. Coordinated annually by the National Sexual Violence Resource … Continued

UCBe: Family

Did you know? Approximately one in ten of Berkeley’s graduate population is a student parent. The Graduate Division and its partners are committed to supporting programs, policies, and services to help graduate student parents be devoted parents while they pursue … Continued

Graduate Assembly Elects 2016 – 2017 Executive Board

Graduate Assembly elections took place on March 7 at a lively five-hour meeting that discussed 29 nominated candidates, eight newly elected officers, and one announcement of a mayoral candidacy. The Graduate Assembly, the official representative body of graduate and professional … Continued

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New SHIP Coverage Announced

University Health Services (UHS) announced the SHIP medical contract has been awarded to Anthem Blue Cross for the 2016-2017 school year. Through strong partnership with our student leaders and campus stakeholders, we were able to address the priorities identified by … Continued

Zika Virus — What You Need to Know

University Health Services joins public health officials in urging UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff to defer travel or to use caution when traveling to  Zika-affected areas as the most effective action members of the campus community can take to … Continued

Career Pathways Seminar — 2/25/2016

The Berkeley Postdoctoral Association is hosting a Career Pathways seminar series designed to expose you to unique career paths and to connect you with people who are working in exciting fields outside of academia. The seminar … Continued

2016 Faculty Mentor Award (FMA) — 2/21/2016

The Graduate Assembly has extended the deadline for nominations for the 2016 Faculty Mentor Award (FMA) to February 21 at 11:59 pm The UC Berkeley Graduate Assembly Faculty Mentor Award (FMA), now in its 13th year, honors members of the Berkeley faculty and teaching staff who have shown an outstanding commitment to mentoring, advising, … Continued

Volunteer Position Available with Science@Cal

Science@Cal is a cross-discipline campus organization dedicated to sharing the wonder, excitement and relevance of the UC Berkeley STEM research community with public audiences. Science@Cal seeks a graduate student to assist with organization and speaker recruitment for its monthly East Bay Science … Continued

Family Fare begins at BAMPFA

Second Saturdays at 11:30 am and 1 pm Ages 6 to 12 with accompanying adult(s) Bring the whole family to the new BAMPFA in downtown Berkeley to view, discuss, and make art. In each session of Family Fare, your family can participate … Continued

UCBe: Involved

Question. Investigate. Critique. Design. Analyze. Advance. While these are all activities Berkeley graduate students are used to doing in their academic lives, the dedicated students in The have added “Advocate” and “Lead” to their portfolios. From … Continued