We are happy to serve you and answer your questions! Please reach out the department staff below relevant to your needs. For admissions inquiries, please contact the Graduate Admissions department using the contact information found below.

Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Dean of the Graduate Division

Address

If you have a specific question for one of our departments, including admissions, please contact them directly (contact information listed below).


424 Sproul Hall #5900
Berkeley, CA 94720-5900

Hours

Monday through Friday
9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Please ring our doorbell if the office door is closed.

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Graduate Admissions

Admissions staff advise prospective applicants, faculty, and departments on policy and procedures for gaining admission to graduate study at UC Berkeley.

Address

318 Sproul Hall #5900
Berkeley, CA 94720-5900

Hours

9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m.
Remote: Monday and Friday;
In person: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.

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Graduate Appointments

The academic appointments unit supports departmental staff with their efforts to appoint students in academic and research titles such as Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs), Graduate Student Researchers (GSRs), Readers or Tutors. We also oversee and process fee remission benefits and ensure compliance with mandatory policies.

Address

318 Sproul Hall #5900
Berkeley, CA 94720

Hours

9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m.
Remote: Monday and Friday;
In person: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.

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Graduate Degrees

Degrees staff track your progress from registration to graduation. After speaking with staff in your home department for program-specific information, you can consult with our staff about qualifying exams, advancement to candidacy, filing fees, probation, and reenrollment. Browse procedures, forms, and applications on our web pages. Master’s theses and doctoral dissertations are filed in our office.

Responsibilities are divided by department/program. Contact your department/program’s advisor.

Address

318 Sproul Hall #5900
Berkeley, CA 94720-5900

Hours

9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m.
Remote: Monday and Friday;
In person: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.

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Graduate Fellowships

Fellowship staff work with faculty and staff in your department to help you fund your graduate education. Discover university funded and external fellowships on our website.

Responsibilities are divided by department/program. Contact your program's fellowships administrator.

Address

318 Sproul Hall #5900
Berkeley, CA 94720

Hours

9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m.
Remote: Monday and Friday;
In person: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.

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Graduate Student Life

Our Office of Graduate Student Life supports graduate students around issues such as health education and wellness, housing, social connection, and engagement.

Address

318 Sproul Hall #5900
Berkeley, CA 94720

Hours

9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m.
Remote: Monday and Friday;
In person: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.

Graduate Professional Development (GPD)

Graduate Professional Development (GPD) provides professional development resources and programs for master's and doctoral candidates and serves as a gateway to a wide range of resources and opportunities that can enable students to develop the skills and experiences crucial to success in whatever careers they choose.

Supervisor: Assistant Dean Linda Von Hoene

Address

307 Sproul Hall #5900
Berkeley, CA 94720

Hours

Remote hours: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m.

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GSI Teaching and Resource Center

The Graduate Student Instructor Teaching and Resource Center prepares graduate students for teaching at Berkeley and in future academic and professional careers.

Supervisor: Assistant Dean Linda Von Hoene

Address

301 Sproul Hall #5900
Berkeley, CA 94720

Hours

Remote hours: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m.

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Graduate Writing Center

Address

307A Sproul Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720

Hours

Remote hours: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m.

Office for Graduate Diversity

OGD staff provide support services for prospective and continuing students on the Berkeley campus in an effort to maintain a more diverse graduate student community, and to enhance the educational experience of underrepresented students, including those who are undocumented, first-generation college students, and those who are financially challenged.

Address

327 Sproul Hall #5900
Berkeley, CA 94720

Hours

9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m.
Remote: Monday and Friday;
In person: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.

Ombuds Office

The Ombuds Office for Students and Postdoctoral Appointees is a neutral and confidential resource for conflict resolution about a campus-related issue or concern.

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Graduate Office for Student Rights and Responsibilities

The Office for Student Rights and Responsibilities assists students, faculty, and staff in matters related to graduate academic conduct by supporting departments and programs in developing and implementing academic conduct policies, and assisting students in navigation of such policies and procedures. The OSRR also supports Academic Student Employees, as well as departments and programs and Employee and Labor Relations to resolve UAW grievances, and to liaise with departments and employees with the aim of using administrative advocacy and cross-campus partnerships to reduce errors, misunderstandings, and system-related issues that lead to grievances by student employees.

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Remote: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

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Communications and Events

Communications Contact: Email: gradpub@berkeley.edu
Lectures Contact: lectures@berkeley.edu

Address

425 Sproul Hall #5900
Berkeley, CA 94720

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Development

The Development Office manages fundraising in support of graduate students.

Address

429 & 431 Sproul Hall #5900
Berkeley, CA 94720

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Budget Office

Fax: (510) 643-1524

Address

321 Sproul Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720

Hours

Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
In-person: Tuesdays
Remote: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Systems and Technology

Address

424 Sproul Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720

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