Welcome COGD Attendees!

The Graduate Division at the University of California, Berkeley, is excited to host the Spring Council of Graduate Deans (COGD) meetings on April 24 – 25, 2023, on the UC Berkeley campus and in downtown Berkeley. 

A full schedule of sessions, parking and contact information is located below. 

Hotel Reservations: To take advantage of the COGD room block rate make your reservations at Hotel Shattuck, by using this link by April 12.

We look forward to welcoming those who have registered to attend this event. Graduate Division will send additional email information days before the event with greater details. 

If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].

Directions & Parking Information

April 24, 2023

Meeting Locations: 

Most meetings will be in Sproul Hall, an administrative building at the heart of campus. Barrow Ln, Berkeley, CA 94704 

Inclusive Excellence Hub, 2515 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94720. This is a campus building a few blocks from the main campus and Sproul Hall.

Closest parking locations (payment needed):

Dinner: Time – 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Comal Restaurant, 2020 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704 (downtown Berkeley). Metered street parking is available in Downtown Berkeley. There are a number City of Berkeley parking structures in the area.

April 25, 2023

Meeting Location: Hotel Shattuck, just a few blocks from campus at: 2086 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704. There are a number City of Berkeley parking structures near by (payment needed). The garage at Allston Way and Shattuck Avenue is the closest. 


Date / TimeSessionLocation
April 24, 1 - 2:15pmStakeholder MeetingsSproul Hall
April 24, 1 - 2:15pmInstitutional Research/DataSproul Hall 250 (2nd floor)
April 24, 1 - 2:15pm Postdocs Stakeholders Meeting Sproul Hall 331 (3rd floor)
April 24, 1 - 2:15pm SLATE; Graduate Admissions Sproul Hall 127 (1st floor)
April 24, 1 - 2:15pmProfessional DevelopmentSproul Hall 309 (3rd floor)
April 24, 1 - 2:15pm Diversity Recruiting, Programming2515 Channing Way
April 24, 2:15-2:30pmBreakSproul Hall outside 309
April 24, 2:30-4:00pmStakeholder Meetings ContinuedSame locations.
April 24, 5:30 - 8:00pmDinnerComal; 2020 Shattuck Ave
April 25, 8:30 - 9:20amRegistration & Continental BreakfastHotel Shattuck: Crystal Ballroom Lobby
April 25, 9:30 - 11:00amGeneral Session: ASE/GSR Contracts Q&A session University of California, Office of the President: James DiCaprio Academic Labor and Employee Relations Associate Director Academic Personnel and Programs Amy K. Lee Associate Vice Provost and Deputy to the Vice Provost Academic Personnel and ProgramsHotel Shattuck: Crystal Ballroom
April 25, 11:00 - 12:15pmBreakout Sessions
April 25, 11:00 - 12:15pmDeans' MeetingHotel Shattuck: Chancellor's Boardroom
April 25, 11:00 - 12:15pmRe-Building Community Post-strike: Restorative Justice and other strategiesHotel Shattuck: Golden Bear II
April 25, 11:00 - 12:15pmGraduate Student Mental HealthHotel Shattuck: Crystal Ballroom
April 25, 12:15 - 1:30pmLunchHotel Shattuck: Crystal Ballroom
April 25, 1:45 - 3:00pmBreakout Sessions: Discussion Groups
April 25, 1:45 - 3:00pmDeans' MeetingHotel Shattuck: Chancellor’s Boardroom
April 25, 1:45 - 3:00pmChatGPT, Mental Health, and Academic ConductHotel Shattuck: Golden Bear I
April 25, 1:45 - 3:00pmASE/GSR Contracts ImplementationCrystal Hotel Shattuck: Ballroom
April 25, 1:45 - 3:00pmGraduate DiversityHotel Shattuck: Golden Bear II
April 25, 1:45 - 3:00pmCommunications & Engagement with Applicants, Current Students, and AlumniHotel Shattuck: Golden Bear III
April 25, 3:00 - 3:30pmClosingHotel Shattuck: Crystal Ballroom


If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].