Welcome to Berkeley!

Browse our groupings of resources for every stage of your graduate career, and life.

The deans and staff of the Graduate Division are your central campus resource to help you throughout your graduate career, often behind the scenes in concert with your faculty and departmental staff, and sometimes face-to-face. Read through our quick resource list of everything you might need to access during your graduate journey at Cal.

These links will guide you to essential information about your life as a new graduate student at Berkeley. Read our Graduate Student Handbook (PDF) for more details. Need help navigating resources? Make a 15-minute appointment with our Director of Graduate Student Life.

Resources for UC Berkeley Graduate Students

Getting Settled

Read the Graduate Student Handbook (PDF)
Accepting Your Offer of Admission (Admissions review)
New Graduate Student Orientation
Mandatory SV/SH Prevention Training
CalCentral | SIS Help Desk
bConnected Campus Email and Calendar

Register and Enroll

Check Your Registration Status
Explore course offerings in the Berkeley Guide
Enroll in Classes through Cal Central
Tuition and Fee Schedule
Academic Calendar

Find Housing

Graduate Housing
Cal Rentals
International House
Graduate Assembly Housing Guide
Tips for Finding Housing

Food Security

UC Berkeley Food Pantry
Cal Fresh Benefits
Berkeley Food Assistance Program
Resources for Eating on a Budget
Basic Needs Support Center

Getting Settled

Establishing Residency
Cal 1 Card
Student Records and Privacy
Graduate Student Meal Plan
Parking and Transportation

Getting Involved

Graduate Assembly
Public Service Center
All Student Organizations
KALX Radio

International Students

Berkeley International Office
International Student Arrivals
The Non-Immigrant Info Form (NIF)
New International Student Resources
The Arrival Guide
International Student Orientation
Required Online Arrival Confirmation

Services for Student Parents

Academic Policies
Early Childhood Education
Emergency Back-up Childcare
Financial Support for Student Parents
Student Parent Center
Berkeley Parents Network

Technology Resources

Educational Technology Services (ETS)
bCourses
Classroom Technology Support
Software Central
Campus Wi-Fi
Phishing
Student Technology Fund

Graduate Community and Wellness Resources