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Past Events

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L&S Transfer Welcome: Making the Most of Your Time at UC Berkeley

Aug 19, 2021, 3:00PM to 4:00PM PDT
During the next two years, we want you to launch the next chapter of your life. In this session, we introduce you to strategies for creating powerful learning experiences and building community at UC Berkeley in a way that will support your life goals. Students, staff, and faculty will speak about what it means to be a part of a world-class research university and how you, as new transfer students, can find the resources you need - financial, intellectual, social, entrepreneurial - to carry out hands-on discovery projects that build the kind of positive impact on the world you seek to make...Read more
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UC College Prep series

Jul 29, 2021, 4:30PM PDT to Aug 14, 2021, 11:30AM PDT
Calling all high school freshman and sophomores! This summer, get a head-start on planning and managing your college finances. UC College Prep is a financial planning series for future UC students and their families. Space is limited and priority registration will be given to UC outreach program participants. Preparing for the cost of UC: Saving for college Cultivate good financial habits. Smart money habits such as saving do not develop overnight. Learn some daily practices and tools to support you in meeting your long-term financial goals for college. To register, visit bit.ly/uccollegeprepRead more
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The Queer Cal Pals Pal Application is now live!

Jul 12, 2021, 2:30PM PDT to Aug 27, 2021, 11:45PM PDT
The Queer Cal Pals Pal Application is now live! The Queer Cal Pals program of the Gender Equity Resource Center is designed to connect incoming LGBTQ+ students with members of the larger UC Berkeley LGBTQ+ community through close partnerships and programming . With the use of a buddy program, we strive to cultivate a mutualistic relationship between the Buddy (current UCB student) and Pal (incoming UCB student), where both share experiences and learn from one another. Mainly, Queer Cal Pals will help new students connect with LGBTQ+ community (spaces, resources, events), as well as provide...Read more
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Information Session:Fung Fellowship Info Session for Transfer and Veteran Students

Jul 07, 2021, 12:00PM to 1:00PM PDT
Wednesday, July 7 | 12-1 p.m. | Virtual 2451 Ridge Road, Shire Hall (Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership) Fung Fellows have access to leaders and opportunities in design, public health, conservation, and tech. Not only will fellows gain skills and real-world experiences in these fields, they will make a real impact in communities for real people. Applications are currently open for UC Berkeley Class of 2023 transfer and veteran students and is due Friday, July 30, 2021 at 11:59pm PT. Join us on Wednesday, July 7 from noon-1pm PDT for an informal info session about the Fung Fellowship...Read more
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Words Without Borders x Foglifter: An Evening of International Queer Writing

Jun 10, 2021, 5:00PM to 8:00PM PDT
EVENT DETAILS Words Without Borders and Foglifter invite you to attend a multilingual reading celebrating queer authors and literature. Our dynamic lineup includes writer Kanika Agrawal (India); author Li Kotomi (Taiwan) and translator Natascha Bruce (UK); author Javier Stanziola (Panama) and translator Alexander Aguayo (US); writer Olivia Coetzee (South Africa); translator Sean Gasper Bye (US); and writer and performance artist Fargo Tbakhi (Palestine/US). The readings will be followed by a Q&A session. This virtual event is free and open to the public but we will be raising funds for...Read more
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A Leadership Panel for AAPI Heritage Month

May 25, 2021, 12:00PM to 1:00PM PDT
Co-sponsored by APASA and the Asian American Pacific Islander Standing Committee (AAPISC). "There are a variety of Asian American experiences on campus and our panelists represent some of those experiences. Learn with us as we hear from our panelists what their experience navigating UC Berkeley has been like for them." M eet our panelists and r egister online .Read more
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Campus Conversation: Safe Return to Work

May 25, 2021, 12:00PM to 1:00PM PDT
Join the conversation with Eugene Whitlock, Assistant Vice Chancellor Human Resources, Guy Nicolette, Assistant Vice Chancellor University Health Services, Sally McGarrahan Associate Vice Chancellor Facility Services and Art Reingold, head of the School of Public Health’s Division of Epidemiology as they address outstanding issues and concerns and discuss the safe return to work. You can also watch this event live on the UC Berkeley Facebook page .Read more
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Finding Your Berkeley Spark: Early College Planning & Transfer Success Symposium

May 22, 2021, 10:00AM to 4:00PM PDT
From The Office of Undergraduate Admissions BEGINS>> What : Opportunity for rising sophomores and juniors (or, if you work at a community college, students who are applying during the next two or three years) to learn more about Berkeley and the competitive admissions landscape. Finding Your Berkeley Spark: Early College Planning & Transfer Success Symposium Saturday, May 22, 2021 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pacific Open to rising sophomores and juniors in high school and students beginning their community college journey All sessions will be held virtually and recorded for viewing at a later...Read more
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Free Cash for College Train the Trainer Virtual Workshops

May 21, 2021, 9:00AM PDT to Jun 25, 2021, 11:30AM PDT
What is the Cash for College Train the Trainer Program? The Train the Trainer program provides the training and resources for community partners to host Cash for College workshops and assist students complete financial aid applications. Participants complete training and become a Cash for College Community Champion! Get trained today and host your very own Cash for College workshops for students! Friday, May 21, 2021 - 9:00am-11:30am Friday, June 11, 2021 - 9:00am-11:30am Friday, June 25, 2021 - 9:00am-11:30am For more information as well as regisrtration portal click hereRead more
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Black Grad 2021

May 19, 2021, 2:00PM to 4:00PM PDT
From the African American Studies & African Diaspora Studies @ UC Berkeley BEGINS: Here is the link for Black Grad 2021 being held on Wednesday May 19th at 2:00 pm. https://berkeley.zoom.us/ j/93279211125 Feel free to share the link with your family and friends. The webinar can host up to 5,000. people. Also, there will be a zoom meeting after that will be a social event with music breakout rooms and time to chat. The link for that event will be shared on May 19th at the graduation. But, we encourage you to ask your family and friends to make sure they have the latest version of Zoom for...Read more