Resources for New Admits
Congratulations on your admission to Berkeley! On this page you will find some of the most useful resources for new students. Be sure to review our entire website for more information about EOP programs and services. Go Bears!
CalCentral Portal for Enrollment and Financial Aid
CalCentral is a secure online portal that delivers personal notifications from key campus systems, facilitates navigation of campus resources, and supports learning and the academic experience. Here you can access the online schedule of classes, financial aid information, and other tools and resources. You can also access the Berkeley Guide via CalCentral to become familiar with your graduation and major requirements. Whether you are undecided or know what your major will be, use the Berkeley Guide to help you create an academic plan or explore major options. The guide offers detailed course descriptions; information describing each academic major or program; course requirements for majors, minors, and graduate degrees; academic policies; and more. You can also find training resources to help you best utilize CalCentral at this link.
Cost of attendance and "My Finances"
The cost of attending UC Berkeley is comprised of many components including enrollment fees, housing expenses, and other items. Be sure to review your Financial Aid offer via the CalCentral "my finances" tab for your specific aid awards. You can find budgets detailing all projected expenses on the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships website. Click on the image on the left for information about the specific costs of the housing option(s) you may be considering.
Summer Bridge Students
Many students are offered the opportunity to participate in Summer Bridge. If you are a Summer Bridge student, review the information available on the Summer Bridge website. Here you will find program details and information describing the benefits of attending Summer Bridge.
Click the image to the right for specific information regarding program costs and financial aid for Summer Bridge students.