Prospective Undergraduates

Overview Campus Resources Women and Diversity EECS Major CS Major Questions?

Campus Resources

  • EECS Student Organizations

  • Supernode

    A student run makerspace located in 246 Cory Hall. Their goal is to give students access to the tools necessary to make their projects successful. This space is open to any member of the UC Berkeley community when the doors are open. To get card key access, sign up for a training session.

  • Cal Student Orientation (CalSO)

    June and July
    Find out what classes you need to graduate from UC Berkeley. Enroll in courses for the fall semester! At CalSo counselors will assist you with your transfer credit and registering for fall classes. Once you turn in your Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) you can sign up for CalSO through their website (which includes sample agenda, photos and testimonials).

  • Cal Student Central

    A one-stop student services center bringing together financial aid, fees and billing, payments, disbursements, registration and enrollment in one convenient location.

  • What Can I Do With a Major In...

    The Career Center has profiled 77 majors from six of the UC Berkeley colleges. The reports detail what choices graduates made in 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003 and illustrate that college majors rarely restrict their career or graduate school options. This may give you ideas for career paths to explore that you may not have previously considered.

  • U.C. Berkeley Academic Calendar

    Campus holidays, fee deadlines, semester and final examination dates.

  • Computing and Communications

    Berkeley campus computing and communications services and resources.

For Freshmen

  • Office of Undergraduate Admissions - Prospective Freshmen

    Information on minimum admissions requirements, how to apply, and links to other resources for freshmen.

  • Freshman Seminars

    Freshman seminars provide an unparalleled opportunity for faculty members and small groups of lower-division students to explore a scholarly topic of mutual interest together, in the spirit of learning for its own sake.

For Transfer Students

  • Office of Undergraduate Admissions - Transfer Students

    Information on minimum admissions requirements, how to apply, and links to other resources for transfers.


    A crucial factor in admission to Berkeley EECS and L&S CS is lower-division preparation. The ASSIST website makes it easy for you to determine which courses will transfer from your California community college to Berkeley. It also provides detailed information on the lower-division required courses you should complete before transferring to Berkeley.

  • Community College Transfers

    Eligibility and requirements for transferring to UC Berkeley EECS from a community college.

  • Berkeley Engineering Junior Transfers

    Frequently Asked Questions about transferring to the College of Engineering as a junior.

  • The Center for Transfer, Re-entry and Student Parents

    TRSP offers a broad range of academic support services to a diverse population of students who transfer to Berkeley from other institutions, who are returning to their course of studies, or who, themselves are balancing parenting with an academic experience. Their programs are designed to assist students in adjusting to life at Cal, establishing students within their learning community, and developing sound academic and career plans.

  • University of California Admissions - International

    Information about admissions for international students including TOEFL/IELTS requirements.

  • Transfer Student Housing (Fall / Spring)

    The campus Housing & Dining Office guarantees on-campus housing for at least one year to new, single transfer students who meet housing application deadlines and requirements. The Housing Office also maintains listings of housing available off-campus.

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Women and Diversity

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EECS Major – College of Engineering (COE)

For EECS Transfer Students

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CS Major – College of Letters & Sciences (L&S)

For CS Freshmen

  • L&S Freshman Information

    L&S can provide you with general information about prerequisite requirements for their CS major, as well as information about other academic fields of study.

  • Sample Programs for Incoming Freshmen

    Sample 2 year programs to help guide your way through your first few years at Berkeley.

For CS Transfer Students

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