Undergraduate Resources

The Division of Undergraduate Education (UE) offers a variety of support services and enrichment opportunities for undergraduate students at UC Berkeley.

Academic Support and Mentoring

Athletic Study Center

Provides transformative academic development to student athletes, including holistic advising, academic support and peer tutoring, major exploration and degree planning. The Athletic Study Center partners with students in their transition into, through and beyond their undergraduate education.

Berkeley Connect

A semester-long program open to all undergraduate students that matches you with a graduate student mentor and places you in a small discussion group with students who share your academic interests. Berkeley Connect helps you build relationships, gain confidence, and make the most of your time at UC Berkeley.

Student Learning Center

Provides study groups, tutoring, and academic support services in economics, math and statistics, science, social sciences, and writing. Through its International Students, UCFTR and Summer Bridge programs, the SLC also offers opportunities to engage in social and intellectual communities that promote social justice and academic excellence.


Creative Engagement

Arts Passport Program

Offers free and subsidized tickets to arts and design experiences, performances, events, and exhibits on campus and across the Bay Area.

Creative Discovery Courses

Offers students a broad introduction to a range of creative fields, and a foundation for future experiences as artists, performers, designers, videographers, and writers, and as responsive thinkers and engaged audience members in the domain of arts and culture.

KALX

Provides students with experiential learning, leadership and discovery opportunities, and the ability to produce and broadcast high-quality, creative and diverse radio programming.


International Programs

Berkeley Global Internships

Earn academic credit while gaining practical internship experience through summer internshipsvirtually, in the United States, and abroad.

SLC International Student Program

Academic support services that enhance the learning experiences of international students.

SLC Language Exchange Program

A platform for Berkeley students to share their language skills and cultural knowledge through language practice and community socials.

Study Abroad

Summer, semester, and academic year programs for study, internships, and research abroad.


Leadership Opportunities

American Cultures Student Advisory Board

Opportunity for undergraduate students to serve as a bridge to the American Cultures (AC) Center and the development of the American Cultures Engaged Scholarship (ACES) Program, and to explore experiences of students as they complete the AC graduation requirement

Student Advisory Committee on Undergraduate Education

Advisory group that shapes the student experience at UC Berkeley by providing critical feedback to campus leaders on undergraduate initiatives and programs.


New Student Programs

Dual Degree Programs

Provides newly-admitted freshmen the opportunity to pursue degrees from a choice of two different universities: UC Berkeley and either Sciences Po in France or The University of Hong Kong. Each dual degree program awards two degrees, one from each university, in four years.

Freshman Edge

Program for newly-admitted first-year students to get an early start on their Berkeley experience by taking summer courses that fulfill breadth, prerequisite, and major requirements, learning about the campus and its many resources, and building community with peers.

Transfer Edge

Program for newly-admitted transfer students to get an early start on their Berkeley experience by taking popular required courses as well as courses in their major, learning about the campus and its many resources, and building community with peers.

Berkeley Changemaker

Program for new first-year Berkeley students designed around the Berkeley Changemaker curriculum.

Global Edge

Program for newly-admitted first-year students to begin their undergraduate studies with summer orientation, coursework, and workshops in Berkeley, and then travel abroad for fall semester courses in London.

Summer Bridge

Six-week academic residential program for newly-admitted freshmen to gain early and deep exposure to the University, and develop the skills, confidence, and connections necessary to thrive at Berkeley.


Scholarships and Prizes

American Cultures Student Prize

Prize awarded annually to undergraduates for projects they develop in an American Cultures course that promotes understanding of U.S. race, ethnicity, and culture, and that exemplifies a standard of excellence in scholarship. Prior award-winning submissions have included essays, poetry, films, and reflection statements on live performances.

Berkeley Study Abroad Scholarships

Berkeley Study Abroad offers a variety of scholarships to aid students in funding their study abroad opportunities.


Student Jobs

Division of Undergraduate Education

The following UE units hire students each year to support their operations. Check the Work-Study website for postings by other UE units.


Undergraduate Research

American Cultures Engaged Scholarship Program

Offers students the opportunity to work with community organizations to develop cutting edge research projects associated with some of the nation's most pressing social issues.

SLC Research Associate Program

Eight-week summer research program that introduces undergraduates to the rigor and practice of research at Berkeley. Participants receive structured guidance, individualized coaching, and a stipend to produce an original research project.