Welcome to Berkeley!

We are excited to welcome you to campus. Here you can find activities specifically for new students - three full weeks of events we call Getting Your Bearings. Go Bears!

Getting Your Bearings | Aug. 21-Sept. 9, 2016

Hello New Students!

All of Berkeley is busy preparing for your arrival to campus. We’ve arranged for Getting Your Bearings (GYB), three full weeks of activities to help you transition to Cal, and it all starts with Move-in Aug. 20-21.

Campus departments and student organizations are offering about 300 events to make sure your college career is off to a great start. 

In preparation for all of the events, download the Cal Events app.

Please check back in mid-August for more information on 2016 events.