To all newly admitted students — congratulations, you’ve made it! All your hard work and dedication for the past few years have paid off and now you have your ticket to attend the No. 1 public school in the world!
Not only is UC Berkeley world renowned in academia, but it is also a place full of opportunities to engage in self-discovery and personal growth. You will find yourself in a community full of ambitious, intelligent and unique personalities. Cal only accepts the best, and you are one of them! This is your chance to expose yourself to new and eye-opening ideas and experiences. Golden bear pride is a feeling you can’t find on any other campus!
Here at Cal Day, it is your turn to begin the journey. Learn more about the university. Make new friends. Create new memories. Welcome to UC Berkeley.
— Irene Chen
Best of Berkeley 2014
Welcome, UC Berkeley Class of 2018! Check out this year’s Best of Berkeley winners to know what restaurants you must visit, what city places to check out, and what campus things to do in your magical time at the best public university in the world!
9 Berkeley stereotypes that are absolutely true
Stereotypes are generally wrong and superficial — except these nine about people in Berkeley.
The best day of the year: 15 events you don’t want to miss on Cal Day
For maximum Cal Day experience, follow this guide!
Why we love Cal Day
UC Berkeley students talk about why they love Cal Day.
How to find your community at UC Berkeley
UC Berkeley is a HUGE campus. How do you find your group of friends within the larger university?
Learning to belong in a crowd full of students at Sproul Plaza
Parents, prospective students, do not be intimidated by the flyers and the crowd at Sproul Plaza. From a former Sproul flyer.
The magic of coming to Berkeley
Meg Elison describes the impact UC Berkeley has made on her life.