FAQs
  • Contact person for hiring issues

    Marianne Callahan, HR Coordinator, is your contact for hiring and resolving issues for the following appointment types: staff, students, visiting scholars/visiting student researchers and volunteers.

    Room 3301, 2121 Berkeley Way

    Phone: 510 642-7110

    Email: mcallahan@berkeley.edu

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  • Appointment to meet with an advisor

    You can set up an appointment with an undergraduate major advisor using the link from our Undergraduate Advising webpage. You are also welcome to drop-in during our open hours, also explained on our advising webpage.

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  • How can I get a course approved for my Psychology major

    If you would like a course taken outside the department of Psychology to be considered as an upper division Psychology major requirement, please complete a Syllabus Review Form.  Submit this along with a syllabus attached to the Psychology Student Services Office at Room 2210, 2121 Berkeley Way or by email at psychsso@berkeley.edu. You may submit this form in advance of taking the course or once you have completed it.

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  • Getting Keys

    Have your Faculty Sponsor or Administrative Supervisor submit a key request, by email to psychadmin@berkeley.edu In your message note the following: To whom the key(s) will be assigned

    • The reason(s) for the key request
    • Room number
    • Estimated date of Departure / Return of Key(s)

    The recipient of the key will pay a $20 cash deposit for each key given out, which will be returned when the key is given back to the Department of Psychology. If the key or keys are not returned to the department, the key fee will not be refunded.

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  • Any questions regarding the graduate student program in the Department of Psychology

    "Please direct your questions to the Department of Psychology, Graduate Student Services.  http://psychology.berkeley.edu/students/graduate-program

    Graduate Student Services Office
    Room 3141, Tolman Hall #1650
    University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA 94720-1650
    EMAIL: psychgradadmissions@berkeley.edu or  psychgradinfo@berkeley.edu
    OFFICE HOURS: Monday to Thursday: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM"

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  • I'm an undergraduate and I have questions about classes, enrollment, advising, etc.

    Please direct your questions to the Department of Psychology, Student Service Office. Or stop by the office for Drop-In Hours: Monday-Friday: 9am-12pm, and 1pm-4pm
    Psychology Student Services Office
    Room 2210, 2121 Berkeley Way 
    Berkeley, CA 94720-1652
    Phone: 510-643-8114
    Fax: 510-642-5290
    Email:psychsso@berkeley.edu

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  • I am a GSI/Instructor and I need copies to be made for my course and wanted to order them

    Please email PsychAdmin at psychadmin@berkeley.edu and include the information below:

    File name:
    Black & White Color:
    Single / Double sided: 
    Collated: 
    Stapled:
    Total of original pages:
    Total number of copies:                 
    The date and time you need your copies:
    Please keep in mind that we ask that printing requests be submitted 72 business hrs in advance to allow time for printing and delivery.

    You will receive an email when your request is submitted and accepted and another email when your order is ready for pick-up.

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  • Packages / Mails Delivery and Pickup

    Please address your correspondence to:


    Department of Psychology
    2121 Berkeley Way
    University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA 94720-1650

    When your package arrives, you will receive an email notifying you that you may pick up the package from the Department Main Office (Room 3000 2121 Berkeley Way) during our business hours which are Monday-Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

    Mail will be placed in mail boxes also located inside the Department Main Office.

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  • Technological equipment like a projector, extension cord, computer, speakers, etc.

    All these items are available for check-out at the Department of Psychology.

    For technological equipment, please email psychadmin@berkeley.edu with your equipment request and we will get back to you about availability.

    You can also reserve these items by coming to the Department of Psychology Main Office, and asking the Front Desk Assistant if there is availability for the equipment you need. If there is availability, please make sure to sign out the equipment on the left clipboard on the left side of the file cabinet in the Main Office.

    We offer one-time and recurring reservations. The items we have available for check out are projectors, extension cords, speakers, and a laptop.

    The borrower is responsible for the condition of the equipment when returned, and must return the equipment promptly once the reservation ends.

    You will receive an email shortly after making your reservation, confirming the details of the reservation and reminding you of our borrowing policy.

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  • Keys to first-come-first serve basis rooms, an easle, a cart, a handtruck, and a vacuum

    All these items are available for check-out at the Department of Psychology.

    For all other equipment, please visit the Department of Psychology Main Office, and go to the file cabinet that is located before passing by the cubicles. There will be 2 clipboards on the left side of the file cabinet. Grab the one on the right and fill out the respective information. If you need the keys that we offer on a first come-first serve basis, they will be above the clipboards. All other equipment will be inside the AV room 3144. Therefore, when you check these items out you will need to check out the key as well, to get into the room where the equipment is. Please return the AV room key to the Main Office immediately after you grab your equipment from the AV room.

    The borrower is responsible for the condition of the equipment when returned, and must return the equipment promptly once the reservation ends.

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  • Last minute printing request for my class for GSI / Instructors

    Unfortunately given the short notice we can not guarantee that the copies will be ready before your first class. We would recommend that you use your department issued copy code and make the copies yourself, the copiers are able to do double sided and staples.

    Please keep in mind that we ask that printing requests be submitted 72 business hrs in advance to allow time for printing and delivery.

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  • Copy Code

    If you're a GSI/Faculty, please request a copy code by emailing psychadmin@berkeley.edu. Please be reminded not to share your copy code with anyone.

    We unfortunately cannot provide a copy code if you're not a GSI/Faculty. 

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  • Reserving a room for a staff meeting / workshop

    All Psychology department room reservations requests must be made with our online form. Please complete the Room reservation form  found on our website http://psychology.berkeley.edu/resources/building-room-reservations.

    For any additional questions about room reservations, please email psychrooms@berkeley.edu.

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  • Posting on the RSVP site

    Please email PsychAdmin at psychadmin@berkeley.edu for instructions on how to post on the RSVP site.

    Please be reminded that all experiments posted for RSVP must be related to the Psychology department program or affiliated with faculty or graduate students in our department who are conducting the research. This is a protocol we have set in place to keep the integrity of our research postings. Our apologies, but we wish you good luck in finding subjects for your research! 

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  • How to get in touch with professors

      Please look at our website  http://psychology.berkeley.edu/people to find a faculty who is appropriate to your needs and you can reach out to them directly.

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  • General questions / information about the Department

    Please feel free to look at our website  http://psychology.berkeley.edu/people to find the information that you need. If you need some help navigating our website, please call us (510) 642 - 5292 and we would be happy to assist you.

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  • Non-Psych Dept researcher, posting my research study on your experiment website

    Thank you for your interest in using the RSVP system to recruit participants. Unfortunately, all experiments posted for RSVP must be related to the Psychology department program or affiliated with faculty or graduate students in our department who are conducting the research.

    RSVP postings must be related to the Psychology Department only. This is a protocol we have set in place to keep the integrity of our research postings. Our apologies, but we wish you good luck in finding subjects for your research! 

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