Cohort 2020

New Student Orientations

Department of Psychology – August 17

Graduate Division – August 18-25

International Students – August 19


Graduate Division

Berkeley News: Fall 2020 Information for Graduate Students

Graduate Division Student Handbook (Updated Info Coming Soon)

Mandatory Sexual Violence and Harrassment Trainings for all new students. (Updated Info Coming Soon)  

Resources and Services for Graduate Students

Graduate Fellowships and Awards

Tips for Finding Housing


Department of Psychology

Department of Psychology Graduate Student Handbook

Surviving the Bay Area - written by and for psychology grad students


Graduate Student Instructors

Fall Teaching Conferences for All First-time GSIs – August 20 & 21

International students must attend both days

GSI Teaching and Resource Center website


Office of the Registrar

Academic Calendars

Registration and Enrollment

Establishing California Residency + Ext. of Temporary Residency Policy for FA20


Controller's Office

Electronic Funds Transfers (set up as a student and an employee)

International Students

Berkeley International Office website


Financial Aid / Work-study

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - questions go to Cal Student Central

Work-study questions go to


Student Health Insurance Plan

University Health Services