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Student Life

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One of a Kind

Student life at UC Berkeley is rich, varied and unique. There simply is no other place in the world like it.
There is something for everyone here, and the University as well as the Rausser College of Natural Resources and PMB offer strong support programs, opportunities and options for students whatever the need may be.
Please see below for additional information and if you can't find what you need, please contact us at pmbdesk@berkeley.edu, 510.642.9999 or drop by 111 Koshland Hall on campus.

Student Groups

The Department and the University also offer a variety of student groups for social, academic and service opportunities:

Micro Student Group

Graduate Assembly

Campus Life (Student Groups, Opportunities and Programs). There are more than 700 student groups at Cal ranging from dance troupes to outreach groups and much, much more.


Entertainment and Recreation

Entertainment and recreation -- Arts, films, music, media, on-campus dining

On Campus Gym -- Recreational Sports
Cal Bears -- University Sports Teams
Student Affairs -- Clearinghouse of information for all students
Housing & Dining -- Living and eating options on campus
Student Organizations & Activities -- Directory of hundreds of student groups on campus - social, academic, community service
Graduate Assembly -- Support for graduate students
Health & Safety -- Health services including counseling, insurance and referrals
News & Media -- Campus, faculty, student and staff news
Student Resources A-Z -- UC Berkeley's official student handbook
Shopping -- Where to buy Cal gear, computers, and more

Health Resources

Tang Center on campus Health Center

Mental Health Services


International Students

UC Berkeley International Office -- support and guidance for international students, including new student check-ins, orientation programs and housing. internationaloffice.berkeley.edu

International House -- housing, programs and support for international students on the UC Berkeley campus. I-House