Prospective engineering student resources
You’ve got questions? We’ve got answers! Engineering Student Services has created a prospective student packet with information about Berkeley Engineering and campus resources, a self-guided walking tour, FAQs and more. Stop by our office at 230 Bechtel, see the links below to find the information online or download our specific packets for frosh or transfer admissions.
College of Engineering online resources for frosh and transfer applicants:
- The (Not So) Secret Guide to Being a Berkeley Engineer
Want to know more about the resources available to Berkeley Engineering students? This is the place to start. Plus we've got podcasts from the folks that know about admissions! There is one for frosh admissions and junior transfer admissions.
- Get ready to apply to Berkeley Engineering (frosh)
Getting ready to apply for colleges begins well before your senior year of high school. College applications take into consideration the courses you've taken, your grades, test scores and extracurricular activities.
- Get ready to apply to Berkeley Engineering (transfer)
Getting ready to apply as a junior transfer to Berkeley Engineering is something you should be preparing for as soon as you know what you major you want to study.
- Prospective frosh FAQs
When can you apply for UC Berkeley, how much math do you need to take and many more questions are answered.
- Prospective junior transfer FAQs
Application deadlines, can you get a second degree and more questions answered for junior transfer students.
- Majors and minors in Berkeley Engineering
The field of engineering is multiplying every day, in all kinds of interesting directions. You need to find which option is right for you, so that you can make the most of your engineering education.
- Engineering student organizations
Berkeley Engineering is home to over 85 different student organizations that help members hone teamwork and leadership skills, foster a diverse community, provide cultural support and give students the opportunity to pursue something they’re passionate about.
- Leadership and professional development
Engineering Student Services offers a wide variety of leadership and professional development opportunities for Berkeley Engineering students: programs like LeaderShape, Engineering Scholars as Engaged Scholars, and numerous engineering clubs and teams, as well as public speaking, networking and etiquette seminars.
- Undergraduate research
Undergraduate research gives you the experience and practical skills that will increase your options for graduate school and future employment. Check out the wide range of student research opportunities available at Berkeley Engineering.
- Career building opportunities
There are many ways to get started preparing for your future after Berkeley. The Career Center is here to guide you.
- AP, IB and A-Level exams
Some requirements can be satisfied with Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, A-Level and Transfer Credit.
- Self-guided walking tour
Explore the North East side of campus and discover labs, classrooms, and study spaces that will become a second home to you during your time as a Berkeley Engineer.