Congratulations on your admission to UC Berkeley and taking the first steps to becoming a Berkeley Engineer. We know that you have questions about whether or not Berkeley Engineering is the right fit for you, so we hope you will find the information below helpful.
Read through our Q&As from last year’s Cal Week, then join us during this year’s Cal Week to ask your own questions, meet current students and faculty, and learn more about Berkeley Engineering.
Register for all Transfer Tuesday events through your admissions portal.
Transfer Kickoff Virtual Resource Fair
Tuesday, May 4, 6–8 p.m.
Advisers and current transfer students will be available to answer your questions about programs, classes, resources and more.
Advice & transfer stories
Tuesday, May 18, 6–7:30 p.m.
Join SWE to hear current transfer students’ candid experience about their transition into Berkeley and Berkeley life. Includes a Q&A panel about academics, campus environment, clubs/orgs, housing, and more. Students of all genders are welcome.
Tuesday, May 25, 11 a.m.–noon
It’s time to meet your ESS adviser! Our team will be available in major-specific breakout rooms to answer transfer admit-focused questions.
- Frosh Q&A from last year’s info sessions (with updated information)
- Transfer Q&A from last year’s info sessions (with updated information)
Exams: If you have taken one or more Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, or A-Level exams, you can find out if which requirements they fulfill in the College of Engineering Undergraduate Guide – Exams.
Undergraduate academic programs: Learn more about each department, what they are studying and which minors are available for you to explore.
Course requirements for each major: The College of Engineering Undergraduate Guide provides information about degree requirements as well as important policies and procedures to help you successfully navigate your academic career
Department resources: Contact your department undergraduate adviser if you want to know more about department resources.
Co-curricular learning opportunities: The College of Engineering has many different ways for you to learn outside of the classroom.
Engineering visits: Join UC Berkeley’s Visitor Services for virtual visits especially for admitted and waitlisted College of Engineering students Thursdays, 4 p.m. PT (March 26 – April 23). Register online to get a campus overview with an engineering perspective.
Office of Planning & Analysis: You’ll find data about class size, demographics, grad rates, and more.
Other helpful links
- Cal Housing
- Financial Aid and Scholarships Office
- University Health Services
- Counseling and Psychological Services
- Cal Parents
Berkeley Engineering Facts 2021: Download the printable brochure (PDF) with the latest data on our students, faculty, alumni, rankings and contact information.