Register for classes

Important Fall 18 registration dates:

  • March 29: The Schedule of Classes is available
  • April. 2: Phase I and Phase II Enrollment times posted on CalCentral
  • April 16: Phase I registration for Spring 18 classes will begin*

*Enrollment Limits

  • Phase I (April 16-June 15): 13.5 units
  • Phase II (July 23-August 12): 17.5 units
  • Adjustment period (August 13- September 21) 20.5 units

Follow these instructions to get ready to enroll for Fall 18: 

  1. Look for an email message in March from your department with directions about how to meet with your faculty adviser. Department information is also listed below.
  2. Follow the email’s instructions on how to meet with your faculty adviser.
  3. Bring the following items to faculty advising:
    1. A Class Enrollment form completed with your intended schedule for the upcoming semester.
    2. A degree worksheet with your completed and in-progress courses. 
    3. An unofficial transcript printed from CalCentral. Go to your My Academics page and click View Academic Summary and then the print button.
  4. Meet with your faculty adviser.
  5. Sign up for classes via CalCentral during your Phase I and II appointment times.

  Helpful tips:

  1. Check the Registrar’s “Enrollment” page for information about enrolling in classes using CalCentral. There is also lots of useful information on the SIS website.
  2. If you have technical difficulties with CalCentral you can contact the Support Desk.
  3. Check the Status and Holds section on your My Academics page. If you have an Advising Hold or Registration Hold, please contact your ESS Adviser. If you have an Enrollment hold-Major or Enrollment Hold-Faculty, contact your Major Department Adviser.

Bioengineering class registration instructions

Faculty Advising for BioE students will run from April 2-13, 2018

  • Regents Scholars will be assigned to Prof. Dorian Liepmann
  • BioE/MSE Joint majors will assigned to Prof. Kevin Healy
  • Freshmen are assigned to Terry Johnson

Advising is voluntary for all other students.   Students no longer need to sign up to meet with a faculty adviser (unless they have been told otherwise by the college or ESS). Students will not be blocked from enrolling in Fall '18 classes.  ​

For those students interested in meeting with a faculty adviser, faculty will be holding voluntary drop-in hours during the April 2-13,2018 time period. 

Information about faculty drop-in hours has been mailed to you by the Department Adviser, Cindy Manley-Fields

Civil & environmental engineering class registration instructions

CEE will hold Advising Forum on Thursday, April 12th, 2018 from 11:30am-1:30 pm, 7th Floor Lobby, Davis Hall.  All CEE students are encouraged to attend.  Faculty and upper division students will be available to provide guidance and advising. 

Lunch provided.

EECS class registration instructions

Faculty advising will occur Monday, April 9 thru Wednesday, April 18 for all students declared in the EECS.  

Students are not required to attend faculty advising. However, you MUST access the web app and opt out. This will allow us to accommodate all students.

Please consult the information about faculty advising and the Student FAQ for Faculty Advising on the EECS website for complete information on how to sign up to meet with your faculty Adviser.

We hope you’re excited about this opportunity to connect with faculty and hear about their experiences and advice. Faculty advising is primarily intended for discussion of course, graduate school, and industry questions. Although no longer required, you are encouraged to attend faculty advising, as it is an important opportunity to connect with faculty. Questions about policy and/or specific degree requirements should continue to be directed to staff advisers.  

What to Bring to Faculty Advising

I am graduating this semester. Do I need advising?
Graduating students are welcome to participate, but not required.  EECS students should  meet with their Adviser.

 

Engineering Science class registration instructions

The Engineering Science Advising Lunch will be held on Tuesday, April  10 from 11:30-12:30 pm, on the 7th floor lobby of Davis Hall. All Engineering Science students are invited to attend, to discuss their fall 18 schedules with a faculty adviser.

Lunch will be provided!

If you cannot attend the Advising Lunch, then you are encouraged to speak with your faculty adviser during office hours, prior to registering for fall classes. 

 

Materials science & engineering class registration instructions

Academic advising will be available from four official departmental advisors listed here, along with their areas of academic advice specialization (though each is available to all the students):

  • Professor Daryl Chrzan – structural materials/ ME and NE joint majors
  • Professor Kevin Healy – soft and biomaterials/ BioE joint majors
  • Professor Junqiao Wu – electronic materials / EECS joint majors
  • Professor Ting Xu – Materials Chemistry /Chem E joint majors

Students are required to meet with a faculty member to discuss their academic career at least once per academic year.  Be sure to bring a copy of your current transcript, so that your advisor can assess your progress.

While Freshman and Seniors are required to meet with a faculty member during the fall semester, and Sophomores and Juniors during the spring semester, you are welcome to meet with your adviser every semester.

To facilitate making appointments, each advisor has set aside time to meet with students, please sign up for an appointment here. Professor Healy will have two group advising sessions, one on April 6th from 1-2pm and another on April 16th from 2:30-3:30. Of course, each of these professors can be contacted during their normal office hours available here, and by appointment for advice at other times during the semester.

Mechanical engineering class registration instructions

Faculty advising instructions can be found here.  Be sure to check the faculty advising instructions for those items you need to bring to your advising session .

You have two options to see your faculty adviser.
Drop-In Advising
Tuesday, April 3rd
3110 Etcheverry Hall
For this event, you will be able to see any of the faculty present to sign off on your courses.

Individual Advising
Who: Your assigned adviser (please don't go to anyone else)
Where: Faculty Offices (http://www.me.berkeley.edu/people/faculty)
When:  Monday, 4/9 - Friday, 4/13, faculty will have sign-up sheets on their door starting early April.  If your faculty does not have sign-up and has not contacted you about an alternate method of meeting, please email them.  Please sign up at least a day in advance.

Your faculty adviser for this semester is listed here:
http://www.me.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/AdvisingAssigmentsSp18.pdf *

Nuclear Engineering class registration instructions

Nuclear Engineering students are required by their department to see your Faculty Adviser before your Phase I enrollment date to discuss  your fall 18 course plans.  Please note students with an GAP below 3.0 have a registration hold.  This hold will be removed once you have seen your adviser and followed the instructions below.  You should have received an email from Kirsten with the name of your faculty adviser and their contact information. If you  did not receive that email please contact Kirsten.

Once you see your adviser, please email a copy of your signed enrollment form to Kirsten so that she can release the enrollment block.  A picture of the form is perfectly acceptable.  

To ensure that advising time is productive and so that you can be advised properly, please bring the following items:

1.      A copy of your transcript from CalCentral (you can also bring your laptop with this information)
2.      A completed degree worksheet 
3.      A completed, printed enrollment form

Undeclared class registration instructions

Bioengineering

Faculty Advising for Bioengineering will take place from April 2-13.  Engineering Undeclared students intending to declare Bioengineering can see Terry Johnson during his drop-in hours either:

  • April 6, 2-4pm, or
  • April 10, 10-11:45am

in 416 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Engineering Undeclared students intending to major in Civil Engineering are invited to the CEE  Advising Forum on Thursday, April 12th, 2018 from 11:30am-1:30 pm, 7th Floor Lobby, Davis Hall.   Faculty and upper division students will be available to provide guidance and advising.  Lunch provided.

If you are unable to attend the CEE Advising Forum on April 12th are welcome to meet with Professor Evan Variano. His office is in 648 Sutardja Dai.

EECS

Faculty Advising for Fall 2018 will occur April 9th through April 18th. Students interested in EECS should plan to attend one of the group advising sessions. Your ESS Adviser, Joey Wong, will email you a list of both CS and EE advisers that you can meet with as soon as it is available from the EECS Department. You can also find the list of faculty advisers here.

Engineering Sciences

Engineering Undeclared students interested in any of the Engineering Science majors should plan to attend the Engineering Science Advising Lunch which will be held on Tuesday, April 10 from 11:30-12:30 pm, on the 7th floor lobby of Davis Hall.  

Lunch will be provided!

If you cannot attend the Advising Lunch, then you are encouraged to speak with a faculty adviser during office hours, prior to registering for Fall classes.
Faculty Office Hours:
Ana Claudia Arias, EECS, Energy Engineering, 508 Cory Hall, Office hours: By appointment, 
Ilan Adler, IEOR, Engineering Math and Stat., 4183 Etcheverry Hall, Office hours: By appointment
David Attwood, EECS, Engineering Physics, 257M Cory Hall Office hours: By email appointment,
James Casey, ME, Engineering Math and Stat., 6215 Etcheverry Hall, Office hours: By appointment
Junqiao Wu, MSE, Engineering Physics, 322 Hearst Memorial Mining Building, Office hours: By email appointment
Alex Zettl, Engineering Physics, 341 Birge Hall, Office hours: By email appointment
Scott Moura, CEE, Energy Engineering625 Davis Hall, Office hours: By email appointment
Sascha von Meier, EECS, Energy Engineering, 406E Cory Hall (ring doorbell at CREST Center), By email appointment
Tarek Zohdi, ME, Energy Engineering, 6117 Etcheverry Hall, Office hours: By Email appointment

IEOR

 Undeclared students interested in the IEOR major, can see Anayancy Paz, the Department Adviser, in 4151 Etcheverry, anayancy@berkeley.edu, who can refer you to the appropriate faculty adviser.  

Materials Science and Engineering

Undeclared students can meet with Professor Daryl Chrzan in 216 Hearst Memorial Mining Bld on   Wednesdays 10-12.

Mechanical Engineering

Please send an email to Shareena Samson, the ME Department Adviser at shareena@me.berkeley.edu and she will help arrange a meeting with their Undergraduate Faculty Adviser.

Nuclear Engineering

Engineering Undeclared students interested in Nuclear Engineering can meet with Professor Max Fratoni, 4111 Etcheverry Hall.