First-Year Orientation

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Keegan Houser

Congratulations on your acceptance to UC Berkeley!

Berkeley International Office is excited to welcome you at First-Year Orientation! We are planning a full schedule to introduce you to the campus, meet new friends, learn how to be academically successful, and provide opportunities to get your questions answered.

First-Year Orientation

Monday, August 14, 2017
Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley

We are putting together an awesome orientation schedule for you! Check back here often for the latest updates and more details. Please register and let us know you are coming!

Orientation for Parents and Families of International Students

Monday, August 14 , 9-11am

Parents and families of incoming international freshman are welcome to attend this special orientation program just for them! The program will include information from staff and a Student Panel.

Register here for Parents and Family Orientation

For more resources, see our web page for Parents of International Students.

Bring to Orientation:

  • Comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Note-taking devices
  • Water bottle
  • Light backpack (for free stuff!)
  • Lunch money
  • Questions for staff or students
  • Your "Go Bears!" spirit