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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Orientation for New Graduate Students (NGSO)

Orientation | August 21 | 8:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Ellen Gobler

 Graduate Division

Orientation for NEW graduate students includes informative speakers and workshops on relevant topics. This event, sponsored by the Graduate Division, will take place at Dwinelle Hall. Check-In from 8:30-9am. Event begins at 9:00 am and ends at 3:45pm. Lunch served to first 900. Visit website for more information.

UCDC Info Session: Spring 2019 application deadline, Sept. 20, 2018

Information Session | August 21 | 10-11 a.m. | 2 LeConte Hall

 Mary Crabb, UCDC

 The UC Berkeley Washington Program

Come learn about how to spend a semester working and studying in Washington, DC. UCDC sends students from all majors to intern and research in DC, earning a full semester of Berkeley credit.

Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program Info Session

Information Session | August 21 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Morgan Hall

 Stefanie Ebeling, Program Manager and Student Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, Office of Undergraduate Research

 Office of Undergraduate Research

The Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to work with UC Berkeley professors on faculty research projects.

Mindfulness Meditation Group

Meeting | February 20, 2018 – January 5, 2021 every Tuesday | 12:15-1 p.m. | 3110 Tang Center, University Health Services

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

The Mindfulness Meditation Group meets every Tuesday at 12:15-1:00 pm at 3110 Tang Center on campus. All campus-affiliated people are welcome to join us on a drop-in basis, no registration or meditation experience necessary. We start with a short reading on meditation practice, followed by 30 minutes of silent sitting, and end with a brief discussion period.

Getting Your Bearings Library Tour

Tour/Open House | August 21 – 28, 2018 every day with exceptions | 2-3 p.m. | Doe Library, Tour starts at the north entrance


Join other students and get your bearings with a 3-in-one tour of the Doe Memorial Library, Moffitt Undergraduate Library, and the Main Stacks. See these central libraries and learn about the student services they provide.

Milk and Cookies: Department of History Welcome and Orientation for New and Continuing Students

Orientation | August 21 | 3-5 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

 Leah Flanagan, Undergraduate Advisor, Department of History

 Department of History

Are you a Berkeley undergrad who's interested in studying history? If so, join us on August 21 for "Milk & Cookies," our welcome and orientation for all students!

After hearing from History faculty about what we do here (and why), we'll introduce staff, new peer advisors, our library liaison, and our student group leaders. There will be plenty of time for snacks, questions, and...   More >

URAP Info Session: The URAP Experience

Information Session | August 21 | 3-4:30 p.m. | 101 Morgan Hall

 Hannah Thorner, Peer Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, Office of Undergraduate Research; Emma Bianco, Peer Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Interested in applying to URAP? Come to the URAP Experience info session held by two experienced URAP apprentices and peer advisors. Find out about best practices for the application process, and being an apprentice.

GradFest!: The Graduate student campus life and resource fair.

Special Event | August 21 | 3:30-5:30 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Katelyn Nomura-Weingrow

 Leadership, Engagement, Advising, and Development (LEAD) Center

We'll be welcoming new graduate and professional students at GradFest: an event that allows you to connect to various aspects of campus life and resources. GradFest takes place at Dwinelle Plaza, immediately following New Graduate Student Orientation. Get your special wristband at GradFest then join us for social meet-ups at local pubs!

BCNM Fall 2018 Open House

Reception | August 21 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, BCNM Commons, 340

 Center for New Media

Join the Berkeley Center for New Media for our annual open house!

Open to students, faculty, and staff, we invite you to visit us at the BCNM Commons to check out some of the exciting new media research taking place on campus. We'll have demonstrations from Eric Paulos' Hybrid Ecologies Lab, video screenings from Asma Kazmi, tangible interfaces from Kimiko Ryokai, and more!

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