Welcome to L&S Undergraduate Advising!

Greetings, Berkeley students. The Office of Undergraduate Advising, with a staff of highly skilled and experienced College Advisers, is here to help you make the best choices for your academic career and get the most out of your time at Berkeley.

Earning Your Degree provides practical advice about your academic program and describes the regulations which govern studying in our College. It describes what it takes to graduate and how to plan your studies to make the most of your experience at Berkeley. It discusses the standards that the faculty has developed to ensure fairness and consistency in the quality of academic life. It also explains your role and responsibilities as a student in our College.

Features in addition to individual advising:

Advising News

  • New to Cal? Get advising from your Peers.

    AskLnS Peers is for students in their first or second semesters at Cal to get program planning. Peer Advisers meet with you in residence halls starting week 4 of each semester. Commuters are totally welcome. Visit AskLnS Peers for times and locations.

  • Got a Block?

    Blocks prevent you from enrolling in classes until you have taken action to resolve the block. Visit LnS Blocks and take action before Phase 1.

  • Planning to change colleges to L&S?

    Current students in other UCB colleges who feel their educational goals are best met with a degree in L&S are welcome to petition for a Change of College via appointment. Be punctual and attend a Change of College Workshop for information about the process. Review workshop dates.

  • Deadline Dates

    Mark these dates as part of your student responsibility to know deadlines.
    Oct. 16th: 8th week Deadline to withdraw without semester out rule

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