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

  • L&S Pre-Health Thursdays are Back!

    If you are interested in a pre-med/pre-health field and have questions concerning course planning, requirements, timeline, or more, these appointments are for you! Just log on to bhive.berkeley.edu starting at 9am every Thursday to book a 15-minute same day appointment. Be sure to click "Pre-Health" as the reason for the appointment on the drop down menu and schedule. Alternatively you can call our front desk to schedule the appointment at 510-642-1483.

  • 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. Ends Week 10. Visit AskLnS Peers for times and locations.

  • Submit Reduced Course Load petitions early

    Reduced Course Load petitions for a reduced study list must be submitted during the first five weeks of the semester. Heads up students with jobs, etc! Visit Course Load Limits.

  • Trying to understand Class Entry Codes and Wait Lists?

    Review this tutorial from the Registrar. Monitor your waitlisted classes in Telebears as you confirm your schedule.

  • Deadline Dates

    Feb 19, 2016: Deadline to add all classes/drop non Early Drop Deadline (EDD) courses (subject to change). Review our Deadlines video.
    Mark these dates as part of your student responsibility to know deadlines.

  • Featured L&S Video

    Managing Deadlines