Welcome to the College of Letters & Science!

The Office of Undergraduate Advising can help you make sure all degree requirements are complete, your academic plan is balanced and manageable, and you explore enrichment opportunities. To help with your transition to Berkeley, it is vital that you participate in both online and in-person orientation. Please follow this checklist to prepare for orientation.


  1. Register for in-person orientation, Cal Student Orientation (CalSO).
  2. Complete online orientation, Academic Orienteering (AO), before you arrive on campus. Print the worksheet created at the end and bring it to CalSO.

  3. Bring the following supplemental documents to CalSO:
  4. Review the College of Letters & Science Video Overview

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