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 important 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).
      If you cannot attend CalSO:
      • You will receive information about accessing advising and enrolling in courses via email in July.
      • Plan to attend a make-up CalSO orientation before classes start. You will receive registration information via email in July.
      • Be sure to complete the following steps to ensure you are not at a disadvantage when enrolling in your first semester classes.

  2. Check this page starting May 6, 2015 to complete online orientation, before your arrival on campus.

  3. Bring the following supplemental documents to CalSO:

  4. Review the College of Letters & Science Video Overview

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