Activities

In addition to taking Berkeley Summer courses, Pre-Collegiate students have the opportunity to participate in various co-curricular activities. These activities allow students to get to know others in the Pre-Collegiate Program, as well as the Berkeley campus. Events range from lunches to workshops that give students tips on the ins and outs of getting into college. Check out the Pre-Collegiate Program calendar below for more detailed information about what's to come this summer!

PLEASE NOTE: Dates, times, and locations are TBA.


Pre-Collegiate Orientation

This is a mandatory event for all Pre-Collegiate Program participants. Come and meet other students, the Summer Sessions staff, and learn what Berkeley has to offer. You will hear detailed information about the Pre-Collegiate Program, be able to ask questions of past Program participants, and learn what you can expect from your summer at Berkeley. A guided tour of campus will follow.


Welcome Lunch
Now that you've gotten an idea of what to expect for the summer, come hang out with other students from your program and have a free lunch, compliments of the Summer Sessions staff.

Prepping for and Writing College Applications
Completing college applications can be a very stressful process. Come get tips and practical advice about the best way to go about this process, including how to write the all-important personal statement, from an experienced representative from Berkeley's Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Treasures of UC Berkeley: Library Online
The library is probably the most important resource on campus, yet most people don't know how to use it properly and aren't aware of its many hidden treasures. Take advantage of the resources right in front of you! Find out about much of what the Berkeley library has to offer and how to take advantage of it.

Choosing a College That Best Suits You
Don't know where you want to go to college? Do you know the resources available for making such an important decision? Come get tips and ideas on the best ways to pick a college that works best for you and your needs.