Visiting Domestic Student Checklist

Before You Apply


After You Apply

  • Once your application is processed, use the instructions you receive via email to create your UC Berkeley login (CalNet ID). Please allow 2-3 days to receive email instructions.
  • Log in to CalCentral and enroll in classes and pay the total amount due (look for “Tasks” list in CalCentral dashboard). Once you've paid for your classes, you are confirmed as a Summer Sessions student.
  • Log in to CalCentral and follow instructions to upload your photo for UC Berkeley photo ID (Cal 1 Card) and accept the Clipper Card (your transit pass) agreement.
  • Set up forwarding from your berkeley.edu account to an email address you check daily to ensure you do not miss important communication from UC Berkeley, such as notices regarding housing, billing, or enrollment activity.

Before You Arrive


After You Arrive

  • Check into your housing.
  • Pick up your photo ID (Cal 1 Card) when checking in to the Residence Hall, or go to the Cal 1 Card Office if you're not staying at the Residence Hall.
  • Attend your first classes.
  • Buy textbooks.
  • For further questions, contact Berkeley Summer Sessions

Before You Leave

  • Log in to CalCentral to confirm the grading option for your courses and pay any outstanding balance.
  • Confirm that your grades are assigned in CalCentral before ordering an official transcript.
  • Your CalNet ID expires 120 days after the end of summer. Update your profile information in CalCentral, such as mailing address, and set up forwarding from your berkeley.edu account to an email address you check daily if you haven’t done so already.