High School Students

Join the growing number of high school students who spend their summer taking courses through Berkeley’s Pre-College Scholars program. We offer residential, commuter, and virtual programs.

embARC Summer Design Academy, by Sesame Consulting and the College of Environmental Design

International and domestic high school students from diverse backgrounds converge on Wurster Hall for four intensive weeks to explore architecture, sustainable city planning, and urban design in the studio, lecture hall, Fabrication Shop, and at special sites across the bay area.

Headed for a California Community College?

Pathways to Four-Year Universities is a resource for California community college students who intend to transfer to UC Berkeley or another four-year university with two key elements:

  • Advising from UC Berkeley pathway advisers directly on your community college campus
  • Taking summer courses at UC Berkeley