Congratulations on your admission to UC Berkeley!

We are thrilled to welcome the first-year class of 2028 and the transfer class of 2026 to the #1 public institution in the world.


Next Steps


1. Review all admitted student documents

Log into MAP@Berkeley to review your Conditions of Admission, Frequently Asked Questions and your Financial Aid awards (when available).

2. Learn more about UC Berkeley

Learn more about academic opportunities, extracurricular activities and student life at Berkeley. Check out the Events Page.

3. Accept your offer of admission

Are you ready to commit to Berkeley? Go to MAP@Berkeley to formally accept your offer of admission.

4. Committed? Now what?

To kick your semester off smoothly, be sure to complete these key tasks:

  • Create your CalNet ID in CalCentral. Check your Berkeley email account regularly for important information and updates.
  • Submit your final transcripts. Your school or transfer institution can send them in electronically.
  • Submit your Statement of Legal Residence by your deadline.
  • Details for Golden Bear Orientation will be released after March 28.

These additional resources can help you start making plans for your new home:

Find details on your next steps by getting started with New Student Services. Welcome to the journey of a lifetime!