The Division of Undergraduate Education oversees numerous departments and organizations, each impacting the undergraduate education experience in its own unique way. In collaboration with these reporting units, the Vice Chancellor’s office works to continue to improve the undergraduate experience by increasing access, equity, and success for all undergraduate students at UC Berkeley.
The American Cultures Center is committed to fostering academic excellence and civic engagement of issues critical to America's dynamic ethnic, racial and sociocultural landscape.
The Athletic Study Center supports student athletes in developing as independent, self-reliant and successful young adults. The Athletic Study Center is committed to the integration and engagement of student athletes into campus life, and provides holistic student development, academic support, and academic advising services to the student athlete population at UC Berkeley.
Arts + Design features, fortifies, and mobilizes existing excellence in the arts and design at UC Berkeley, while fostering dynamic collaboration, innovation, and public access across all arts and design fields, on campus and in public life.
Berkeley Connect is an academic mentoring program that combines the intellectual firepower of a world-class research university with the nurturing inclusiveness of a small liberal arts college. Berkeley Connect offers undergraduate students a chance to build relationships with their peers, graduate students, professors, and alumni/ae based on a shared love of ideas and a common desire to support one another during and after their time at Berkeley.
Research, Teaching, and Learning Services
The Academic Innovation Studio catalyzes innovation by bringing together faculty, researchers, graduate students, and service providers to share ideas, connect across disciplines, and inspire advances in teaching, learning, and research.
Digital Learning Services partners with schools and departments throughout the university and UC system to build online education courses and programs of exceptional quality.
The MOOCLab’s mission is to stimulate and fund MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and SPOCs (Small Private Online Courses), in partnership with EdX, in order to improve campus instruction, stimulate research in online-enhanced education, and make Berkeley’s brand and high quality materials available throughout the world.
Research IT provides research computing technologies, consulting, and community for the Berkeley campus. Our fundamental goal is to help campus faculty and students with their research by providing the best IT tools as inexpensively as possible.
The Student Learning Center (SLC) is dedicated to fostering academic excellence and is driven by the philosophy that students working with students promotes academic and personal success. SLC supports a global community of learners as they navigate the cultural expectations and academic rigor of UC Berkeley. Through service models that honor their diverse starting points and meet them where they are, SLC aims to empower all students to realize their full academic potential and aspirations.
Summer Sessions, Study Abroad & Lifelong Learning
Berkeley Study Abroad supports the academic and public mission of the University of California to prepare our students to be productive and engaged citizens at home and abroad. We believe that knowledge, skills, and experiences gained through academic and cultural immersion offered by studying and living abroad enrich the intellectual preparation of our students and fundamentally enhance the relevance of a Berkeley education.
OLLI @Berkeley is a stimulating community of inquiring adults, age 50 and above, exploring new areas of knowledge and traditional disciplines through courses, lectures, and events. OLLI @Berkeley offers an ongoing program of six-week courses, weekly lecture series, and special events for the community and provides a creative forum for new ideas and expressions. The OLLI classroom is a place where Berkeley's distinguished faculty and other leading experts share their research and interests.
Summer Sessions is committed to offering high quality, innovative academic courses, and experiential education opportunities during the summer. By opening our doors to visiting students and continuing our service to UC Berkeley students, we support the University’s goals of educating a broad and diverse student population.