Saturday & Sunday

Check back often as events will be added to the website frequently — right up until Homecoming weekend!

Cal vs. Arizona Homecoming Football Game

Saturday
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Cheer on your Golden Bears in the company of friends and family. Football tickets are sold separately through Cal Athletics: visit calbears.com/code and enter the code HOMECOMING to receive a discount. The Class of 1967 has special seating for their 50th Reunion; call your class ticket representative at 510.642.2683 to purchase these seats.

For special requests, including ADA seating, please call 800.GO.BEARS and press “3” to speak to a Cal Athletics ticket representative. Please note that students with season tickets have their own section. Students wishing to sit with their families will need to purchase additional tickets.

Kickoff time will be determined by the PAC-12 Conference 6–12 days before the game.

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Bear Affair Tailgate BBQ

Saturday 10:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.  

Relax before the game at a traditional tailgate barbeque with special seating areas for each alumni class, Cal parents, and student group reunions. Meet up with your friends and family, hear from Chancellor Carol T. Christ, and don’t be shy about going for seconds!

$35 per adult, $30 for Cal students or kids age 5–17. Price includes second helpings.

Registration also includes unlimited access to lectures, tours, open houses, and all the amenities available at Homecoming Headquarters.
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Cal Parents Farewell Brunch

Sunday 9:30 a.m.12 p.m.  

Bring the whole family to close out an unforgettable weekend with award-winning brunch fare and excellent company.

$30 for adults; $25 for Cal students without meal plans or kids 5–17. Cal student meal plans accepted for payment at Crossroads.

Registration also includes unlimited access to lectures, tours, open houses, and all the amenities available at Homecoming Headquarters.
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Bears Lounge

Friday 9 a.m.5 p.m.  
Saturday 8 a.m.4 p.m.  

Relax, enjoy refreshments, and plan your day with the help of Cal staff and students.

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Cal Café

Friday 9 a.m.5 p.m.  
Saturday 8 a.m.football kickoff  

Stop by to celebrate Homecoming with complimentary refreshments and light snacks. We will have multiple giveaways as well as a raffle! The café will close on Saturday at football kickoff. Visit alumni.berkeley.edu for more information about the Cal Alumni Association.

Sponsored by: 
Cal Alumni Association
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Homecoming Headquarters

Friday 9 a.m.8 p.m.  
Saturday 8 a.m.4 p.m.  

Stop in at Homecoming Headquarters when you first arrive to pick up your name tag. This badge gives you access to lectures, museums, libraries, tours, golf cart service, and all of the amenities at Homecoming Headquarters. 

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College of Chemistry: Coffee with the Deans for Parents of Undergraduate Students

Saturday 8:30 a.m.10 a.m.  

Please join us for coffee and pastries followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with College of Chemistry Dean Douglas S. Clark and Undergraduate Dean John Arnold.

Limited to 150 people on a first-come, first served basis.

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Doe and Moffitt Libraries and Gardner Stacks Open House

Friday 8 a.m.5 p.m.  
Saturday 9 a.m.5 p.m.  
Sunday 1 p.m.5 p.m.  

Explore these libraries that have served the campus for more than 100 years. Be awed by grand spaces like the North Reading Room and Heyns Reading Room and delve into the exhibits of the Bernice Layne Brown Gallery. Plus get special access to the 52 miles of shelves in the Gardner Stacks, simply show your badge at the entrance.

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Fiat Yuks: Cal Student Humor, Then and Now (Exhibition)

Friday 8 a.m.9 p.m.  
Saturday 9 a.m.5 p.m.  
Sunday 1 p.m.9 p.m.  

Let there be laughter! This exhibition features selections from UC Berkeley campus humor magazines, the yearbook, and other student publications. 

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Love Across the Global South: Popular Cinema Cultures of India and Africa (Exhibition)

Friday 8 a.m.9 p.m.  
Saturday 9 a.m.5 p.m.  
Sunday 1 p.m.9 p.m.  

This exhibition takes the globalization of Bollywood as a starting point, looking at how the robust and organized Bollywood fan culture of Senegal, West Africa engages with, theorizes, and domesticates Indian popular culture — entering into dialogue with it and making it its own.

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University Library Book Sale

Saturday 9 a.m.3 p.m.  

Expand your home library at this annual bargain-hunting bonanza. Search for treasures among thousands of hardbacks and soft-covers — all for just one dollar each!

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Spanish-Language Campus Walking Tour

Friday 2 p.m.3:30 p.m.  
Saturday 9:30 a.m.11 a.m.  

Learn about campus architecture, history, and university life during a 90-minute walking tour with a knowledgeable, Spanish-speaking student ambassador.

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Campanile Open House

Friday 10 a.m.3:45 p.m.  
Saturday 10 a.m.4:45 p.m.  
Sunday 10 a.m.1:30 p.m.  
Sunday 3 p.m.4:45 p.m.  

Get a spectacular, sprawling view of the Bay Area from the observation platform of Sather Tower, also known as the Campanile. One of UC Berkeley’s most beloved and well-known symbols, the Campanile is the third tallest bell and clock tower in the world, visible for miles at a height of 307 feet. Enjoy daily carillon concerts at 7:50 a.m., 12 p.m., and 6 p.m.

Visitor Services has waived admission for Homecoming guests — simply show your badge at the entrance.

Sponsored by: 
Visitor Services
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Campus Walking Tour

Friday 10 a.m.11:30 a.m.  
Friday 1 p.m.2:30 p.m.  
Saturday 10 a.m.11:30 a.m.  
Saturday 11 a.m.12:30 p.m.  
Saturday 1 p.m.2:30 p.m.  

Learn about campus architecture, history, and university life during a 90-minute walking tour led by a knowledgeable campus ambassador.

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Essig Museum of Entomology Open House

Friday 12 p.m.6 p.m.  
Saturday 10 a.m.6 p.m.  

Don’t miss this unique chance to view the weird and wonderful world of insects and spiders at the Essig Museum, home to more than five million insect specimens collected over 100 years’ time from western North America, Hawaii, Mexico, Costa Rica, and Tahiti. Learn how specimens are used to discover new species, decipher evolutionary questions, and understand where and how these creatures live.

 
 
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