School & College Events

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The Homecoming of Letters & Science: A Milestone for Berkeley’s Liberal Arts Community

Friday 1 p.m.2 p.m.  

The College of Letters & Science is the oldest academic unit on the Berkeley campus, and confers more than 70 percent of undergraduate degrees every year. What better time than Homecoming to celebrate the creation of an official home for the college? Join Chancellor Carol T. Christ and our community of L&S deans, faculty, students, and alumni as we unveil the new front door to the College of Letters & Science in Dwinelle Hall and adjacent Durant Hall on the historic plaza at the east entrance to Dwinelle. Refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by: 
College of Letters & Science

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.


College of Environmental Design Welcome Reception

Saturday 9 a.m.9:30 a.m.  

Start your day on our newly renovated plaza with coffee and pastries from our recently opened café Rice & Bones, headed by renowned chef (and CED attendee) Charles Phan of San Francisco’s Slanted Door.

Please register for this event


College of Engineering Homecoming Kickoff

Saturday 9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.  

Engineering alumni and parents are invited to join us for coffee, pastries, and an informal opportunity to meet college deans, faculty, and student leaders as well as fellow members of the Berkeley Engineering community. There will be no formal program; students and their families are welcome to join us!


College of Environmental Design: State of the College Presentation

Saturday 9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.  

Join Dean Jennifer Wolch, department chairs, and the assistant dean of development and alumni relations to hear the latest exciting news from the College of Environmental Design.

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Sponsored by: 
College of Environmental Design

CED Luncheon in the Courtyard

Saturday 12 p.m.2 p.m.  

Enjoy a complimentary lunch from our new café, Rice & Bones, in the beautiful east courtyard as you mingle and reconnect with fellow alumni, faculty, and students. Beer and wine will be served.

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