FAQ

How can I get updates about Homecoming?

Alums, confirm that we have your current contact information via the Cal Alumni Network. Parents and friends, contact us with your current information, and we will update our records.

What is Reunion and Parents Weekend?

Reunion and Parents Weekend at Homecoming is UC Berkeley’s largest annual gathering for thousands of alums, parents, and families to come together for three days of fun. Festivities include lectures and other learning opportunities, special tours, virtual open houses, engagement with fellow bears, and more. In 2020, the weekend will take place virtually October 16–18.

How do I register?

Register online by October 9 to get the most out of your virtual Homecoming experience. Contact us if you need assistance.

How much does it cost?

Prices vary based on the events you choose to attend. The Class Pass will be offered at no cost this year and provides unlimited access to lectures, tours, and open houses. Individual events or items may have an additional cost and range in price.

What do I wear?

Your favorite blue and gold clothes! We will also have virtual backgrounds to show your Cal spirit online.

Can I change or cancel my registration?

Contact us to change or cancel your registration before online registration ends October 9. Cancelations for paid events will be charged a $15 fee per order.

How can my club or organization hold a reunion event during Homecoming?

We would be happy to work with you on your reunion. Contact us today using the form on this site so we can help make your reunion idea a reality.

Can I get the contact information for a classmate?

We are unable to give out personal info. Please email us your name and contact info and the name of the person you would like to reach. We will forward it to them on your behalf.

Important phone numbers

Homecoming Hotline: 888.UNIV.CAL (888.864.8225)

Bay Area Transit Info: 511

Cal Athletics Ticket Office: 800.GO.BEARS (800.462.3277)

Cal Alumni Association: 888.CAL.ALUM (888.225.2586)

Campus Police (emergencies): 510.642.3333

Campus Police (non-emergencies): 510.642.6760

BearWalk Night Safety Escorts: 510.642.WALK (510.642.9255)

Vehicle Jump Starts/Lock Outs: 510.643.9553

When are future weekends scheduled?

Reunions and Parents Weekend is scheduled as soon as the Cal football schedule is finalized and the Homecoming game determined.

Questions? 888.UNIV.CAL (888.864.8225) or send us a message.