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Updated Schedule for 2016

We have made some changes to the Summer 2016 Schedule. These changes are not yet listed on the UC Berkeley Schedule of Classes, but you can see them on our courses page:

Summer 2016 Schedule Available Online

Time to start planning your course schedule for this summer!  The tentative schedule for 2016 is now available via the UC Berkeley Online Schedule of Classes.

The specific times of courses might change due to staffing needs, so please check back often.  We will post notes about changes here.

Email our office if you have questions about course content.
Email the Berkeley Summer Sessions Office if you have questions about visas, fees, or registration.

2016 Course List– Check back in November

We are currently working on creating additional classes based on student feedback from Summer 2015.  We will post our expanded schedule for 2016 in November.

If you have specific questions, you can email us at any time.

Thanks for a great summer!

Thanks to all our students, faculty, and staff for a wonderfully successful summer. We wish all our students the best in their future endeavors!

Certificate of Completion Pick-Up

Certificate Pick-Up:
Wednesday, 12 August and Thursday, 13 August
11:00am-5:00pm outside Wheeler 112.

Please bring your student ID card.


Certificates of Completion

Extended!  If you ordered a certificate but have not paid yet, we are accepting payments until 1 PM on Monday.  Come to 112 Wheeler Hall. Sorry — no more orders accepted.

Nature Trip to Tilden Regional Park

What: Day trip to Tilden Regional Park in Berkeley, CA

Who: Hosted by Candace Khanna

Where: Tilden Regional Park

When: 8/8/2015 – Meet 9:15 AM at Center St & Shattuck Ave by Downtown Berkeley BART station. Bus departs at 9:30 AM

Why:  If you want to get away from the city environment and get the chance to explore a different scenery in the Berkeley Hills, this is a good opportunity to do so.


If this peaks your interest, RVSP to Candace Khanna (

What to Bring:

• Your Cal1Card, which is also a bus pass (available at the Photo ID office, 180 Chavez Center in Lower Sproul Plaza). If you don’t have a pass, bring the correct change for the bus fare:

Youth (Age 5-18): $1.05 (payable on board)

Adult (Age 19-64): $2.10 (payable on board)
• A bag lunch and water. (Fast food is available for purchase at the Merry –Go-Round.)
• $10-$15 if you want to ride the Merry-Go-Round and buy fast food (more if you want to buy something in the gift shop in the Environmental Education Center).
• Camera
• Celery and/or lettuce if you’d like to feed the cows, ducks, goats, etc. at the Little Farm.

It might be helpful to also bring:

Sunscreen, comfortable walking shoes, jackets

Hope to see you there!

Orders for Certificates of Completion

Certificates confirming the successful completion of the ESL 6, 7, 8, or 9 courses are available for a printing fee of $5 per copy (unframed). Cash only. Exact change please.

Requesting a Certificate:

Fill out all the information on the Completion Certificate Request Form ( — open now! Click on Submit. You will receive an email confirmation. Print that email, and bring it with your payment to the table in the lobby outside Wheeler 112.

Payment is accepted on
Tuesday, August 4 – Thursday, August 6.
Hours: 11:00 AM ‐ 5:00 PM only.

Picking Up Your Certificate:

You may pick up your certificates on
Wednesday, August 12, and Thursday, August 13.
Hours: 11:00 AM ‐ 5:00 PM only.

Important: You must be a student in the Summer English Language Studies program to request a certificate. Your course and instructors’ names will not be on your certificate. These will be on your official transcript.

Graduate Program Fair – 03 August, 11am-2pm

Graduate Program Fair
Career Fair | August 3 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room…/summer.html…

Thinking about returning to UC Berkeley for Graduate School? Drop by this casual Graduate Program Fair anytime to meet representatives from departments across campus. There will also be an information session by the Graduate Division with tips and insights into applying for graduate school at Berkeley.

Meet representatives from the following departments:
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical program
Master of Financial Engineering
Plant & Microbial Biology
Social Welfare
School of Optometry
School of Public Health
Designated Emphasis in Women, Gender and Sexuality
Goldman School of Public Policy
Health and Social Behavior Program
Energy and Resources Group
Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology
Haas School of Business

No BART Trains between Oakland and San Francisco this weekend!

Remember:  BART trains will NOT be running between Oakland and San Francisco this weekend (August 1-2).  Only limited bus service — the F bus will be running.  Read BART’s announcement for details.