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Last call — Oakland A’s tickets for TONIGHT

We have a few left for sale for tonight’s game — open to any summer sessions students.  Tell your friends to stop by Wheeler Hall 112 to purchase these tickets: $32 for entrance and a $10 food credit.

Hike to the Big C — all Summer Sessions students invited!

Are you interested in hiking? Do you want to explore Berkeley? Do you want to see the Golden Gate Bridge from Berkeley? Join Ellie and Jenny, Summer ESL Program Assistants, for a hike to a UC Berkeley landmark — the Big C!

WHENSaturday, August 2 | 10am- 12pm 

WHERE: Meet in front of WHEELER HALL at 10am (please be on time)

Note: in front of Wheeler facing Sproul Hall, look for a girl wearing a bear hat

Please wear comfortable shoes and bring your own water. Don’t forget to put some sunscreen on before you arrive. We will provide light snacks for the hike.

If you are interested in joining us, please fill out the Google docs: by Thursday, July 31 | 5pm.


Session E Placement

We will be sending out placement information via email on Saturday, July 26.  Check your inboxes!  If you do not receive an email, please come to Wheeler 112 on Monday: we can help you find your class and classroom.

Soccer comes to Cal Stadium~

Great News!!
We have twelve tickets to the Real Madrid / Inter Milan soccer (football) game this Saturday, the 26th, at Memorial Stadium.
We’ll be selling tickets at our office in 112 Wheeler. Drop by with exact change (the tickets are $76).
Additionally, we’ve got around five tickets left for the A’s game tomorrow .

Still want to catch the Oakland A’s baseball game?

Come by the Summer English Language Studies Office (112 Wheeler) to grab one of the 10 tickets we have left! $32 per ticket, $10 of which is a credit for food! The A’s are still in first place in the American League!

On Wednesday, if we still have tickets, we will open up sales to SELS students’ friends.

Session D add deadline has passed

Hope everyone has been able to add the courses you wanted.  All the drop/adds submitted have been processed.

We still have a few seats in Session E courses.

Come to Wheeler Hall Room 117 if your schedule does not list the classes you have added — or if you are still on a wait list.

Want tickets for the July 26 International Championship Cup between InterMilan and Real Madrid CF at Cal Stadium? They are going fast on StubHub — and you will need a credit card for the purchase.


Escorted dinner to Everett and Jones BBQ

Join SELS instructor Matt Barclay for a barbeque feast! We’ll meet on the front steps of Wheeler Hall at 5:00 pm on Thursday, July 24th.From there, we’ll catch A/C Transit bus #51 to Jack London Square. Bring your UCB student ID to ride for free

Meals run from $8.50 for a sandwich to $14 for a dinner to $25 for a four-meat feast feeding 2-3 people.  See reviews on Yelp.

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Oakland A’s baseball tickets

Oakland A’s v. Houston Astros
Oakland ( Coliseum
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

We just bought 10 more A’s tickets: $32 for entrance to the game and credit for food/souvenirs. Come to Wheeler 112 ASAP to sign up!




Summer Students: Need units? Courses open until 15 July

Berkeley Summer Sessions Students: We still have spaces in several classes.  Please go to Wheeler 112 or email for more information.

Colwrit / ESL 9A Academic Research
Section 002 – TTh 2-430 PM
3 units

Colwrit / ESL 9L English through Film
Section 002 – TTh 2-430 PM (intermediate level)
3 units

Colwrit / ESL 9O Legal Writing
Section 002 – TTh 9:30-12 noon
3 units

Colwrit / ESL 9T English through Sports and Games
Section 001 – TTh 2-430 PM
3 units

Colwrit / ESL 9V English for Science and Engineering
Section 003 – TTh 9:30-12 noon
3 units

Colwrit / ESL 6E Grammar and Editing
Section 102 – MTWTh 9:30-12 noon
2 units

Colwrit / ESL 7D Food Culture in the US
Section 102 – TTh 2:00-5:00 PM
1 unit, P/NP

Colwrit / ESL 7J California Culture
Section 103 – TTh 2:00-5:00 PM
1 unit, P/NP

Also, we will be adding two new sections in our three week session:

American Culture through the Media
Colwrit 7A, Section 004
MW 9-12 PM
1 unit, P/NP

The Beat Generation
Colwrit 7B, Section 003
MW 2:00 – 5:00 PM
1 unit, P/NP