2016 New Student Receptions (Freshman)

Ready to Be Berkeley, Freshman Class of 2020? Join us. 

Come to our reception and we’ll help you take that first step toward building your own Berkeley community.

Meet a Berkeley campus star. Spark a conversation with students and alumni on what it really means to “Be Berkeley.” Get to know your new classmates and their families. And, let us guide you through the process, from enrolling in classes to funding your education. All you need to do is sign up for one of the California or nationwide receptions.

To reserve your space and for directions, log in at then: Go to "My Events"  Find "New Student Receptions"  RSVP for your spot!

In California 

Auburn (Placer County) 
Powers Mansion Inn
April 10, 2-4 PM 

April 16, 8 AM-5 PM
Cal Day Open House 
Chancellor Welcome, 8 AM, Memorial Stadium
UC Berkeley Campus

LA Marriott Marriott
Burbank Airport
April 11, 6-8 PM

Kings & Tulare

Wyndham Visalia, Cedar Room
April 10, 2-4 PM

Los Angeles 

Hilton LAX
April 13, 6:30-9 PM

Meeting House Carmel
Valley Manor
April 23, 11:30 AM-2 PM

Orange County
Westin South Coast Plaza
April 10, 2-4 PM

Palm Desert
UC Riverside, Palm Desert 
April 10, 2-4 PM

Marriott Riverside
Convention Center
April 12, 6-8 PM

Courtyard by Marriott
(Cal Expo)
April 9, 2-4 PM

San Diego
DoubleTree Mission
April 9, 2-4 PM

San Luis Obispo
Country Community Foundation
(Dana Street)
April 12, 6-7:30 PM

Hilton Stockton 
April 2, 2-4 PM



Arizona: Scottsdale
Courtyard Scottsdale Old Town
April 2, 2-4 PM

Colorado: Denver
Courtyard Marriott Cherry Creek
April 3, 2-4 PM

Florida: Ft. Lauderdale
Courtyard Ft. Lauderdale
April 3, 2-4 PM

Georgia: Atlanta
Marriott Century Center (Emory Center)
April 2, 2-4 PM

Hawaii: Honolulu
Torkildson, Katz (et al) Law Firm
700 Bishop Street
April 9, 2-4 PM

Illinois: Chicago
Crowne Plaza Metro
April 2, 2-4 PM

Maryland: Gaithersburg
Marriott Washington Center
April 5, 6-8 PM


Massachusetts: Boston
Residence Inn Needham

April 2, 2-4 PM

Minnesota: Minneapolis
Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown
April 3, 2-4 PM

Nevada: Las Vegas
Red Rock Casino & Resort
April 3, 2-4 PM

New York City
Marriott East Side
April 3, 2-4 PM

Oregon: Portland
Marriott City Center
April 10, 2-4 PM

Pennsylvania: Philadelphia
Philadelphia Marriott West 

April 11, 6-8 PM

Texas: Dallas
Dallas/Plano Marriott
April 9, 2-4 PM

Texas: Houston
Houston Marriott Westchase
April 10, 2-4 PM

Virginia: Vienna
Tysons Comer Marriott
April 4, 6-8 PM

Washington: Seattle
Hilton Garden Inn Seattle Downtown
April 9, 2-4 PM