Applications for admission are available beginning in October of the year prior to the year in which you would enter UC Berkeley. The application filing period is October 1 – November 30. All applications must be submitted by November 30.
UC Berkeley does not offer application for early admission or early decision.
|Application available||August 1|
|Application filing period||October 1-30|
|Application deadline||November 30|
|Apply for financial aid – FAFSA or CA Dream Act applications open||December 1|
|Berkeley notifies applicants of receipt of application||By Early December|
|Online UC Transfer Application Update (TAU) deadline||January 31 (priority)|
|UC Berkeley mandatory forms deadline||January 31|
|FAFSA and CA Dream Act Deadline||March 2|
|First-year decisions posted||End of March*|
|Transfer decisions posted||End of April*|
|First-year deadline to accept offer of admission||May 1|
|Transfer deadline to accept offer of admission||June 1|
**Exact decision dates are given to current applicants in confirmation emails and on the student application portal (coming soon).