Notice: The Office of Undergraduate Admissions will be closed to in-person services from January 10th through January 14th. Our front desk is now virtual and will be available via this Zoom link(link is external). Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9am-12pm and Tuesday, Thursday 1pm-4pm Pacific Time.
Dates & Deadlines
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 November 1-30. All applications must be submitted by November 30.
UC Berkeley does not offer application for early admission or early decision.
|Application available||August 1|
|Apply for financial aid - FAFSA or CA Dream Act applications open||October 1|
|Application filing period||November 1-30|
|Application deadline||November 30|
|Berkeley notifies applicants of receipt of application||Early December|
|Online UC Transfer Application Update (TAU) deadline||January 31 (priority)|
|UC Berkeley mandatory forms deadline||January 31|
|FAFSA and CA Dream Act||March 2|
|Freshman decisions posted||End of March*|
|Transfer decisions posted||End of April*|
|Freshman 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).