Tuesday, August 20

1:15PM | Tuesday, August 20
•Bioscience & Natural Resources Library Tour: Until 2PM, Tours are drop-in, meet at the circulation desk, 2101 Valley Life Sciences Building, lib.berkeley.edu/bios, 510/642-2531. (Also offered August 21, 27, and 28.)

4:45PM | Tuesday, August 20
Transfer, Re-Entry, & Student Parent (TRSP) Center's Transitioning to Berkeley Workshops/Getting Started in Undergraduate Research: Until 5:45PM, 100 Cesar Chavez Student Center, trsp.berkeley.edu/trans.htm, 510/642-7417.

6PM
| Tuesday, August 20
Transfer, Re-Entry, & Student Parent (TRSP) Center's Transitioning to Berkeley Workshops/Understanding & Maximizing Financial Resources: Until 7:30PM, 100 Cesar Chavez Student Center, trsp.berkeley.edu/trans.htm, 510/642-4257.


Wednesday, August 21

11:15AM | Wednesday, August 21
•Bioscience & Natural Resources Library Tour: Until Noon, Tours are drop-in, meet at the circulation desk, 2101 Valley Life Sciences Building, lib.berkeley.edu/bios, 510/642-2531. (Also offered August 27 and 28.)


Thursday, August 22

8:30AM | Thursday, August 22
Teaching Conference for First-Time Gradute Student Instructors/For International GSIs: Until 3PM, For new international GSIs teaching in the US classroom, Dwinelle Hall, gsi.berkeley.edu/conf_wkshop/confs.html, 510/642-4456.

11AM | Thursday, August 22
•Association of Chinese Entrepreneurs at Berkeley Tabling: Until 3PM, Lower Sproul Plaza, ace.berkeley.edu, 510/612-3053. (Also offered August 23-24, 26-30, and September 2-4.)

1PM | Thursday, August 22
Environmental Design International Student Orientation: Until 5PM, Agenda includes presentations from professors discussing the CED educational system, academic expectations, resources, and more, RSVP online tinyurl.com/c76c8z2, Wurster Gallery, Wurster Hall, ced.berkeley.edu/ced/students/undergraduate-advising, 510/642-4943.

6PM | Thursday, August 22
Transfer, Re-Entry, & Student Parent (TRSP) Center's Transitioning to Berkeley Workshops/What to Expect--Balancing Life & Academics: Until 7:30PM, 100 Cesar Chavez Student Center, trsp.berkeley.edu/trans.htm, 510/642-7417.


Friday,
August 23

8:30AM | Friday, August 23
Teaching Conference for First-Time Graduate Student Instructors/For Domestic & International GSIs: Until 3:30PM, Intensive teaching preparation for all new GSIs (domestic and international). International GSIs must attend both days, Registration in Wheeler Hall lobby, gsi.berkeley.edu/conf_wkshop/confs.html, 510/642-4456.

11AM | Friday, August 23
•Association of Chinese Entrepreneurs at Berkeley Tabling: Until 3PM, Lower Sproul Plaza, ace.berkeley.edu, 510/612-3053. (Also offered August 24, 26-30, and September 2-4.)

6:30PM | Friday, August 23
4Corners Christian Fellowship Welcome Night: Until 8:30PM, For new international undergraduate students, Free dinner, dessert and fun, Alumni House, 4cornersberkeley.org, 510/461-6581.


Saturday, August 24

11AM | Saturday, August 24
•Association of Chinese Entrepreneurs at Berkeley Tabling: Until 3PM, Lower Sproul Plaza, ace.berkeley.edu, 510/612-3053. (Also offered August 26-30, and September 2-4.)

1PM | Saturday, August 24
Chicano Latino Student Development Familia Orientation: Until 3PM, Orientation for the Latino parents and family members who are dropping off their students during move-in at Cal, Event is bi-lingual and bi-cultural, and there will be various campus offices represented to answer questions, Meet Latino students, staff, faculty, and administrators who make a difference in the retention and graduation of Latino students, Cesar Chavez Student Learning Center Atrium, clsd.berkeley.edu, 510/642-1802.

6PM | Saturday, August 24
First Congregational Church of Berkeley House Party/Relationships: The Purpose, The Struggle, The Joy: Until 9PM, Dinner, storytelling, multi-generational discussion to inform, affirm, and sustain our journey through life (Christian), 2345 Channing Way, fccb.org, 510/848-3696 x22.

6:30PM | Saturday, August 24
Klesis Just For Juniors: Until 8PM, Welcome for junior transfers with free dinner, Meet fellow juniors and learn how to adjust to life at Cal (Christian student group), YWCA, 2600 Bancroft Way, klesis.net, 949/303-9321.

9PM
| Saturday, August 24
•Acts2Fellowship Late Nite Bites (Christian): Until Midnight, Free food, hang out, meet a2fGold, Meet at Peking Express, 2516 Durant Avenue, acts2fellowship.org/berkeley, 650/888-3280. (Also offered August 25, 27, and 28.)


Sunday,
August 25

10AM | Sunday, August 25
•Berkeley Hillel at Caltopia: Until 4PM, Look for the blue balloons to find the Hillel table, Recreational Sports Facility, 2301 Bancroft Way, berkeleyhillel.org, 510/845-7793. (Also offered August 26.)

•Caltopia: Until 4PM, Recreational Sports Facility, 2301 Bancroft Way, caltopia.berkeley.edu, 510/642-0000. (Also offered August 26.)

•First Congregational Church of Berkeley Progressive Christian Worship Celebration: Until 11AM, Faithfully progressive United Church of Christ, 2345 Channing Way, fccb.org, 510/848-3696 x22. (Also offered September 1.)

11AM | Sunday, August 25
First Congregational Church of Berkeley Community Festival/Blessing Backpacks: Until 12:30PM, Following the 10AM worship we will celebrate the change of season from summer to fall by blessing backpacks, Catered brunch, and a bouncy house, All are welcome (Christian), Front Lawn, First Congregational Church of Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way, fccb.org, 510/848-3696 x22.

3PM | Sunday, August 25
UC Rally Committee Ice Cream Social: Until 6PM, Ice cream and fun, Meet new and returning students, Campanile Esplanade, ucrc.berkeley.edu, 707/386-4843.

9PM | Sunday, August 25
•Acts2Fellowship Late Nite Bites (Christian): Until Midnight, Free food, hang out, meet a2fGold, Meet at Peking Express, 2516 Durant Avenue, acts2fellowship.org/berkeley, 650/888-3280. (Also offered August 27, 28.)

10PM | Sunday, August 25
•Berkeley Student Food Collective (BSFC) Late Night: Until 1AM, Check out UC Berkeley's neighborhood grocery store, BSFC is planning fun, late-night activities, 2440 Bancroft Way #102, facebook.com/foodcollective, 510/845-1985. (Also offered August 26, 27, 28, 29.)

Inter-Fraternity Council Rush Kick-Off Concert: Featuring AndDrop!, Brother Board, Dopamachine, Free for all Cal Students, Until 1AM, Anna Head Hall, calgreeks.com, 415/845-4031.


Monday,
August 26

8AM | Monday, August 26
All Undergraduates/CalSO Getting Your Bearings: Until 6PM, Make-up orientation for students who didn't attend CalSO, Includes Convocation, Advance reservation required, $110, calso.berkeley.edu, 642-4970.

9AM | Monday, August 26
•The Library's Zotero for Citation Management: Until 10AM, Citation management software can help organize research results and make writing papers easier by creating properly formatted bibliographies and footnotes, Learn how to install and begin using Zotero's easy-to-use interface, Workshop will cover importing citations, exporting bibliographies, sharing resources for working groups, and using a wide variety of citation styles, 305 Wurster Hall, 510/643-7422. (Also offered August 28.)

New Graduate Minority Student Orientation: Until 2PM, Workshop provides programming, services, resources, and networking opportunities for new graduate diversity students, Anna Head Alumnae Hall, ga.berkeley.edu, 510/642-2175.

9:30AM | Monday, August 26
African American Student Development/Multicultural Student Development AASD Black Student Orientation:: Until 4PM, The AASD BlackSO welcome reception, talk and series of workshops is designed to introduce newly admitted students and their families to our campus and its resources, and assist them with making the transition from high school to college, and from two-year to four-year institutions, Cesar Chavez Student Center, aasd.berkeley.edu, 510/643-0442.

10AM | Monday, August 26
Berkeley Hillel at Caltopia: Until 4PM, Look for the blue balloons to find the Hillel table, Recreational Sports Facility, 2301 Bancroft Way, berkeleyhillel.org, 510/845-7793.

Caltopia: Until 4PM, Recreational Sports Facility, 2301 Bancroft Way, caltopia.berkeley.edu, 510/642-0000.

Chemistry Information Session/Freshmen: Until Noon, Academic advising for new freshmen who did not attend CalSO, Chemistry Library Room D, chemistry.berkeley.edu, 510/643-0550.

Chemistry Information Session/Transfers: Until Noon, Academic advising for new transfer students who did not attend CalSO, Chemistry Library Room E, chemistry.berkeley.edu, 510/643-1035.

•EmpowerU: Until Noon, 2050 VLSB, geneq.berkeley.edu/EmpowerU. (Also offered at 2PM, and August 27 and 28.)

Environmental Design Transfers Reception: Until 11:30AM, Join new and returning CED transfer students for an informal reception at the Transfer, Re-Entry, Student Parent Center (TRSP), Learn about the many resources available to help you make a smooth transition to Cal, RSVP online tinyurl.com/CEDTransferReception2013, 100 Cesar Chavez Student Center, ced.berkeley.edu/ced/students/undergraduate-advising, 510/642-4943.

Environmental Design Computing Workshop for Freshmen: Until 11AM, Learn about the CED computing login process and how to access a variety of essential IT equipment, including cloud printing, large scale scanners, rendering farm, plotters and printers, 106 Wurster Hall, ced.berkeley.edu/ced/students/undergraduate-advising, 510/642-4943.

Fall Program For Freshmen (FPF) New Student Welcome: Until Noon, Meet FPF students, instructors, and advisers, This event is only for students attending UC Berkeley Extension's Fall Program for Freshmen, Karpe Hall, 2515 Hillegass Avenue (FPF building), fpf.berkeley.edu, 510/643-0379.

11AM | Monday, August 26
•Association of Chinese Entrepreneurs at Berkeley Tabling: Until 3PM, Lower Sproul Plaza, ace.berkeley.edu, 510/612-3053. (Also offered August 27-30, and September 2-4.)

Disabled Students' Program New Student Orientation: Until 1PM, Cheney Hall, Unit 1 Lounge, 2650 Durant Avenue, dsp.berkeley.edu, 510/643-6473.

•Letters & Science Tips & Strategies to Help You Finalize Your Schedule: Until noon, Small workshop for freshmen, sophomores, and undeclared juniors who have questions for advisers about their schedule, Evans Hall, Second Floor, ls-advise.berkeley.edu, 510/642-1483. (Also offered August 27, 28, 29, 30 and September 3 and 4.)

Noon | Monday, August 26

Berkeley Hillel Hike to the Big C: Until 2PM, Meet other freshmen and go on a short hike up to the Big C for incredible views of campus and the whole Bay Area, Bring water and comfy shoes, Starts at Hillel, 2736 Bancroft Way, berkeleyhillel.org, 510/845-7793.

California Memorial Stadium Tours: Until 12:30PM, Limited spots available, arrive early, meet at Gate 1, must show valid Cal 1 Card, California Memorial Stadium, calbears.com, 800/462-3277.

Career Center Open House for Freshmen & Transfers: Until 4PM, 2440 Bancroft Way, Third Floor, career.berkeley.edu, 510/642-1716.

Christians on Campus/Freshmen Connect/Ready, Set, Go!: Until 1PM, Faculty Glade, christiansoncampus.info, 510/859-4687.

1PM | Monday, August 26

Change of College/Engineering: Until 2PM, General info on change of college criteria and application for all Engineering majors, 240 Bechtel Engineering, coe.berkeley.edu/COC, 510/642-7594.

Environmental Design/Communication by Design for Transfers (Required): Until 4PM, Learn how to build a presentation narrative, know your audience, and make a compelling presentation, Required for all CED transfers, 170 and 172 Wurster Hall, ced.berkeley.edu/ced/students/undergraduate-advising, 510/642-4943.

Linguistics/Five Reasons it's the Best Major on Campus: Until 2PM, Learn about the Linguistics major and minor, 1303 Dwinelle Hall, linguistics.berkeley.edu, 510/643-7623.

Political Science Major Orientation for Freshmen: Until 2PM, Information about the requirements for students interested in the Political Science major, 20 Barrows Hall (basement floor), polisci.berkeley.edu, 510/642-3770.

Pre-Med/Career Center & Student Learning Center (SLC)/Getting Started on the Pre-Health Pathway: Until 3PM, For freshmen and transfers, Learn how to get started being pre-med at Cal, 2060 Valley Life Sciences Building, 510/642-1716.

1:10PM| Monday, August 26
•Doe & Moffitt Libraries Tour: Until 2PM, North Entrance of Doe Library, lib.berkeley.edu/doemoff/tours.html, 510/643-6722. (Also offered August 27, and 28.)

2:00PM | Monday, August 26

•EmpowerU: Until 4PM, 10 Evans, geneq.berkeley.edu/EmpowerU. (Also offered August 27 and 28.)

2:30PM | Monday, August 26
•Letters & Science Tips & Strategies to Help You Finalize Your Schedule: Until 3:30AM, Small workshop for freshmen, sophomores, and undeclared juniors who have questions for advisers about their schedule, Evans Hall, 2nd Floor, ls-advise.berkeley.edu, 642-1483. (Also offered August 27, 28, 29, 30 and September 3 and 4.)

3PM | Monday, August 26
Aletheia Collective Campus Library Tour: Until 4:30PM, (Christian student group), Ludwig's Fountain, Upper Sproul Plaza, 510/919-5336.

Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM) Open House: Until 5PM, BCNM Open House and Welcome Reception, 340 Moffitt Undergraduate Library (beside the Free Speech Movement Cafe), bcnm.berkeley.edu/index.php/sample-event/?id=147, 510/495-3505.

3:45PM | Monday, August 26

New Student Convocation: Until 6PM, Official Welcome for New Undergraduates. All new freshman, transfer, and Fall Program for Freshmen (FPF) students are invited to hear from Chancellor Nicholas Dirks,  ASUC President DeeJay Pepito, Professor Lisa Garcia Bedolla, Vice Chancellor Harry Le Grande, and Dean of Students Jonathan Poullard; listen to the Cal Marching Band and the California Golden Overtones; pick up some cool Cal stuff; and enjoy dinner (Cal 1 Card required). Enter at Gate 2, California Memorial Staduim, 510/ 642-4970.

Note: your bags will be checked at the entrance. Be sure to leave these items at home: Alcohol, Animals, Banners/Signs, Balls or other projectiles, Weapons, Hard fruit or Vegetables (unless cut into small pieces), Glass or Metal Bottles, Cans, Sticks/Poles, Fireworks, Hard coolers, Bags larger than 14"x14"x6", Umbrellas, Derogatory/profane /scantily clad/offensive clothing, Artificial noise making devices, Video Cameras, Monos/Tripods, Professional Cameras, Laser Pointers, Tobacco Products, Skateboards/rollerblades/scooters/roller shoes, Balloons, Illegal drugs, and Segways (ADA only)/Bicycles/Tri-Bikes.

4PM | Monday, August 26
EmpowerU "The Line" Screening ad Discussion: August 26, 4PM until 5:30PM, hosted by Take Back the Night and fulfills the EmpowerU requirement, 202 Chavez, RSVP at geneq.berkeley.edu/EmpowerU, 510/643-5727.

Environmental Design Computing Workshop for Transfers: Until 5PM, Learn about the CED computing login process and how to access a variety of essential IT equipment, including cloud printing, large scale scanners, rendering farm, plotters and printers, 106 Wurster Hall, ced.berkeley.edu/ced/students/undergraduate-advising, 510/642-4943.

Volleyball Open Practice: Until 5PM, First 50 students receive a free Cal Volleyball t-shirt, Watch practice and meet the team, Haas Pavilion, calbears.com, 800/462-3277.

4:30PM | Monday, August 26
•Acts2Fellowship & Koinonia New Student Welcome Night(Christian fellowships): Until 6PM, Wheeler Hall Auditorium, newstudentwelcomenight.com, 201/566-5179. (Also offered at 6:30PM.)

5:30PM | Monday, August 26
UC Rally Committee Spirit BBQ: Until 8:30PM, Spieker Plaza, ucrc.berkeley.edu, 707/386-4843.

6PM | Monday, August 26
Cru Ice Cream Social: Until 8:30PM, Enjoy root beer floats and meet other students interested in Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ), Savio Steps in front of Sproul Hall, cruatcal.com, 925/456-4589.

6:30PM | Monday, August 26
Acts2Fellowship & Koinonia New Student Welcome Night(Christian fellowships): Until 8PM, Wheeler Hall Auditorium, newstudentwelcomenight.com, 201/566-5179.

Korean Christian Fellowship "Seoul" Food Night: Until 8PM, Satisfy your craving for Korean food with Dukbokki & Odeng Soup, Meet other Korean Christians on campus, YWCA Main Lounge, 2600 Bancroft Way, koreanchristianfellowship.org, 916/759-6563.

Latino Christian Fellowship Tamales & Horcharta: Until 8PM, Meet, greet, and eat at our first event this fall, All are welcome, Free food, Valley Life Science Building Lawn (Near West Entrance), latinochristianfellowship.org, 415/407-9292.

[Make]New Christian Fellowship Film Festival: Until 8:30PM, Lights, camera, smart phone, Make your directorial debut, First prize is a license for Adobe Premiere, Starts with free dinner, Barrows Hall Courtyard, makenew.org, 626/354-0702.

•[Make]New Christian Fellowship [Make]Awesomeness: Cooking: Until 8:30PM, Unleash your inner awesomeness, Free cooking lessons and dinner, Barrows Hall Courtyard, makenew.org, 626/354-0702. (Also offered August 27.)

•[Make]New Christian Fellowship [Make]Awesomeness: Photoshop: Until 8:30PM, Unleash your inner awesomeness, Free Photoshop lessons and dinner, Barrows Hall Courtyard, makenew.org, 626/354-0702. (Also offered August 27.)

7PM | Monday, August 26
Berkeley Ballroom Waltz & Hustle Lesson: Until 10PM, Hearst Gym, Room 237, ucbd.org/events/welcome-week-2013, 949/683-7501.

8PM | Monday, August 26
Kairos Christian Fellowship Freshmen Ice Cream Sundae Social: Until 10PM, Anna Head Alumnae Hall, kairosfellowship.org/berkeley, 626/716-4792.

9PM | Monday, August 26
Greek Carnival: Until Midnight, Greek community night of fun, games, and food, Learn about fraternities and sororities at Cal, Sign up for recruitment and learn more about intake and rush process, Memorial Glade, calgreeks.com, 510/642-1448.

10PM | Monday, August 26
•Berkeley Student Food Collective (BSFC) Late Night: Until 1AM, Check out UC Berkeley's neighborhood grocery store, BSFC is planning fun, late-night activities, 2440 Bancroft Way #102, facebook.com/foodcollective, 510/845-1985. (Also offered August 27, 28, and 29.)


Tuesday, August 27

9AM | Tuesday, August 27
Environmental Design New Student Welcome (Required): Until Noon, CED deans, faculty, staff and current students welcome you to the college, Meet other new students and learn tools and tips on how to successfully and pro-actively manage your time, life-school balance, and stress, Required for all new CED freshmen and transfers, 112 Wurster Hall, ced.berkeley.edu/ced/students/undergraduate-advising, 510/642-4943.

New Graduate Student Orientation (NGSO): Until 3PM, Dwinelle Hall, grad.berkeley.edu/welcome, 510/642-2175.

Physics, Earth & Planetary Science, & Astronomy Majors Launch Day: Until 4PM, For incoming freshmen intended majors in physics, earth and planetary science, and astronomy, General advising, scheduling assistance, lab tours, an opportunity to meet faculty, staff, and students in department, and free lunch, RSVP to berkeleyscienceconnections@berkeley.edu, 375 LeConte Hall, bsn.berkeley.edu, 510/642-5777.

Physics, Earth & Planetary Science, & Astronomy Majors Second Stage for Transfers: Until 4PM, For new transfer students in physics, earth and planetary science, and astronomy, General advising, scheduling assistance, lab tours, an opportunity to meet faculty, staff, and students in department, and free lunch, RSVP to berkeleyscienceconnections@berkeley.edu, 375 LeConte Hall, bsn.berkeley.edu, 510/642-5777.

UC Rally Committee Cannon Clearing: Until Noon, Check out Tightwad Hill, learn about the Victory Cannon, and help get the platform ready for football, 2060 Valley Life Sciences Building, ucrc.berkeley.edu, 707/386-4843.

10AM | Tuesday, August 27

Chemistry New Student Orientation: Until Noon, 100 Lewis Hall, chemistry.berkeley.edu, 510/643-0550.

•EmpowerU: Until Noon, 2050 VLSB, geneq.berkeley.edu/EmpowerU. (Also offered at 2PM and August 28.)

Letters & Science Q&A for Freshman: Until 11AM, Schedule planning presentation and a question and answer session with a College of L&S adviser, 60 Evans Hall, ls-advise.berkeley.edu, 510/642-1483.

•Letters & Science Tips & Strategies to Help You Finalize Your Schedule: Until 11AM, Small workshop for freshmen, sophomores, and undeclared juniors who have questions for advisers about their schedule, Evans Hall, 2nd Floor, ls-advise.berkeley.edu, 510/642-1483. (Also offered August 28, 29, 30 and September 3 and 4.)

ROOM CHANGE Natural Resources Welcome Day Program: Until 2PM, 1 Pimentel, nature.berkeley.edu/site/index.php, 510/642-0542.

10:10AM | Tuesday, August 27
•Doe & Moffitt Libraries Tour: Until 2PM, North Entrance of Doe Library, lib.berkeley.edu/doemoff/tours.html, 510/643-6722. (Also offered at 1:10PM, and on August 28.)

11AM | Tuesday, August 27
•Association of Chinese Entrepreneurs at Berkeley Tabling: Until 3PM, Lower Sproul Plaza, ace.berkeley.edu, 510/612-3053. (Also offered August 28-30, and September 2-4.)

Berkeley International Office International Student Resources Panel for Graduate Students: Until Noon, Information about maintaining your visa, tips on adjusting culturally to the US, and the multitude of resources available to help you thrive here, 182 Dwinelle Hall, http://internationaloffice.berkeley.edu, 510/642-2818.

Change of College/Engineering: Until Noon, General info on change of college criteria and application for all Engineering majors, 240 Bechtel Engineering, coe.berkeley.edu/COC, 510/642-7594.

University Health Services Tang Center Open House: Until 2PM, Tours, pet hugs, massages, and more, 2222 Bancroft Way, uhs.berkeley.edu/openhouse, 510/643-6179.

•YWCA Open House & Ice Cream Social: Until 2PM, Community volunteer opportunities and international dance and fitness classes, Free ice cream cones, 2600 Bancroft Way, ywca-berkeley.org, 510/848-6370. (Also offered August 28.)

11:15AM | Tuesday, August 27
•Bioscience & Natural Resources Library Tour: Until Noon, Tours are drop-in, meet at the circulation desk, 2101 Valley Life Sciences Building, lib.berkeley.edu/bios, 510/642-2531. (Also offered August 28.)

11:30AM | Tuesday, August 27
Letters & Science Q&A for Transfers: Until 12:30PM, Schedule planning presentation and a question and answer session with an L&S adviser, 60 Evans Hall, ls-advise.berkeley.edu, 510/642-1483.

Noon | Tuesday, August 27
Berkeley Hillel Picnic & Campus Tours: Until 2PM, Memorial Glade Not only do we have snacks, Frisbees, and games, but we also have the scoop on finding your classes and other important spots on campus, Make new friends while hanging on the lawn, then go on a small-group tour, Memorial Glade, berkeleyhillel.org, 510/845-7793.

Christians on Campus/Freshmen Connect/Bible Charades Relay: Until 1PM, Faculty Glade, christiansoncampus.info, 510/859-4687.

1PM | Tuesday, August 27
Architecture Major Information Session (Required): Until 3PM, Learn about lower division requirements, and upper division studio, history, culture, and technology courses from Department of Architecture Faculty, Freshmen will meet with lower division course Graduate Student Instructors to learn about the courses they will be taking the first year; transfers will meet with Faculty and GSIs to cover the many issues around studio culture: expectations of students and faculty, common pitfalls, time management, and how to balance workload, Required for all incoming Architecture Majors, 112 Wurster Hall, ced.berkeley.edu/ced/students/undergraduate-advising, 510/642-4943.

Berkeley International Office Accessing Student System: Until 2PM, Learn about online systems you'll use at Berkeley, International House, 2299 Piedmont Avenue, http://internationaloffice.berkeley.edu, 510/642-2818.

•Exploring Letters & Science Majors at Cal: Until 2PM, For frosh, sophomores, and undecided juniors who have questions about choosing a L&S major, and resources to explore, Evans Hall, 2nd Floor, ls-advise.berkeley.edu, 510/642-1483. (Also offered August 28, 30, and September 4.)

1:10PM | Tuesday, August 27
•Doe & Moffitt Libraries Tour: Until 2PM, North Entrance of Doe Library, lib.berkeley.edu/doemoff/tours.html, 510/643-6722. (Also offered August 28.)

1:30PM | Tuesday, August 27
UC Botanical Garden Plants of the World Tour: Until 2:30PM, Discover how such different environments shape plant forms and life cycles, creating incredible diversity, Note that the Friday, August 30 tour will be conducted in Spanish, Free for students with Cal 1 Card, 200 Centennial Drive, botanicalgarden.berkeley.edu, 510/643-2755. (Also offered August 28, 29, and 30(in spanish).)

2PM | Tuesday, August 27

Berkeley International Office Getting Around Berkeley: Until 3PM, Get tips on public transportation, an orientation to the city, and local businesses, International House, 2299 Piedmont Avenue, http://internationaloffice.berkeley.edu, 510/642-2818.

•EmpowerU: Until 4PM, 2050 VLSB, geneq.berkeley.edu/EmpowerU. (Also offered August 28.)

3PM | Tuesday, August 27
Environmental Design Expanding Your Horizons: Until 4PM, UC Berkeley and CED offer a huge number of enrichment opportunities for undergraduates, Learn about student groups, study abroad options, minors, public service opportunities, prizes and awards, and more, 112 Wurster Hall, ced.berkeley.edu/ced/students/undergraduate-advising, 510/642-4943.

•Gender Equity Resource Center Internship Info Session: Until 4PM, 202 Ceaser Chavez, geneq.berkeley.edu/internships, 510/643-5730. (Also offered August 30.)

•Letters & Science Tips & Strategies to Help You Finalize Your Schedule: Until 4PM, Small workshop for freshmen, sophomores, and undeclared juniors who have questions for advisers about their schedule, Evans Hall, 2nd Floor, ls-advise.berkeley.edu, 510/642-1483. (Also offered August 28, 29, 30 and September 3 and 4.)

4PM | Tuesday, August 27

•Acts2Fellowship Frisbee & Popsicles: Until 6PM, (Christian), Memorial Glade, acts2fellowship.org/berkeley, 650/888-3280. (Also offered August 28.)

Aletheia Collective Be Safe Sister: Until 5PM, Learn about safety on campus (Christian student group), 1 Sproul Hall, 510/919-5336.

Berkeley International Office Meet Your Advisers: Until 5PM, Get acquainted with BIO advisers, International House, 2299 Piedmont Avenue, internationaloffice.berkeley.edu, 510/642-2818.

Chancellor's Reception for New Undergraduates: Until 5:30PM, For residents of Clark Kerr, Unit 2, Foothill, Bowles, Stern Hall, and off-campus residents. Invitation required (bring a copy of the email invite), Business casual attire, University House, urel.berkeley.edu/newstudents/details.html, katk@berkeley.edu.
August 28 date.

Environmental Design Computing Workshop for Transfers & Freshmen: Until 5PM, Learn about the CED computing login process and how to access a variety of essential IT equipment, including cloud printing, large scale scanners, rendering farm, plotters and printers, 305 Wurster Hall, ced.berkeley.edu/ced/students/undergraduate-advising, 510/642-4943.

•Graduate Student EmpowerU: Until 6PM, 155 Dwinelle, geneq.berkeley.edu/EmpowerU. (Also offered August 28.)

5PM | Tuesday, August 27
Berkeley International Office International Students Association at Berkeley (ISAB) Free or Almost Free: Until 6PM, The International Students Association at Berkeley (ISAB) shares tips for finding inexpensive necessities and activities in the Bay Area, International House, 2299 Piedmont Avenue, internationaloffice.berkeley.edu, 510/642-2818.

CalTeach Club Welcome Night: Until 7PM, 1011 Evans Hall, 510/643-3813.

5:30PM | Tuesday, August 27
Panhellenic Recruitment Orientation: Until 9PM, $50 registration fee, Wheeler Hall, calphc.com, 714/401-5270.

6PM | Tuesday, August 27
Christians on Campus Welcome Dinner: Until 8PM, Faculty Glade, christiansoncampus.info, 510/859-4687.

Cru Pizza at Kroeber Fountain: Until 8:30PM, Eat free pizza with Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ) and save those meal points, Kroeber Fountain, cruatcal.com, 925/456-4589.

Welcome to Chabad Taco Tuesday: Until 7PM, A chance to meet other Jewish students and eat kosher tacos, Chabad Jewish Student Center, jewishucb.com, 510/730-2747.

UC Rally Committee Spirit Presentation: Until 6:30PM, Learn about some of Cal's most famous traditions, 155 Dwinelle Hall, ucrc.berkeley.edu, 707/386-4843.

6:30PM | Tuesday, August 27
Acts2Fellowship Campus Scavenger Hunt & Pizza (Christian): Until 8:30PM, Explore campus, meet a2fGold, eat pizza, Campanile Esplanade, acts2fellowship.org/berkeley, 650/888-3280.

Latino Christian Fellowship Soccer & Tortas: Until 8PM, Kick it with us, and then eat something to fill your tummy after all that running, All welcome, North Field (Between Barrows & Hearst Gym), latinochristianfellowship.org, 415/407-9292.

[Make]New Christian Fellowship [Make]Awesomeness/Photoshop: Until 8:30PM, Unleash your inner awesomeness, Free Photoshop lessons and dinner, Barrows Hall Courtyard, makenew.org, 626/354-0702.

[Make]New Christian Fellowship [Make]Awesomeness/Cooking: Until 8:30PM, Unleash your inner awesomeness, Free cooking lessons and dinner, Barrows Hall Courtyard, makenew.org, 626/354-0702.

7PM | Tuesday, August 27
4Corners Christian Fellowship Rice Bowl Mixer: Until 8:30PM, Meet other new students from the four corners of the earth over delicious rice bowls, YWCA Auditorium, 2600 Bancroft Way, 4cornersberkeley.org, 510/461-6581.

•Crosstalk Cafe/Italian Sodas: Until 8:30PM, Thoughtful conversations, What is the one question you would ask God?, Is there anything beyond physical reality?, YWCA Main Lounge, 2600 Bancroft Way, crosstalkberkeley.com, 510/381-9173. (Also offered August 28.)

•Sunset at the Campanile: Until 9PM, Enjoy a breathtaking sunset view from atop the Campanile, Don't forget your camera, Sather Tower (Campanile), visitors.berkeley.edu, 510/642-5215. (Also offered August 27.)

8PM | Tuesday, August 27

ASUC Screening of Berkeley in the Sixties: Until 11PM, Sproul Plaza, asuceavp.org, 510/600-2782.

8:30PM | Tuesday, August 27

Kairos Christian Fellowship Welcome Night: Until 11PM, Free food and bubble tea, Anna Head Alumnae Hall, kairosfellowship.org/berkeley, 626/716-4792.

9PM | Tuesday, August 27
Berkeley Ballroom Hot Latin Dance Night: Until 11PM, International House Chevron Auditorium, 2299 Piedmont Avenue, ucbd.org/events/welcome-week-2013, 949/683-7501.

•Acts2Fellowship Late Nite Bites (Christian): Until Midnight, Free food, hang out, meet a2fGold, Meet at Peking Express, 2516 Durant Avenue, acts2fellowship.org/berkeley, 650/888-3280. (Also offered August 28.)

10PM | Tuesday, August 27
•Berkeley Student Food Collective (BSFC) Late Night: Until 1AM, Check out UC Berkeley's neighborhood grocery store, BSFC is planning fun, late-night activities, 2440 Bancroft Way #102, facebook.com/foodcollective, 510/845-1985. (Also offered August 28, 29.)


Wednesday, August 28

9AM | Wednesday, August 28
The Library's Zotero for Citation Management: Until 10AM, Citation management software can help organize research results and make writing papers easier by creating properly formatted bibliographies and footnotes, Learn how to install and begin using Zotero's easy-to-use interface, Workshop will cover importing citations, exporting bibliographies, sharing resources for working groups, and using a wide variety of citation styles, 305 Wurster Hall, 510/643-7422.

Urban Studies Major Round Table (Required): Until 10AM, Become acquainted with fellow Urban Studies peers, Graduate Student Instructors, and faculty as they share words of wisdom to help make your first year a success, Required for all incoming Urban Studies majors, 104 Wurster Hall, ced.berkeley.edu/ced/students/undergraduate-advising, 510/642-4943.

9:30AM | Wednesday, August 28
Berkeley Student Food Collective Make Your Own Sandwich Day: Until 8PM, 2440 Bancroft Way #102, berkeleystudentfoodcollective.org, 510/845-1985.

10AM | Wednesday, August 28
•EmpowerU: Until Noon, 2050 VLSB, geneq.berkeley.edu/EmpowerU. (Also offered at 2PM.)

Engineering New Student Orientation: Until 4PM, Open only to students admitted to Engineering, Starts at Field House Gym at the Recreational Sports Facility, 2301 Bancroft Way, coe.berkeley.edu/events/new-student-orientation-2013, 510/643-7828.

Environmental Design Interactive Theater Workshop (Required): Until Noon, This collaborative effort with the Interactive Theater Group will offer live performances and audience participation to help examine complex human issues and solutions to student interaction challenges, Required for all incoming CED freshmen and transfers, 112 Wurster Hall, ced.berkeley.edu/ced/students/undergraduate-advising, 510/642-4943.

Graduate Student EmpowerU: Until Noon, 145 Dwinelle, geneq.berkeley.edu/EmpowerU.

•Student Learning Center/How to Master Social Science Courses: Until 10:45AM, 151 Cesar Chavez Student Center, slc.berkeley.edu, 510/643-6090. (Also offered at 12:45PM, and 3:30PM.)

•Student Learning Center/What's it Really Like in Introductory Chemistry Courses at Cal?: Until 10:45AM, Cesar Chavez Student Center Atrium, slc.berkeley.edu, 510/643-6090. (Also offered at 1:40PM.)

•Student Learning Center/Write On! Writing Successfully in R&C 1A & 1B: Until 10:45AM, 113 Cesar Chavez Student Center, slc.berkeley.edu, 510/643-6090. (Also offered at 11:50AM and 3:30PM.)

Transfer, Re-Entry, & Student Parent (TRSP) Center's Letters & Science Advising/Tools for Transfers: Until 11:30AM, 100 Cesar Chavez Student Center, trsp.berkeley.edu/ww.htm, 510/642-4257.

UC Berkeley Washington (UCDC)/Discover Cal's Washington Programs: Until 11AM, UCDC Program and Cal-in-the-Capital (CITC) reps share info about interning in the nation's capital, 791 Barrows Hall, ucdc.berkeley.edu, 510/642-9102.

Undergraduate Research/Getting Started (Workshop A): Until 11AM, Find opportunities and funding to do research, 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building, research.berkeley.edu/index.php, 510/643-5374.

10:10AM | Wednesday, August 28

Doe & Moffitt Libraries Tour: Until 2PM, North Entrance of Doe Library, lib.berkeley.edu/doemoff/tours.html, 510/643-6722.

10:55AM | Wednesday, August 28
Student Learning Center/DIY Education @ Cal/Take or Make a Student-Facilitated Course: Until 11:40AM, 151 Cesar Chavez Student Center, slc.berkeley.edu, 510/643-6090. (Also offered at 1:40PM.)

•Student Learning Center/Quantitative Street Smarts/Selecting & Excelling in Your First Math or Statistics Class at Cal: Until 11:40AM, Cesar Chavez Student Center Atrium, slc.berkeley.edu, 510/643-6090. (Also offered at 2:35PM.)

•Student Learning Center/Writing in a US Research University/Strategies for International Students: Until 11:40AM, 113 Cesar Chavez Student Center, slc.berkeley.edu, 510/643-6090. (Also offered at 2:35PM.)

11AM | Wednesday, August 28
•Association of Chinese Entrepreneurs at Berkeley Tabling: Until 3PM, Lower Sproul Plaza, ace.berkeley.edu, 510/612-3053. (Also offered August 29, 30, and September 2-4.)

Keepers of the Lost Ark/Behind the Scenes at The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life/The Bancroft Library: Until Noon, Tour behind the scenes of The Magnes and learn about the many unique resources and events available for teaching, study, and personal enrichment, 2121 Allston Way, magnes.org, 510/643-2789.

Berkeley International Office Cal Student Store International Discount Event: Until 1PM, Get school supplies and Cal gear with a discount rates of 20% off clothing, school supplies and gifts (some exclusions will apply), This event is one-time only! Photo ID is required, Cal Student Store, internationaloffice.berkeley.edu, 510/642-2818.

Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (URAP) Info Session: Until Noon, 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building, research.berkeley.edu/urap, 510/643-5376.

YWCA Open House & Ice Cream Social: Until 2PM, Community volunteer opportunities and international dance and fitness classes, 2600 Bancroft Way, ywca-berkeley.org, 510/848-6370.

11:50AM | Wednesday, August 28
Student Learning Center/Mastering Research at the University/Transitional Strategies for Transfers: Until 12:35PM, 151 Cesar Chavez Student Center, slc.berkeley.edu, 510/643-6090. (Also offered at 2:35PM.)

Student Learning Center/What to Expect in Your First Two Years as a Biology Student at Cal: Until 12:35PM, Cesar Chavez Student Center Atrium, slc.berkeley.edu, 510/643-6090.

•Student Learning Center/Write On! Writing Successfully in R&C 1A & 1B: Until 12:35PM, 113 Cesar Chavez Student Center, slc.berkeley.edu, 510/643-6090. (Also offered at 3:30PM.)

Noon | Wednesday, August 28

Christians on Campus/Freshmen Connect "We Got Your Back!": Until 1PM, Faculty Glade, christiansoncampus.info, 510/859-4687.

Course Threads Interdisciplinary Program Information Session: Until 1PM, Enjoy pizza, meet new and returning Course Threads students, and learn about the program, 220 Stephens Hall, coursethreads.berkeley.edu, 510/643-9670.

Public Service Center Open House: Until 2PM, Find out about opportunities to serve in the community, 102 Sproul Hall, publicservice.berkeley.edu, 510/642-3916.

Transfer, Re-Entry, & Student Parent (TRSP) Center's Getting Started at Cal: Until 1PM, Welcome for new students, 100 Cesar Chavez Student Center, trsp.berkeley.edu/ww.htm, 510/642-7417.

12:45PM | Wednesday, August 28
•Student Learning Center/How to Master Social Science Courses: Until 1:30PM, 151 Cesar Chavez Student Center, slc.berkeley.edu, 510/643-6090. (Also offered at 3:30PM.)

•Student Learning Center/Strategies for First Semester Success: Until 1:30PM, Cesar Chavez Student Center Atrium, slc.berkeley.edu, 510/643-6090. (Also offered at 3:30PM.)

1PM | Wednesday, August 28

•Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive Tour: Until 2PM, An introduction to BAM/PFA's exhibition and film programs, including tours of the Yang Fudong and "Deities, Demons, and Teachers of Tibet, Nepal, and India" exhibitions, 2626 Bancroft Way, bampfa.berkeley.edu, 510/642-0808. (Also offered August 29 and 30.)

Berkeley International Office Managing Your Time & Finding Balance: Until 2:30PM, International House, 2299 Piedmont Avenue, internationaloffice.berkeley.edu, 510/642-2818.

Public Service Center Internships: Info Session: Until 2PM, Find out about internships with nonprofit, government, advocacy, and grassroots organizations and programs in the Bay Area, New Orleans, and Washington, DC, 110 Sproul Hall, publicservice.berkeley.edu, 510/642-3916.

Transfer, Re-Entry, & Student Parent (TRSP) Center's Financial Aid/Maximizing Your Resources: Until 2:30PM, 100 Cesar Chavez Student Center, trsp.berkeley.edu/ww.htm, 510/642-4257.

Scholarships Overview: Until 2PM, General information about searching for scholarships and being a competitive candidate, 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building, scholarships.berkeley.edu, 510/643-6929.

1:15PM | Wednesday, August 28
Bioscience & Natural Resources Library Tour: Until 2PM, Tours are drop-in, meet at the circulation desk, 2101 Valley Life Sciences Building, lib.berkeley.edu/BIOS, 510/642-2531.

1:30PM | Wednesday, August 28
•Letters & Science Tips & Strategies to Help You Finalize Your Schedule: Until 2:30PM, Small workshop for freshmen, sophomores, and undeclared juniors who have questions for advisers about their schedule, Evans Hall, 2nd Floor, ls-advise.berkeley.edu, 510/642-1483. (Also offered August 29, 30, and September 3 and 4.)

•UC Botanical Garden Plants of the World Tour: Until 2:30PM, Discover how such different environments shape plant forms and life cycles, creating incredible diversity, Note that the Friday, August 30 tour will be conducted in Spanish, Free for students with Cal 1 Card, 200 Centennial Drive, botanicalgarden.berkeley.edu, 510/643-2755. (Also offered August 29 and 30 (in spanish).)

1:40PM | Wednesday, August 28

Student Learning Center/DIY Education @ Cal/Take or Make a Student-Facilitated Course: Until 2:25PM, 151 Cesar Chavez Student Center, slc.berkeley.edu, 510/643-6090.

Student Learning Center/What's it Really Like in Introductory Chemistry Courses at Cal?: Until 2:25PM, Cesar Chavez Student Center Atrium, slc.berkeley.edu, 510/643-6090.

2PM | Wednesday, August 28
Career Center Create Your 2-Year Career Plan for Transfer Students: Until 3:30PM, Step-by-step guide to help you make a successful academic-to-career transition, and get the most of your time at Cal, Career Center, Blue & Gold Room, 2440 Bancroft Way, career.berkeley.edu, 510/642-1716.

CREATE's Art in the Community/Youth Arts & More: Until 2:45PM, Find out how you can take your art skills to the community, 110 Sproul Hall, publicservice.berkeley.edu/create, 510/642-5753.

EmpowerU: Until 4PM, 2050 VLSB, geneq.berkeley.edu/EmpowerU.

History Department Welcome/Orientation for New & Continuing Undergraduates: Until 4PM, With refreshments, 3335 Dwinelle Hall, history.berkeley.edu, 510/642-0356.

Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning Faculty Welcome & Panel: Until 3PM, Meet faculty in Landscape Architecture and listen as they discuss their courses, research, and ways in which they interact with students, 315A Wurster Hall, ced.berkeley.edu/ced/students/undergraduate-advising, 510/642-4943.

•Undergraduate Research/Getting Started (Workshop A): Until 3PM, Find opportunities and funding to do research, 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building, research.berkeley.edu/index.php, 510/643-5374. (Also offered August 29, 30, and September 3.)

2:10PM | Wednesday, August 28

Earth Sciences & Map Library Tour: Until 3PM, 50 McCone, lib.berkeley.edu/EART, 510/642-2997.

2:30PM | Wednesday, August 28
Berkeley International Office Healthcare 101: Until 3PM, Learn to navigate the US healthcare system and keep yourself healthy with the help of University Health Services Tang Center, International House, 2299 Piedmont Avenue, internationaloffice.berkeley.edu, 510/642-2818.

2:35PM | Wednesday, August 28
Student Learning Center/Mastering Research at the University/Transitional Strategies for Transfers: Until 3:10PM, 151 Cesar Chavez Student Center, slc.berkeley.edu, 510/643-6090.

Student Learning Center/Quantitative Street Smarts/Selecting & Excelling in Your First Math or Statistics Class at Cal: Until 3:10PM, Cesar Chavez Student Center Atrium, slc.berkeley.edu, 510/643-6090.

Student Learning Center/Writing in a US Research University/Strategies for International Students: Until 3:10PM, 113 Cesar Chavez Student Center, slc.berkeley.edu, 510/643-6090.

3PM | Wednesday, August 28
Work with Kids/Tutor, Mentor, Teach: Until 3:45PM, Earn units, money, or volunteer, 110 Sproul Hall, publicservice.berkeley.edu, 510/642-5753.

Landscape Architecture Major Roundtable (Required): Until 4PM, Meet Chip Sullivan, Landscape Architecture undergraduate faculty adviser, Chip is dedicated to helping students enrich their perspective skills and develop their imagination and creativity, Continuing Landscape Architecture majors will also be available to answer your questions about student life, Required for all incoming Landscape Architecture majors, 315C Wurster Hall, ced.berkeley.edu/ced/students/undergraduate-advising, 510/642-4943.

Earth & Planetary Science (EPS) Undergraduate Welcome & Orientation: Until 4:30PM, Welcome and reception for new and continuing students interested in EPS majors (Atmospheric Science, Environmental Earth Science, Geology, Geophysics, Marine Science, Planetary Science), 45-minute Orientation (325 McCone Hall), followed by Reception (335 McCone Hall), eps.berkeley.edu, 510/643-4068.

•Exploring Letters & Science Majors at Cal: Until 4:00PM, For frosh, sophomores, and undecided juniors who have questions about choosing a L&S major, and resources to explore, Evans Hall, 2nd Floor, ls-advise.berkeley.edu, 510/642-1483. (Also offered August 29, 30, and September 3 and 4.)

Transfer, Re-Entry, & Student Parent (TRSP) Center's The Library/Navigating Services: Until 4:30PM, 100 Cesar Chavez Student Center, trsp.berkeley.edu/ww.htm, 510/642-4257.

Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (URAP) Meet the Peer Advisers: Until 4PM, 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building, research.berkeley.edu/urap, 510/643-5376.

3:30PM | Wednesday, August 28
Student Learning Center/How to Master Social Science Courses: Until 4:15PM, 151 Cesar Chavez Student Center, slc.berkeley.edu, 510/643-6090.

Student Learning Center/Strategies for First Semester Success: Until 4:15PM, Cesar Chavez Student Center Atrium, slc.berkeley.edu, 510/643-6090.

Student Learning Center/Write On! Writing Successfully in R&C 1A & 1B: Until 4:15PM, 113 Cesar Chavez Student Center, slc.berkeley.edu, 510/643-6090.

4PM | Wednesday, August 28
Acts2Fellowship Frisbee & Popsicles: Until 6PM, (Christian), Memorial Glade, acts2fellowship.org/berkeley, 650/888-3280.

BUILD Reading/Work Study Jobs Tutoring Youth: Until 4:30PM, Get paid to help kids learn to read, 110 Sproul Hall, publicservice.berkeley.edu/build, 510/642-5753.

Chancellor's Reception for New Undergraduates: Until 5:30PM, For residents of Unit 1, International House, Unit 3 (includes Cleary Hall), Channing/Bowditch apartments and transfer students. Invitation required (bring a copy of the email invite), Business casual attire, University House, urel.berkeley.edu/newstudents/details.html, katk@berkeley.edu.
August 27 date.

Environmental Design Jump Start Your Career!: Until 5PM, It is not too early to get started on some basic career-planning strategies, Join CED Career Counselor Maria Dawson and members of the CED advising team to learn about internships, finding a mentor, upcoming career workshops for CED students, CED's Career Fair, and more, Learn how to best leverage your time in CED to create a strong network and gain resume and interview tips for internships and job searches, 110 Wurster Hall, ced.berkeley.edu/ced/students/undergraduate-advising, 510/642-4943.

•"Thanks to Berkeley" PhotoBooth: Until 5:30PM, Have your picture taken and tell your story at the PhotoBooth at New Students Reception, University House, campaign.berkeley.edu/photobooth, 510/643-8890. (Also offered August 28, and September 4.)

5PM | Wednesday, August 28

Environmental Design Welcome Back Party!: Until 7PM, 2nd Floor Lobby and Courtyard Wurster Hall, ced.berkeley.edu/ced/students/undergraduate-advising, 510/642-4943.

6PM | Wednesday, August 28

Acts2Fellowship Cronut Craze: Until 8PM, (Christian fellowship), YWCA, 2600 Bancroft Way, acts2fellowship.org/berkeley, 201/566-5179.

Berkeley Hillel Weekly BBQ: Until 7PM, Every Wednesday at 6pm, up to 200 students descend on Hillel for our free kosher BBQ. On Aug 28th, we'll kick things off by meeting up in the courtyards of Clark Kerr, Unit 1, 2, 3 at 5:30pm to walk over together., Berkeley Hillel, 2736 Bancroft Way, berkeleyhillel.org, 510/845-7793.

Cal Athletics New Student Rally: Until 7:30PM, Join the Cal Band and Cal Spirit for a rally at Calapalooza, and march up to Memorial Stadium for a rally with Head Coach Sonny Dykes, Starts at Savio Steps in front of Sproul Hall, calbears.com, 800/462-3277.

6:30PM | Wednesday, August 28
[Make]New Christian Fellowship [Make]Awesomeness/Photoshop: Until 8:30PM, Unleash your inner awesomeness, Free Photoshop lessons and dinner, Barrows Hall Courtyard, makenew.org, 626/354-0702.

[Make]New Christian Fellowship [Make]Awesomeness/Singing: Until 8:30PM, Unleash your inner awesomeness, free singing lesson and dinner, Barrows Hall Courtyard, makenew.org, 626/354-0702.

7PM | Wednesday, August 28
Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive Poster Pizza Palooza/Freshman & Incoming Students-Only: Until 8:30PM, Explore BAM/PFA's massive exhibition spotlighting artist Yang Fudong, Free posters and pizza, DJs, Film pass giveaways, Stick around for the outdoor film screening, 2626 Bancroft Way, bampfa.berkeley.edu/events/students/outdoor_2013/EN0952, 510/642-0808.

Berkeley Ballroom Foxtrot & Rumba Lesson: Until 10PM, Hearst Gym, Room 237, ucbd.org/events/welcome-week-2013, 949/683-7501.

Crosstalk Cafe/Italian Sodas: Until 8:30PM, Thoughtful conversations, What is the one question you would ask God?, Is there anything beyond physical reality?, YWCA Main Lounge, 2600 Bancroft Way, crosstalkberkeley.com, 510/381-9173.

Theatre Rice Cal-laboration/Showcase of Performance Groups: Until 10PM, Check out different performance groups on campus and how to join them, Dwinelle Hall, theatrerice.com, 562/879-8006.

7:30PM | Wednesday, August 28
Jesus in Berkeley: Until 9:30PM, Information about Christian student groups and Christian churches of different denominations in Berkeley, Wheeler Hall Auditorium, jesusinberkeley.com, 818/291-3883.

8PM | Wednesday, August 28
Koinonia (Christian Fellowship) K2 Night Market: Until 10PM, Asian treats (dim sum, chow mein, fried rice) reminiscent of the streets of the Far East, with games and prizes, Barrows Hall Courtyard, koinonia.net/berkeley, 714/356-2210.

Welcome to Chabad Dessert Night: Until 9PM, A chance to meet other Jewish students and enjoy kosher pareve desserts, Chabad Jewish Student Center, jewishucb.com, 510/730-2747.

8:30PM | Wednesday, August 28
Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive Outdoor Film Screening "The Troublemaker:" Until 10PM, Bring a blanket for the 1964 beat classic, involving a finger-snapping beatnik, some Greenwich Village mobsters, and a handful of nubile, too-cool-for-school beauties, Berkeley Art Museum (BAM/PFA) Sculpture Garden, 2626 Bancroft Way, bampfa.berkeley.edu/film/FN20305, 510/642-0808.

Koinonia 1 Fear Factor & Koin Kreme: Until 10:30PM, Join us for a fun night of games (Fear Factor-esque) and ice cream and meet other Christian students, YWCA, 2600 Bancroft Way, koinonia.net/berkeley, 510/881-6330.

9PM | Wednesday, August 28
Acts2Fellowship Late Nite Bites (Christian): Until Midnight, Free food, hang out, meet a2fGold, Meet at Peking Express, 2516 Durant Avenue, acts2fellowship.org/berkeley, 650/888-3280.

10PM | Wednesday, August 28

•Berkeley Student Food Collective (BSFC) Late Night: Until 1AM, Check out UC Berkeley's neighborhood grocery store, BSFC is planning fun, late-night activities, 2440 Bancroft Way #102, facebook.com/foodcollective, 510/845-1985. (Also offered August 29.)

Berkeley Engineers & Mentors (BEAM) Glow-in-the-Dark Capture the Flag: Until 1AM, Memorial Glade, beam.berkeley.edu, 650/823-0954.


Thursday, August 29

10AM | Thursday, August 29
•"Thanks to Berkeley" PhotoBooth: Until 5PM, Have your picture taken and tell your story at the PhotoBooth located on the Campanile Esplanade near the Bancroft Library, Campanile Esplanade, campaign.berkeley.edu/photobooth, 510/643-8890. (Also offered September 4.)

•Undergraduate Research/Getting Started (Workshop A): Until 3PM, Find opportunities and funding to do research, 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building, research.berkeley.edu/index.php, 510/643-5374. (Also offered August 29, 30, and September 3.)

11AM | Thursday, August 29
•Association of Chinese Entrepreneurs at Berkeley Tabling: Until 3PM, Lower Sproul Plaza, ace.berkeley.edu, 510/612-3053. (Also offered August 30 and September 2-4.)

•Global Poverty & Practice Minor Info Session: Until Noon, Learn about how you can participate in an interdisciplinary minor focused on addressing global poverty and inequality, Blum Hall 100 (Ground Level), blumcenter.berkeley.edu/gppminor, 510/664-4423. (Also offered September 4, 18, and 23.)

•Letters & Science Tips & Strategies to Help You Finalize Your Schedule: Until Noon, Small workshop for freshmen, sophomores, and undeclared juniors who have questions for advisers about their schedule, Evans Hall, 2nd Floor, ls-advise.berkeley.edu, 510/642-1483. (Also offered August 30, and September 3 and 4.)

Noon | Thursday, August 29
Environmental Design Undergraduate Ice Cream Social & Resource Fair/A Certified Green Event!: Until 1:30PM, Enjoy locally made Fentons Ice Cream and Purely Decadent Vegan Ice Cream at this annual event, Meet faculty, advisers, Peer Advisers, and student group leaders who will join in the fun and scoop ice cream for you, This event has been certified as Green by UC Berkeley's Department of Sustainability, Wurster Hall, 2nd Floor Lobby and Courtyard, ced.berkeley.edu/ced/students/undergraduate-advising, 510/642-4943.

1PM | Thursday, August 29
Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (URAP) Info Session: Until 2PM, 9 Durant Hall, research.berkeley.edu/urap, 510/643-5376.

1:30PM | Thursday, August 29

•UC Botanical Garden Plants of the World Tour: Until 2:30PM, Discover how such different environments shape plant forms and life cycles, creating incredible diversity, Note that the Friday, August 30 tour will be conducted in Spanish, Free for students with Cal 1 Card, 200 Centennial Drive, botanicalgarden.berkeley.edu, 510/643-2755. (Also offered August 30 in spanish.)

2PM | Thursday, August 29

Undergraduate Research/Getting Started (Workshop A): Until 3PM, Find opportunities and funding to do research, 9 Durant Hall, research.berkeley.edu/index.php, 510/643-5374.

2:30PM | Thursday, August 29

Engineering & Physical Science Students Undergraduate Research Opportunities: Until 3:30PM, Presented by the Career Center, 240 Bechtel, career.berkeley.edu, 510/642-1716.

3PM | Thursday, August 29
•Letters & Science Tips & Strategies to Help You Finalize Your Schedule: Until 4PM, Small workshop for freshmen, sophomores, and undeclared juniors who have questions for advisers about their schedule, Evans Hall, 2nd Floor, ls-advise.berkeley.edu, 510/642-1483. (Also offered August 30, and September 3 and 4.)

3:30PM | Thursday, August 29
•Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive Tour: Until 4:30PM, An introduction to BAM/PFA's exhibition and film programs, including tours of the Yang Fudong and "Deities, Demons, and Teachers of Tibet, Nepal, and India" exhibitions, 2626 Bancroft Way, bampfa.berkeley.edu, 510/642-0808. (Also offered August 30.)

Berkeley Hillel at Calapalooza: Until 7PM, Stop by the Hillel table at Calapalooza to meet the leaders of the Jewish Student Union, Find out about upcoming events and options for getting involved, and win prizes, Upper Sproul, Dwinelle, and Wheeler Plazas, berkeleyhillel.org, 510/845-7793.

Calapalooza: Until 7PM, Check out some of our 1300+ student organizations at the annual tabling fair, Sample food from Cal Dining, and see performances from student groups, Upper Sproul, Wheeler, & Dwinelle Plazas, lead.berkeley.edu/orgs/calapalooza, 510/642-5171.

5:30PM | Thursday, August 29
UC Botanical Garden Redwood Grove Concert: Until 7:30PM, Performance by Etienne deRocher and Bart Davenport on Thursday, August 29, $15/Adult, $12/Member, $5/Youth, Buy tickets online at 41780.blackbaudhosting.com/41780/tickets?tab=2&txobjid=ed186d40-d27e-47db-9195-2a4a267d9eb5, 200 Centennial Drive, botanicalgarden.berkeley.edu, 510/643-2755.

6PM | Thursday, August 29
UC Rally Committee Welcome Rally: Until 7:45PM, UC Rally Committee, Mic Men, Oski, and Cal Dance and Cheer welcome new students, Sproul Plaza, ucrc.berkeley.edu, 707/386-4843.

6:30PM | Thursday, August 29

NEW LOCATION! Koinonia 1 Fall Welcome Night!: Until 8PM, Whether you're interested in Christianity or really want to grow, join us for free food, music and an engaging talk, 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building, koinonia.net/berkeley, 510/881-6330.

NEW LOCATION! Korean Christian Fellowship Welcome Night: Until 9:30PM, Kick off the fall semester by checking out a new group on campus, Join us for our first campus Bible study and Korean BBQ, Barrows Hall Courtyard, koreanchristianfellowship.org, 916/759-6563.

[Make]New Christian Fellowship "Take One" Welcome Night: Until 9PM, Join us for a free dinner and a special multimedia performance showcasing our creative arts-focused Christian fellowship, Dwinelle Hall Courtyard, makenew.org, 626/354-0702.

7PM | Thursday, August 29

Berkeley Ballroom Salsa & Cha Cha Lesson: Until 10PM, Hearst Gym, Room 237, ucbd.org/events/welcome-week-2013, 949/683-7501.

Berkeley Hillel First Freshmen Lounge Night: Until 8:30PM, Meet new friends and get the scoop on upcoming events, Berkeley Hillel, 2736 Bancroft Way, facebook.com/groups/FYSH2013, 510/845-7793.

Crosstalk Faith Unplugged/When Questions & Doubts Arise: Until 9PM, Christian/Agnostic, An engaging, behind-the-scenes, honest look of belief and faith, Everyone welcome, YWCA Main Lounge, 2600 Bancroft Way, crosstalkberkeley.com, 510/381-9173.

First Congregational Church of Berkeley Gather Game Night & Pizza: Until 9PM, Young adults gather every Thursday for progressive Christian faithful reflection, This week we break form and play games, eat pizza, and welcome new participants, Small Assembly at First Congregational Church of Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way, fccb.org, 510/848-3696 x22.

Latino Christian Fellowship Welcome Night: Until 9:30PM, Free food, ice breakers, special talk, Come check it out, All are welcome, 330 Wheeler Hall, latinochristianfellowship.org, 415/407-9292.

Sunset at the Campanile: Until 9PM, Enjoy a breathtaking sunset view from atop the Campanile, Don't forget your camera, Sather Tower (Campanile), visitors.berkeley.edu, 510/642-5215.

Gender Equity Resource Center Queer a la Mode: Until 9PM, ice cream social, Unit 3 All-Purpose Room, 2400 Durant Avenue, queer.berkeley.edu, 510/643-5730.

7:30PM | Thursday, August 29

Cru First Weekly Meeting: Until 8:45PM, Come hear more about who we are and what we believe. Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ) is an inter-denominational Christian movement, but everyone is invited to come to the Weekly Meeting, First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley, 2407 Dana Street, cruatcal.com, 925/456-4589.

10PM | Thursday, August 29
Berkeley Student Food Collective (BSFC) Late Night: Until 1AM, Check out UC Berkeley's neighborhood grocery store, BSFC is planning fun, late-night activities, 2440 Bancroft Way #102, facebook.com/foodcollective, 510/845-1985.


Friday,
August 30

10AM | Friday, August 30
Berkeley Student Food Collective No-Bake Bake Sale: Until 4PM, 2440 Bancroft Way #102, berkeleystudentfoodcollective.org, 510/845-1985.

•Letters & Science Tips & Strategies to Help You Finalize Your Schedule: Until 11AM, Small workshop for freshmen, sophomores, and undeclared juniors who have questions for advisers about their schedule, Evans Hall, 2nd Floor, ls-advise.berkeley.edu, 510/642-1483. (Also offered September 3, and 4.)

11AM | Friday, August 30
•Association of Chinese Entrepreneurs at Berkeley Tabling: Until 3PM, Lower Sproul Plaza, ace.berkeley.edu, 510/612-3053. (Also offered September 2-4.)

•Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive Tour: Until Noon, An introduction to BAM/PFA's exhibition and film programs, including tours of the Yang Fudong and "Deities, Demons, and Teachers of Tibet, Nepal, and India" exhibitions, 2626 Bancroft Way, bampfa.berkeley.edu, 510/642-0808. (Also offered at 2pm.)

•Exploring Letters & Science Majors at Cal: Until Noon, For frosh, sophomores, and undecided juniors who have questions about choosing a L&S major, and resources to explore, Evans Hall, 2nd Floor, ls-advise.berkeley.edu, 510/642-1483. (Also offered September 4.)

Noon | Friday, August 30

Gender Equity Resource Center Internship Info Session: Until 1PM, 202 Ceaser Chavez, geneq.berkeley.edu/internships, 510/643-5730.

UC Rally Committee Noon Rally: Until 1PM, Sproul Plaza, ucrc.berkeley.edu, 707/386-4843.

1:30PM | Friday, August 30

•UC Botanical Garden Plants of the World Tour: Until 2:30PM, Discover how such different environments shape plant forms and life cycles, creating incredible diversity, Friday, August 30 tour will be conducted in Spanish, Free for students with Cal 1 Card, 200 Centennial Drive, botanicalgarden.berkeley.edu, 510/643-2755. (Also offered August 31, and September 1.)

2PM | Friday, August 30
Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive Tour: Until 3PM, An introduction to BAM/PFA's exhibition and film programs, including tours of the Yang Fudong and "Deities, Demons, and Teachers of Tibet, Nepal, and India" exhibitions, 2626 Bancroft Way, bampfa.berkeley.edu, 510/642-0808.

3PM | Friday, August 30

•Letters & Science Tips & Strategies to Help You Finalize Your Schedule: Until 4PM, Small workshop for freshmen, sophomores, and undeclared juniors who have questions for advisers about their schedule, Evans Hall, 2nd Floor, ls-advise.berkeley.edu, 510/642-1483. (Also offered September 3, and 4.)

Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (URAP) Info Session: Until 4PM, 9 Durant Hall, research.berkeley.edu/urap, 510/643-5376.

4PM | Friday, August 30

Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning Reception: Until 6PM, Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning students enjoy light refreshments at beautiful Blake Garden in North Berkeley with fellow students, faculty, and staff, Blake Garden, 70 Rincon Road
Kensington, CA 94707, ced.berkeley.edu/ced/students/undergraduate-advising, 510/642-4943.

•Undergraduate Research/Getting Started (Workshop A): Until 5PM, Find opportunities and funding to do research, 9 Durant Hall, research.berkeley.edu/index.php, 510/643-5374. (Also offered September 3.)

5PM | Friday, August 30
DeCal Expo: Until 7PM, DeCal (Democratic Education at Cal) Facilitators advertise their classes, and students explore what's being offered this semester, Upper Sproul Plaza, decal.org, 510/642-9127.

6PM | Friday, August 30
Berkeley Hillel First Weekly Shabbat Celebration: Until 9PM, Traditional services, music, and meditation, raucous banquet dinners, and discussions led by peers and Rabbis, Meet in the courtyards of Clark Kerr, and Units 1, 2, 3 at 5:30pm to walk to Hillel together, Berkeley Hillel, 2736 Bancroft Way, berkeleyhillel.org, 510/845-7793.

6:30PM | Friday, August 30
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Under the Lights: Until 10PM, Play sports, meet people, and build relationships across religious, ethnic, and cultural lines, Underhill Field, intervarsity.berkeley.edu, 408/600-9957.

TIME CHANGE Koinonia (Christian Fellowship) K2 Welcome Night: Until 8:30PM, Free dinner followed by a program introducing our fellowship group with music, Bible study, and bowling, Dwinelle Hall Courtyard, koinonia.net/berkeley, 714/356-2210.

7PM | Friday, August 30
Berkeley Ballroom Free Tango & Swing Lesson: Until 10PM, Hearst Gym, Room 237, ucbd.org/events/welcome-week-2013, 949/683-7501.

Cal Volleyball vs New Mexico State: Until 8:30PM, Season opener free for students with valid Cal 1 Card, Haas Pavilion, calbears.com, 800/462-3277.

UC Rally Committee Big C Hike: Until 8PM, Trek up to the Big C for a breathtaking view of campus and the Bay, Bowles Hall, ucrc.berkeley.edu, 707/386-4843.

7:30PM | Friday, August 30
Chabad Welcome Shabbat: Until 10PM, Celebrate Shabbat with your fellow Jewish bears, complete with 5-course gourmet kosher Shabbat dinner, Chabad Jewish Student Center, jewishucb.com, 510/730-2747.

Cru Hike to the Big C: Until 9PM, Campus Crusade for Christ student group, Meet at Kroeber Fountain, cruatcal.com, 925/456-4589.

Noteworthy Welcome Back to A Cappella: Until 9:45PM, A semi-annual showcase of all of Berkeley's a cappella groups, Hertz Hall, noteworthy.berkeley.edu, 630/800-8294.