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GradPro: Professional Development Consultations for Graduate Students
GradPro offers individual consultations with Professional Development Liaisons.
Their confidential consultations help early-and mid-career graduate students navigate skill-building resources and develop professional networks. And for advanced graduate students, we help you identify concrete strategies to juggle multiple priorities in your final years of graduate school: from time management to career exploration and job applications.
Writing Help @UCB
Berkeley Writing: College Writing Programs
"Our philosophy includes small class size, careful attention to building your critical reading and thinking skills along with your writing, personalized attention, and a great deal of practice writing and revising." Website has a Writing Resources Database
Graduate Writing Center, Berkeley Graduate Division
Assists graduate students in the development of academic skills necessary to successfully complete their programs and prepare for future positions. Workshops are offered on topics such as academic writing, grant writing, dissertation writing
, thesis writing
, editing, and preparing articles for publication, in addition to writing groups and individual consultations.
IEEE English for Technical Professionals This link opens in a new window
An interactive course to advance technical communications skills when speaking, reading, and writing English.
Primary audience is engineering students, but much is useful for anyone. Includes modules on listening, reading, speaking, and writing.
Student Learning Center Writing Program
"The SLC Writing Program supports Cal undergraduates in their journey to become more persuasive and purposeful writers." They offer workshops, tutoring, and more, including an extensive list of Writing Worksheets
on topics such as thesis, revision, punctuation, writing research papers, and more.
Excellent collection of guides on writing, including citing/attribution, citation styles, grammar and punctuation, academic writing, and much more. From Purdue University.
Public Health Librarian; Interim Optometry & Vision Science Liaison
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Help with Urgent Student Needs
for quick links to several urgent needs resources.
Urgent Medical Needs
Sexual Violence/Sexual Harassment
- Back-Up Childcare: Highly-subsidized in-home and center-based back-up child care for UC Berkeley student parents.
- Academic Accommodations Hub: Information on Classroom climate; Academic integrity and honor code; Academic accommodations; Support resources; Conflict resolution and troubleshooting.
Disputes with the University
- Student Advocate’s Office: Free and confidential student service that can provide you with assistance in matters of student conduct, grade appeals, financial aid, and more.
Report an Incident
- Berkeley Diversity: Incident Reporting Forms: Report a specific incident or act of intolerance, hate, harassment or exclusion at any of the Berkeley campus or UC-systemwide resources listed here: hate incidents, grievances, whistle-blowing, discrimination, sexual violence, etc.