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UC Berkeley’s library buildings are open! Learn more.
Set up off-campus access to library resources (databases, online journals, etc.) using the Library proxy or Library VPN
(This page has both set-up and troubleshooting information)
UCB Wi-Fi Options include Eduroam and CalVisitor: Eduroam, the preferred network for UCB, allows you to access UC Berkeley online resources both at UCB, and while at participating institutions worldwide.
Eduroam requires you to set a WiFi Key. CalVisitor, UCB's public WiFi network, requires CalNet authentication each time you try to access a licensed resource.
Students may email the Public Health Librarian to schedule a meeting (in person or Zoom) for help with researching a topic, finding online articles, books, data, etc., citation management, problems with VPN or Library Proxy, etc.
In-person reference at the library has been suspended until the library buildings re-open
The Public Health Librarian offers help during office hours at the BPH DREAM Office, 2220 BWW Bldg., Tuesdays 430-6; Thursdays 130-3; email for Zoom alternative.
TiS is a campus-wide professional development initiative at UC Berkeley intended to provide graduate students and postdoctoral researchers with the resources and support to make the most of their academic training. Includes ongoing lectures and peer groups.
Versatile PhD offers:
- Thriving, supportive web-based communities where you can participate in discussions, network with PhDs and ABDs outside the academy, or just listen and learn;
- Examples of successful resumes and cover letters that resulted in PhDs and ABDs getting their first post-academic positions;
- Compelling first-person narratives written by successful PhDs and ABDs who have gone on to non-academic careers;
- Detail-rich panel discussions in which PhDs working in a given non-academic field describe their jobs and answer questions from grad students like you.
Beyond Academia is a student-run organization with the goal of empowering graduate students and post-docs to expand their careers beyond the traditional academic track. It accomplishes this career education through an annual conference, as well as a series of workshops, tutorials, and lectures that connect current academics with those who have made a transition to industry.
This office serves to strengthen professional development support for graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in the biological sciences at Berkeley. The office will help these trainees explore career options that utilize their scientific training and develop the foundational skills required for effective career planning and transitions to post-graduate careers.
While many graduates go on to pursue academic careers, academia isn't for everyone. This online book examines the rewarding opportunities that await social and behavioral science doctorates in nonacademic sectors, including government, consulting, think tanks, for-profit corporations, and nonprofit associations. Chapter authors are experienced professionals explain why they chose their paths, the challenges they overcame, and how they applied their PhDs to make a difference in the real world. Chapters offers tips for leveraging support from mentors, conducting job searches, marketing your degree and skillset, networking, and preparing for interviews.
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.