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Sather Gate
Sather Gate, named for pioneer California banker Peder Sather, marks the former south entrance to campus. UC Berkeley photo.


The filing period for undergraduate admission applications is November 1-30 for the fall semester of the following year.

Applicants must satisfy UC minimum eligibility requirements for admission to the University. See the General Catalog for details.

General questions regarding undergraduate admission should be addressed to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

The College of Chemistry admits students as beginning freshmen or in advanced standing at the junior level. Admission to the joint major programs (Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering, and Chemical Engineering and Nuclear Engineering) is open to transfer students but closed to entering freshmen. Continuing students may petition for change to a joint major program after they attain sophomore standing.