How can Experience Berkeley Transfer help you?

Experience Berkeley is a program that aims to increase and retain Black and/or African American, Latinx, or Native American California community  college transfer students at UC Berkeley. We provide students with UC application resources and tools necessary to apply and transfer to UC Berkeley. Throughout the program, students will:

  • Connect with UC Berkeley admissions officers
  • Be mentored by current transfer students & Cal alumni
  • Receive one-on-one assistance with writing your personal statement from UC Berkeley transfer students & staff to help you put together a competitive application
  • Attend mandatory Summer and Fall Workshops that cover strategies and tools necessary to be a competitive applicant


  • Self-identify as Black and/or African American, Latino, or Native American
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA
  • Be ready to apply to transfer in Fall 2021 
    • On track with both major and general requirements
  • Have requirements completed by Spring 2021
  • Attend a California Community college