Get to Know the University of California, BerkeleyThe University of California, Berkeley has a long history of distinguished academics, scholarly faculty, and a passion for providing students with an exemplary education. From Cal football to the traditions that students and alumni will forever cherish, the University of Berkeley is one of the nation’s most prestigious schools. Students from all over the world visit the university each year, and our Berkeley hotel provides warm hospitality to future students and their families. From unbeatable rooms with bay views to our complimentary shuttle to BART (and within a five mile radius), your stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton Berkeley Marina will make your visit to UC Berkeley one to remember! Go Bears!
Our Berkeley Hotel
The DoubleTree by Hilton Berkeley Marina provides various amenities that will make your visit to UC Berkeley comfortable and convenient! Enjoy all of our hotel amenities and services during your stay:
-Complimentary shuttle to campus & anywhere within 5 miles
-Free guest parking
-24 hour business center with free printing
-Complimentary fitness center & indoor pool
Tour the Berkeley Campus:
Touring the campus allows future students, parents and friends a glimpse of the everyday life that is experienced in this unique, historic city.
-Public Tours are offered daily. Monday – Saturday at 10:00AM (and at 1:00PM in April) and on Sundays at 1:00PM.
-Self-guided tours are available for those unable to attend a public tour.
-All tours require an online reservation
Click here for more information about campus tours.
Alumni & Family Weekend:
The University of California, Berkeley invites you to Homecoming Weekend! It is the time of year to break out your blue and gold to cheer on the one and only California Golden Bears! With a weekend full of events there are activities suited for everyone in the family. Below are some of the most popular events and you can also click here for a full list of Homecoming activities!
Graduation is one of the most exciting times in any college student’s life. It’s the moment you are acknowledged for all the hard work and dedication you’ve put into earning your degree at the University of California, Berkeley. As you walk across the stage, you’ll become an Alumni at the top public school in the country!
Main Commencement Ceremony
When: Saturday, May 13th, 2017
Where: Haas Pavilion
Keynote Speaker: TBA
For a list of all department graduation dates and times, click here
UC Berkeley Resources
Whether you’re looking for history, culture, or entertainment, UC Berkeley has it all! Please click on the links below for more information:
Cal Football Schedule
Cal Baseball Schedule
Cal Men’s Basketball Schedule
Cal Women’s Basketball Schedule
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA)
Lawrence Hall of Science
William Randolph Hearst Greek Theatre
Free Speech Movement Cafe (FSM)
The Bancroft Library (with valid student ID)