New Grads: Registration

Registration is a two-part process that consists of enrolling in classes and paying your fees.

You will be able to enroll in classes through CalCentral during your enrollment appointment. You can find your enrollment appointment in CalCentral, under the "My Academics" tab and "Class Enrollment." As a new graduate student, your enrollment appointment should be in early to mid August. If you happen to miss your enrollment appointment, you may enroll during the adjustment period, which is also displayed under "Class Enrollment."

The Berkeley Schedule of Classes and the EE and CS Class Schedules provide course listings. Students should plan on enrolling in at least 12 units in order to maintain full-time enrollment status.  It is recommended that students take 1-2 courses druing a semester and enroll in research units for the remainder of their units.  If you are unsure about which classes to take, please contact your temporary faculty advisor. 

Students who have EECS Department support, such as a fellowship, GSI or GSR, will have their fees paid by the Department. Some students on external fellowships such as the NSF or NDSEG will also have their fees paid. Details of your fee payment status can be found under the "My Finances" tab in CalCentral.

Once you have enrolled in classes and your first installment or full fees have been paid, then you are officially registered for the semester.