Remote Student Advising Notice

EECS Student Advising will postpone in-person advising and instead offer virtual services until further notice. To contact a staff member, please email one of the following aliases: 

CS Undergraduate Advising and Support

The Computer Science Division offers advising services for undergraduate students regarding degree requirements, enrollment, and resources. We are here to help and support you through your studies. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions related to the CS major, coursework, research, or just need someone to talk to. We're available for appointments and drop-in advising, but would encourage you to book an appointment to guarantee that we're available and prepared for our meeting.

Meet the CS Major Advisors

We are here to help and support you through your studies here at Cal. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions related to the CS major, coursework, research, etc.  We're available for appointments and drop-in advising, but would encourage you to book an appointment to guarantee that we're available and prepared for our meeting.

You can also reach us by email at cs-advising@cs.berkeley.edu.

Leslie Mach

Lydia Raya

Charlene Hughes

Carol Marshall

Andrea Mejia-Valencia

Mayra Rivera

Other Contacts

  • If you have a general question, you can search for it on our EECS 101 Piazza Q&A forum.  We use Piazza for departmental announcements, enrollment updates, and peer-directed correspondence.
  • Questions about breadth requirements, withdrawal, picking a major:  L&S advising

Cindy Conners


Appointments from August 17-September 16, 2020
Monday-Friday, 2 - 4 pm PST
Book an appointment with Cindy

Meet the CS Peer Advisors

We can help you navigate the maze because we've done it ourselves and know what it's like!

peer@cs.berkeley.edu

Winnie Zhang

Hometown:  Yorktown, Virginia

Major: Computer Science

Year in School: 4th

Current CS Courses: CS 169A, EECS 106A (and maybe CS 176 if I get off the waitlist)

Completed CS Courses/projects: CS 61A, CS 61B, CS 61C, CS 70, EE 16A, EE 16B, CS 170, CS 188, CS 194 (cryptography), CS 186, CS 189, CS 161, CS 184, EE 120

Favorite Vacation Spot: Japan

Favorite Dessert: Chocolate

Something I am proud of is: That I survived Berkeley and have a job offer

Students should visit a peer advisor because: We definitely know the struggle you are going through, so we can help and give you advice. Berkeley is tough enough as is, so let us help!

Stephanie Fong

Hometown: Alameda, CA

Major: Computer Science

Year in School: 4th

Current CS Courses: CS 162, Data 8, Info 253A

Completed CS Courses/projects: CS61A, CS61B, CS61C, CS70, CS168, CS170, CS186, CS 188

Favorite Vacation Spot: Honolulu, HI

Favorite Dessert: Matcha Crepe Cake

Something I am proud of is: mastering latte art this summer

Students should visit a peer advisor because: we offer unique insight and perspective on navigating the maze that is Berkeley CS

David Zhang

Hometown: Pleasanton, Ca

Major: Computer Science

Year in School: 2nd 

Current CS Courses: EECS 126, CS 170, CS 188

Completed CS Courses/projects: CS 61A, CS 61B, CS 61C, CS 70, EECS 16A, EECS 16B

Favorite Vacation Spot: Paris

Favorite Dessert: Funnel Cake

Something I am proud of is: During this quarantine, I have learned to (sort of) cook! Ask me about my favorite recipes, inspiration, or types of cuisine.

Students should visit a peer advisor because: People should visit us if they want a student’s perspective on CS @ Cal! We’re happy to answer any questions, whether it’s about classes, opportunities, or the tips and tricks we’ve found helpful throughout our experience. Even if you just want to talk, feel free to come on by and chat with us!

Eknoor Kaur

Name:

Hometown: Pleasanton, Ca

Major: Computer Science

Year in School: 4th

Current CS Courses: CS170, CS186, CS161

Completed CS Courses/projects: CS61a, CS61b, CS61c, EECS47d (EECS16a connector course), EECS16b, EECS126, CS70, CS188, Data8, Stat140, DrunkSmart (personal project -- app to help prevent accidents related to drunk driving)

Favorite Vacation Spot: London

Favorite Dessert: Chocolate Cake

Something I am proud of is: I am a one-year transfer student so I will get to graduate college when I'm 20!

Students should visit a peer advisor because: We know how stressful and confusing things can be and we are more than happy to use our previous experiences to help you succeed!

Interested in being a peer advisor during the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semester?

 Apply now!