Fall 2021 Student Advising Notice

The EECS student advising teams will have at home/on campus hybrid work schedules during the Fall 2021 semester.

To contact a staff member

Please email one of the following aliases:

2021 L&S CS Undergraduate Advisors

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.

CS Undergraduate Advising

 
Leslie Mach
CS Student Advisor

349 Soda,+1 (510) 664-4600
cs-advising@cs.berkeley.edu
Current students: Book an appointment with CalCentral
Prospective students: Book an appointment with Leslie

Academic advising, program planning, degree checks and audits, course selection, and prospective and intended student advising for students in the College of Letters & Science studying Computer Science.

Lydia Raya
CS Student Advisor

349 Soda, +1 (510) 664-4436
cs-advising@cs.berkeley.edu
Current students: Book an appointment with CalCentral
Prospective students: Book an appointment with Lydia

Academic advising, program planning, degree checks and audits, course selection, and prospective and intended student advising for students in the College of Letters & Science studying Computer Science.

Charlene Duncan
CS Student Advisor

349 Soda Hall, +1 (510) 642-2357
cs-advising@cs.berkeley.edu
Current students: Book an appointment with CalCentral
Prospective students: Book an appointment with Charlene

Academic advising, program planning, degree checks and audits, course selection, and prospective and intended student advising for students in the College of Letters & Science studying Computer Science.

Carol Marshall
CS Student Advisor

349 Soda Hall, +1 (510) 664-5230
cs-advising@cs.berkeley.edu
Current students: Book an appointment with CalCentral
Prospective students: Book an appointment with Carol

Academic advising, program planning, degree checks and audits, course selection, and prospective and intended student advising for students in the College of Letters & Science studying Computer Science.

Heather Levien
CS Student Advisor

205 Cory, cs-advising@cs.berkeley.edu
Current students: Book an appointment with CalCentral
Prospective students: Book an appointment with Heather

Academic advising, program planning, degree checks and audits, course selection;  prospective students and advising for students in the College of Letters & Science intending to study Computer Science.

Gina Garcia
CS Student Advisor

205 Cory, +1 (510) 642-1786
cs-advising@cs.berkeley.edu

Academic advising, program planning, degree checks and audits, course selection, and prospective and intended student advising for students in the College of Letters & Science studying Computer Science.

Meet the CS Enrollment Managers

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

CS Student Peer Advising

 

Name: Kexin Shu

Hometown:  Changsha, Hunan, China

Major: Computer Science

Year in School: 4th

Current CS Courses: cs169a, cs170

Completed CS Courses/projects: 61ABC, 16B, cs186w; TA for LeetCode DeCal (Introduction to Algorithmic Thinking)

Favorite Vacation Spot: Utah

Favorite Dessert: Matcha Ice Cream

Something I am proud of is: Proud to be a woman in technology

Students should visit a peer advisor because: Tips and advice from peers' perspectives are super useful because they are very likely from advisors' personal experiences. Also students can make new friends with peer advisors.

Name: James Xue

Hometown: Henan, China

Major: CS/Econ

Year in School: 4th

Current CS Courses: cs189, cs194

Completed CS Courses/projects: 61a/b/c, 70, 100, 186, 188, 170, 169,162

Favorite Vacation Spot: Anywhere by the sea

Favorite Dessert: Cookies

Something I am proud of is: I adopted a homeless dog from animal shelter

Students should visit a peer advisor because: We can help with the CS difficulties students have because we just solved them one or two semesters ago!

Name: Tanvi Khot

Hometown: Cupertino, CA

Major: Computer Science

Year in School: Sophomore

Current CS Courses: CS170, CS188

Completed CS Courses/projects: CS 61A, CS 61B, CS 61C, EECS 16A, Data 8, CS 70

Favorite Vacation Spot: Denali, Alaska

Favorite Dessert: Chocolate chip cookies

Something I am proud of is: I am great at painting and sculpting!

Students should visit a peer advisor because: It can ease stress for CS declaration and can offer friendly advice to help you along the way! 

Name: David Zhang

Hometown: Pleasanton, Ca

Major: Computer Science

Year in School: 3rd 

Current CS Courses: CS 161, CS 162, EE 120

Completed CS Courses/projects: CS 61A, CS 61B, CS 61C, CS 70, EECS 16A, EECS 16B, EECS 126, CS 170, CS 188, CS 182, CS 189, EECS 127

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!

Name: Arnav Gulati

Hometown: New Delhi, India

Major: Computer Science and Data Science

Year in School: Senior 

Current CS Courses: CS 186, CS 61C, CS 285

Completed CS Courses/projects: CS 61AB, EECS 126/127, CS 188/189, EECS16AB

Favorite Vacation Spot: Golf at Pebble Beach, Monterey

Favorite Dessert: Brownie with vanilla ice cream

Something I am proud of is: Making the switch from physics to computer science freshmen year. I fell in love with computing, math, and machine learning and am proud of my decision to make the switch.

Students should visit a peer advisor because: This school and department is difficult to traverse, and asking for help / getting advice is always a good move!

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