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Fall 2019 Computer Science Enrollment Updates

We post regular updates regarding enrollment and other class-related topics to the EECS 101 section of Piazza.com. That is the best place to view up-to-date announcements. If you do not have an account, visit: https://piazza.com/signup

The links below provide semester-specific information regarding class enrollments.

Please note that if a class is marked Department Consent, it usually means the class is temporarily closed.

Lower Division Classes

YOU ARE:
Declared EECS major

(COGSCI and BioE for CS 61A only)
(Declared LSCS for CS 61C only)

or Undeclared COE student

  • Phase 1
    • 300 seats reserved in CS 61A,B,C (each)
    • 200 seats reserved in CS 70
    • Students in excess of reserve will be placed on waitlist
  • Phase 2
    • After the last undergraduate appointment in Phase 2, all remaining seats are open to any full time UC Berkeley student
  • Adjustment Period
    • Enrollment open to all full time UC Berkeley students
  • Post-Adjustment period

YOU ARE:
Undeclared L&S student

  • Phase 1

Assuming space in all class components:

    • 1st & 2nd year can enroll
    • Fall semester only 3rd year can enroll in CS 61C & CS 70
    • If class full, can wait list
  • Phase 2
    • After the last undergraduate appointment in Phase 2, all remaining seats are open to any full time UC Berkeley student
  • Adjustment Period
    • Enrollment open to all full time UC Berkeley students
  • Post-Adjustment period

YOU ARE:
Recent L&S Transfer student

(within 2 semesters of transfer)
(Including 1st/2nd year undergrads with community college units in high school)

  • Phase 1
    • Assuming space in all class components, can enroll
    • If class is full, can wait list
  • Phase 2
    • After the last undergraduate appointment in Phase 2, all remaining seats are open to any full time UC Berkeley student
  • Adjustment Period
    • Enrollment open to all full time UC Berkeley students
  • Post-Adjustment period

You ARE:
Other registered UC Berkeley student

Including:

Undeclared L&S other than listed above
Transfer students > semester 6
Other declared majors
Grad students

  • Phase 1 & 2
    • Can wait list only
  • Adjustment Period
    • Enrollment open to all full time UC Berkeley students
  • Post-Adjustment period

YOU ARE:
Concurrent Enrollment student

  • Phase 1& 2
    • Applications accepted once UC Extension opens CE, but not processed
  • Adjustment Period
    • Applications processed starting week 3
    • Instructor approval required
    • Only enrolled after all full time UCB students enrolled (no wait list)
  • Post-Adjustment period

Upper Divison Classes

YoU ARE:
Declared EECS/LSCS Major

  • Phase 1 & 2
    • Assuming space in all class components, can enroll
    • If class is full, can wait list
  • Adjustment Period
    • Enrollment open to all full time UC Berkeley students
  • Post-Adjustment period

YOU ARE:
Other registered UC Berkeley student

Including intended but not declared LSCS majors

  • Phase 1 & 2
    • Can wait list only
  • Adjustment Period
    • Enrollment open to all full time UC Berkeley students
  • Post-Adjustment period

YOU ARE:
Concurrent Enrollment student

  • Phase 1 & 2
    • Applications accepted once UC Extension opens Concurrent Enrollment, but not processed
  • Adjustment Period
    • Applications processed starting week 3 of semester
    • Instructor approval required
    • Only enrolled after all full time UCB students enrolled (no wait list)
  • Post-Adjustment period

Graduate Classes

Graduate Classes

YOU ARE:
Graduate student

other than MEng

  • Phase 1, 2 & Adjustment Period
    • Assuming space in class, can enroll
    • If class is full, can wait list
  • Post-Adjustment period
    • No further enrollment or drops allowed without instructor and Dean consent
    • Graduate students need to see their graduate adviser to initiate lat change

YOU ARE:
Undergraduate student
or MEng student

  • Phase 1, 2 & Adjustment Period
    • Must have instructor permission to enroll
    • Can enroll with permission code from instructor
  • Post-Adjustment period
    • No further enrollment or drops allowed without instructor and Dean consent
    • Graduate students need to see their graduate adviser to initiate lat change

YOU ARE:
Concurrent Enrollment student

  • Phase 1 & 2
    • Applications accepted once UC Extension opens Concurrent Enrollment, but not processed
  • Adjustment Period
    • Applications processed starting week 3 of semester
    • Instructor approval required
    • Only enrolled after all full time UCB students enrolled (no wait list)
  • Post-Adjustment period
    • No further enrollment or drops allowed without instructor and Dean consent.
    • All other students need to see their College adviser for assistance