Registration

Dates and Deadlines

Fall Program for Freshmen registration opens for eligible students* After your offer of admission
Deadline to accept offer of admissions from UC Berkeley May 1st at 11:59 PM PDT
Fall Program for Freshmen registration closes for opt-in students** May 2nd at 11:59 PM PDT
Golden Bear Advising and Remote Summer Advising Mid-May and after
Enroll in fall semester courses during summer Mid-July and after
Fall semester begins Mid-August

*Exact date determined by the date when Office of Undergraduate Admissions Freshman decisions are posted through the student application portal (MAP@Berkeley).

**For students with the option to opt-in to FPF, you have until May 2nd at 11:59 PM PDT. Students that were directly admitted into FPF must accept their offer of admission from UC Berkeley by May 1st at 11:59 PM PDT.

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Before You Register

Be sure you are an eligible student who applied to UC Berkeley for admission by the application deadline.

Follow the next steps for freshman applicants, in order to keep track of your application progress, make any updates, and complete any required tasks.

When Freshmen admit decisions are posted, students who have been admitted to UC Berkeley and are eligible for FPF will be notified in the student application portal (MAP@Berkeley).

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How to Register

Make sure the Fall Program for Freshmen is the right fit for you by reviewing our program information, fees and budget, policies, frequently asked questions, and course offerings.

For students that want to opt-in to FPF
Accept your offer of admission for UC Berkeley by May 1st at 11:59 PM PDT. After accepting your offer, through the student application portal (MAP@Berkeley) select “Fall Program for Freshmen Registration” under “Forms” to register for FPF by May 2nd at 11:59 PM PDT.

For students that were directly admitted to FPF
Accept your offer of admission for UC Berkeley through the student application portal (MAP@Berkeley) by May 1st at 11:59 PM PDT. After accepting your offer, you are registered for the Fall Program for Freshmen.

Once you've registered for the Fall Program for Freshmen, you will receive a confirmation email outlining next steps.