News

News

April 28, 2020

We're thrilled to announce that the Student Learning Center is currenly hiring for Fall 2020! 

You can learn more about our programs and available positions at: https://slc.berkeley.edu/join-our-team/join-our-peer-staff. Go Bears!

Peer Staff Hiring Graphic Fall 2020

April 15, 2020

We are thrilled to invite you to our first-ever virtual LEP Game Night! Join us to play Codenames–an exciting game that involves crafting and solving creative clues faster than your opponents. No experience with the game required, we'll teach you how to play!

We'll be playing from 6-8PM via Zoom. You can join us for the whole time or pop in for a few rounds!

To RSVP and receive the Zoom link on the day of, visit bit.ly/play-LEP.

March 10, 2020

The SLC will be closed Wednesday, 3/11 until Friday, 3/13 to bolster our infrastructure and train our staff to deliver service virtually. We are excited to continue supporting the academic needs of Cal undergraduates while attending to the  health and collective wellbeing of our campus community. Looking forward to returning on Monday, 3/16. 

March 9, 2020

All of our tutoring services will remain open until further notice. We will continue to update you daily.

March 8, 2020

The SLC is seeking a Program Coordinator for the Undergraduate Course Facilitator Training & Resources (UCFTR). If you're looking to join a team of dedicated professional and peer staff, check out the full job description here.

March 5, 2020

We are thrilled to announce the opening of our application for the Summer 2020 Research Associate Program: Junior Transfer Series!

Hosted through our newly launched Discovery Program, this opportunity provides a group of intellectually curious junior transfer students with eight weeks of full-time support to pursue original research. Accepted scholars will gain membership in a tight-knit learning community with personalized research mentorship and writing coaching.

November 6, 2019

Having a welcoming and enlivening syllabus is key to creating a solid foundation for your DeCal’s success. Discover how to effectively blueprint your course and set the tone for a stellar semester with UCFTR’s brand new training workshop, “Three Pillars of a Student-Centered Syllabus”!

The SLC is excited to announce that we've launched a search for an Associate Executive Director. If you're looking to join a team of dedicated professional and peer staff, check out the full job description here.

October 8, 2019

The SLC will be closed on Wednesday 10/9, due to the planned power outage. You can click here for more information. 

We apologize for any inconvenience. Please check back for SLC service updates.

September 25, 2019

The SLC Writing Program invites you to the Fall 2019 Open House, Artistry in Action, this Friday, September 27th from 12:00-1:30pm in the Vèvè Writing Lounge. Come see how we foster artistry in our tutors to activate your writerly imagination and tap into your creativity to meet the writing rigor at Cal.


Light refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP here.

September 13, 2019

Welcome, newly arrived Golden Bears! We are excited to offer several study strategies and academic enrichment workshops to welcome you to Cal. They will take place during the first three weeks of semester and can be located our Events calendar here. 

July 8, 2019

Join us in welcoming the Class of 2023 to UC Berkeley! The Student Learning Center is excited to host 300+ scholars through the Summer Bridge Program. We look forward to being a part of your academic journey at Cal.

After months of fun, hard work and dedication we have a new website! Explore the new page. We thank Molly Duggan for their years of work and service, and look forward to our new partnership with Open Berkeley.

July 1, 2019

Our peer staff are the lifeblood of the Student Learning Center. 

June 24, 2019

The SLC is thrilled to resume our services for Summer Session C & D! Services are available for Mathematics & Statistics, Science, and Writing. Check out our Summer Sessions page for more information!

SLC Announcements

May 1, 2020

The Social Science Program is offering Final Review Sessions via Zoom for the following courses:

April 28, 2020

We're thrilled to announce that the Student Learning Center is currenly hiring for Fall 2020! 

You can learn more about our programs and available positions at: https://slc.berkeley.edu/join-our-team/join-our-peer-staff. Go Bears!

Peer Staff Hiring Graphic Fall 2020

April 15, 2020

We are thrilled to invite you to our first-ever virtual LEP Game Night! Join us to play Codenames–an exciting game that involves crafting and solving creative clues faster than your opponents. No experience with the game required, we'll teach you how to play!

We'll be playing from 6-8PM via Zoom. You can join us for the whole time or pop in for a few rounds!

To RSVP and receive the Zoom link on the day of, visit bit.ly/play-LEP.

April 11, 2020

Congratulations to the incoming Class of 2024! We are so thrilled you have elected to join Cal and we invite you to start your Golden Bear journey early by enrolling in Summer Bridge. This year, our beloved program has gone virtual to support your successful transition to Cal while protecting  your health and safety. Enrollment is now open and financial aid is available for eligible students. 

April 6, 2020

Are you looking for an opportunity to enhance your mastery of science coursework and connect with peers in the Cal science learning community? We're thrilled to announce that we’ve launched the application for our Fall 2020 New Tutor Cohort!  If you're passionate about science and service, we encourage you to apply. You can lean more and submit an application by visiting our page

March 24, 2020

Calling all Research Associate Program applicants! We are thrilled to announce we have extended our deadline to Tuesday, April 7. For more information and support, visit our Junior Transfer Series page. See you this summer!

March 19, 2020

To create even more opportunities to connect, we are thrilled to launch our new Virtual LEP Community Chats! Our first session will be tomorrow, Friday, 3/20, from 1-3PM. You can stop by anytime to check in and chat with language enthusiasts around the globe; all you need is a UC Berkeley email and a Zoom account!

March 16, 2020

Our services are fully back online this week. Join us via Zoom to maintain your sense of community, continue with your coursework, and take shelter from the spead of Covid-19. Explore our program pages here for information on how to access SLC services and make every effort to #StayWellTogether!

March 12, 2020

Looking for a brilliant cause to support this year? Look no further. We invite you to make a gift to support our mission to transform undergraduate learning at the research university. Click here to learn more and give: https://slc.berkeley.edu/give-slc

March 10, 2020

The SLC will be closed Wednesday, 3/11 until Friday, 3/13 to bolster our infrastructure and train our staff to deliver service virtually. We are excited to continue supporting the academic needs of Cal undergraduates while attending to the  health and collective wellbeing of our campus community. Looking forward to returning on Monday, 3/16. 

March 9, 2020

All of our tutoring services will remain open until further notice. We will continue to update you daily.

March 8, 2020

The SLC is seeking a Program Coordinator for the Undergraduate Course Facilitator Training & Resources (UCFTR). If you're looking to join a team of dedicated professional and peer staff, check out the full job description here.

March 5, 2020

We are thrilled to announce the opening of our application for the Summer 2020 Research Associate Program: Junior Transfer Series!

Hosted through our newly launched Discovery Program, this opportunity provides a group of intellectually curious junior transfer students with eight weeks of full-time support to pursue original research. Accepted scholars will gain membership in a tight-knit learning community with personalized research mentorship and writing coaching.

January 30, 2020

The SLC will be closed early tonight, 1/30 at 5PM and all day tomorrow, 1/31, to prepare for our big interGeneration400 on Saturday, a commemorative celebration of #BlackLives and Black history.

January 22, 2020

Happy Wednesday, Bears! We’re thrilled to share that we’ll be offering a variety of workshops over the next few weeks in partnership with Getting Your Bearings (GYB)! Join us to get the inside scoop on how to thrive at Cal!

Learn more about our offerings and RSVP here.

January 21, 2020

The SLC is excited to welcome students to the Spring 2020 Semester! Stay tuned to our website and Facebook Page for information on how we can support you this year.

Go Bears!

January 20, 2020

Join us for our commemorative celebration of Black history and recognition of the 400 Years of African-American History Commission Act. Through this endeavor, the SLC seeks to re-examine the global legacy of American slavery; honor Black ingenuity and resilience; and come together as a community to celebrate our shared humanity.

December 17, 2019

Looking for a place to study? We're open during finals week! Check out our hours below: 

Monday-Thursday 8AM-10PM

Friday 8AM-7PM

Best wishes for finals!

December 6, 2019

The Social Science Program is offering final review sessions during RRR week that are open to all students who are enrolled in the following classes:

  • History 7A
  • Political Science 1**
  • Political Science 3**
  • Psychology 101**
  • Sociology 1
  • Sociology 5

**Drop-in will also be offered for these classes in the atrium of the Cesar Chavez Student Center (hours on RSVP form below).

November 6, 2019

The SLC is excited to announce that we've launched a search for an Associate Executive Director. If you're looking to join a team of dedicated professional and peer staff, check out the full job description here.