ASUC - Associated Students of the University of California 400 Eshleman Hall, Berkeley, CA94720 The ASUC is Cal's student government. It disburses funds to student groups, lobbies Sacramento on behalf of students,…More and runs several useful ventures including an online lecture-note service. Through its Campus Affairs Office, it runs an art studio, the SUPERB (Student Union Program, Entertainment, and Recreation Board) entertainment office, and an open computing lab with free scanning and printing. Its headquarters, in Eshleman Hall, house the <em>Daily Californian</em> newspaper and other publications. There's also a seventh-floor library with amusing historic volumes of the Cal yearbook, the Blue and Gold.
UC Berkeley Labor Center 2521 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA94720 The labor center works with unions, researchers, governments and employers to develop employment policies on job quality…More and workplace issues. It also produces training and educational curricula and maintains labor research and information resources accessible to researchers, students and the public.
Earth Team 2525 10th St, Berkeley, CA94710 Earth Team works with students and teachers to cultivate the next generation of leaders in the environmental field. It…More provides resources for organizing, mobilizing and disseminating information to schools, nonprofits and government agencies. It also sponsors restoration initiatives, a news magazine, and art and poetry contests.
UC-Berkeley Police Department 1 Sproul Hall, Berkeley, CA94720 Cal's campus police force includes 64 officers and more than 100 civilian and student employees. In addition to…More wrangling decades of student protest (the force now provides an online "Time, Place and Manner" tip sheet for prospective demonstrators), the police force runs preventive programs for student safety, including a BearWalk night escort program. It also maintains a daily online log of campus police activity, and, in cooperation with the city of Berkeley police, an online weekly crime map.
UC Berkeley Academic Talent Development Program 3639 Tolman Hall, Berkeley, CA94720 This project of Cal's Graduate School of Education offers intensive summer enrichment programs for high-achieving 1st…More through 12th graders, and advanced placement summer school classes for high schoolers. Admission is highly competitive, with preference given to returning students from past summers. Classes include Egyptology, biology and trigonometry, art and writing for primary grades, and AP comparative government, AP economics, AP environmental science, AP art history and AP Latin for high schoolers. ATDP does not administer the AP tests during the summer, but can give advice on where to take them. Most classes cost less than $800. Grades 7 and up are taught on the Cal campus; the younger grades are at a school in Point Richmond nearby. Students must live within commute distance of the class sites; the program does not provide housing. The staff is very friendly.