Photo of the 4.0 Hill at UC Berkeley that students roll down at the start of a semester

Roll Down 4.0 Hill

Cal students study hard but leave nothing to chance. Roll down the hill once at the start of the semester in hopes of earning a 4.0 GPA.

Photo of a group of students at Big C, overlooking campus from the hills high above Berkeley

Hike to the Big C

Overlooking campus from the Berkeley hills, the Big C shines gold in the California sun. Walk from campus for a sunset and to see why San Francisco is known as the Golden Gate.

Photo of the Cal Band at a pep rally before a Cal game

Noon Rally

Hang around Sproul Plaza the Friday before a home game and catch the Rally Committee, Cal Band, Dance Team, and our beloved mascot, Oski, for a spirited pep rally. Go Bears!

Photo of the Golden Bear statue on the UC Berkeley campus

Bear Territory

It is only fitting that the California state animal, the grizzly bear, represents the state’s first UC. The Golden Bears are so beloved they appear on campus as statues, wood carvings, paintings and even topiary. Can you find them all? 

Photo of a UC Berkeley vs Stanford game

Big Game Week

A mostly friendly rivalry with Stanford reaches its peak at the annual Big Game. Show your Blue and Gold, and absolutely do not wear red!

Photo of a UC Berkeley card stunt at a Cal football game, together spelling "Cal"

Card Stunts

Originating at the Big Game of 1914, fans in the student section form elaborate designs, including the classic "Cal script," with colored cards during football games.