Frequently Asked Questions - Eligibility
Career Center services are available to currently enrolled UC Berkeley students and Cal alumni who are 1-5 years post-graduation. Note: Only Alumni who are within twelve months of their graduation date are eligible for one-on-one counseling. More eligibility information
All UC Berkeley alumni will have access to Alumni Services for up to five years post-graduation. However, you are only eligible for one-on-one counseling for the first twelve months following your graduation.
UC Berkeley Extension students are not eligible for Career Center services unless you are a part of the Fall Program for Freshmen (FPF) cohort.
Eligibility for one-on-one counseling extends to:
- Currently registered UC Berkeley students
- UC Berkeley alumni who are within one year of their graduation date
- Approved Degree Verification clients
- Postdocs and visiting student researchers registered with the Visiting Scholars and Postdoc Affairs (VSPA) program (Affiliates must have an firstname.lastname@example.org email on file in the VSPA Gateway to have access to Handshake and counseling appointments).
You can view your options on our Make an Appointment page.