The Associated Students of the University of California, also known as ASUC, is the officially recognized student government of UC Berkeley. The ASUC, originally found in 1882, is the largest and most autonomous student government in the nation and is an independent 501(c)3. The student government organization controls funding for student groups and organizes most oncampus student events.


Graduate Assembly

The Graduate Assembly is the official representative body of the graduate and professional students at the University of California, Berkeley. The fundamental principles of the Graduate Assembly are the promotion of a vibrant student social life, inclusiveness, progressive activism, community service, educational improvement, and professional development. In service to these principles the Graduate Assembly advocates for students, funds student groups on campus, and directly manages a variety of projects.


MultiCultural Center (MCC)

A student-won, student-led space since 2007, the Multicultural Community Center strives to integrate student-driven and community oriented management, decision-making and visioning in everything that we do. The MCC facilitates students’ greater involvement in multicultural-related education, collaborations, and cross/inter-cultural community building by providing an educational space for the critical study and practice of multiculturalism, a welcoming and inclusive space for students, an alternative space for cultural expression and identity exploration and a community built among Berkeley’s diverse students 


ASUC Auxiliary

The ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California) Auxiliary is a department within the Division of Student Affairs that serves as the financial and support arm of UC Berkeley's ASUC Student Government.  The ASUC Auxiliary is committed to all students and an inclusive campus community, thereby enhancing the student experience at UC Berkeley. To this end we provide high quality services and programs that foster experiential learning opportunities and ensure a sustainable organization. 


LEAD Center

The Leadership, Engagement, Advising, and Development (LEAD) Center is the University of California, Berkeley’s hub for leadership advising, programs, and initiatives. We support student organizations, undergraduate and graduate student government, fraternities and sororities, Cal Debate, The Student Environmental Resource Center, The Green Initiative Fund, and campus-wide leadership programs. 


Public Service Center

The nationally recognized UC Berkeley Public Service Center (formerly Cal Corps) is the heart of civic engagement on the UC Berkeley campus.  Since 1967 the Public Service Center has given shape and meaning to students’ desires to affect change. Each year 200 Cal student leaders engage 6,000 students who serve with more than 250 different public agencies and schools.  Students annually contribute 300,000 hours of service with an estimated economic Impact of $6.3 million dollars. 


Student Learning Center

We are dedicated to fostering academic excellence and are driven by the philosophy that students working with students promotes academic and personal success. 


Open Computing Facility

The OCF is an all-volunteer, student-run, student-initiated service group dedicated to free computing for all University of California at Berkeley students, faculty, and staff. The mission of the OCF is to provide an environment where no member of Berkeley's campus community is denied the computer resources he or she seeks, and to appeal to all members of the Berkeley campus community with unsatisfied computing needs and provide a place for those interested in computing to fully explore that interest. 


ASUC Art Studio

Enjoying a 30-year history, the Berkeley Art Studio offers classes in ceramics, painting, drawing, and photography. The Studio will be premiering a new design program in 2015 with the re-opening of its newly refurbished and expanded spaces. The Studio has a rich history of providing affordable quality art instruction for students as well as the larger East Bay community. It is a welcoming place for students and artists at various skill levels. It has proven to be more than just a space but a community of artists committed to their craft. 


Recruitment and Retention Centers

bridges Multicultural Resource Center is a coalition of student-initiated and student-run Recruitment and Retention Centers, or RRC for short. bridges’  focus is to promote unity among the Recruitment and Retention Centers and other related organizations which provide educational services for the students in our communities. Through multicultural projects, bridges seeks to empower underrepresented students to pursue post-secondary education opportunities; provide support for admitted and current underrepresented students, and increase cross-cultural dialogue and facilitate collaboration.