Dates and Deadlines


Event Date/Deadline
Global Edge registration opens* Mid-February
Global Edge registration closes May 16, 2024
Deadline to apply for summer Residence Halls TBD mid-May 2024
Enroll in fall semester courses during summer at Cal June 26, 2024 and after
Deadline to submit verification documents June 30, 2024
Passport must be valid through: June 1, 2025

Payment and Cancellation

Event Date/Deadline
Cancel fall semester registration – no fee owed March 31 – May 23, 2024
Cancel fall semester registration – $6,000 fee owed May 24 – July 15, 2024
Summer program and tuition fees due* June 17, 2024
Cancel fall semester registration – 100% program fee owed July 16, 2024
Fall semester program and tuition fees due* August 16, 2024

*For specific due dates, please check your CalCentral account My Finances tab.

Program Calendar

Event Date/Deadline
Pre-Arrival Webinar June 5, 2024
Global Edge Program welcome June 16, 2024
Residence halls move-in day June 16, 2024
Summer courses begin (Session C) June 17, 2024
Wednesday Workshop June 26, 2024
Wednesday Workshop July 10, 2024
Wednesday Workshop July 24, 2024
Summer courses end (Session C) August 9, 2024
Depart San Francisco§ August 9, 2024
Arrival in London & Program Housing Move-in August 10, 2024
Orientation week August 11-16, 2024
Final exams November 25-29, 2024
Program End Date November 30, 2024
Golden Bear Orientation Mid-January 2025 (Dates TBD)

* Exact date determined by the date when Office of Undergraduate Admissions Freshman decisions are posted through the student application portal (MAP @ Berkeley).

† Pre-Arrival Webinar is a virtual opportunity to receive an overview of the program, our planned workshops, and much more. Our on-campus Program Welcome is our formal kickoff to the program, during which students can meet fellow members of their Global Edge- London Program cohort, each other’s families, and UC Berkeley staff.

‡ Wednesday Workshops are mandatory and will cover important topics including academic advising, financial aid, pre-departure and much more.

§ You are required to travel on the group flight from San Francisco to London. On the return flight, you may change your reservation to return on a later date or fly into a city other than San Francisco.

‖ Prior to the start of the spring semester, all Global Edge students are required to attend the Golden Bear Orientation (GBO) on the UC Berkeley campus. Details regarding GBO will be discussed during your summer at Cal and Fall semester in London.