Dates and Deadlines


Event Date/Deadline
Global Edge registration opens* Mid-February
Global Edge registration closes May 2, 2023
Deadline to apply for summer Residence Halls TBD mid-May 2023
Enroll in fall semester courses during summer at Cal June 21, 2023 and after
Deadline to submit verification documents June 30, 2023
Passport must be valid through: June 1, 2024

Payment and Cancellation

Event Date/Deadline
Cancel fall semester registration – no fee owed March 31 – May 6, 2023
Cancel fall semester registration – $6,000 fee owed May 7 – July 15, 2023
Summer program and tuition fees due* June 20, 2023
Cancel fall semester registration – 100% program fee owed July 16, 2023
Fall semester program and tuition fees due* August 18, 2023

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

Program Calendar

Event Date/Deadline
Pre-Arrival Webinar June 7, 2023
Global Edge Program welcome June 18, 2023
Residence halls move-in day June 18, 2023
Summer courses begin (Session C) June 20, 2023
Wednesday Workshop June 28, 2023
Wednesday Workshop July 12, 2023
Wednesday Workshop July 26, 2023
Summer courses end (Session C) August 11, 2023
Depart San Francisco§ August 11, 2023
Arrival in London & Program Housing Move-in August 12, 2023
Orientation week August 13-20, 2023
Final exams TBD
Program End Date December 2, 2023
Golden Bear Orientation Mid-January 2024 (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.