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Our Storied History

UC Berkeley’s first graduating class chartered the Cal Alumni Association (CAA) in 1872 to promote “good fellowship and kindly feelings among its members and the fostering of liberal and scientific culture on the Pacific Coast.” While CAA has expanded and transformed since 1872, its long tradition of supporting current students and keeping alumni engaged with UC Berkeley remains the same.

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class of 1941 and 1942 banners The Class of 1941 banner displayed at UC Berkeley's 150th Charter Day celebration, March 23, 2018. Image: Brittany Hosea-Small.

Our Vibrant Present

We’re on a mission to keep every alum in our global community of more than half a million alumni connected — to each other, to today’s students, and to our beloved UC Berkeley.

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Notable Alumni

Meet some of the outstanding alumni who have created profound moments in Berkeley’s legacy.

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kevin chou and connie chen Kevin Chou and his wife, Connie Chen // Photo by Noah Berger

To Equity and Justice

We are committed to fostering diverse and inclusive university communities; to providing unique, meaningful experiences for all Golden Bears; and to furthering true justice and belonging for current and future Cal graduates.

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Cal alumni shine with a unique light. When we get together, we can tap into the brilliance of Berkeley to create thriving professional networks, provide support for today’s students, and connect to Cal from anywhere in the world.

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