Connecting more than half a million UC Berkeley alumni to today’s students, to our university, and to each other. We’re on a mission to create an inclusive, vibrant community where Cal alumni worldwide can enjoy a lifelong relationship with Berkeley.
Excellence of UC Berkeley
We are committed to the preservation of UC Berkeley as a world-class public, teaching, and research university.
Home of Cal Spirit
We predicate our work on a deep appreciation for UC Berkeley and all that makes it excellent.
Welcoming and Inclusive
We are actively working to create a culture of belonging that is committed to diversity and equity.
Commitment to Innovation
We deliver dynamic programming to engage our global alumni community and connect us to each other and the university.
Since its founding in 1872, the Cal Alumni Association (CAA) has endeavored to advance and promote the interests of the University of California, Berkeley by connecting alumni with each other and our alma mater. We inform, engage, and inspire alumni to support the university by:
- Participating and volunteering in university and alumni activities
- Acting as ambassadors and advocates on behalf of the university
- Giving to the university
We will prioritize high-yield alumni engagement activities that serve and support our diverse and unique alumni community.
Make the Connection
We will serve as the hub that links alumni to each other and to the multiple facets of our alma mater.
We will forge coordinated, impactful relationships between the university and its alumni.
Work for the Future
We will be important partners in students’ success, lending our full support during key milestones in the student life cycle and creating networks that advance equity at Berkeley.
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Creator of the Bear Territory Chant: Ahmad Anderson ’83
As an undergrad, board member Ahmad Anderson ’83 created the famous Bear Territory chant based on rhythms and beats he learned in a UC Berkeley African jazz course.
Dr. Samantha Lewis Awarded the 2023 Prytanean Faculty Enrichment Award
The Prytanean Alumnae Chapter honors Dr. Samantha Lewis for her outstanding scholarship and dedication to mentorship.
UC Berkeley Alumni Share Their Favorite Locations
Across every corner of UC Berkeley’s vast campus, alumni reminisce on the spots that made their experiences at UC Berkeley memorable.