About the Cal Alumni Association

The Cal Alumni Association (CAA) provides all Cal graduates with rewarding connections to the University, to fellow alumni, and to current students. Founded by the original graduates of the University of California in 1872, the Cal Alumni Association (CAA) today represents nearly half a million alumni living throughout the world. With a mission of advancing and promoting the interests of the University, CAA is committed to providing essential programs and services designed to keep alumni of all ages and interests connected to the University and to each other.

CAA Mission

Our mission is to advance and promote the interests of the University of California, Berkeley by connecting alumni with each other and our alma mater. Together with our campus partners, we play an integral role in informing, engaging, and inspiring alumni to support the University by:

  1. Participating and volunteering in University programs and events,
  2. Acting as ambassadors and advocates on behalf of the University, and
  3. Giving to the University.

CAA Vision

Our vision is to be UC Berkeley’s primary campus-wide alumni relations organization responsible to building and engaging a broad alumni community that supports the University. Together, as a globally connected network of Cal alumni, we keep Cal golden.

Support CAA

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and self-funded organization, CAA relies on alumni support to operate its programs and provide scholarships to Cal students. When you make a contribution to CAA, you enjoy the satisfaction of knowing that your gift will have significant impact on vital programming for alumni and students, as well as on the future of the University. Learn more »