Dear newly admitted Chicanx and Latinx student and parents/guardians:

Felicidades/Congratulations on being accepted at the number one public institution - University of California, Berkeley.  On behalf of the Raices Recruitment and Rentention Center and the Chicanx Latinx Student Development staff and students, we welcome you to UC Berkeley.

We know it has not been an easy journey and many sacrifices had to be made for you to get to this point in your life. And in order to ensure your success here at Cal and to help your familia transition with your new role of student at Cal, we invite you to this year's Estan En Buenas Manos Bilingual Familia Orientation on Monday, August 13th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.


Latinx students, staff, faculty, administrators, and alumni will be there to  help you learn about campus resources and how to navigate the University Life from a Chicanx/Latinx perspective. 

We hope you can join us!

  • Event: Estan En Buenas Manos Familia Orientation

  • Date: Monday, August 13th 

  • Time: 1:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.

  • Where: Pauley Ballroom is located on the third floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union building

  • RSVPs are closed. We have reached capacity for this event.

If you have any questions regarding this event please call (510) 642-1802. 


Raices Recruitment and Rentention Center Cords

Lupe Gallegos-Diaz, Director of the Chicanx Latinx Student Development Office (CLSD) 

Evelyn Rojo, Assistant Director, CLSD