Dear Chicanx Latinx newly admitted student and parents/guardians,


On behalf of the Chicanx Latinx Student Development office at UC Berkeley we would like to invite you to our - Familia Orientation - “Están en Buenas Manos”/You Are in Good Hands.


We are honored to congratulate you on the great academic achievements your student/you has/have achieved so far by being admitted to this prestigious university. We understand the important role of parents and guardians in this new chapter and we want to welcome you as a family to our community. Familia Orientation is an event to welcome all of you and answer any questions you may have to assure your son/daughter are left in good hands.


The event will take place on Sunday, August 13th, 2017 at Pauley Ballroom at the University of California, Berkeley from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

For those students and parents registering for Familia Orientation, there is the option to do an early move in right after the event.


At our event, we will have Chicanx Latinx students, staff, faculty and alumni introduce themselves and answer any questions you may have and in addition students will receive an informational package on campus resources.  We will provide appetizers and refreshments.  Please RSVP to confirm your attendance no later than by June 30, 2017 in the following link: 


Should you have any questions feel free to e-mail us at: or contact us at (510) 642-1802. 

Once again, felicidades and bienvenidos/as to the UC Berkeley Familia.



Lupe Gallegos-Diaz, Director                                    

Evelyn Rojo, Program Coordinator

Chicanx Latinx Student Development Office