You should have created your CalNet ID and received a Student Identification Number (SID) when you accepted your admissions offer. If you still need to claim your CalNet ID, please see https://calnetweb.berkeley.edu/calnet-me/how-claim-your-calnet-id, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your EECS account will be the primary method of communication for Department business, and can be used to access various EECS resources. You may now set your initial passwords for EECS accounts using our IRIS Self-Serve page. Your @eecs.berkeley.edu email address will simply be an alias for your existing bMail address.
A brief IT Orientation will be held August 19, 2020. During the orientation we will present pertinent information about EECS and UC Berkeley networking and computing services, as well as guidelines and policies. Successful completion of this orientation is required to obtain your laptop. The Orientation will be recorded, for those who cannot attend it in real-time.
First-Year Grad Laptops
If you chose a laptop model via the first-year grad summer survey, we should have you and your choice listed on this document. We may be able to accommodate some late changes or additions; please email help@eecs if an update is needed, and do not pick up any assigned laptop in the meantime.
If you are in the area, and can safely pick up your assigned laptop in person, please make an appointment to do so at:
We will add additional pick-up days to the schedule as needed.
Shipping to remote students
If you are unable to safely pick up your assigned laptop in person, please submit a suitable address on the following form:
We may have some restrictions on international shipping, depending on the country. If we find this to be the case for your situation, options may include holding your laptop for you until you can come to the U.S., or deferring your laptop choice until next year.