The Golden Ties program connects student-athletes to alumni and industry professionals via one-to-one video or phone sessions, aiming to provide current and recently graduated student-athletes with education, career, and life skills resources and inspire long-term positive engagement with the Berkeley network. Email to sign-up as an advisor.


The Big C Society is comprised of the student-athletes who earned a varsity letter representing the University of California at Berkeley in intercollegiate competition. The Big C Society sponsors – either partially or in full – all of the following: first-year awards, supplemental financial support for non-revenue teams, the Hall of Fame Induction Banquet, the Senior Recognition Banquet, Student-Athlete Academic Honors Luncheon, Welcome Back to Campus BBQ, and other events.


The Cal Alumni Association (CAA) provides more than half a million Cal graduates with rewarding connections to the university, to fellow alumni, and to current students. 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.