Do you want to stay connected to Berkeley for life?  

CAA offers a wide range of membership plans. Enjoy the flexibility of an annual membership, or save time and money over the long term with life membership. If you are a young alum, graduating senior or recent graduate, senior citizen or spouse of a current CAA Life Member, you are entitled to valuable and relevant discounts and services. Your membership dues support CAA's vital programming for students and alumni, including scholarships, student recruitment, student programs, advocacy, alumni chapters, alumni events and more.

Join the Cal Alumni Association today!

Membership Matters

Your membership dues support CAA’s vital programming for students and alumni, including:


CAA provides more than 725 Cal students with over $2 million in scholarships each year through The Leadership AwardThe Achievement Award Program and The Kruttschnitt Aspire Scholarship Program.

Student Recruitment

Alumni volunteers represent our university at college fairs, attend new student receptions, and meet incoming students at welcome parties.

Student Programs

CAA provides leadership opportunities for current Cal students to help them become tomorrow’s alumni leaders.


Cal Advocacy brings together friends of the University—alumni, students, parents, faculty and staff—to convey their support for UC Berkeley to decision makers in government.

The Berkeley Network

The Berkeley Network program has been designed to support the professional development needs and interests of a dynamic and diverse alumni community.

California magazine

California magazine, an exclusive CAA member benefit, keeps members up to date on the issues, discoveries, and people of the University of California, Berkeley.

Alumni Chapters

More than 90 Alumni Chapters offer alumni the opportunity to stay involved with and connect to the University, students, and fellow alumni, while supporting student recruitment and scholarships.

Alumni Events

Alumni events such as tailgate partieslecturesReunion and Parents Weekend at HomecomingCal Day, and Charter Gala provide alumni with the opportunity to network with one another and stay informed about the brilliance of Berkeley.

Ways to Join

Your membership card and kit will be sent to you via U.S. Mail after receipt of payment. Dues include an annual $6.50 subscription to California magazine.

By Phone

Call our Membership office toll-free at 888.CAL.ALUM (225.2586) Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. We accept Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.

By Mail

Checks are payable to: Cal Alumni Association (CAA). Mail your payment, to:

Cal Alumni Association
Attn: Membership
1 Alumni House
Berkeley, CA 94720-7520

By Fax

Print the membership application and fax it to 510.642.6252. We accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express.

In Person

Visit us at the Alumni House on the UC Berkeley campus, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. You can pay with cash, credit card, or check and receive your membership card and kit on the spot.