Our Services

Cal Student Central (CSC) is a service-oriented department dedicated to assisting UC Berkeley students and the community successfully navigate several key departments that affect a student’s career at UC Berkeley. CSC is a cross-trained, professional staff who serve as representatives of the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office, the Office of the Registrar, Accounts Payable, and Billing and Payment Services. We offer services online, over the phone, and in person. Start by searching our website for information and links to additional resources.


  • Visit Our Virtual Front Desk
    Let CSC support you with private, virtual Zoom sessions with our student advisors, available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Pacific).
  • Serving Students: 29,000 Cases
    Last year CSC assisted our students with approximately 29,000 cases. Students consistently give us high marks in patience and quick resolution. Let us support you!
  • How do I receive financial aid?
    Find verification of your financial aid award in CalCentral. Access forms via the Financial Aid Forms page.
  • How do I pay for my classes?
    View your account balance via CalCentral’s “My Finances” tab. For ways to make a payment, see the Payments and Refunds page.
  • How do I enroll?
    Use CalCentral to review your academic record and to enroll in classes. To learn more, see the Registration page.