Personal Resources

Resources for Graduate Student Parents

Student Family Financial Assistance (Link)

Childbirth Accommodation Funding Application (PDF)

ASE Childcare Reimbursement form (PDF)

Information about the ASE Childcare Reimbursement Form (Link)

Families Matter - A Guide for Graduate Student Parents (PDF)

Application for Graduate Student Parent Grant (check deadlines) (Link)

Graduate Division Caregiver Grant (Link)

The Graduate Division Caregiver Grant is designed to provide assistance to graduate students who are the primary live-in caregiver for an adult individual. Examples of those eligible for this grant include graduate students who live with and serve as the primary caregiver for an elderly parent or other individual that may qualify as a dependent adult.

Counseling Resources for Graduate Students 

Counseling Services for personal, academic, career, and crisis concerns (PDF)

Counseling Groups for graduate students (Link)

Let's Talk - Drop-In Consultations are free and there's no paperwork involved.

The counselors have expertise and competency in working with underrepresented students on campus. All counselors work with students who are experiencing symptoms of anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, and are managing the impact of living in a pandemic and remote learning.  (LINK)

For GSIs: Getting help for a student in concern

Tang Center Online Resources (Link)

Financial Resources for Graduate Students 

Bears for Financial Success is a peer-to-peer financial wellness program housed in the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office at UC Berkeley. They offer workshops and one-on-one appointments to help students manage their personal finances in college and beyond

iGrad is an online personal finance software. This online tool has many valuable resources for students including budgeting and scholarship search tools to help students while they’re in school as well as resources to prepare students for life after Berkeley. 

Graduate Student Tax Workshop Slides (PDF)

The Graduate Assembly sponsored a workshop that answered tax questions by tax analysts from the University of California Office of the President. This workshop covered information helpful for graduate students.

For one-on-one assistance, schedule an appointment with the ASUC Student Legal Clinic VITA Program at: