The NavCal fellowship assists incoming nontraditional students in navigating the University of California, Berkeley campus through a hands-on/high-touch approach—where current students coach and mentor incoming students and pass down their own knowledge and experiences to help incoming students adjust themselves into higher education.
NavCal gave me the platform to both develop and teach skills that largely assist with progressing through college.Andrew Pham, Class of 2022
Nav2Cal has helped me learn a lot. Not only did Nav2Cal help me improve some of my writing but they also helped me learn how to communicate better. It became easier to talk about my experiences and embrace them instead of being ashamed of themNav2Cal Fellow (WCCUSD Class of 2021)
NavCal needs to be a mandatory course for non-traditional college students who have no clue how to navigate the politics of academia, this isn’t our arena, but it could be. I know that whatever Cal has for me is for the taking, the sky ain't the limit.Amina Jones Class of 2021