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Current Students

PLI Student Resources

PLI Forms

  • Credit Card Payment form (for your required Chalk & Wire ePortfolio subscription)
  • PLI Student Practicum Form We will need your work information in Summer #2 for Practicum in School Site Management documentation and to complete our Standards Certification form that will accompany your Credential Application (ASC Preliminary or Certificate of Eligibility).
  • PLI MA Report Form We will need your Master's Project title, readers, and approval dates in order to prepare your MA Report form and collect reader signatures for you.

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UC Berkeley Resources on the Web

CalNet and Campus Systems

  • CalNet ID your username for many web-based campus services.
    • Your CalNet ID is your online identity at UC Berkeley. It will be used for system access log-ins and authentication, and it will be your campus email address when combined with (e.g., the CalNet ID “oskibear” becomes “” as an email address).
      • keep it short -- you will be typing it often
      • keep it professional -- professors and future employers will see you CalNet ID in your campus email address
      • make it yours -- since your CalNet ID serves as your username in many campus collaboration systems, consider including all or part of your name
    • In order to create your CalNet ID, you will need your Student Identification (SID) and the Personal Identification Number (PIN) that was provided by the email from the Graduate Admissions office (if you cannot locate these, please contact them at
    • CalNet Customer Support (activating your CalNet ID, changing/resetting your passphrase)
  • CalCentral (CalNet Login) an online system that students use to enroll in classes at Berkeley and get information regarding registration, grades, financial aid, billing, class schedule, and more.
  • CalNet Directory contains records for current faculty, staff, and students at UC Berkeley.
  • Cal 1 Card your official campus ID. All current students, faculty, and staff are required to get a Cal 1 Card. How do I get one?
  • NEW! Cal Student Central Need a transcript? Have questions about your financial aid or a hold on your registration? Cal Student Central is your new destination for key university business related to financial aid, fees and billing, payments, disbursements, registration and enrollment.

Campus Email and Course Management Systems

  • bConnected your e-mail account: Berkeley's implementation of Google Apps for Education, including Mail, Calendar, and Docs/Drive.
  • bCourses Berkeley's new Learning Management System (LMS) powered by Canvas. (replacing bSpace in fall 2014-spring 2015)
  • Software Central software downloads for UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and students, including email client software, other Internet applications, security applications such as firewall and antivirus, and other utilities.

Campus Wi-Fi Options

  • AirBears2 is an enhanced replacement service for AirBears. It provides simplified authentication for campus users, and improved confidentiality for data being transmitted wirelessly. Currently it does not have support for guest accounts.

Graduate School of Education

  • Graduate School of Education
  • GSE Email Lists FAQ (PLI Email lists are maintained separately by the program)
    • gse_community
    • educationjobs
    • gse_business (comprised of gse_students, gse_staff and gse_faculty)
      • gse_students - New students are added at the beginning of the semester, and removed when noted by the Registrar (usually a semester after graduation)

Office of the Registrar

Graduate Division

Financial Aid

  • Student Billing Services information about University loans and your Campus Accounts Receivable System (CARS) account.

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