New Admits

Congratulations on receiving an offer of admission to the Ph.D. program in Mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley! Admission to the Ph.D. program is highly competitive; you should be very proud of this achievement. Please see below for important information regarding your offer of admission. 

Graduate Student Admissions Ambassadors 

Have questions for current Ph.D. students? A list of current graduate students who are available to answer questions about our program and the department will be emailed directly to applicants in March. Please feel free to reach out to the students via the contact email provided. You can also learn more about our current students on our Graduate Students page.  


General Information on Graduate Study at Berkeley 

Why Choose Berkeley? 

Berkeley Graduate Student Profile

California Residency

Campus Life

Cal Rec Sports

Graduate Student Housing at Berkeley


International Students at Berkeley 

Berkeley International Office (BIO)  

Immigration Policy Updates & FAQs (maintained by BIO)


Mathematics at Berkeley  

Math at Berkeley

Noetherian Ring 



Simons Institute




Surrounding Area

City of Berkeley

Bay Area Hiker

SF Bay Area


Accept the Offer 

In the coming weeks you will receive an official letter from the Dean of the Graduate Division confirming your offer of admission. Graduate Division's formal letter will include details on how to formally accept or decline your offer of admission. You can also find more information here. Please make your decision to accept or decline by the national deadline, April 15, 2022. 

COVID-19 Information 

Please review UC Berkeley's Information for Graduate Students page for campus policies and updates regarding COVID-19. All faculty, staff and students are required to be fully vaccinated. For more information on this requirement, please refer to the UC immunization requirement and the COVID-19 vaccine requirement


Further Questions? 

Please feel free to contact Jon Phillips, Graduate Advisor, if you have additional questions regarding your offer of admission or visiting the campus. Jon can be reached at jjphillips [at] berkeley [dot] edu.


You can find additional contacts for the Department of Mathematics below: 


Sug Woo Shin, Vice Chair for Graduate Studies, sug [dot] woo [dot] shin [at] berkeley [dot] edu 

Vicky Lee, Director of Student Services, vickyalee [at] berkeley [dot] edu