Shadow a Math Major Day

Shadow a Math Major Day is held each spring, usually the day before Cal Day. Prospective math majors visit campus and get to see what life as a math student is really like. It's a great opportunity for you to decide if Berkeley is right for you, and if math is right for you—and if it is, how to succeed in a challenging, competitive department. 2024 will be the ninth year of Shadow a Math Major Day.

Shadow a Math Major Day is an excellent opportunity to:

Shadow a Math Major Day is perfect for answering questions you might have, like:

If you are a prospective math major reading this and want to participate in SMMD, we send out out information to students admitted as math majors as soon as we know who's been admitted; if you plan to major in math but didn't say so on your application, please reach out to us!