Death of a Student

We understand that the death of a student presents a difficult time for the family, friends and the campus community.  We empathize wholeheartedly with your loss and are here to support you through this time by providing guidance and serving as the next of kin’s liaison regarding university related matters.  Our support includes:

  • Notification to University officials and academic department chair
  • Organizing grief support for impacted UC Berkeley students and/or staff
  • Serving as the liaison for family members inquiring about the students University matters such as financial aid/billing, housing, retrieval of personal belongings from campus housing, and posthumous degrees.

Please call 510-642-6741 to notify us of a student’s death, you will be asked for the following information:

  • Student's full name
  • Student UC Berkeley identification number
  • Name and contact information of parents or spouse
  • Date and cause of death
  • College and/or major (if known)
  • Enrollment status
  • Residence (on or off campus)
  • Name and contact information of student friends/campus affiliations (if known)