Berkeley SHIP offers comprehensive medical, behavioral health, dental and vision insurance for both you and your family! We also provide care at the Tang Center for dependents 18 and over who are currently on SHIP for urgent care, vaccinations, and more.
As a member on this journey for your partner’s MBA, you’ll find that there are many resources and support systems for you as well. Be sure to register for membership into the Partners Club to participate in their events such as happy hours, coffee meetups, trivia nights, and more!
Partners are welcome to attend many events at Haas. If an event is open to the public, simply register via Campus Groups to attend!
Student parents make up about 10% of Berkeley’s graduate population, and we are committed to helping students meet their family obligations while pursuing academic goals. You will find information about childcare, grants, and parent support groups here!
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Can my partner join the Cal Gym with Berkeley Recreation Sports?
A: Non-students are welcome to join BRS by purchasing a membership! See this link for more information: https://recsports.berkeley.edu/memberships/
Q: Can my partner audit classes, or utilize the Career Management Group?
A: Unfortunately, these are student-only resources, but you will find there are many other resources for partners to participate in.
Q: What can I do in and around Berkeley with my family?
A: You’ll find there is a seemingly endless supply of activities for the whole family! From museums and parks to gyms, you’ll find that many offer discounts or free access to UC Berkeley students and their children. Family Friendly Landmarks https://studentparents.berkeley.edu/resources/family-friendly-landmarks