News & Events

The Faculty Club is the site of numerous events, both private and public, which are too many to publish.  For example, the UC Berkeley Career Center reports that 90% of campus recruiting events are held at our facility.

The Faculty Club featured in a New York Times!
In case you missed it, the Faculty Club received very positive comments in a New York Times travel piece on Berkeley. We hope you enjoy as much as we did!

Club Events
To view special club events, please view the Faculty Club Calendar.

Daily Events
For the latest information, visitors will find a Daily Schedule of Events posted on the video display monitors opposite the front desk and at the east end of the hallway, adjacent to the Great Hall.

Dining & Bar News - June
Modified Summer Hours and menu options for Kerr Dining Room
Normal hours and service will continue through the summer for breakfast and lunch. Beginning Monday, June 3rd, there will be no dinner service in the Kerr Dining Room, except for our Prime Rib Dinner Specials on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. We will, however, offer a limited Summer Dinner Menu in the Bar, Monday through Friday. There will be no special Early Bird menu, but we will offer early bird pricing on one of the menu entrées from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 

Summer Specials
Join us in the Kerr Dining Room for our Prime Rib Dinner Special, on Tuesday, June 11, and Tuesday, June 25.  This dinner special is only $19.95, plus tax, and it's the only special to which you can bring your own wine with no corkage fee!  Reservations for these specials are recommended but not required.

We'll have two great summer specials in the bar this summer. Starting June 4, every Tuesday, from 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. is Taco Tuesday, with delicious tacos packed with freshly prepared meats, fresh-made salsas and guacamole, with sides of beans, Mexican rice and more!  All of this for only $4.00 per taco.  In addition to Beer Specials, Margaritas are priced at only $5.00 each. Starting June 6, every Thursday from 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., we'll offer our Wings & Things bar special. Enjoy wing and slider specials, with new, rotating appetizers every week. Enjoy the perfect bar food, paired with your favorite libations!

June Art Exhibit,  Allan Jensen Exhibits Norman Jensen’s photography 
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Allan Jensen has been a member of the Faculty Club since the late 1970’s as well as a member of the Faculty Club Monks Chorus since 1987. This exhibit however, focuses not on Allan’s avocation as a photographer but on his late brother Norman’s photos of rare and native plants.Norm Jensen’s was a well known botanist/photographer and has over 300 of his images here at Cal’s own “Cal Photo” data bases. These photographic images are available to any nonprofit organization (including governmental agencies such as National, State and local parks, forests and preserves) for use in educational and research purposes.Club members will be pleased with this exhibit from the extended Cal family. Please enjoy this month’s exhibit.

Holiday Hours & Closures
The Faculty Club's office and dining calendars generally follow the UC Berkeley Academic Calendar, whereby we close on the same national and academic/administrative holidays. The Faculty Club does, however, remain open and offer full service during most of Spring Break and through the summer. The Faculty Club Hotel remains open throughout the year.

Closure Dates 2019

Monday, January 21
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, February 18
Presidents' Day 
Friday, March 29
Cesar Chavez Day
Monday, May 27
Memorial Day
Thursday, July 4
Independence Day
Monday, September 2
Labor Day
Monday, November 11
Veterans' Day
Thursday, November 28
Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 29
Academic Holiday
Wednesday, December 4
Member Christmas Party
Thursday, December 5
Member Christmas Party
Friday, December 6
Member Christmas Party
Mon, Dec 23 - Fri, Jan. 10, 2020  
Dining services closed for Winter Break
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