The Student Union has something for everyone! Whether you want to unwind and play board games, join us for a free craft night, or listen to live music, we’ve got you covered. We are the heart of Student Life!

The Student Union offers creative programs and services like graphic design and printing, along with a variety of crafty, creative, artsy, programs for students and the greater community.

Berkeley Art Studio

Berkeley Art Studio registration is open to UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff, as well as the entire community. We offer classes in ceramics, photography, drawing, painting, design and printmaking.


MLK Jr., 1st Floor
UC Berkeley
Under the Golden Bear Cafe

Creative Lab

Creative lab is a resource for the entire East Bay community, located right here on the UC Berkeley campus. We offer print and design services along with design classes. We are here to service your creative needs!


Publications and Media Center

We offer free programs and resources to support the 100+ student publication and media organizations on campus. We are offering graphic design consulting virtual office hours.

student on computer

Graphic Design Consulting

Mondays: 1:30-3:00PM
Wednesdays: 1:30-3:00PM
Thursdays: 2:00-5:00PM
UC Berkeley

Studio Store

Purchase handmade crafts and artwork from local artists. Many wares are made right here in the Student Union’s Berkeley Art Studio! Our store is online, so visit us anytime.

ceramic piece

Shop Our Store

Open online all the time! Shipping or pick up available./p>

Crafter Dark

Take a break from school and join us for Crafter Noon and Crafter Dark. It’s a free drop-in workshop led by a professional artist or craftsperson.


UC Berkeley

Select Thursdays at 8pm
MLK Jr. Building
Campus Living Room

Art Cart

Get crafty with us! The Art Cart is full of creative possibilities and free supplies. We’ll be pulling up on the 1st floor of the MLK Jr.Building weekly during lunch. once a month we’ll host a guided Crafter Noon session with a professional artist.


UC Berkeley

Select Thursdays at 8pm
MLK Jr., 1st Floor
Community Area
UC Berkeley

Free Programs

Stop by MLK for a variety of free programs scheduled regularly throughout the semester. Don’t miss crafting sessions, open mic, or Music in MLK, among others. Click here for our current schedule.

Free Programs for Students

UC Berkeley

Community Area

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