- Earn a unit for reading the book and participating in the related events, by enrolling in Letters & Science 10: The On the Same Page Course in the fall.
- Enroll in a course related to the themes of this year’s book.
- Attend an event related to the book: it might be a keynote delivered by the author, a panel, a roundtable discussion, a film screening, a concert, a hands-on workshop, even a karaoke night!
- Find meaningful internship and service opportunities to understand issues raised in this year’s book.
- Discuss the book with other UC Berkeley students as well as faculty and staff, in our On the Same Page Goodreads Community.
- Volunteer to serve as a student reviewer. During the fall term, student reviewers read and review the shortlist. Open to current UC Berkeley undergraduate students only.
- Include the book or some of the issues it raises in your courses this year, and let Aileen Liu know so that she can feature it on the website.
- Teach a freshman seminar on a topic related to the book.
- Volunteer to serve on the faculty planning committee. Members have expertise in the themes of this year’s book, and plan engaging events related to the book. Email Aileen Liu to express your interest.
- Volunteer to serve on the faculty selection committee. Members read widely to nominate texts to the long-list, read the long-list over the summer, and meet at the beginning of the fall term to narrow down the long-list to a shortlist. Email Aileen Liu to express your interest.
Access a Copy of This Year’s Book
New students (freshmen and transfers) receive an email in May or June with a unique redemption link to download a free copy of this year’s book. Senate faculty receive an email in March or April with a unique redemption link to download a free copy of this year’s book.
International students: need help accessing your copy of this year’s book? Refer to this resource: Redemption code instructions for international students