University of California, Berkeley (Cal)
101 Sproul Hall
Berkeley, CA 94704
+1 510 642 6000
Perennially ranked among the top universities in the world, this 1,232-acre (499-hectare) campus offer visitors as well as students museums, libraries, superb views from the Campanile
, public lectures by Nobel laureates, world class entertainment and NCAA sports. Founded in 1868, Cal is the first university in the University of California system. Campus life centers on Sproul Plaza and Sather Gate where you can find a reminder of Berkeley's place in American social history by seeing a plaque marking the spot where Mario Savio launched the Free Speech movement in 1964. Free tours are available, but reservations are required.