Berkeley Engineering’s Transfer Pre-Engineering Program (T-PREP) is an eighteen-day summer program offered to incoming Berkeley Engineering transfer students. The transition from a community college to a major research university can be challenging, and transfer students often underestimate the degree of change. Students who participate in T-PREP will be fully prepared to meet the rigors of being a junior in the College of Engineering. T-PREP is just one of the many support services offered by Engineering Student Services.
There are three main thrusts of Berkeley’s Transfer Pre-Engineering Program: Academic component, Professional development component, and Design component. T-PREP students will attend primer seminars, attend career fairs, and work with engineering Professor Scott Moura in the Jacobs Institute of Design Innovation. Working with a team, students will create a prototype using the SPRINT design process.
All incoming Berkeley Engineering community college transfer students are invited to apply for T-PREP. The program focuses on the academic issues facing students from groups who are: from non-traditional backgrounds in engineering, first-generation college students, Pell Grant eligible, non-traditionally aged, student parents, and U.S. veterans.