Cal 1 Card Mandatory

NO MEAL SHALL BE PROVIDED WITHOUT PRESENTATION OF A VALID CAL 1 CARD, ELIGIBLE MEAL VOUCHER, OR CASH. CAL 1 CARDS ARE NONTRANSFERABLE.

To obtain your Cal 1 Card you need:

  • Your 8-digit UC Berkeley Student Identification Number (SID)
  • One the following forms of identification: a current state ID, Driver's License or passport

Purpose of Cal 1 Card:

  • Access to residence halls
  • Encoded with your Meal Plan
  • Optional debit account available on your Cal 1 Card (visit http://cal1card.berkeley.edu for more information) 

Visit the Cal 1 Card Office if your card is damaged or demagnetized.

  • Location: 180 Cesar Chavez Center, Lower Sproul Hall, Berkeley CA.
  • Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00AM to 4:30PM
  • Replacement fee: $25.00

There is no replacement fee for damaged cards. In order to avoid paying the replacement fee you must present and exchange the damaged card at the time of service.