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the opening of every session, one list for men and another for women. No freshman woman is permitted to complete her registration unless her boarding place is first approved by the Dean of Women.
Other expenses are: Gymnasium outfit for men, about $5; two launderable gymnasium suits and a pair of gymnasium shoes for women, about $8; books and stationery, from $18 to $25 per annum. All students are eligible to membership in the Associated Students of the University of California. The cost of a membership card is about $5 per year. The card entitles the holder to participation in the affairs of the Associated Students; a free subscription to the Daily Californian; free admission to all athletic contests held on the campus under the jurisdiction of the Associated Students with the exception of final intercollegiate contests, and membership in the Associated Students' Store with the privilege of rebates on all purchases.
The yearly expenses, including personal expenses, on an economical scale, of a student in the academic departments would probably be at least $500.
Opportunities for Self-Support.-Men students desiring employment should apply for information at the Employment Bureau, room 104, California Hall; women, at the office of the Dean of Women, 205 California Hall.
Board and lodging can often be obtained in exchange for three or four hours of household work daily. Opportunities also exist for obtaining employment, on an hourly basis, in the following fields: typewriting and stenography, clerical work, tutoring, telephone service, housework, care of children, general manual labor, etc. A student qualified to do draughting, computing and other technical work can occasionally find employment on a more remunerative basis than in these fields.
The Employment Bureau acts only as an agent for the purpose of bringing together employers and students desiring work. It does not undertake to make arrangements with respect to remuneration.
Self-supporting students are respected. With reasonable diligence a student can devote from twelve to twenty-five hours per week to outside work without seriously interfering with college work of from twelve to sixteen units (involving thirty-six to forty-eight hours per week). It should always be borne in mind, however, by students seeking employment that not every kind nor every amount of outside work is entirely compatible with the student's main purpose at the University, namely, his education.
The Young Men's Christian Association acts as a bureau of informa tion concerning boarding places and opportunities for remunerative employment.
Applicants for employment in teaching or tutoring should apply at the office of the Appointment Secretary, 102 California Hall; for employment in stenographic, clerical, manual or other labor not connected with teaching, they should confer with the Employment Secretary, 104 California Hall. These agencies, however, can do little for students who are not actually on the ground to negotiate for themselves. It is usually so difficult for a stranger to secure remunerative employment from the start that, in general, no one should come to Berkeley expecting to become self-supporting through the university course, without having on hand at the beginning sufficient funds to cover the expenses of the first half year.
The Extension Division, as at present constituted, was organized in August, 1913. It provides instruction for those who do not attend the University. It furnishes information both technical and cultural. In a word, it extends to the people the services of the University.
The work of this Division covers two general fields of activity, instruction and public service, and is carried on through seven bureaus. These bureaus and the kind of work in which each is engaged are shown in the following outline of the plan upon which the Division is organized.
1. The Bureau of Class Instruction organizes and conducts classes in cities and towns wherever a sufficient number of people can be secured who wish to study the same subject. Instruction is offered in languages, literature, public speaking, mathematics, political science, business branches, economics, engineering, and other subjects.
2. The Bureau of Correspondence Instruction offers instruction by mail in languages, literature, mathematics, music, drawing, education, political science, engineering, geography, stenography and typewriting, etc., etc. Courses may begin at any time.
3. The Bureau of Lectures provides lectures singly or in series of six to twelve for any committee, club, organization, or community in the State that will make the necessary arrangements for their delivery.
II. PUBLIC SERVICE
1. The Bureau of Public Discussion promotes and directs interest in the study and discussion of public questions by assisting in the organization of "Debating Clubs" and "Discussion Centers''; by suggesting subjects for the programmes of "Literary Societies"; by publishing bulletins of value to students of oral English; by co-operating with the libraries of the State in recommending material for study; and by conducting the "INTERSCHOLASTIC PUBLIC SPEAKING LEAGUE OF CALIFORNIA'— a State high school organization.
2. The Bureau of Municipal Reference is a clearing house for inquiries and information concerning municipal government and administration. It collects from books, public documents, etc., and from competent authorities in administration, finance, public health, and allied subjects, the knowledge bearing upon the solution of municipal problems,
and distributes it throughout the State. It is allied with the League of California Municipalities and in conjunction with it provides for municipal exhibits.
3. The Bureau of Information answers all inquiries, of whatever nature, addressed to it or referred for answer by the various departments of the University, or by individuals of the faculty.
4. The Bureau of Visual Instruction collects and circulates stereopticon slides, motion picture reels and industrial exhibits. These cover practically every phase of educational work, but chief attention is given to industrial subjects. Exhibits are sent in rotation through the schools of the State and are studied by public schools as a part of the curriculum and by parents and citizens as a feature of community service.
Complete information with regard to University Extension, including methods of organizing classes and lecture centers, fees, and the granting of credit towards a university degree, will be sent on application to the University Extension Division, University of California, Berkeley.
In January, 1898, the Regents of the University established, in the President's Office, a Registry for teachers and others who desire the cooperation of the University in securing employment. The aim is to obtain complete information in regard to all University candidates for the teaching profession or for other callings. A Secretary is in charge of the lists of applicants, which include the names of many who have already won success in their professions, or in the business world. The Secretary secures evidence in regard to the scholarship, experience, and personal qualifications of each candidate, and on the basis of this information answers inquiries from appointing authorities.
The purpose is to secure such information as will enable the University to name the best available person for a given position. The practice of giving written recommendations to students, to be used at their own discretion, has been discontinued. Reports from instructors are filed in the President's Office. Copies of these reports will be mailed to school officers, or to professional or business men, at their request, or at the request of the student concerned. But the President reserves the right of refusing to extend the co-operation of the University to students when they apply for positions for which they are manifestly unfit. Official recommendations for positions are made only on request of those in authority. Letters requesting such recommendations should state explicitly the subjects to be taught, or the work to be done, the salary paid per year, and the time when the engagement begins. Prompt answer will be made to such letters throughout the summer vacation as well as during the university year. The Secretary will consult any member of the faculty whose advice is especially desired. There are no fees for the services of this office.
Communications should be addressed to the Appointment Secretary, University of California, Berkeley.