The Underground Scholars Initiative provides many resources to support students affected by mass incarceration throughout their time at Cal. Some of these resources include:


  • Monday 11am-2pm
  • Tuesday 11:30am-1pm
  • Wednesday 12pm-2pm
  • Thursday 4:30pm
  • Friday 10am-12pm


We provide support and guidance for our members to pursue top research opportunities with highly acclaimed programs such as: George A. Miller Scholars Program, McNair Scholars Program, Haas Scholars Program and Summer Research Undergraduate Research Fellowships. Students are guided throughout the process including assistance with their application, mentor partnership, support with their ongoing research projects, and successful completion of it.

Other Resources

  • Free Printing
    • Monday 9-5
    • Tuesday 9-8
    • Wednesday 9-8
    • Thursday 9-6
    • Friday 9-5
  • Graduate school application support/mentoring
  • General mentoring