All students currently enrolled at a UC campus and who will be enrolled through the 2017-18 academic year are encouraged to apply. The deadline to apply is February 28, 2016. Applicants must submit a completed and signed application, a current resume, and an essay as described on the application form. The Student Regent will be appointed by the Regents at their July 2016 meeting.
The University of California announced that it has joined the Breakthrough Energy Coalition, an influential group of investors led by Bill Gates that is committed to investing in technology that can help solve the urgent energy and climate challenges facing the planet.