Life at GTU

Life at the GTU involves a diverse array of options for engagement, participation, exploration, reflection, and even adventure. Our home in Berkeley, and the San Francisco Bay Area, is the center of one of the world's most diverse and innovative, active, learning communities. Join in this vibrant and dynamic life experience.

There is always something happening at the GTU. Lectures, symposia, workshops, celebrations, art exhibits, prayer, writing groups, community conversations, all bringing diverse and creative voices to engage in new levels of understanding and collaboration. Each of us can find a way to engage and contribute in our own way.

Berkeley and the Bay Area

Public events, community programs, a stunning natural environment, a place to live.

Participation and Collaboration

The GTU's schools and centers offer countless occasions to participate. engage, make a difference.

Current Student Resources

Resources for student success.

While our on-campus visits and in-person information sessions are limited at this time, we are excited to welcome you to this virtual visit experience. We invite you to explore all that the GTU has to offer through this tour.

Begin your Virtual Visit

Virtual Open House with GTU Admissions

Connect with the GTU at our Virtual Open House! Learn about our PhD, MA, and Certificate programs.

Online Event
1:00pm to 3:00pm

2023 Taitetsu Unno Memorial Lecture

The Institute of Buddhist Studies is pleased to announced the Taitetsu Unno Memorial lecture, to be held both in person at the Jodo Shinshu center and virtually. 

Jodo Shinsu Center, Institute of Buddhist Studies
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Chaplaincy Hour - Apr. 6, 2023

This gathering hosted by the GTU Interreligious Chaplaincy Program serves as a way for students to join, discuss any issues--professional or academic--and strengthen bonds and friendships.

Online Event