ASE Orientation Dates

All UAW Orientations are MANDATORY for new Graduate Student Instructors, Acting Instructors - Graduate Student, Readers and Tutors.

All orientation dates below will be held in University Hall, Room 150 from 10am - 10:30am

January 23, 2020
February 14, 2020
February 25, 2020
March 13, 2020
April 9, 2020

Contracts (Bargaining Units)

The University of California, Berkeley currently has 16 different bargaining units on campus. Each bargaining unit has a separate contract with a union that represents all employees covered under that unit.

For more information on a specific bargaining unit's contract and its provisions, see the links to the left. UC Berkeley's current bargaining units are listed in alphabetical order.

Expected Academic Student Employee (ASE) Job Opportunities

Please note: this information is only a projection and is not a guarantee of the actual number of ASE positions that will be available or filled.

This list is arranged alphabetically by department name:

Current Rates (BX)

*Annual salaries expressed as ten month full-time equivalent salaries.

Clerical & Allied Services Unit (CX)

Last Updated April 26, 2017

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Contract Status: Contract Expires March 31, 2022

The full contract between the University of California and Teamsters 2010 is available on UCnet.

Registered Nurses Unit (NX)

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Contract Status: Contract in place September 28, 2018 through October 31, 2022.

The full contract for the Registered Nurses Unit (CNA) can be found on UCnet.

Academic Student Employee Unit (BX)

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Contract status: Contract in Place August 23, 2018 through June 30, 2022.

Please contact Labor Relations by e-mail ( or by telephone (643-6001) if you have questions. 

Police Officers Unit (PA)

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Contract status: Contract in place July 1, 2017 through December 31, 2020.    

The full contract for the Police Officers Unit (FUPOA) can be found on UCnet.

Childcare Reimbursement Program (BX)

Effective July 1, 2008, the University implemented a system wide child care reimbursement program for eligible Academic Student Employees (ASEs), pursuant to Article 4 of the UAW contract. The current contract allows each eligible ASE to claim up to $1,650 per semester for expenses incurred during the ASE's appointment period and within the regular academic terms (Fall and Spring semesters). Each eligible ASE can also claim up to a total of $1100.00 for expenses incurred during his or her Summer Session appointment(s).

Postdoctoral Scholar Unit (PX)

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Contract Status: Contract expires September 30, 2020