Our Purpose

The Student Technology Council (STC) provides graduate and undergraduate students with the opportunity to advise the Chief Information Officer and other senior IT leaders about the comprehensive student technology experience. Areas of focus may include:

  • Campus WiFi and connectivity needs
  • Tech support services for students
  • Software and device needs and challenges
  • Classroom technology and digital learning
  • Cal Central and Student Information Systems
  • Information security
  • Berkeley mobile app
  • Data science expansion initiative
  • Tech innovation ideas
  • ...and much more...

STC members provide critical insight, ideas and recommendations to senior IT leadership to ensure that large-scale IT decisions and initiatives reflect the broadest possible range of student input.

About Us


Senior IT Leaders

  • Larry Conrad, Chief Information Officer
  • Jenn Stringer, Deputy Chief Information Officer
  • Bill Allison, Chief Technology Officer
  • Liz Marsh, Chief of Staff to the Chief Information Officer

STC Liaison

  • Cristóbal Olivares, Director of Student Technologies


First Thursdays of the month from 5:30-7pm

  • October 3, 2019
  • November 7, 2019
  • December 5, 2019
  • February 6, 2020
  • March 5, 2020
  • April 2, 2020
  • May 7, 2020

Get Involved!

We are looking for 10-15 graduate and undergraduate students who represent the widest possible diversity of academic programs, campus affiliations and identity groups who are eager to contribute feedback, ideas and support to the improvement of the student technology experience on campus.

Previous coursework and/or experience related to technology is not a requirement - just an interest in shaping the student IT landscape.

Find out more about requirements, benefits, and how to apply here! Applications due Sunday, October 20, 2019.