Thousands of UC Berkeley admissions restored under bill signed by Newsom

March 15, 2022

The law takes effect immediately and nullifies a legal ruling that required UC Berkeley to freeze fall enrollment at 2020 levels — which triggered the rapid writing of this bill from state Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, Assembly Member Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, and other concerned lawmakers.

Skinner noted that student housing remains a crisis across all the state’s colleges and universities, and that “SB118 does not fix all the problems.”


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