The UHS nutrition team provides regularly scheduled free nutrition events on and around campus:

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 Drop-In Nutrition Counseling

Meet with a registered dietitian over video or phone for general nutrition concerns. These 15-minute sessions are free and offered on a first come, first served basis. 

Spring 2021 Schedule

  • Tuesdays, 1:45-2:45pm
  • Wednesdays & Thursdays, 2:45-3:45pm
  • Fridays, 10-11am
  • Zoom Links and most up-to-date times on the calendar below.
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Bears in the Kitchen - Virtual Cook Along

Wednesday, March 31, 4-5pm - Pizza Party!

UHS and the Basic Needs Center are hosting a virtual cook-along pizza party in celebration of Wellness Week! Dietitian Sarah Minkow will show participants how to make homemade pizza. If you would like to cook along with us, view the recipe ahead of time.

The event is free and open to all UC Berkeley students, staff, and faculty. Complete a short evaulation at the end for a chance to win a $25 grocery gift card!

Register for the Bears in the Kitchen Pizza Party.

For questions, please email Sarah Minkow at

How to Pick Up Ingredients from the Food Pantry

  • Bear Bag Pick Up Dates: 3/30 (12-6pm) and 3/31 (7:30am-2:30pm)
  •  The Food Pantry on UC Berkeley campus (1st floor of MLK Student Union building) will be handing out “Bear Bags” with the main ingredients required for this cook-along event until supplies run out. You MUST show proof of event registration to Food Pantry staff in order to pick up your Bear Bag.

For more virtual cook-alongs, visit our nutrition videos page for recordings of past events.

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Talk Food With Us - Conversations about Food with the UHS Nutrition Outreach Workers

Join the student Nutrition Outreach Workers (NOW) for a conversation about all things food. Each week the NOWs will serve up an appetizer of info, then dig into a main course of interactive discussion. Your questions and ideas are the icing on the cake!


Each event is available virtually via Zoom and takes place on a Wednesday at 4pm. Register for Talk Food with Us. You only need to register for the series as a whole and afterward, you may choose to attend whichever week you'd like.

  • Feb 10 - Myth Busters
  • Feb 17 - How to Stick to Your Food Budget
  • Feb 24 - Health at Every Size
  • Mar 3 - Superstar Foods
  • Mar 10 - Simple Student-Friendly Recipes
  • Mar 17 - Mindful Eating

Request Outreach

Spring 2021: All nutrition outreach will be offered remotely. If you'd like to request a virtual presentation or other outreach for your group, club, or residence, please submit a request with this Google Form. Due to reduced staffing, we may not be able to accommodate all requests.

Event Calendar:

Spring 2021

All nutrition events will be offered virtually.

Nutrition General Flyer
Bears in the Kitchen Flier
Talk Food with Us Flyer