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Frequently asked questions

Speakers are available only during the Fall and Spring academic year

Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate requests during the summer months (June-August)

No, Speakers Bureau speakers are interested in engaging with communities close in vicinity to the University of California, Berkeley

Speakers Bureau is free of charge

Honorariums or gifts, including monetary gifts and gift cards are highly discouraged due to the speaker’s interest in simply engaging with the community

Once your speaker has confirmed that they will be at your event, it is your responsibility to talk directly with speaker about all speaker arrangements (date and time of the event, address, point of contact, etc.). We will not facilitate communication between speaker and group past the preliminary request/search for an available speaker