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We also offer IRC as a chat service. If that is what you were looking for head over here.
Create an OCF account here.
Go to the OCF Slack workspace here and click the "If you have an @ocf.berkeley.edu email address, you can create an account." button.
Enter your OCF username in the box, this should send an email to your Berkeley email. If you don't recieve an email, please contact a staff member for assistance.
Click the link in your Berkeley email and follow the instructions to complete setup. We strongly recommend setting your display name to your OCF username for consistency.
Join some channels!
#announcements: Low volume announcements channel
#administrivia: Administrative discussion
#henlo: Social chat for current staff
#ocf: General alumni hangout channel and non-OCF tech discussion
#rebuild: Technical discussion
#rebuild-spam: Information on Github changes/PRs (spammy)
#test: Actual spam
#cs162-fa19, cs170-fa19 and others: Per-class discussions
#decal-general: DeCal student chat
#decalcomm: DeCal administrative channel
#stf: OCF internal Student Tech Fund renewal discussion
#xcf: XCF discussion
Note: This section is targeted at IRC users who would like to access Slack
weechat IRC client.
While our IRC network is bridged with Slack, some users prefer to use
to connect directly to Slack. We already have
weechat installed on
so simply follow the instructions provided by the wee-slack team.
Just make sure you are in a python virtual environment before running the
python pip install websocket-client