16th Annual NCPPS

Presented by the UC Berkeley Pre-Pharmacy Informational Learning and Leadership Society

NCPPS Date: April 15th, 2023

Time: 9AM - 5PM


Every year, hundreds of students and speakers gather at UC Berkeley for the Northern California Pre-Pharmacy Symposium (NCPPS). The day long symposium will feature workshops on different topics in pharmacy, presentations by school representatives, pharmacist and pharmacy student panels, and information on pharmacy school applications.


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Whether you are just curious about the field of pharmacy and healthcare or a student planning to apply to pharmacy school, NCPPS has something for you! Network with professionals from around the Bay Area, interact with fellow students, and attend exciting workshops! NCPPS is your chance to explore what pharmacy is all about.

As NCPPS is a professional symposium that allows attendees to network with pharmacists, pharmacy school representatives, pharmacy students, and many others in the field of pharmacy, we suggest that attendees dress in business casual attire.

How to get Involved

Want to be more involved in PILLS? Apply to an NCPPS committee now to get great experience in organizing professional events as a team! This is an excellent opportunity to get exposure to the field of pharmacy through direct interactions with pharmacy professionals.

There are no requirements necessary to apply; just need to be a general member interested in the field of pharmacy! Join us in hosting our biggest annual event for aspiring pharmacy students. Please apply by 11:59pm on October 29th, 2023.

We are currently recruiting members for our NCPPS sub-committees. We welcome anyone who is interested and passionate about event planning, including freshmen and new transfer students! Applications for NCPPS committees are now open!

Please email the application to ( with the subject line “23-24 NCPPS Committee Application: FirstName_LastName”.
Here is the link to the application! Click HERE

Schedule of Events

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns, please email NCPPS Chairs Kailey Lee ( and Sue Lee (!