2014-15 Construction UPDATE

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Stadium Rim Way and Gayley Road
Bowles Hall, the University's first residence hall, is an all freshman male residence hall located against the hills on the northeast side of campus.

The Tudor-style building which resembles a castle, was donated to the University in 1929 with the goal of promoting "education through fellowship." and includes:

  • Quad rooms. (Shared common area for studying and two adjoining small rooms with bunked beds.)
  • Rooms with extra long twin beds, desks, dressers, mirrors, shelving, and closets.
  • Centrally located shared bathrooms.
  • Library, TV lounge, and recreation room.
  • Shared access to the dining commons and Academic Services with PC & MAC workstations, laser printers, hookup to the Campus Network and Internet as well as academic upport and tutoring programs.
  • Laundry facilities

Room Summary:  
  • Single Gender Building
  • Quad Rooms
  • Live-In Staff
Bowles, Cal’s oldest residence hall, has a rich history and proud traditions. The hall associations Foothill, Stern and Bowles plan many joint activities and programs.

No Smoking Policy
University of California, Berkeley is committed to providing a healthy, smoke-free environment for students, faculty and staff. Accordingly, no smoking is permitted in student rooms, or inside buildings, including lounges, balconies and breezeways, and stairways. Smoking is only permitted outside in designated areas.


Academic Services Center: Foothill/Bowles/Stern

Reshall Peer Advisors: Foothill/Bowles/Stern

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