Housing options for graduate students fall into three categories: University owned and operated, group housing alternatives and off-campus rental housing. Most grad students live in off-campus rental housing in Berkeley or one of the surrounding communities. The Universitys Cal Rentals office can assist you with making informed choices about on and off-campus housing.
MANVILLE APARTMENTS FOR
Manville Apartments is located three blocks from the southwestern corner of campus at Shattuck Avenue and Channing Way, Manville apartments is reserved for law and graduate students. The secured complex includes 132 small, unfurnished, single-occupancy studio apartments.
IDA LOUISE JACKSON GRADUATE HOUSE
FOR SINGLE STUDENTS
Jackson Graduate House is located one block from the campus. The newly constructed complex offers space for 120 students in 2,3,4,5 and 6 bedroom shared apartments.
UC FAMILY HOUSING
(For married students or students with a domestic partner, with or without children, and single parents)
University Village Apartments (UVA) is a 58 acre complex with 974 one, two and three bedroom apartments, and two bedroom townhouses, located four miles west of the campus. UVA has its own recreational & community center, a café, laundry rooms, and child care center.
The Smyth-Fernwald Complex offers student families a rustic and peaceful living environment in Berkeley. 74 families live in one, two or three bedroom apartments located on the southeast side of campus. Note: occupancy end date of June 30, 2010.
ALTERNATIVE GROUP HOUSING OPTIONS
Co-ops, Fraternities and Sororities, International House and Casa Joaquin Murrieta may be of interest to you. Alternative Housing Options are housing providers are not owned or operated by UC Berkeley, and students should contact them directly for more information and/or an application.
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HOUSING COUNSELING & RENTAL LISTINGS
Cal Rentals assists students with making informed choices about the various housing options available, including off-campus rental housing. Its rental listing service offers on-demand updates of rentals online. Students may also make printouts of listings in the Cal Rentals office. For information, click the Cal Rentals link, or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, call (510) 642-3644 or visit the office at 2610 Channing Way.
Cal Rentals Office
2610 Channing Way
Walk in hours are:
Monday - Friday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm