Technology & Services
Wi-Fi access and in-room, wired connections are provided throughout the residence halls. AirBears2 is the recommended Wi-Fi network for students. To connect to AirBears2, you will first need to create a login key. Find instructions at airbears.berkeley.edu.
To connect to the wired network, just plug your computer in to an available Ethernet port and complete the short registration process with Residential Computing.
Residential Computing provides tech support and can help with any network or technical issues you may have. For information about ResComp services and resources, check the ResComp welcome folder (distributed during Move-In) or rescomp.berkeley.edu. ResComp staff will also be on site during Move-In for direct assistance to students.
Students living in University-owned housing will receive all telephone service through ORCA.
Our residence halls provide extensive academic services to residents, including tutoring, peer advising, and faculty programs. Our academic centers are fitted with computer workstations, printers, study spaces, and such technology as faxing, copying, and headphones.