Summer Sessions Housing

Welcome to UC Berkeley Summer Sessions Housing!

The Summer Sessions Housing Application will be available beginning February 1, 2017!

All students must be registered in Summer Sessions courses associated with the same period of their housing agreement.  


  1. All residents must be enrolled in a Summer Sessions course associated with the dates of their housing contract.
  2. If you are a visiting student, final payments must be received prior to date of check-in.  If you are a full-time UC Berkeley student with an established CalCentral account, final payment amount may not be posted until after move-in date. Please follow CalCentral payment guidelines.
  3. Room assignments will not be finalized until day of check-in.  To receive your room assignment and keys, please visit the front desk of your assigned housing location. Check-in information will be emailed to you two weeks prior to your arrival.
  4. To terminate your contract, you must provide written email correspondence to ( including your full name, Student ID Number, and reason for cancellation.  Please be sure to review the termination policy outlined in the Terms and Conditions of Residence.
  5. There is no deadline for submitting your application.  Housing is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Because space is limited, we recommend that you apply for housing early in order to ensure the best chance for you to secure a housing offer.
  6. Please review the Cal 1 Card/Dining Guide.


Newly Admitted Students (No CalNet ID Number)

  1. Register with UC Berkeley Summer Sessions Office 
  2. Apply for housing 
  3. Accept housing offer prior to the expiration date
  4. Pay $250.00 advance payment 
  5. Pay remaining balance (must be received prior to check-in date)
  6. Check in 
  7. Complete International Student Check-In (if you are visting California on an F-1 or J-1 student visa)
  8. Go to Cal 1 Card office to pick up Cal 1 Card (student ID card)

Full-time Students (With CalNet ID Number)

  1. Apply for housing 
  2. Register for Summer Sessions course(s)
  3. Accept housing offer prior to the expiration date
  4. Pay $250.00 advance payment 
  5. Final payment amount to be paid through CalCentral account (your final amount due will be billed to your August CalCentral bill - be sure to complete payment by the deadline indicated on your bill to avoid late fees)
  6. Check in