Manville Apartments

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2100 Channing Way

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Studio apartments, law (priority), and graduate students only

Located three blocks from the southwestern corner of campus at Shattuck Avenue and Channing Way, Manville Apartments are within walking distance of downtown Berkeley near shops, banks, movie theatres, restaurants and public transportation. A 12-month lease is required.

Reserved for law and graduate students, the secured complex includes:

  • 132 small, unfurnished, single-occupancy studio apartments.
  • Each studio includes a kitchenette, bathroom, built-in bookcase, and desk.
  • Internet lines and cable TV access.
  • A central courtyard.
  • Several floor plans with 260- to 305-square feet of living space.
  • Some apartments have bay views; some open onto a central courtyard or have decks.
  • Secured entry and elevator.
  • The complex has common areas; a lounge, laundry facilities, mail room, and three study rooms.
  • Storage spaces and limited parking spaces are available for additional fees.
  • Access to Unit 3 computing center and technical assistance.
  • Rent for Manville does not include electricity. Students are responsible for setting up their own electricity accounts with PG&E.

View Studio Layout: Standard | Deck | Courtyard

2017-18 Projected Rates
MANVILLE APARTMENTS
Apartment Monthly Rent
Standard Apartment $1,170
Apartment with Bay view $1,210
Apartment with deck $1,210
Apartment with Courtyard access $1,210

 

Meals

Residents may prepare their own meals or purchase a Nonresident Meal Plan through Cal Dining, or use their Cal 1 Card to enjoy Cal Dining's services.

Learn more:

Sample Manville Lease

Manville Welcome Letter

Apartment appeals instruction form 

Request to vacate form 

Move Out Instructions

Bear Necessities Guide 

Optional apartment cleaning service available to Manville Apartment residents

How would you like to come home to a clean, fresh, and organized studio? 
Residential and Student Service Programs (RSSP) offers Manville residents a low-cost, optional cleaning service for the Academic Year 2015-16.

The basic services are as follows:

  • Custodial services include cleaning studio kitchens, bathrooms, and trash and recycling removal on a schedule determined by each resident.
  • Cleaning services are provided at a rate of $45 per hour with costs to be divided between apartment residents who sign up for the program.
  • Cleaning services do not include cleaning personal items or washing dishes.

The cleaning services begin in August 2015, and will end on Friday, December 18, 2015, the last day of the Fall Semester. After Winter Break, service will resume on Tuesday, January 11, 2016. There will be a break in service during Spring Recess, from Monday, March 21 through Friday, March 25, 2016. The service will end on Friday, May 13, 2016, the last day of the Spring Semester.

For more information, specific details regarding the program, and to sign up for this cleaning service, please see the Service Agreement (PDF). We encourage you to contact us to determine the specific needs for your apartment and coordination of cleaning schedules and billing. If you have other questions, please contact Supervisor Mark Kinnard at (510) 643-2676 or at mkinnard@berkeley.edu.