Foothill Residence Halls

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2700 Hearst Avenue l Interactive Campus Map

The Residence Hall Complex

  • Nestled in the Berkeley hills on the northeast side of campus, especially convenient to STEM buildings including the College of Engineering.
  • Wood-shingled buildings surrounded by tall trees overlooking courtyards and the bay. Easy access to nature and hiking trails.
  • Includes seven all-gender residential buildings in two complexes, Hillside and La Loma
  • Suite-style housing: Single, double, and triple rooms arranged in suites that vary from three to eleven bedrooms. 
  • Room occupancy: single, double, triple, quadruple rooms in suites (Single rooms are reserved for upper-division students and students with accommodations.)
  • Suites with five bedrooms or less are designated single-gender while larger suites are all gender (Single rooms are reserved for upper-division students and students with accommodations.) Floors are all-gender.
  • Suites have separate locked entrances and shared common area
  • Foothill Dining Commons is located on-site, and boasts high ceilings, lots of windows, and wood panelling.
  • Theme ProgramsEmpowering Womxn in STEAM (WISE) (in Stern Hall, which is adjacent to Foothill)

Residence Hall Features

These services and amenities are included:

  • Cal Dining Blue Meal Plan (with flexible upgrade plans and add-on flex dollar options)

  • Utilities: gas, electric, water, garbage, recycling, and compost

  • Furnishings: extra-long twin bed (triple rooms include a bunk bed & a lofted bed), desk, chair, dresser, mirror, and closet

  • Appliances: microwave and mini-refrigerator

  • High speed Wi-Fi, Xfinity streaming TV, and phone jack outlet 

  • Professional live-in staff available 24/7

  • Laundry center, mail services, and bike storage

  • On-site central fitness center and recreation room

  • Three tiers of secured entry and access for buildings

  •  Academic Services Center with PC and Mac workstations, laser printers, and network connection 

  • Smoke-free environment (smoking only permitted outside in designated areas)

Room Layouts

  • See sample 3D Room Views: Single, double, triple rooms, suites

Four Bedroom Suite          Double Room in a Suite*

Note: Room size, layout, and furniture configuration may vary.

Foothill Business Office

510-642-9703 l
Business hours: Monday-Friday; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday; CLOSED.