Manville Apartments


2100 Channing Way l

Single Student Graduate Apartment FAQs

Studio apartments, Juris Doctor Level 1 Law students (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 theaters, restaurants, and public transportation. A twelve-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
  • 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 deck access
  • 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

2018-19 Projected Rates
Apartment Monthly Rent
Standard Apartment $1,220
Apartment with Bay view $1,260
Apartment with deck $1,260
Apartment with Courtyard access $1,260

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Apartment contracts do not include a meal plan. Residents may purchase an Optional (Student) Meal Plan or use their Cal 1 Card to enjoy Cal Dining's services at any of the 4 dining commons and several on-campus restaurants and convenience stores.

Learn more:

Sample Manville Lease

Manville Welcome Letter

Request to vacate form 

Move Out Instructions

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 All Year Round.

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 charged to the apartment resident who sign up for the program.
  • Cleaning services do not include cleaning personal items or washing dishes.
  • Once the resident agree on the number of service cleanings per month, you will be sent via email the service dates for each month.
  • Should there be a reason staff are not able to service on the specified cleaning date, residents will be notified of schedule change.

The cleaning services is open all year round or as long as we have an agreement with cleaning dates

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 Associate Director Mark Kinnard at (510) 643-2676 or you may scan a copy of the signed cleaning agreement and send to