Martinez Commons Apartments

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2520 Channing Way

About the Complex

  • A modern, dynamic, environmentally sustainable building that includes both residence halls and apartments. 

  • Location: Two blocks from campus in the urban heart of Berkeley, close to local cafes, restaurants, and shops.

  • Apartment types: Four-bedroom and five-bedroom single-gender apartments with full kitchens, shared bathroom with shower or bathtub/shower, and shared living spaces.

    • 47 apartments are four-bedroom apartments, and 5 are five-bedroom apartments.

    • Fourteen apartments are single-story, and 38 are two-story townhouses.

    • Three apartments are designed for the deaf and hard-of-hearing

Who’s Eligible to Apply?

Continuing undergraduate students: Sophomores, juniors, seniors and incoming transfer students.

Apartment Features

These services and amenities are included:

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

  • Furnishings and Appliances: 

    • Bedroom: Extra-long bed, desk, desk chair, dresser, bookcase, closet

    • Full Kitchen • full refrigerator, microwave, stove with four burners, oven, kitchen table, and chairs

    • Living Room • couch, two chairs, coffee table, end table

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

  • Professional live-in staff and 24/7 emergency response

  • Laundry center, mail services, pool table and open-concept lounges in the lobby, 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 as well as tutoring classrooms and quiet study room.

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

Meal Plans

Apartment contracts do not include a meal plan. Undergraduate students living in off-campus housing or in university-owned/affiliated apartments may purchase an off-campus meal plan. Students can also 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.

Room Layouts

Single Story Apartments (click to see larger image)...

4 Bedroom Apartment4 Bedroom Apartment

2 Story Apartments

4 Bedroom, 2 Story #1

Cleaning is your responsibility 

It is up to you to keep your room clean, and work with your roommates to keep the shared apartment spaces clean as well. Taking good care of your living space on a regular basis helps prevent pests, allergens, and damage that can result from accumulated dirt. Review our Apartment Cleaning & Maintenance Tips

Please note that living/dining and kitchen areas are considered University common space and may be subject to routine health and safety inspections.