Summer Sessions Housing

Welcome to UC Berkeley Summer Sessions Housing!

The Summer Sessions Housing Application will be available beginning February 1, 2020!


  1. All residents must be enrolled in a Summer Session course to be eligible for Summer Session housing. 
  2. If you are a visiting student, final payments must be received by your session's payment deadline. Your contract will be cancelled should the deadline not be met. If you are a full-time UC Berkeley student with an established CalCentral account, final payment amount will be posted prior to the session start 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 request a cancellation to your contract, you must provide written email correspondence to ( including your full name, Student ID Number, and reason for cancellation. Cancellations are NOT guaranteed and the resident will be liable for room and board fees until a replacement is found and/or the request is approved by the Summer Sessions Housing department. Please be sure to review the cancellation 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.


Newly Admitted Students (No CalNet ID Number)

  1. Register with UC Berkeley Summer Sessions Office first to receive CalNet credentials and ID
  2. Apply for housing 
  3. Accept housing offer prior to the expiration date
  4. Pay $300.00 advance payment 
  5. Complete all compliance requirements online via Cal 1 Card
  6. Pay remaining balance (must be received prior to check-in date)
  7. Check in at residence hall and receive Cal 1 Card and keys
  8. Complete International Student Check-In (if you are visiting California on an F-1 or J-1 student visa)

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 $300.00 advance payment 
  5. Final payment amount to be paid through CalCentral account (your final amount due will be billed to your CalCentral bill prior to the session start date - be sure to complete payment by the deadline indicated on your bill to avoid late fees)
  6. Check in