Unit 3 Residence Halls

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2400 Durant Avenue l Interactive Campus Map

The Residence Hall Complex

  • A traditional residential hall experience in the urban heart of Berkeley, close to local cafes, restaurants, and shops. Conveniently located one block from campus.

  • Four high-rise buildings -- Ida Sproul, Norton, Priestley, Spens-Black -- built around a large central courtyard, as well as the mid-rise Beverly Cleary Hall, located across Channing Street.

  • Nearest dining commons: Cafe 3, which is located on-site in Unit 3. Unit 3 also has its own convenience store, Bear Market. 

  • The central commons building houses Cafe 3, Bear Market, the unit office, mail services, rooms for meetings, events, and parties, as well as the Academic Services Center.

High-Rise Residence Halls: Ida Sproul, Norton, Priestley, and Spens-Black Halls

  • Eight floors of double- and triple-occupancy rooms, some double & triples in suites

  • Approximately 230 students in each hall

  • Most floors are all gender; single-gender floors also available.

  • Bathrooms: one large all-gender bathroom per floor; single-gender floors have single-gender community bathrooms

  • Main lounge on entry level; additional lounges on upper floors.

  • Some rooms have a bay view.

  • Theme programs: The Unity House Theme Program (In Spens-Black)

Mid-Rise Residence Hall: Beverly Cleary Hall

Beverly Cleary Hall is a mid-rise building located across the street from Unit 3. It features a lounge on entry level, and includes the Casa Magdalena Mora Theme Program.

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

Please note that models depict one example of each room type. Rooms vary in size, layout, and furniture configuration.

Double Room     Triple Room

 

Unit 3 Business Office

510-642-5391 l u3admin@berkeley.edu 
​Business hours: Monday-Friday; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday; CLOSED.