I-House and the Campanile

The Summer I-House Experience

International House is an exciting residential and program center that welcomes U.S. and international students, visiting scholars, researchers, and postdocs. We also provide space for groups visiting UC Berkeley during the summer conference season.

Below are some of the great reasons to stay at I-House during the Summer:

  • Unique, fun community of American and international students
  • Great location on campus! Located at the top of Bancroft Avenue near the Law School and Haas School of Business
  • Affordable single and double furnished rooms
  • Meal plan included with all-you-can-eat, delicious meals created by our award-winning chef, Abbie Serbins
  • On-site amenities include Edmonds Café, library, computer lab, game room, music room, lounges, and high-speed wireless Internet
  • Programs, films, lectures, and cultural festivals, as well as special trips designed to make the most of your stay in Berkeley
  • Our beautiful building has an amazing view of the entire San Francisco Bay Area and the Golden Gate Bridge. We are within walking distance of the central campus classrooms and libraries, recreational facilities, and Berkeley shopping and restaurants.

Click here to learn more about the I-House experience.

Summer Eligibility

International House serves as a residence for undergraduates in their junior or senior year of study, graduate students, postdocs, visiting scholars, and researchers. During the summer months, we house a variety of students of all academic levels, summer groups and conference attendees, and those attending Summer Sessions at UC Berkeley. While we do not require summer applicants to have junior standing, all residents must be at least 18 years of age for the duration of their stay at International House.

2023 Summer Room and Board Rates:

Room & Board

Session A: 
6 Week

(May 21 – July 1)

41 Nights

Session B:    
10 Week

(June 4- Aug. 12)

69 Nights

Session C: 
8 Week

(June 18 - Aug. 12)

55 nights

Session D: 6 Week (July 2 - Aug. 12)**

41 Nights

Full Summer  Session A & D:

(May 21- Aug. 12)

83 Nights

Session E: 
(July 23 to Aug. 12)**

20 Nights















Premium Single







Meal per

109 meals

184 meals

147 meals

110 meals

220 meals

55 meals


International House realizes that not all resident stays match the Summer Session dates exactly. We are not able to accept requests for accommodations that do not match our session dates. If you would like to inquire about an early check-in or late check-out, please email the Admissions team at Please wait until you have been sent an offer to submit your request and be sure to include the specific dates you are requesting.


The meal plan includes a set number of meals at International House Dining Commons as indicated in the chart above. The Dining Commons offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner Monday through Friday and brunch and dinner on Saturdays and Sundays.