The I-House Experience

Please be advised that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Directors has announced the suspension of I-House operations temporarily for the fall academic semester and potentially for the remainder of the 2020-21 academic year.  Until the end of the summer term, I-House residential, dining, programs, and hospitality services have been modified in accordance with public health in mind, and there are necessary restrictions to the usual service offering.  Please review updated information on guidelines for health, safety, and services at the Temporary Closure & COVID-19 FAQ.

What Makes I-House Unique?

International House offers Cal students the best mix of conveniences, entertainment, and social activities of any student residence at UC Berkeley. At I-House, you get great comforts that support your academic pursuits while making your stay one of your life’s most enjoyable and memorable living experiences. 

Who Lives at I-House?

  • Students, scholars, and researchers from over 70 countries, including the United States
  • Approximately 75 percent of our residents are international students.
  • 55 percent of our residents are graduate-level students, postdocs, and visiting scholars. The remaining residents are undergraduates in their junior or senior year.
  • I-House's population is about 55 percent men and 45 percent women.
  • Residents represent excellence in every academic field.

What Is the I-House Experience?

While there are dozens of testimonials about the I-House experience, check out what residents say in the videos below. View more videos on our YouTube Channel

I-House Location

"The I-House Experience" Video

The I-House Experience

Welcome to I-House

Welcome to I-House / Welcome to Berkeley

The People You Meet at I-House

The People You Meet at I House 2016-17

The I-House Connection

The I-House Connection