Press about I-House

2021-2022 Academic Year Application Now Open

March 3, 2021
Applications are open now! Visit to secure a housing contract for the upcoming school year. Still have questions about living at I-House or what we're doing to ensure safety during the pandemic? Please see Frequently Asked Questions.

I-House Admissions Update

January 13, 2021
As a unique residential and dining facility with a prime location and rich tradition of leadership development experiences, the purpose of I-House is to foster a more just and peaceful world through intercultural understanding and mutual respect.To ensure that our residents and staff are as safe as possible in light of the pandemic, we are updating all cleaning and sanitizing standards to the highest levels; reimagining virtual and in-person resident programming; implementing new dining safety standards; and planning for an all single room environment for the Fall 2021 semester.

International House, Cal’s Pillar of Diversity, Celebrates 90 Years

March 20, 2020
“People learn so much from one another in this building,” Giesecke says. “You have people who are in political science learning from the electrical engineers, and you have people in gender studies learning from people in chemistry. It goes across cultures; it goes across departments.”