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Housing & Meals

Bridge scholars live together in a residential complex located just one block from campus (Blackwell Hall, 2401 Durant Avenue). Professional and student staff live on-site to provide programs and activities to foster community among scholars. The deadline to complete your Housing application is 5PM, Friday, May 17th

Apply for Housing 

Apply for Housing

To apply for housing during Summer Bridge, you must first accept your offer of admission, create your Berkeley campus identification (CalNet ID), and enroll in Summer Bridge. Once your CalNet ID is active, you can access the Housing Portal. At the top of the page, you will see a link taking you to the log-in page.

Please visit the Housing website for more information on how to complete an application, including how to request roommate(s) and make arrangements for specific accommodations. The deadline to complete your housing application is 5PM, Friday, May 17th. 

Amenities & Services

Bridge rooms are double occupancy. Refer to the Housing website for a list of amenities and services. Click here for a quick guide on how to pack and what to bring. 



Meal service in the dining halls includes multiple choices of entrées and a 100% certified organic salad bar. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options are offered at all meals.

Scholars requiring food accommodations for health, allergy or religious reasons should email the Cal Dining registered dietician at

Meal Plan

The Bridge meal plan allows scholars to choose from to a variety of dining options and locations near the residential halls or on campus.

Principles of Community

Bridge scholars are expected to actively contribute to a healthy and safe residential community. Scholars are further expected to:

• Honor the UC Berkeley principles of community

• Create and maintain mutual roommate agreements

• Attend required floor and hall meetings