We can't wait to welcome you to the program! Please click below for arrival and move-in instructions, as well as for the orientation schedule. GO BEARS!
Move-in and Move-out
Move-in occurs at 2400 Durant Avenue, aka Unit 3. Scholars must bring a photo ID to check-in, at which time they receive their room key and their room assignment.
Move-in takes place on
Scholars can park at the Underhill Parking Structure, two blocks from Unit 3. Be sure to purchase a daily permit and place it on the car dashboard to avoid receiving a parking ticket. We strongly recommend parking first and walking to check-in. Once you have your room key, you can borrow one of our carts to shuttle your belongings.
Scholars check out of the residential hall by 10PM on Friday, August 10th. Please make your travel plans accordingly, and in advance.
What to Bring
Personal data and documents
• Student ID number
• CalNet log-in and passphrase
• Passport, driver's license, or state-issued identification card
• Social security number
• ATM and/or bank card
• Health insurance card
• Important medical documents (e.g. prescriptions, immunization history, etc.)
Any documents you have been asked to submit in person, e.g. proof of citizenship, disability documentation, etc.
For your room
• Bed sheets (extra-long twin)
• Towels, shower basket, shower shoes, toiletries
• Hangers, iron, laundry basket, detergent
• Alarm clock
• Personal decorations
Scholars may not bring mini-fridges, microwaves, cooking equipment, candles, halogen lamps, pets, weapons, or illegal drugs. Communal refrigerators and microwaves are available.
From Highway 24 (East), take the Berkeley Exit, which turns into Tunnel Road/Ashby Avenue. Drive west on Ashby, turn right on College Avenue, drive one mile to Channing Way, turn left, drive ½ block to the Underhill Parking Structure.
From the Oakland and San Francisco Airports, take BART to the Downtown Berkeley station ($9.30 from Oakland, $10.30 from San Francisco). Then, take AC Transit bus #51B eastbound to Durant/Dana ($2.25).
From the Emeryville Amtrak station, walk 6 blocks east on Powell to San Pablo/Stanford, take the AC Transit bus #72/72M northbound to University/San Pablo, then transfer to the #51B eastbound to Durant/Dana ($2.25 per bus).
Take Greyhound to Oakland at San Pablo/21st. Walk 1 block to San Pablo/W. Grand, take the AC Transit bus #72/72M/72R northbound to University/San Pablo, then transfer to the #51B eastbound to Durant/Dana ($2.25 per bus).
Arrival Guide and Orientation Schedule 2018