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Family Student Housing: University Village

1125 Jackson Street, Albany CA 94706 (includes West Village and East Village Apartments)


Launch Family Housing: University Village

Family Student Housing, called University Village (composed of West Village and East Village Apartments), is the perfect opportunity for students to enjoy all the benefits of an organized, family community. This 58-acre complex — with 974 one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments, and two-bedroom townhouses — is located 3.5 miles west of the campus. University Village has its own recreational and community center, laundry rooms, and child care center.

Tour the University Village website

East Village Apartments

East Village Apartments are spacious two- and three-bedroom units and townhouses with one or two bathrooms, kitchen, dining area, living area, and study alcove. All apartments are unfurnished. Amenities include data lines for internet access, IPTV (Internet protocol streaming service), carpeting, window coverings, tiled kitchen counters, storage closet, a balcony or patio (patios are toddler-friendly with fencing and a gate), and a paid parking space. The community areas include laundry facilities, grassy courtyards with outdoor benches, and play areas for children.

West Village Apartments

West Village Apartments include one-, two-, and three-bedroom unfurnished units. West Village units include the same utilities and amenities as East Village.

2024-2025 Projected Monthly Rent

Disclaimer: The rates currently presented are for reference purposes only and may be subject to change at any time before the resident enters into a Housing Agreement. The agreement will specify the rates applicable to your housing at that time.

East Village Apartments

Apartment Monthly Rent Approximate Sq. Ft.
2 bed, 1 bath $2,495 – $2,615 987
2 bed, 2 bath $2,615 – $2,835 987-1,197
3 bed, 1 bath $3,300 1,085
3 bed, 2 bath $3,455 1,085-1,103

West Village Apartments

Apartment Monthly Rent Approximate Sq. Ft.
1 bed, 1 bath * $2,090 635
2 bed, 1 bath $2,300 785-806
3 bed, 1.5 bath $3,045 1,002

Rents include gas, electricity, water, garbage, recycling, internet, and IPTV (internet protocol streaming service). Rents are subject to an annual increase to cover operating costs. You must activate your own phone service account for University Village.
* Maximum occupancy limit for one bedroom is three people.

Child Care Program: Early Childhood Education Program (ECEP)

Caregiver and child; Child care at UC Berkeley


The Early Childhood Education Program (ECEP) provides early childhood services to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers for UC Berkeley student parents, faculty, staff and the larger community. ECEP offers childcare and preschool at five locations, including the recently remodeled Childhood Development Center at University Village.

ECEP is accepting applications for infant, toddler, and preschool applications for Spring 2024. ECEP upcoming school year begins January 2024.

Applications are accepted on a continuous basis throughout the year. To apply visit their website at

Application Process and Tenancy

Eligibility & Conditions of Tenancy

Required Documents & Application Fee

Family Student Housing Rental Agreement Process

Family Student Housing Renewal FAQs

Post Doc Applicants

Wait List & Transfer Information

24-25_Sample_Rental Agreement

Intent to Vacate Notice

Video Tours: Apartment Layouts

East Village Apartment – 2 bedroom, 1 bath flat

West Village Apartment – 2 bedroom, 1 bath flat

West Village Apartment – 1 bedroom, 1 bath flat

East Village Apartment – 2 bedroom, 1 bath townhouse

Furniture Rental

University Village units are not furnished, but you may rent furniture through Cort Furniture Rental.

Learn more:

Family Student Housing FAQs

Family Student Housing Guidebook

Student Parent Center

Early Childhood Education