Skip to main content


Students and families at move-in, uc berkeley

Last updated: March 19, 2024

We’re excited that you’ll be living on campus, and we look forward to sharing all the details you will need as you transition into Berkeley life. Please refer to the housing portal for your room assignment, contract information, and more.

Check your email for important updates. This page will be updated during the summer.

Please contact the Housing Office at 510.642.4108 or at if you have any questions. For details about Golden Bear Orientation, visit

See you soon, and Go Bears!

Fall 2024 Move-In Schedule


New Incoming Students (Freshman and Transfer): August 20-21, 2024

If you’re a new incoming student, you’ll be invited to move in on either Tuesday, August 20 or Wednesday, August 21 so that you can attend Golden Bear Orientation. Move-In will take place over a two-day period. You will be assigned a move-in day based on the building to which you’re assigned. It’s important to note that you will need to move in on your building’s assigned day. After you receive your housing assignment via email, you will need to select a Move-In time slot on your Move-In day. 

Continuing (Returning) Students: Sunday, August 25, 2024 beginning at 9:00 a.m.

See you soon, and Go Bears!


Move-In Reminders

  • Review the Checklist of what to bring (and what not to bring).
  • Check the My Room page for more information about green living, technology, Personal Property insurance, and more.
  • See Offers to take advantage of deals and discounts exclusive to Berkeley students.
  • Room numbers will be available when you arrive on campus. If you need to show proof of your housing contract to a campus office, please refer to your contract confirmation page in the housing portal.
  • To avoid break-ins, don’t leave your belongings inside parked cars, and always lock car doors.
  • For details on Covid-19 policies, visit the COVID-19 page.