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Students and families at move-in, uc berkeley

Last updated: December 13, 2023

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.

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!

January 2024 Move-In Schedule

Campus residence halls will open at 9 a.m. on January 11, 2024.

New incoming residents: Welcome! If you’re a new incoming student starting in January 2024, you’ll receive emails with your Move-In details. Your Move-In will take place on January 11, 2024 after 9 a.m. 

Continuing (Returning) Residents: Residence halls will reopen at 9 a.m. on Thursday, January 11, 2024. You may return anytime thereafter. Welcome back!

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.