Berkeley, CA, U.S.A.

BerkeleyTop1 I-House Berkeley is a vibrant residential and program center affiliated with the U.S.’s top-ranked public University, thriving on the diversity and energy of California’s San Francisco Bay area.

Primarily a graduate residence hall for UC Berkeley students, I House also accommodates postdoctoral and visiting scholars, as well as senior or junior undergraduate students in its stunning historic facility that boasts modern amenities. Short-term visitors are welcome to rent one of two furnished guest suites.

The House is open year-round for academic year and summer session residents. I House is home to 575 students from across the world and throughout the U.S., as well as more than 100 intercultural events annually.

Residents of I House enjoy:

  • Field trips locally and across California
  • Films, lectures, and music concerts
  • Dance classes and performances
  • Culturally themed coffee hours and meals
  • Optional workshops in leadership and navigating cultures
  • On-site library, dining commons, computer and game rooms, and café

I House welcomes those who wish to tour our facility, enjoy a meal in our café or dining commons, rent space for special events, or participate in our programs.

Our mission since 1930:
Fostering cross-cultural respect, understanding, lifelong friendships and leadership skills for the promotion of a more tolerant and peaceful world.

Find out more at ihouse.berkeley.edu