Cal Rentals provides
rental listings and housing advising to the UC Berkeley campus community and
eligible visitors.


Cal Rentals is a UC Berkeley service, a unit in Residential and Student Service Programs, Housing & Dining. Services to non-employees are limited to the following:

Prospective faculty members at the invitation of campus departments
Sabbatical and other academic visitors to teach or conduct research
Post-doctoral and visiting scholars on official status with the University
Lawrence Berkeley and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees
Members of the California Alumni Association
UC Davis, UC San Francisco, and UC Santa Cruz employees
Hastings College faculty and staff
Emeriti UC Berkeley faculty and staff
Short-term academic visitors (non-summer)
Summer visiting faculty and other professionals

If you are unclear about your eligibility for the services, please email us or telephone 510-642-0706.

Sufficient proof of status may be required prior to initiation of services.

If you plan to move into a rental more than two months from now, please read the information about When to Look. You may be surprised to learn that there is such a thing as looking too early in the local rental market!

If the time is right for you to begin your housing search, you can initiate a subscription ($25 for a month of listing access) by clicking here and following the easy instructions.

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