• Berk On College 2315 College Ave, Berkeley, CA, 94704.
  • Berk On Arch: 2311 Le Conte Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709.
  • Both right across the street from University of California.
  • Well serviced by public transport
  • Safe, secure & affordable.
  • J1 Accom representative on-call and in the building.


  • €2,000 or €2,200 all in depending on which check out date you pick between, plus a €250 deposit and €50 bed sheets package. 
  • Earliest check-in date May 29th, last check-out date August 1st or 4th, depending on which package you pick.
  • €250 security and cleaning deposit is fully refundable if the room is returned in the same condition as it was given.
  • Payment up front to secure your place.
  • Payment and cancellation plan provided.
  • €850 to secure your place, €750 on April 15th, May 10th €700/900. €250 comes back to you in October.


  • All utilities such as gas, electricity & refuse collection
  • Laundry rooms
  • Games room
  • 24/7 security
  • Extra-long twin sized bed
  • Desk & chair
  • Dresser & wardrobe
  • Wifi


  • Move in the day you arrive and start your job the next day
  • You don’t have to spend the first two weeks in a costly hotel or hostel
  • Avoid getting scammed or living in an undesirable area
  • Over 150 J1ers will live in our community this summer in Berkeley

The Berk

Our two buildings, the Berk on College and the Berk on Arch, offers dorm-style apartments in a variety of layouts near the University of California Berkeley. We’re in the centre of all the great things that make the Berkeley community unique and lovable. You’re never far away from fun and you will be in a building full of Irish students to enjoy it with you. We want you to have the best experience possible. With tons of great amenities and several modern and spacious floor plans to choose from, you’ll love calling us home. We take care of everything – from apartment essentials to entertainment and recreation. Our rental package covers internet and utilities, so you can focus on starting your new job and making summer plans with your new neighbours, enjoy one of our awesome community events or check out what all Berkeley has to offer while we take care of the details. Our inclusive package helps simplify living and maximize convenience to make your life easy.

2315 College Ave
CA 94704, USA
The Berk On Arch
2311 Le Conte Ave
Berkeley, CA 94709

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  • Berkeley Application 2024

    If are ready to apply, please complete the form below.

    Before you start, make sure you have a scanned copy (PDF) of your passport and student card as you will be asked to upload them with your application.

    If you are travelling as part of a group, make sure you have the other people’s details, as this is a group form, not just an individual form. Once the first person has uploaded their details, pass the device to your friend and let them follow the same process. Once everyone has uploaded all of their details you can press submit. You will hear back within 7 to days days. Once you have received the acceptance email, you can then make payment online of €850.

  • Full Name Email Mobile Home House Address Date of Birth Employer Name & Address in America. Plus contact details. Email and phone number Visa Sponsor (Please Tick) Duration of Stay (Please Tick) Please note that while you can check in late or check out early. If you want to share a room, you will both need to purchase the same package.  
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