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Blackwell Hall

2401 Durant Ave. | Interactive Campus Map | Rates
(510) 423-3740


Launch Blackwell Residence Hall

About Blackwell Hall

  • UC Berkeley’s newest housing complex, with premium-style double rooms in a lively location just one block from the south side of campus. Close to shops, restaurants, the Recreational Sports Facility and Sproul Plaza.
  • Named after David Blackwell, the first Black professor to ever receive tenure at UC Berkeley and a preeminent statistician who made the campus his home for almost 50 years
  • Approximately 752 students
  • Room occupancy: Double rooms, and a limited number of single rooms.
  • Housing style: Traditional residence hall. Most floors are all gender with multiple all-gender bathrooms per floor. Lounges and study rooms available on each floor.
  • Nearest dining commons: Café 3, located only a block away

Residence Hall Features

These services and amenities are included:

  • Berkeley Dining Blue Meal Plan (with flexible upgrade plans and add-on flex dollar options)

  • Utilities: gas, electric, water, garbage, recycling, and compost

  • Furnishings: extra-long twin bed, desk, chair, dresser, mirror, and closet

  • Appliances: microwave and mini-refrigerator

  • High speed Wi-Fi, cable TV, and phone jack outlet 

  • Professional live-in staff available 24/7

  • Laundry center, mail services, and bike storage

  • On-site central fitness center and recreation room

  • Three tiers of secured entry and access for buildings

  • Academic Services Center with Mac workstations and network connection; printing available at front desk

  • Smoke-free environment (smoking only permitted outside in designated areas)

Room Layouts


Scroll with your mouse or finger to take a virtual tour of the room. (360 images by Stephen McNally)

Blackwell - Double Bed (Typical)

(Double Occupancy Room)
Blackwell - Single Bed (Typical)
(Single Occupancy Room)

*Please note that our rooms vary in size and layout. These models depict only one example of each room type and do not represent all rooms.